Technical Lead

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Date Posted: Monday, February 19th, 2018
Job Location: North Chicago, IL
Pay Rate: DOE
Employment Type: Contract
Job Duration: Over 1 year
Required Skills: Java, Oracle, SOAP, REST, SDLC

Job Description:

Platform Staffing Group is currently seeking an experienced Senior Technical Lead for one of our direct clients in North Chicago, Illinois to provide comprehensive consultation to business units, IT management and staff at the highest technical level on all phases of application programming and process implementation for diverse development platforms, computing environments (e.g. host based, distributed systems, client server, software, hardware, technologies and tools, etc.).


Translate functional specifications into application design specifications, including but not limited to the creation of application architectures, hardware and software configuration specifications, relational database schemas, and component/class specifications.
Interact with the Business Systems Analysts, the client user community, and IT management and staff to identify technical solutions, or a combination of available alternatives. Must be competent to work at the highest level of all phases of system modeling and implementation
Coordinate and facilitate application design sessions with development staff.
Review all technical aspects of a software implementation effort, including the monitoring of technical deliverables for consistency and quality
Demonstrate proactive, positive, and open communication to promote a productive, work environment
Execute all assigned project tasks and responsibilities with consideration to the quality, completeness, and timeliness of all activities and deliverables.
Modify behavior & priorities to respond effectively to changes in work environment or assigned activities.
Understand the current and future business process.
Lead the design and development of technical work products and provide technical direction in all phases and streams of activity within the project lifecycle.
Think globally to ensure the overall technical solution integrity and vision for the project, considering new possibilities for technical solutions.
Follow appropriate client standards, processes and procedures, industry best practices (i.e., system architecture designs, and technical “sphere of influence”.) Make presentations.

At least eight, typically ten or more years of solid, diverse work experience in IT with a minimum of six year experience in application development using structured methodologies, or its equivalent in education and work experience (total combined experience 8 -12 years)
Proven ability to work at the highest level of all phases of system modeling and implementation
Requires in-depth knowledge of systems development life cycle, client area’s functions and systems, and technological alternatives in application design and development
Requires excellent communication skills, analytical ability, leadership skills, judgment and the ability to work effectively with client and IT management and staff
Experience with Oracle database and PL/SQL
Basic knowledge of XML. Knowledge and familiarity with XSD and XSLT
Experience in Java development. Experience building and testing SOAP and REST web services
Experience and knowledge of Windows Server and Linux operating systems
Knowledge of cloud computing especially SaaS (Software-as-a-Service)
Experience in installing and evaluating software for POC
Platform Staffing Group, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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