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We invite all qualified individuals to apply.
Career Opportunity : Technical Lead
The Shaw Digital Team located in Calgary, Alberta is currently seeking a Technical Lead to join our team of passionate online professionals.
This role establishes a technical vision in collaboration with architects and other technical leaders and works with the projects and operational teams to turn it into reality.
It requires an innovative, pragmatic, and problem solver interested into producing quality solutions to business opportunities.
Accountabilities / Responsibilities :
Routinely advise on-site or vendor developers / implementation teams on coding, design, and testing / debugging standards
Understand and help refine un-stated requirements
Routinely deal with and resolve difficult technical issues
Aid in the development of architectural framework and design
Be responsible for the quality of deliverables via sign-off and problem tickets
Evaluate and introduce new tools and techniques to the development team
Manage technical issues and the work of other developers
Act as liaison with various groups including architecture, vendors, and other project teams
Assume technical leadership role on projects
Exercise leadership through superior technical and domain knowledge
Conduct regular code reviews
Proactively identify areas for improvement, seek solutions and make recommendations
Lead initiatives & acts as a change agent (embraces change and helps other to embrace it)
Listen actively & suspend judgment
Foster a spirit of creative collaboration by giving team members a common focus
Help establish and maintain quality software architecture and implementation design for products
Provide support to the entire project team in order to deliver
Provide mentorship to development team
Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications :
Post secondary degree or technical diploma in computer science or related field is a must
Minimum 7 years of progressive experience in software development
Proficiency in English with excellent communication skills both written and verbal is required.
Strong negotiation skills is a must
Strong conflict resolution skills is a must
Strong software development skills is a must
Extensive experience with design patterns is a must
Working experience with various development languages (primarily NodeJS, C#, Java, and related technologies)
Working experience with agile software practices, including TDD / D and refactoring is a must
Working experience of modeling techniques, including OOA / D and UML is a must
Working experience in Database Technologies (SQL Server / Oracle) is an asset
Working experience with 3rd party vendors is an asset.
Leadership experience is an asset
Prior experiences as a Business Analyst, Architect or Project Manager is an asset.
Knowledge of the telecommunications industry is an asset
If you want to be part of something bigger part of a dynamic team of people who are aligned, focused, and passionate about working together to care for our customers, then we look forward to meeting you! Join us.
We thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted. This position requires the successful completion of a criminal & credit background check.
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