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Technical Team Lead *Relo or travel to Des Moines

Full Stack Web Guild | Milwaukee, Wi | Full Time

Job Description


We marry design and engineering language in ways that produce impactful and memorable experience journeys. We partner all the way to continuously improve our clients’ digital maturity. Our Studio network brings the optimal combination of skill, scale, and cost for each stage of the product development lifecycle. And to do this we need great transformational people that want to impact the projects and organizations that they work with. 

We are looking for an exceptional Technical Team Lead to work with our cross-functional team in Des Moines IA, and join our world-class community of talented experts. The position will serve as overall Team Lead and Technical Lead for IT development projects, including reviewing/writing technical specification documents, and focusing on day-to-day delivery with the team. This work involves:

  • Ability to guide, coach, review and monitor teams designs, coding standards
  • Ensure team’s alignment to technical architecture and ability to deliver code in alignment with defined architecture/standards
  • Strong technical skills in Full Stack, Angular JS and Node JS
  • Understand the project strategy, roadmap, capabilities, and priorities
  • Ensure designs align to the above and are inclusive of member experience needs, system performance needs, technical infrastructure needs
  • Act in a consultative manner when designing solutions, consider options, and provide benefits and risks of each
  • Actively participate in project planning 
  • High level 'swags' for pending features so business partners can make decisions for moving forward/prioritize features for teams
  • Collaborate with architect for feature design
  • Requirements, related review and approvals
  • Specifications - also creation of technical stories where there are current gaps
  • Consider dependencies on other teams and make sure they are addressed (backlog items created for impacted team; added to scrum of scrums, etc.)
  • Mentor developers and peers
  • Participate in grooming; discuss and collaborate on any features that have a significant sizing discrepancy between features sizing and grooming 
  • Creation of libraries or other critical pieces of functionality. Generally things that can be shared either throughout customer or across multiple project repositories (sometimes for a single repository where there will be a lot of reuse of said functionality)
  • Team Ceremonies
  • Conduct rigorous reviews of pull requests by developers
  • Contribute to the customer’s Developer Community (creation/maintenance of standards, best practices, etc.)
  • Work with leader on resourcing issues
  • Collaborate with Security and DevOps to promote best practices
  • Lead Project Dev Lead meetings

Core to this need is experience in the following:

  • 5+ years JavaScript 6
  • 3+ years Angular 2 and above
  • 3 years TypeScript
  • 4 years NodeJS, ExpressJS
  • 3 years AWS Cloud/Cloud Native Development
  • 4+ years RDBMS (MySQL) and NoSQL (Mongo/Dynamo)
  • 8+ years Java/C#/other OOP language
  • 5+ years OOAD
  • 2+ years OpenAPI/REST standards
  • Azure DevOps experience
  • DS and Algorithm experience

Ideally you will also have:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics (Graduate Degree always is a plus)
  • AWS Professional or Associate Certification
  • Experience with NestJS
  • Experience with Test-Driven Development

We are a thriving Community of top technology talent that is globally connected. We Engage, Make, Run and Evolve the technology that makes many brands that you know and love. So let’s take this journey together. No matter where you are on your digital career roadmap, we can help you grow and have fun doing it. 

Cognizant Softvision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No 3rd Party Agency Candidates.