Position: Lead Software Engineer (Java and .Net experience required)
Location: Erie, Pennsylvania (Great relocation assistance provided included home buyout!)
Salary: $80,000.00 - $99,000.00
The Technology Deployment Section of the IT Operations Department is actively seeking a Lead Software Engineer to lead the technical design, development,
integration, testing, installation and maintenance of highly complex business applications, as well as provide direction in the resolution of complex business
and technical problems. In addition, the Lead Software Engineer will coach technical staff regarding software development and tools, and also recommend divisional,
departmental and section technology, standards and processes.
Strong system design, software engineering, problem solving, analytical and research skills.
Ability to coach and direct the work of others in a team environment.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate technical and design strategies to non-technical clients.
Strong organizational, leadership and project management skills.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Ability to operate a computer and related software and equipment.
-Bachelor's degree in management information systems, computer business, or equivalent, required. (Advanced degree preferred.)
-Eight years of previous experience in technical applications and/or information systems, or equivalent, required.
-Two years experience working with both Java and .Net
-Knowledge of the software development life cycle including systems design, database systems, networking, operating systems, programming techniques,
and technical documentation required.
-Sound understanding of financial or batch controls required and business aspects of application software required.
-Some previous experience as a project technical lead preferred.
Additional Strongly Preferred Experience Includes
-Experience with application performance monitoring technologies such as CA Wily or OPNET
-Prior experience with a problem solving methodology such as Kepner-Tregoe
-Prior experience with insurance industry application systems
-Previous experience in designing or developing solutions for computing environments entailing open systems, middleware, mainframe, or database components
-Previous experience as an IT project manager, or IT group workshop facilitator