J2EE Developer/Tech Lead Position

Job ID : 69 - Advertised : 2011-07-22 - Closing Date: 4749-06-17 or to apply
Company Name : Matri Services Group
  Approximate Salary: Negotiable
Location : Detroit,MI   Country : United States
Industry : IT-Software/Software Services   Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : 8 Years   Education Level : Masters Degree

Kindly send me matching resumes with rates per hour epected to Rupali@matrixservicesgroup.com.

Location: Lyon Meadows Facility, New Hudson, MI
Business Area:  Customer Contact Systems
Desired Start Date: 8/1/2011

The Technical Lead ensures project deliverables are completed according to the project timeline and adhere to the respective IT organization’s Quality Review process.

Technical Expertise:
•       Thorough understanding of the J2EE environment from Design and Development perspective.
•       Thorough understanding of the SOA (web services etc) integration and utilization in the design and development of the project
•       Managing multiple projects simultaneously
•       Thorough understanding of the Rational Suite of products from design and development perspective. Knowledge of Design patterns.
•       Should be able to come up with technical solutions to meet the business requirements.
•       Thorough understanding of the Information security needs in web application development
•       Have at least 5 year of experience in J2EE design and/or development work.
•       Experience in Health care field preferred

•       Provides day-to-day technical leadership of the project or component build including design, development and testing
•       Should be able to bring the technical and project related issue to closure.
•       Ability to effectively manage a pool of technical resources from different departments.

Project Management:
•       Supports the Delivery Lead in identifying detailed tasks and providing estimates for the work plan.
•       Reviews and completes the respective IT team deliverables / tasks within the given timeframes
•       Should be able to create an integrated plan with critical tasks and milestones
•       Identify risks and communicate to the project leadership.
•       Should be proficient in creating an integrated project plan consisting of major tasks and milestones.
•       Adheres to the corporate IT processes including security
•       Understanding & processing of the Gate process used by BCBSM
•       Should have a high level understanding of project management financials.

Resource Management:
•       Identifies the types of skills needed and the level of expertise for resources
•       Works with the People/Resource Manager for procuring the resources
•       Develop resource plan to ensure the proper utilization of the shared resources

Risk and Issue Management:
•       Identify and communicate technical issues.
•       Resolve and escalate technical issues.

•       Acts as primary channel of communication to the Delivery Lead for project related status, issues, and risks – representing all technical units.
•       Effective communication to business stakeholders as well as Senior Management as needed.

•       Overall responsibility of the technical delivery of the project from start to finish.
•       Provides technical direction and support for the project team.
•       Ensures the project and deliverables are built to the approved design.
•       Assists in the preparation and conducting of technical review meetings and activities.
•       Reviews and approves the high-level design documentation for the project.
•       Ensures project team members follow the QR processes, policies,   procedures, and standards established by the BCBSM.
•       Responsible for maintaining the integrity and quality of the changes made by the project team/vendor
•       Coordinates testing in conjunction with the test lead.

•       Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field. Master’s preferred.

•       8 to 10 years relevant experience
•       Experience leading package integration projects.
•       Experience in working with geographically dispersed project teams
•       Experience in developing work plans using MS Project
•       Should be able to guide the Design and Development resources to ensure the business requirements are met
•       Experience in J2EE Design and Development.
•       Experience in implementing large scale projects involving custom development and COTS integration.
•       Health care insurance industry knowledge preferred