Lead Designer - Asp/.net/c#/vb/mvc

ADi Consulting Services
  • Mumbai
  • 10-15 lakh
  • 7-12 years
  • 17 Apr 2015

  • IT/ Information Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

The Design Lead is responsible for the overall design of the application and mapping the business requirements to systems/technical requirements. The Design Lead works as a team member along with the Project Manager, BSMs, GDC technical teams, Operational (Infrastructure) teams and the country managers to deliver the complete solution for the customer (internal and external). Responsible for ensuring the overall solution design is aligned to the strategic IT architecture.

Key accountabilities :

Strategy :

- Work with the Development Manager and Ecommerce Head of IT to understand the strategic business requirements

- Produce application design / architecture that aligns to business roadmaps and acts as a visionary of solutions in their respective functional area

- Responsible for delivery of the technical / solution roadmap

- Is in tune with changes in business initiatives and directions and can translate this to changes in the Roadmaps and IT Initiatives .

Solution Design :

- Is an expert on solutions in the assigned functional area; understands all technologies, business processes, interfaces to other solutions and functional areas.

- Understands master data for respective functional area.

- Designs solutions that are standardized and integrated into the landscape as much as possible to allow for easy support and upgrades and ensures best practices in design, usability, SEO and UI are incorporated.

- Maintains documentation of the solutions in the respective area.

- Drives the lifecycle of solutions to ensure that they follow the solutions roadmap.

- Assist Team Leads to produce detailed functional design document to match customer requirements.

- Complete and co/implement a configuration workbook.

- Work with the development teams to produce a technical specification for custom development and systems integration requirements.

- Participate in project meetings.

- Educates the client and internal teams on the pros and cons of various design and implementation options, running platform selection processes and contributing to the production of business cases.

- Transforms complex business requirements into candidate system architectures which also meet security and high availability requirements.

- Participates in the production of development standards

- Works in an advisory role to help our clients improve the productivity and quality of their own systems delivery functions

- Always up to date with the latest technologies, vendor roadmaps and strategies of the solutions in the respective functional area.

Solution Deployment:

- Acts as an SME on the projects related to Application architecture in the respective functional areas.

- Plays an active role from design through transition into the support.

- Drives development of the solution according to the architectural standard and within the scope.

- Ensures that corporate standard are being followed and that the application's architectural design is consistent with strategy and enterprise architecture.

- Collaborates with Infrastructure specialists to ensure that the technical solutions (operating software, databases, tools, etc.) meet the corporate standards and allow for high

- May on occasions be asked to undertake development activities to meet the needs of the project and must follow appropriate development / documentation standards

Relationship management

- Develops and maintains robust relationships with key business stakeholders to ensure business and solution roadmaps are aligned

Liaises between client, management and suppliers gaining trust with clear and consistent communication.

Management information

- Writes and speaks fluently on all aspects of work and communicates effectively with all levels of management.

- Produces accurate, timely and relevant MI for the Development Manager and other IT heads as required

Communication :

- Writes and speaks fluently on all aspects of work and communicates effectively with all levels of management.

- Actively communicate and seek feedback from colleagues and customers.

- Be proactive in the provision of feedback and the delivery of ideas to develop and improve the IT service.

General :

- Undertakes any necessary training associated with the duties of the post and participates in training and development procedures.

- Complies with all Company Health and Safety policies and legislation in the performance of their duties and responsibilities.

- Maintains confidentiality and observes data protection guidelines.

- Manage expenses in accordance with Company Expense Policy.

- Carries out any other reasonable duties commensurate with their capability.

Essential :

- Previous experience as Design Lead

- Proven delivery within a commercial IT environment

- High attention to detail; must be extremely well organised, analytical and capable of handling multiple objectives and stakeholders

- Be able and willing to challenge upwards

- Develop and maintain constructive relationships with departmental heads worldwide

- Excellent written and oral communication skills.

- Calm under pressure.

Independent, but also a good team player

Have the ability to gather, analyse and evaluate facts and to prepare and present concise oral and written reports.

- Experienced in delivering IT based solutions developed using a structured methodology.

- Knowledge and understanding of the full project/development life cycle and the concepts and practices required to implement effective IT systems..

- Proficient in Relational Data Analysis (Data Modelling).

- Enjoy challenges; be able to work under pressure, and to deadlines.

- Experience in building and specifying mission critical business applications.

- Must be flexible and willing to undertake a wide variety of challenging tasks.

- Proven experience interacting directly with end users and subject matter experts.

Desirable :

- Bachelors Degree, in a technology related field or other degree preferred.

- Understanding of quality and test assurance.

- Experience of working with remote development teams.

Technical Skills :

- ASP.net, C#, MVC,VB.net, VB6

- JQuery, Typescript, Entity Framework, Linq

- Enterprise Architect, UML, Design Patterns, Object Oriented Design & Analysis.

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

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