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Team Lead Software Development
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Hybrid, Onsite
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Applied on October 27, 2021
Job Id #50751 Posted September 21, 2021

Job Description:
  • This role is responsible for development output of a small team.
  • The primary objective of the role is to combine the technical capabilities of a senior level software engineer and to provide technical leadership when solving daily challenges with the development team.
  • The Technical Team Lead is responsible for timely delivery of product(s) for a small development team.
  • This works collaboratively with engineering management, product managers and software engineers to develop new product offerings and improve existing installed or SAAS solution for clients within the financial services industry.  
  • The position requires effectively communicating with internal associates and teams, subject matter experts within the company, third party vendors, and customers.
Job Functions:
  • Possesses a deep understanding and domain knowledge to guide development decisions.  
  • Deep understanding of system structure and dataflows. Familiar with payroll business.
  • Technical Coach - Assist developers to anticipate and clear obstacles, resolve technical roadblocks and provide peer review of solutions design.
  • Performs code reviews for high risk / high impact changes Involved in high impact problems for timely resolution.
  • Ensuring tools, tech stack and coding practices are best suited for CICD/automated delivery.
  • Create short term product development requirements through technically focused epics and stories.
  • Design, document, code and deploy new features and fixes for defects (including consumption of RESTful interfaces, implementing common design patterns, C#, .NET MVC, JQuery, and CSS).
  • Develop estimates and workflow diagrams for required tasks and change requests.
  • Enhances shared knowledge across the development team through knowledge base documentation, presentations, training.
Basic Qualifications
  • Domain expertise specific to payroll product system structure and dataflow
  • Experience working in an Agile (SCRUM) environment
  • High degree of proficiency with SQL Server and subcomponents thereof
  • High degree of proficiency in the creation and extension of relational database schema and DDL
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Awareness of and drive use of current best practices, toolsets, and common design patterns within the .NET framework
  • RESTful APIs design and implementation experience
  • Technology and Toolset Stack
  • Experience with REACT, EMBER or other leading javascript framework
  • Experience with Twitter Bootstrap
  • SQL (SQL Server) - Stored Procedures, SSIS
  • .Net / C# - .Net Core, MVC,, WebAPI, WCF, WPF, Visual Studio, VSCode
  • Front-End Web - CSS / Bootstrap, Html 5
  • Toolsets – GIT, PowerShell, Docker, Jenkins
  • Bachelors degree, or equivalent experience
  • Anticipates and prevent problems and roadblocks before they occur.
  • Communication skills both written and verbal both with technical and non-technical audiences (engineering,QA, and product management teams)
  • Attention to detail and problem resolution skills
  • Awareness of and drive use of current best practices, toolsets, and common design patterns within the Microsoft .net framework
  • Passionate advocate for and experience working within an agile scrum framework
  • Experience with common data exchange formats and approaches
  • Awareness of and ability to leverage design patterns for common problems such as scalability, fault tolerance, etc.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

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