Development Lead

Confidential Company  •  Las Vegas, NV

$90K - $140K
Posted on 06/01/18 by Sharlene Alfaro
Confidential Company
Las Vegas, NV
$90K - $140K
Posted on 06/01/18 Sharlene Alfaro

MNCP Staffing is actively recruiting and interviewing for candidates to fulfill a long term, contract role of a Development Lead. The Development Lead is responsible for coordinating and managing the execution of all Development related tasks for a project.

The responsibilities of the Development Lead include:

  • Oversee completion of development tasks for 6-8 full stack web developers
  • Shepherd Agile development practices for the team and provide technical input as needed (e.g., sizing requests off a product backlog, translating user stories into actionable development tasks, etc.)
  • Assign tasks and mentor developers during sprints (e.g., building components utilizing Kotlin, TypeScript, etc.) and ensure optimal practices are followed as a team (from peer reviews to promoting code to higher environments, interfacing with QA, obtaining product sign off, and release planning)
  • Lead discussions related to development matters with internal and external stakeholders (e.g., senior leadership, product owners, third parties, etc.)
  • Assess skill sets and career goals of developers on an ongoing basis and assign tasks accordingly
  • Monitor site stability, performance, maintainability, and security for company sites, partnering with IT as needed
  •  Identify and lead tasks to reduce technical debt of the code base supporting company sites
  •  Perform code reviews to ensure quality of work by external teams (e.g., HS2, IBS, etc.)
  • Detailed Design Capacity Planning Code and Unit Test System and Integration Testing Deployment Transition Understanding the overall business vision, objectives and detailed requirements
  • Act as single point of contact for Project Manager and/or Directors for status related to all Development activities across all product areas with Project Manager
  • Customization of the Swim Lanes for all Design, Development and Deployment activities Assigning owners to all development tasks and assigning specific roles/responsibilities among Development team members
  • Development of High-level and Mid-level project plans for all Design, Development, Deployment activities across all products including: identifying and tracking project tasks, milestones, due dates, inter-dependencies and resource requirements- and ensuring that all capabilities team members are in alignment on the plan with Project Manager
  • Communicating roles/responsibilities to all capabilities team members Developing project-specific review and sign-off processes, including what specific deliverables require sign-off, who should be included in sign-offs (e.g. Architecture, Infrastructure, Support, etc) coordination of sign-off meetings and documenting who, what and when sign-offs occurred and any issues or concerns raised during sing-off meetings
  •  Identifying and managing all Development risks Identifying, managing, and escalating all Development issues Removing barriers
  • resolving cross-product issues, and involving appropriate product resources (e.g. Technical Lead, SAs, programmers) in order to meet project deadlines 
  • Ensuring timely resolution of all Development issues through proper escalation and facilitation of resolution as necessary with Project Manager
  • Facilitation of weekly IT Core Team Meetings With Project Manager, identification and documentation of all Scope Change Requests including business change requests and IT technical change requests
  • Completion of Assignment Evaluations for IT Core Team Members, and providing feedback for Assignment Evaluations as appropriate for extended project team members With Project Manager
  • Specific measurable objectives for the project assignment evaluation are: detailed Development Project Plan (across all product areas) is created, maintained, tracked, and communicated to all IT team members on a weekly basis
  • Customized Swim Lanes are developed and communicated to all team members of Design/Development/Deployment, milestones are completed on schedule and meets the agreed upon scope
  •  Standard Deliverables (as defined in the project?s customized Swim Lanes) are planned, tracked, up to date, and appropriately stored in project folder for review
  • Signoffs are documented, including: what, who, when and any issues/concerns raised during review sign-offs

Mandatory Skills/Experience/Education:

  • Bachelors degree in a related field and/or equivalent work experiencerequired
  • Candidate should be detail oriented, self-motivated and able to handle and prioritize and work on multiple high priority projects concurrently
  • A minimum of 1year supervisory experience is required
  • High level of expertise in HTML, CSS, Javascript, DHTML and XML and browser compatibility issues is mandatory
  • An understanding of information architecture, as well as knowledge of web usability standards
  • Understanding of Internet protocols, technologies and platforms

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • 5years experience managing Web development projects/working in Web production and development departments
  • Experience developing forms, templates, scripts and workflows for an enterprise content management system
  • Adobe Experience Manager (CQ) is a plus
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