Benchmark IT Published: March 11, 2018

.Net Engineering Lead - Long-term Contract

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For our direct client in Northern NJ, we seek an Software Engineering Lead to join the team on a long-term (18-24 months) basis.

In this role, you will be accountable for the technical deployment of business applications and to effect the successful deployment of business applications in accordance to the client's IT Standards and Global practices.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Plan and define the successful technical deployment of systems within local and global environments, the role will:

Manage all engineering resources related to an application portfolio, including managing participation of the engineering team in testing and troubleshooting in support escalations and oversee engineering tracks on active projects as well as manage demand, delegate work, monitor performance.

-Maintain subject matter expertise on a solutions portfolio
-Automate repetitive tasks to optimize work efforts and drive speed and efficiencies, optimizing costs
-Manage infrastructure in application portfolio environments
-Report on activities, issues and risk management
-Work with Global/Regional/Local IT teams to help them configure implementations, plan functional and performance testing as well as facilitate the transition of systems through delivery into formal support processes
-Participate as required in any technical task as directed by the Head of Solution Architecture

Skills: Management and Competencies

-Experienced team manager and providing team leadership - define work tasks, set priorities, ensure proper utilization, monitor and report on progress
-Experience in a global team matrix environment
-Capable of forward thinking and of moving strategic plans into action
-Demonstrated experience mentoring, coaching, developing team members and being a role model
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to document and communicate technical information to IT Leadership, the business, developers and support staff
-International experience with the ability to work in a diverse work environment across cultures and time-zones; available to travel (internationally) at short notice and host/attend international calls outside of standard working hours


-Minimum twelve years' experience as a Technical/Solutions Architect or Engineering Lead
-Minimum fifteen years project experience in delivery of enterprise systems with an emphasis on globally available applications
-Strong experience as primary technical leader on successful large application deployments with the ability to manage resources and multiple projects simultaneously
-Experience managing teams (5-10 people)
-In-depth knowledge of the Microsoft platform (Azure, IIS, .NET, Web Services, SQL Server, SharePoint, Windows Server, Clustering, Active Directory etc..)
-Experience configuring and delivery of third party products (e.g. workflow and orchestration engines, Practice Management Systems, Portals, Document Management Systems etc.)

-Confidence in dealing with staff, managers and partners across the firm
-Good knowledge of regional issues and structures, ability to work with people from many different cultural backgrounds

Job ID: 4895
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