Lead Developer  

Location: Southfield, MI
Date Posted: 12-12-2016
The Lead Developer will focus on developing, enhancing and supporting marketing software applications.
  • Undertake highly complex application development projects involving multiple disciplines that may impact multiple facets of the business
  • Deliver robust high volume client-server and web-based production applications using, Perl, Java, C++, SQL and UNIX
  • Implement new information technology solutions by analyzing, coding, testing and implementing new software applications and by modifying existing software applications
  • Design system processes and produce design specifications that will enable the development team to precisely and efficiently implement the system design 
  • Perform highly complex analyses of system requirements and business processes of information systems
  • Coordinate with business analysts and users to determine requirements 
  • Interact with the Project Manager and client representatives to clarify business rules as outlined in the business requirements document
  • Support functional personnel in the requirements analysis process including translation of functional requirements and design to technical requirements and design
  • Validate technical capabilities and requirements prior to final release phases and manage all software fix and release processes
  • Document all work and facilitate transfer of ongoing operational responsibility to the production team
  • Lead design code review sessions, prototypes and demonstrations with technical team and client community to establish the requirements and technical design staff
  • Coordinate and lead post-mortem discussions with development teams and business stakeholders to review releases in order to improve methodology and delivery
  • Adhere to production standards in all work products and participate in the refinement of those standards to improve quality and productivity
  • Present, communicate and articulate technical processes effectively to all levels of the organization (including technical and non-technical audiences)
  • Lead training and adoption of key processes, methodologies and tools
  • Develop process and coding standards and provide feedback related to product integration
  • Develop re-useable infrastructure components and application templates based on project experience
  • Develop designs that align with architecture strategy and resolve technical/design conflicts as they occur
  • Work with customers and technical staff to resolve problems with software and respond to suggestions for improvements and enhancements
  • Review systems under development and related documentation
  • Provide strategic direction for current and future release functionality
  • Lead advanced systems planning, scheduling and implementation
  • Provide technical leadership to the development team for the assigned applications and/or technical assets
  • Mentor and foster growth of peers and team members
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience required
  • 7+ years of development experience in most if not all of the following areas: JAVA , PERL, .NET, UNIX scripting, C/C++/C#, PL/SQL, Oracle, T-SQL and Sybase
  • 3+ years of experience leading teams of developers and/or technical staff is required
  • Experience with spearheading design and creation of user interfaces and backend application components 
  • Experience building metadata driven front-end applications is required
  • Experience with multi-tier architectures and multi-threaded parallel system application components is required
  • Strong knowledge of relational and multi-dimensional database design and database management 
  • Knowledge of UML
  • Experience with software development processes and methodology
  • Experience with build and test automation tools and practices is a plus
  • Data warehousing experience required, preferably relating to marketing databases is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Very Large Database (VLDB) is a plus
  • Experience interfacing with both functional and technical PeopleSoft HCM staff is a plus
  • Experience with database marketing, marketing automation, email marketing or a related field is a plus
  • Experience or understanding of ISO standards a plus
  • Familiarity with ETL concepts and tools is a plus 
Skills and Certifications [note: bold skills and certification are required]
SQL (Oracle PL/SQL and/or SQL Server T-SQL)
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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