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lead engineer

Bengaluru, KA
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  • Retail & Wholesale
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Consults on complex projects and plays a lead technical role on critical projects, which may have cross-pyramid impact to provide project knowledge and expertise to key partnersDirects current system and platform analysis and leverages that information for design decisionsCreates technical solutions based on client's needs and feasibilityPrepares recommendations for implementation of the systems solution within TTSProvides guidance for the development of technical project design and may prepare technical specifications as neededApplies a global approach to technical solutions-both within a business area and across the enterpriseUnderstands interrelationships and impacts of systems and applications upon the enterprise wide technical environmentEnsures solutions are of high quality, high performance and scalableCreates and follows technical standards and best practices including repeatable processes and deliverablesDevelopmentGather technical specifications from project team, Enterprise Architecture, and Infrastructure Design team, fully understanding requirements to ensure a high quality solution is producedProvides technical expertise in executing application projects and development processes (requirements, design, spec, code, test, deploy, and turnover);Performs problem analysis, identifies root causes, outlines resolution optionsLays out the design of how applications and systems should work from a technical perspective, and quickly identifies and resolves design flaws early in design life cycleUnderstands application flow (data, logic, etc) in order to be a key problem solver (performance, production issues and development)Aligns application team and the enterprise architecture teamDevelops test cases/plans to verify successful implementation of system enhancementsResponsible for leading team in completion of standard development documentationand processesProvides support (including off hours as needed) of assigned applications through turn overInfrastructureProvides technical leadership in platform break/fix support (ID problem, resolve). Receding role in other support phasesProvides technical leadership in executing infrastructure projects and processes (requirements, design, review, build). Growing role in Idea/concept phase. Receding role in other project phasesLeadership in infrastructure strategic planning (POC planning, business and technology trends). Growing role in strategic planning, innovation and technology mappingProvides expertise in infrastructure hardware and software evaluation, selection and implementationWorks with development teams as single point of contact to advise application technical architecture direction and design solutions that meet development and infrastructure requirementsDemonstrates growing infrastructure technical breadth, financial and business knowledge. Maintains technical depth SupportLeads team in resolution of large, complex production system issuesActs as a global consultant assisting in application design and issue resolutionProactively identifies potential issues across multiple applications and BPOs and implements solutions before business impact occursRecommends and drives projects or stability efforts to be completed across multiple applications and BPOsSets architectural standards and assesses the feasibility of architectural changes across TTSRemains current with technology trends, selects and prototypes new technologiesRecommends solutions for exploiting new technologies or new features to existing technologiesEffectively explains technical solutions to TTS partners, business clients, and senior leadershipProvides technical mentoring to othersRequirementsFour year college degreeTen + years systems and programming, technical support or implementation experience in either applications, technical services or telecommunications areaStrong verbal, presentation and written communications skills for technical audiences; able to explain technical solutions to technical teamsGood interpersonal, problem solving, reasoning and analytical skillsGood negotiation skillsGood planning and organizational skillsSelf-starter with self initiative and directionWorks well independentlyWorks with confidential informationGood numeric aptitudeGood understanding of PC and general office productivity applicationsUnderstands the retail business, technology, and the application of technology to our businessSolid SDLC knowledge and expertiseTeam management experienceDevelops strategic plans and provides technical leadership across multiple projects end to endMaintains a current knowledge of the technology industry and determines the impact of hardware and/or software upgrades on new and existing applicationsMaintains a current understanding of the retail industry and provides a technical vision for determining the impact of retail trends for TTSEvaluates vendor products for software purchasesConducts or oversees proof-of-concept initiatives to prove out solutionsPerforms R&D as needed and develops standards for new technologyParticipates in project planning, estimating and costingCommunicates project status to all interested parties and ensures team is on track to satisfy client expectationsIdentifies and escalates issues and, when necessary, pulls appropriate teams together to resolve issuesPrioritizes workload and accomplishes assignments on time, ensuring deliverables are high qualityPrepares and conducts technical instruction and mentoring for TTS team membersSupports/Participates in any talent acquisition activities for technical talentCompletes all administration in a timely and quality manner.
Additional Degree: BA (Arts) | B.Com. (Commerce) | B.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | B.Plan. (Planning) | B.Sc. (Science) | BBA/ BBM/ BBS | BCA (Computer Application) | Diploma-Other Diploma | B.Ed. (Education) | BHM (Hotel Management)

Experience: 3-8


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