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Lead Developer - Data Applications in Littleton, CO at Computershare, Inc

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

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    Littleton, CO
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Job Description

Lead Developer
At Computershare we invite you to share our vision and commitment to excellence in everything that we do. Our 16,000 people around the globe are entrepreneurial and innovative and serve our clients and customers with precision and reliability because they count on us to deliver, every time. 
We are a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, mortgage servicing, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialize in corporate trust, bankruptcy, class action and utility administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services.
Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for our expertise in high integrity data management, high volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement.  We are proud to say that many of the world’s leading organizations partner with us to streamline and maximize the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers.
At Computershare we see diversity as a source of strength. The more perspectives we have, the better equipped we’ll be to meet the demands of our diverse global customer base. We want every person who joins out team, every customer and every supplier to feel welcome. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and believe in equality for everyone, regardless of age, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected be applicable law. That applies throughout our company, around the world with no exceptions, regardless of differences. We will hire, develop, reward, promote and retain people purely on the basis of their talents, commitment, potential and the results they achieve. We will work hard to make sure everyone is included within our organization, removing barriers and obstacles to give everyone an equal opportunity to succeed.
Computershare is committed to providing accommodations for candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment and employment process. If you need any assistance, please let us know and we are happy to help.
Interested in joining our leading brand?  Keep reading below about this position and then click “Apply” to tell us about yourself!
Job Summary
Responsible for providing technical leadership, oversight and mentoring to the application development teams.  Responsible for overseeing the design, development and implementation of enterprise applications used by associates, customers and investors.  Reviews application design and code to ensure conformance to standards and provides training to team members in technical tools, standards and procedures. Maintains up to date inventory of tools to enable rapid web developments and deployments.
Position Responsibilities & Essential Functions
  • Lead the technical design, development, testing and implementation of technical solutions utilizing company standardized development procedures and techniques that support the requirements defined by stakeholders.
  • Work collaboratively with team members and business partners in defining, designing, developing and implementing technology solutions to improve business functions.  Provides analysis and design support in identifying, evaluating, and developing systems and procedures which are cost effective and meet user requirements.  Analyzes applications and implement improvements to optimize performance.
  • Train and mentor development staff in technical tools and techniques in order to maximize their contribution to the team. 
  • Responsible for suggesting, reviewing and justifying new technical tools and techniques and managing their implementation.
  • Review and approves solutions developed by team to ensure conformance to company development standards and to ensure solutions are developed utilizing appropriate technical components and techniques.
  • Analyze applications and implement improvements to optimize performance.  Develop, oversee, and review system documentation for all developed applications, including flowcharts. Lead the planning and implementation of large projects, which includes the design and execution of acceptance test plans to ensure a successful implementation.
  • Other duties or tasks as assigned by management.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to function as a team player and drive teams forward on technology, strategy and architecture. Present and gain buy-in from team and business partners.
  • Ability to motivate team and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management and project planning/strategizing skills
  • Strong analytical and problem resolution skills
  • Strong leadership and excellent customer service skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must possess strong attention to detail, excellent relationship management skills, and the ability to effectively facilitate and lead design and implementation of software systems with development teams.
  • Proficient in identifying project needs, estimating and prioritizing tasks, setting intermediate goals and milestones to accomplish the final outcome.
  • A strong understanding of technical and infrastructure environments (data communications, web technologies, network, security, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple concurrent projects of varying priorities and shift focus from one project to another with minimal loss of productivity or quality.
  • The ability to function as a team player and lead team members on projects
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional, technical experience in a developer role
  • Minimum 4 years with Business Intelligence tools such as Tableau, Business Objects, Power BI or premise and cloud solutions.  Azure experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience with technical design, reviews and leadership for the design and implementation of enterprise solutions
  • Demonstrated experience with adhering to usability, design and development standards
  • Demonstrated experience with all aspects of unit testing, performance testing and user acceptance testing
  • Strong understanding of software engineering and programming principals
  • Understanding and experience of SQL and larger scale databases
  • Understanding and experience of BI principals
  • Experience with developing SQL Server applications and optimizations including DDL, DML, stored proceduresm triggers, views, ETL and performance tuning
  • Experience with Business Intelligence technologies such as SSRS, SSAS, SSIS and supporting concepts including OLAP, analytics, data mining, benchmarking and predictive analytics
  • Relational database experience within a multi-tiered environment, including use of database performance and monitoring tools
  • Experience with developing Business Intelligence solutions for an enterprize production environment
  • Experience with data modeling, data warehouse design,  ETL and OLAP cube design.
  • Experience with varied source and version control systems
  • In -depth experience with various SDLCs, Waterfall and Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Hybrid)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in high performance technical design and architecture.
  • Demonstrated experience with technical design, reviews and leadership for the design and implementation of enterprise solutions
  • Experience with data visualization and predictive analytics
  • Experience leading a cross functional development team made up of Software Developers, Business Analysts and Quality Assurance Testers
  • Mortgage Industry Experience
  • C#, ASP.Net, and Java a plus.
  • Sharepoint administration a plus
  • Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Travel Required
It is expected that this position may include travel up to 10% of the time.  This is subject to change based on many factors, including business needs.
Language Ability
Ability to read/analyze/interpret business periodicals/ journals/technical procedures/gov. regulations; write reports/business correspondence/procedure manuals; effectively present information/respond to questions from managers/clients/customers/public.
Mathematical Ability
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, fundamentals of plane, and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the environment is moderate.
Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee may occasionally have reason to lift up to 10 pounds. The vision requirements include close and distant vision.



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