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Technical Services Team Leader - software / qa / dba / etc - job employment

City: Kansas city
Date: 14 Aug 2019
Category: Software / QA / DBA

Promet Source, a Chicago based web and mobile application development company, is looking to hire a full-time Technical Services Team Leader to guide decisions with regards to the technological interests of a company, outline the company's technological vision, implement technology strategies, and ensuring that the technological resources are aligned with the company's business needs. We’re looking for someone who understands business functions, sales, consulting, technical requirements, and best practices.

We are a technology firm that delivers web and mobile development solutions and provides ongoing support. Our clients include many Higher Education institutions, high volume eCommerce applications as well as startups. As a leading technology provider of web services, we focus on complex web development, Open Source CMS support and iOS mobile applications. We are dedicated to open source software solutions by providing managed services for Drupal-based websites, products, and applications.


7+ years software engineering and IT experience
Demonstrated mastery of best practices for Drupal development and architecture
Proven track record of success in leadership positions
Exceptional project management and organization skills
Ability to actively communicate, inspire and motivate all levels of staff
Ability to think and act strategically and proactively
Strong writing and presentation skills
Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines using analytical and problem-solving skills
Passion for learning and applying new technology

Duties and responsibilities:

Technology Team Lead
Provide thought leadership, innovation and creativity as it relates to Technology at Promet Source
Work in a consultative fashion with other department heads as an advisor of technologies and technical resources
Work with management team to develop and implement processes, documentation, and tools which help increase the effectiveness of the department
Team lead and manager of Promet Solutions Architect Team of about 5 people
Work with Human Resources to review and codify meaningful job descriptions, employee development plans, succession planning and career development for the TD practice members as well as technical review of potential candidates
Participate in the resource planning process with project managers with regard to creating project teams with the requisite skill sets to successfully delivery client projects
Participate directly in or assign team members to participate in pre-sales engineering and project estimation efforts
Practical experience with project management techniques and practices in the technology space -- Agile, Scrum, Lean, Kanban, and / or Waterfall techniques

Client Experience:
Experience with and ability to:
Define the business objectives of a client project
Codify the technical requirements needed to successfully deliver client applications that supports the business objectives of the project
Monitor and oversee the technical development of client projects to ensure that Promet is delivering projects that meet the technical requirements and business objectives of the client
Work closely with Project Managers and Technology Delivery team members to manage delivery and ensure smooth execution of client projects
Ensure that technical work delivered as part of a client project adheres to generally accepted industry best practices as well as complies with Promet’s standards of practice
Liaise with stakeholders, UX team, other Technical groups and 3rd party contractors to create optimal solutions for customer needs
Assist in project management of client projects with regard to sprint planning, technical project planning, estimations and task execution

Drupal Experience
Demonstrate mastery of best practices for Drupal development and architecture
Experience with version control systems such as GIT, Mercurial, VSTS etc.
Experience in DevOps practices, processes and deployment models (Cloud and On-prem).
Experience in web architecture, development and technologies


Contributions to Open Source
Experience with ticketing systems (Jira, Redmine ...)
Promet Offers:

Competitive base salary
Great benefits
Paid Time Off
Ability for Upward Mobility
Fun and Challenging work environment
Office socials, events, and lunches
Fast growing technology company
Casual office setting
Work from Home

Job Details:

Location: Chicago, IL or remote
Travel: Some travel

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