Lead II, Software Development

  • Competitive
  • New York City, NY, USA
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • S&P Global
  • 13 Dez 18

Lead II, Software Development

JobDescription :
What's in it for you: The Application Development Lead is a hands on role responsible for leading application development efforts focused on service delivery, talent and resource management, aligning to our overall technology strategy and roadmap.


  • Drive the development of strategic initiatives and BAU in a timely manner working with various stakeholders
  • Provide effective leadership and exercise day-to-day management of assigned staff. Set priorities among competing goals and objectives and coordinates simultaneous workflows to ensure efficient contribution to S&P objectives.
  • Promote an organization that is focused on outstanding customer service, high performance, team work, and accountability.
  • Ensure roles and responsibilities are well defined with clearly identified goals, objectives and process in place.
  • Contribute to and support S&P enterprise architecture, strategic roadmaps, transformation from current state to future state.
  • Develop agile practices with continuous development, continuous integration & deployments, cloud enablement
  • Demonstrates leadership on talent acquisition, talent development and employee engagement
  • Collaborate with global technology leadership, regional leadership and cross-functional teams
  • Create an open and professional working environment
  • Demonstrates a mindset of continuous learning and engineering excellence

What we are looking for:
Basic qualifications:
  • A Bachelors or Master's degree in Computer Science
  • Current, technical hands-on experience
  • Solid foundation in software engineering in architecture / design / development
  • 10 years or more of technology leadership position with 5 or more years in financial industry
  • Onsite experience in a client facing role with offshore service delivery
  • Proven ability to manage and operate in a global environment
  • Proven ability and experience delivering on large-scale projects

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Must have at least 10 years of professional experience in software engineering, with at least 4 years in leadership
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Leadership positions directing teams of at least 6 developers
  • Experience with Java, J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, RESTful APIs, HTTP/CSS
  • Experience with modern web application development [ HTML5, Javascript, Angular, Python]
  • Experience with API management and Cloud-based platforms and services [AWS, Google]
  • Very strong understanding of Test Driven Development (TDD) practices as well as Automation
  • Working knowledge of DevOps: Git, Jenkins, CI/CD pipelines, etc.
  • Strong Agile practitioner
  • Experience architecting and developing large scale enterprise applications
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Innovative, self-motivated and self-directed with keen attention to detail, exceptional service orientation and the ability to motivate others in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Experience mentoring team members
  • A curious mind that strives for continuous learning with desire to share with and learn from colleagues