Are you an ascending DevOps practitioner and trailblazer who is seeking a new direction? Do you have a strong desire to help develop and continuously improve a modern pipeline for building, testing, deploying and monitoring applications and services? Then consider taking a Northwestern Direction and join the Alumni Development Enterprise Applications (ADEA) Team which is currently looking for a Lead Developer to the technical team.
NUIT's lead developer provides vision and leadership in ongoing design, implementation, and maintenance and architecture of Alumni information systems. You will coach the team on opportunities to advance technical practices across the team and help them build and adopt DevOps practices and skills. You will actively lead and participate in Administrative Systems and NUIT Technical Management functions including the Change Advisory Board (CAB), Administrative Systems (AS) Technical Managers group and Project Management Office (PMO) Portfolio planning for AS, NUIT Manager and Leads meetings, NUIT Enterprise System meetings. They will also lead the technical team's use of the ITIL framework and adoption of standard methodologies as established by NUIT.
Structures requirements; designs, documents, and implements data driven solutions.
Designs/architects scalable systems that meet future growth demands
Identifies and recommends project and activities as related to system/architectural direction and strategy.
Establishes best practices and procedures/tools, programming standards, etc.
Provides recommendations for strategic planning and system growth/future business needs.
Researches and applies state-of-the-art and peer standard methodologies in regard to software development and systems engineering.
Provide application development leadership for software projects including project planning, requirements gathering, coding, and testing, documenting and deploying software in order to support end user needs and University objectives.
Responds to customer inquiries via phone, online, in-person, etc.
Develops and implements procedures for data security, management and compliance.
Creates and maintains code documentation.
Grants system access to new user.
Delivers system presentation and overview.
Collaborates with cross-team assets to create project timeline and assign tasks and work.
Identifies resources needed for future projects.
Represents project in absence of manager.
Gathers and analyzes requirements; develops solutions/programs/reports, and implements technology.
Reviews, analyzes, and modifies programming systems including encoding, testing, debugging and documenting programs.
Meets with business analyst/stakeholder to resolve requirements, gives input on prioritization.
Collaborates on development best practices and standards with development teams across the institution.
Designs and architects code modules that can be used in various areas of development within the team.
Assigns staff to certain projects/tasks
Champions utilization of best practices and standards, and ensures compliance with IT/University policies.
Conducts performance evaluations for supervised team members.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as computer science, information technology, or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
6 years relevant experience required.
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Enterprise Applications: ERP/CRM applications.
Infrastructure (extends across applications): Box Collaborative Storage, Code Repositories (Git, Subversion), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook), SQL/MySQL/Postgres.
Analytical: Critical thinking, data mining, data modeling, database design/data structure, debugging, decision making, judgment, problem solving, read & interpret technical drawings, troubleshooting, use-case analysis.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.