Development COE Engineering / SDLC Lead
Marsh & McLennan Companies
Toronto , Bremner
6d ago

Company : MMC Corporate Description : What can you expect? We are creating a center of expertise with the mandate of driving up the quality and value of software delivery and implementation across the enterprise.

The COE will contain a small number of experts in Agile software engineering, test automation, technical training, development tooling and metrics management, along with development teams to support the creation of central API based services, and centralized security patching.

We expect the team to drive success across our development organizations through a combination of coaching, best practice development and direct assistance.

The team will additionally be responsible for increasing overall code quality, reduce time to market and support required for applications.

The group will work in collaboration across MMC Business Units helping to guide software development doing so in a way that embodies the best practice principles they have developed.

The Development Engineering led focuses on the processes and disciplines around software creation. Drives consistency of code generation, documentation, a focus on disciplines such as secure by design and drive code reuse across the enterprise.

This role will report into the Development COE Leader. We will count on you to : · Recruit the new engineering / SDLC team working in collaboration with the other COE leads.

Agile coaches, training, test engineering, and Devops) · Establish standardized delivery processes for SDLC to include both Agile and waterfall methodologies.

  • Develop and maintain best practice development frameworks and establish standards including modern development tools · Accelerate developer on-boarding, increase overall code quality and reduce time to market.
  • Simplify support. · Develop practices and guidelines to improve consistency and reuse of code · Provide technical guidance and educate team members on development practices · Have a passion for and ability to work with software development teams releasing production-ready software on a regular basis.

    Be Expert developer in an Agile environment, highly technical · Able to own the SDLCs and to improve them in partnership with other COE leaders bringing better quality software to market faster · Assist divisional development teams with filling open roles and skill sets that will evolve the organizations development practice, achieve lower cost, and promote faster delivery · Assist the COE lead in analysing the development capabilities within the firm and identify opportunities to centralize and consolidate common development activities such as RTB support and minor enhancements What you need to have : A senior development leader that has significant experience of software delivery using Agile methodologies at scale.

    Must have systematically and effectively transformed development teams and lead them on the Agile journey . They must be a thought leader in the Agile space and able to gain the respect of the Heads of Development across the business units.

    The holder of this role must be a strong leader, able to sell a vision, communicate well and motivate. They must be able to engage with senior stakeholders, understand their challenges and influence through compelling outcomes.

    Must haves : Has run development teams / delivery for 10+ years Broad experience across multiple programming languages and frameworks with in-depth skills in JavaScript, Node and .

    NET or Java. Expert in contemporary application development stacks including MEAN, MERN, Microsoft and other emerging open source technologies.

    Experience designing and deploying applications on cloud infrastructure with providers such as AWS, Azure, or Google. Experience building cloud native software architectures.

    Experience working with Agile, Lean and Continuous Delivery approaches, such as Continuous Integration, TDD, Infrastructure as Code etc.

    Experience with container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes Practiced experience refactoring, design patterns, design driven development, continuous integration, system and application design, application security.

    Industry experience in end-to-end solution design and development of Microservices, service-oriented architecture (SOA) and object-oriented programming (OOP) models Sound knowledge of various security models and best practices including but not limited to Application security, Authentication, Authorization, SSO, database level security, encryption schemes & standards Strong experience working with SQL and No-SQL databases.

    Working knowledge of networking, firewalls, load balancers etc. Experience with large-scale, high availability server architectures Experience in CI / CD pipeline to deploy applications, preferably in the cloud The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator and has experience working with both technical and non-technical colleagues in a cross-functional environment.

    Able to work collaboratively with peers from all divisions across MMC, able to lead discussions, build consensus and encourage adoption.

    A lifelong learner with an appetite for change. What makes you stand out : · Financial Services / insurance experience preferred · Work in large International firm with both On-Shore and Off-Shore development teams Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE : MMC), is a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital.

  • With over 70,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $12 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management;
  • Guy Carpenter, a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; and Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting.

    Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority / Female / Disability / Vet / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity employers.

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