Dotnet Technical Architect

ExpertEase Software (India) Pvt. Ltd
  • Hyderabad
  • Confidential
  • 9-14 years
  • 10 Feb 2015

  • Project/ Program Management IT

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Job Description:

As a key leadership role, the Technical Architect applies professional principles, practices and techniques to lead project teams and control project schedule, cost, and performance risks to ensure timely delivery of project. This role has ultimate responsibility for all assigned projects and manages phases of project development cycle, definition, planning, monitoring, and others aspects of a project while participating in defining the strategy for the product development team by driving initiatives that deliver on the company's vision.

Desired Profile:

* Bachelor's or Master's degree in CS, ES or related field
* Minimum 10-12 years of experience in a technology environment in a software development organization required
* Must have at least 7-8 years of relevant experience working through the design, development, release cycle, and delivering software products
* Experience with Scrum methodology and Agile practices
* Organize and facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings
* Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress along with other Metrics
* Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
* Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition
* Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
* Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
* Ensure the team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially shippable
* Interact with Product Owners & PMs to prioritize requirements
* Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs
* Direct managerial responsibility for 20+ or more individuals
* Should be involved in project management responsibilities like planning, budgeting, estimation, tracking, reporting, risk & issue management etc
* Proficient in MS Project, Visio, Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc
* Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents such as FRDs, TSDs and architecture documents
* Experience using object oriented design and development methodologies preferred
* Experience in web based application software development
* Experience in UML and design patterns
* Exposure to cloud platforms like Amazon, Azure Rackspace would be a great plus
* Fundamental understanding of web-based systems programming and development
* Relevant experience with web based and ecommerce applications
* Understanding of relational databases
* Ability to adjust and set priorities to meet deadlines
* Recommend improvements and assist in implementing best practices
* Support the development managers and project leads as necessary
* Demonstrated experience in leading cross-functional project teams
* Ability to work effectively in a professional manner with technology staff, business stakeholders, end users, management and others outside the organization
* A record of successful delivery of software applications as an individual, team leader and/or development manager
* Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
* Ability to effectively present information to team members and management, customers and prospects
* Excellent team building, people and management skills
* Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail
* Must be self-starter, proactive and willing to learn and grow with the business
* Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
* Must demonstrate a hands-on approach, attention to detail and results orientation

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