Technical Team Lead (Java)

Location: Cairo, Egypt, Egypt
Date Posted: 21-03-2017
Main responsibilities:
  • Conduct, lead and coordinate software development activities throughout the project, including key design decisions for the technology.
  • Participate in technical design and functional specification reviews.
  • Collaborate with other software developers, business analysts and software architects to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain business applications.
  • Analyze system specifications and translate system requirements to task specifications for team members.
  • Design, develop, troubleshoot, debug, implement, and unit test software products and solutions in accordance with established standards.
  • Provide guidance to support staff on software development and maintenance.
  • Manage the day-to-day planning, problem-solving and operation, so that the team meets its required level of service and production.
  • Review the software code and ensure that it's applying the company's code-style and standards.
  • Apply basic professional knowledge related to software engineering processes and tools used within the team.
  • Monitor team performance and activities, also motivating the team.
  • Ensure that all the technical documentation have been written correctly and comply with the company standards.
  • Accountable for completion of individual technical objectives on schedule within cost and quality objectives.
  • Provide ongoing technical guidance and leadership for the team members.
Knowledge:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years' experience as Senior Software Developer or prior experience in same position.
Technical skills:
  • Advanced and in-depth professional knowledge of software development, system/product design, and integration.
  • Extensive technical background in software development tools and techniques.
  • Excellent experience of Java (J2EE) for web applications.
  • Knowledge of Spring is plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of Web Services.
  • Excellent knowledge of HTML, CSS, JSON/XML and other basic syntax
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL compliant database platforms, web servers, and environments.
  • Experience with application servers: Weblogic, JBoss.
  • Excellent knowledge of multitier architecture.
  • Excellent knowledge of Design Patterns.
  • Excellent understanding of Enterprise Application Development.
  • Excellent experience in configuration management systems e.g. Git...etc.
  • Excellent knowledge of Object Oriented Concepts.
  • Excellent understanding of Unit testing concepts.
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting tools e.g. JasperReports, Pentaho ...etc.
  • Excellent knowledge of Pipeline software concepts.
  • Expertise in SDLC models, including  RUP and Agile (SCRUM).
Soft skills:
  • Proactive and able to work with minimal dependence.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Attention to details and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent to command of English and Arabic language.
  • High leadership skills (customer insight, breakthrough thinking, drive to achieve, team leadership, straight talk, decisiveness, teamwork, knowledge transfer, personal dedication, passion for the business).
  • Effectively uses teamwork skills to interact and collaborate on technical issues within team and department.
  • Demonstrates company core values: Accountability, Make Things Happen, Excellence, Customer Focused, Teamwork and Innovation.
  • Time management skills.
  • Presentation skill (ability to present to 1st and 2nd line managers, internal meetings).
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