This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
Stuck in a lead role with no chance of progressing into an Architect role? Are you using outdated development tools? Looking for a change of scenery? Emerald Resource Group�s Software Development Practice has been engaged to identify, assess, and recruit a JavaJ2EE Architect / Team Lead to oversee technical staff and drive new software development projects. Your mission, if you choose to accept it�.. You�ll be the quarterback � you�ll drive projects to completion.
You�ll identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks.
You�ll direct and coordinate activities of development resources to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget.
You�ll oversee the troubleshooters, firefighters, and code busters
You�ll monitor project results against technical specifications. You�ll move deliverable from test environment into production.
You�ll be MacGyver
You�ll conceptualize and create standard interfaces between new and existing systems to work together to provide enhanced functionality.
You�ll utilize technical skills to build new software and systems based newer or advanced technologies
You�ll be the visionary
You�ll be the lead architect in defining program and system requirements based on business information received from management and the user community.
You�ll analyze requirements and design software applications and systems.
You�ll be the coach and confidante
You�ll oversee technical/application design reviews of junior and peer IT staff. You�ll mentor junior IT staff in the areas of software development techniques and methodology. You�ll develop software development and technology standards and policies. Do you have the juice for this mission?
A bachelor�s degree from an accredited university. Technical certifications. 8-10 years of progressively challenging projects and roles within a software development environment.
Your communication skills must be exceptional. When others describe you, they�ll call you �polished� and �articulate�.
Your project management skills should be strong, not because you read a book, but because you have a track record of delivering projects on time and at budget.
You must embrace challenges, be goal-oriented, and have a propensity for leadership.
If you feel you�re up to the task or feel you�re the right person to have Emerald Resource Group help you with your next move in Information Technology, send over your background with a cover letter describing your interest in making a change.