Application Modernization Tech Lead

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COBOL, PL/1, Java, Applications, Application, Systems, Engineering, CIO, SDLC, J2EE, Computer, Web, IT, VSAM, JCL, Testing, System, Performance, PowerPoint, Recruiter
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel required to 25%.

Job Description

Are you a talented, creative software development professional, interested in working in a team atmosphere to help solve our clients' most complex issues? Are you interested in working in one of the hottest areas of the market today, modernizing applications for our clients, all the while working with high caliber team members and continually learning and expanding your skills?

Work you'll do
As a Tech Lead you will bring considerable technical, functional, and product expertise to deliver application and systems modernization solutions effective to clients. You will work on application modernization projects to help transform application code written in native/legacy languages (e.g., COBOL, Natural, PL/1) into modern languages (e.g., Java, .NET). This process helps our clients solve problems, improve operations, and update their applications more easily, quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively. Beyond that, you may lead teams as they help our clients modernize prioritized functionality in their systems (e.g., Business Rules Engines, Mobile Applications). You will have responsibility to:

•Lead teams on Application Modernization efforts serving clients, either in the Code Refactoring/Migration stage or in a Modernization effort of systems that have refactored code
•Provide technical insight and oversight for teams performing analysis of refactored code defects in custom-made refactoring tools; collaborate with leads across a team of engineers and products developers to plan and execute work
•Assist with engagement planning and budgeting; mobilize and manage engagement teams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from middle management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk
•Manage day-to-day interactions with clients and sponsors
•Develop practical solutions and methodologies to further support the Application Modernization offering; develop or contribute to "thoughtware" and "point-of-view" documents; participate in public speaking events
•Manage and contribute to proposal work as we compete for new business
•Perform role of counselor and coach; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices

The team
Systems Engineering
Our Systems Engineering team delivers large-scale software applications and integrated systems, and assists clients with architecture design, assessment and optimization, and definition. We develop service-oriented architecture (SOA) and other integration solutions to enable information sharing and management between business partners and disparate processes and systems, and we deliver technology enablement to support CIO services transformation.

Systems Engineering professionals focus on key client issues that impact the core business by maximizing operational value, driving down the cost of quality, and enhancing technology innovation. Our teams deliver a wide range of services, including application architecture design and optimization, application modernization, business process management and solution integration, custom application design and development, and large-scale technology delivery program efforts.

Application Modernization Tech Leads are required to have:

•Demonstrated understanding of tool based modernization, including code analysis, code conversion and automated testing tools
•Demonstrated understanding of the nuances of the tool based modernization SDLC
•Demonstrated experience executing the SDLC against multiple modernization projects
•At least 2-3 years of experience managing large technology engagements, including project management-related tasks (e.g., scheduling, estimating, budgeting) and managing multiple work threads or engagements
•Minimum of 4 full system development life cycle implementation
•At least 2-3 years of experience with application architecture and solution development with JEE(J2EE) or .NET
•At least 2-3 years of experience leading technical analysts or development teams through system migrations, updates, or implementations
•Minimum of 2-3 years of experience performing conceptual and technical designs, including the use of object oriented analysis and design techniques
•A willingness to travel 80 - 100% of the time
•A Bachelor's Degree or higher, preferably in a Computer, Information, Engineering or equivalent experience

In addition, successful Application Modernization Tech Leads will have the following preferred background:

•Experience or passion for implementing cloud solutions on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and/or Google Cloud Platform
•Leading teams through IT Strategy initiatives
•Experience of DevOps practices and tools
•Understanding of user experience, user centered design and responsive web design
•Experience with application or core modernization - either through the use of custom-built tools or through MOTS/COTS products
•Experience working with mainframe technologies (COBOL, NATURAL, PL/1, VSAM, JCL, ADABASE), either as a programmer or manager of teams who work with these languages
•Experience working as a programmer in JEE(J2EE) or .NET
•Experience leading Testing efforts across all phases: System, Integration, and Performance Testing and ensuring requirements traceability
•Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments
•Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)
•Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
•Eagerness to mentor junior staff

How you'll grow
At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.

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Company Information

Dice Id : 10106525
Position Id : E20CENCSRCCT025-CBO
Originally Posted : 4 months ago