Lead Developer

Our client’s business is growing and we are seeking an experienced and ambitious Lead Software Developer who has the initiative to be a contributing member of a progressive development team. The ideal candidate will advance to take on the role of a “leader” of projects and staff. The successful candidate will work with internal business staff across multiple business functions to participate in the design and development of new application systems, support of existing systems and implementation of our own software solutions. Work will include both development using SQL and PL/SQL plus developing user interfaces and reporting. The responsibilities of this position are broader than what you would experience in a large corporation.

This position encompasses the full life cycle including analysis, design, development, testing, troubleshooting, documentation and implementation of the developed solution. Rather than being limited to one aspect of IT, this position has several roles. As you gain experience the emphasis on each area will change to accommodate a greater leadership role.

  • Project Leader . Lead programming teams for individual projects. Provides technical support and mentoring to project team members. Coordinates team members work to fit priorities and schedules. Manages complex application features and technical designs. Develops and executes complex application features. Rely on knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals.
  • System Architect . Lead the development of system design and execution. Document development requirements for database, applications and operation system environment. Consults with end users to test and debug applications to meet client needs. Serve as expert for all aspects of application design and development and may lead training for IT staff.
  • Programmer . Design, build and supports client/server software applications by reviewing, assessing and modifying programming systems. Expertise with relational database concepts and client-server concepts.

This position is a great opportunity for someone with a strong interest in application software development who is ready to take on additional responsibility. We develop our own systems using Oracle databases. We hold two patents on our applications. We don’t have hard separations between DBA, business analyst, designer, and software developer. This will allow you more freedom to use and grow your skills. You will have the opportunity for you to grow in your career and work with a broad scope of application systems.

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree, or higher, in Computer Science and at least 8 years of software development
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Oracle SQL, PL/SQL
  • Demonstrated proficiency in relational database design
  • Oracle Forms and Oracle BI Publisher are a plus
  • Java (Oracle ADF Framework) or equivalent a plus
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong logic and analytical skills
  • Strong ability to keep track of project deliverables and communicate project status to others
  • Strong team member skills, being a mentor to others and coordinating work with others

Ability to:

  • Work with peers and other staff in the organization. Enhances results of other staff members.
  • Continue to advance your technical and business knowledge, developing new skills.
  • Work with motivation to be results oriented and innovative. Have a bias to action.
  • Perform excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Speak, read, comprehend and follow written and verbal English instructions.
  • Relay technical information and to translate technical language into user-friendly terminology.
  • Learn and understand business as it relates to your projects.
  • Provide professional and courteous service.
  • Adhere to department and company required standards.
  • Meet deadlines with varying workloads that sometimes requires off-hours work..

Advantage Tech is proud to be recognized as Kansas City Business Journal’s #1 locally owned IT staffing firm. We are passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our clients.  Advantage Tech’s customized recruiting model enables us to place consultants locally and nationally. Our clients want the best candidate at the most reasonable rate within a set timeframe; that’s precisely what we provide them.  We go even further.   Our consultant retention program gives our clients the added comfort our people will perform well and finish the project. 


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