Development Team Lead 

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Date Posted: 07-25-2018
Position Title: Development Team Lead 
Location: Birmingham, AL
Work Status: US
Position Status: Direct Hire
Our client is looking for a Dev Team Lead who will manage a team of five .Net engineers.
Key Responsibilities
  • Managing the delivery of multiple complex simultaneous system development projects from design through to release.
  • Line management and personal development of a team of highly skilled developers.
  • Capable of understanding and contributing to the technical solution from design through to code level.
  • Working closely with Development Project Managers and Business Analysts to produce accurate delivery estimates and manage the transition from analysis through to design and delivery.
  • Provide regular and effective progress updates.
  • Work closely with Development Project Managers to ensure the management of any delivery risks or issues.
  • Define delivery phases of the project including activities, sub-activities, and milestones ensuring these are documented and used as the basis for the project event log, issues and risk log and any subsequent reporting.
  • Ensure awareness, involvement and support from the key stakeholders and participants by building strong project teams and maintaining robust communication on the project status throughout its life cycle.
  • Participate in reviews and meetings and provide updates on project progress.
  • Take responsibility for ensuring that risks and issues are identified and managed closely and drive all stakeholders to deliver on time and to the required quality standards.
  • Work closely with relevant teams internally to ensure alignment and coordination across operations as part of the seamless implementation of existing and new systems.
  • Contribute to post implementation reviews helping to demonstrate success or otherwise of projects 
Candidate Profile
  • People management experience and the ability to lead and influence others.
  • Experience in formal personal development planning and individual, team and process performance management.
  • Proven experience in leading and managing the delivery of system/software development projects in a structured environment.
  • Experience in a variety of software development approaches and methodologies including Agile and Waterfall experience in both architecture and implementation-level software design.
  • Experience in requirements capture, analysis techniques and process improvement approaches.
  • Experience in the development of software using c#, .Net and SQL Server technologies.
  • An understanding and exposure to Team Foundation Server and ALM.
  • Experience in the usage of UML.
  • Strong facilitation and coaching skills,
  • Excellent personal organization and the ability to prioritize and carry out multiple tasks.
  • Able to influence and drive projects to meet key milestones and overcome challenges 
  • Comfortable working without routine supervision.
  • A desire to remain technically capable and an expert in current technologies.
About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.  Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Virginia, Alabama and Dallas, TX that service clients throughout the United States.  The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business.  We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement.  In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
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