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Application Development Team Lead

San Antonio, TX
Application Development Team Lead

As the Application Development Team Lead, you will be a key leader in supporting LiftFund's goal in providing support and capital to hardworking, deserving entrepreneurs.  To be a Lifter is to believe that regardless of background, financial access and resource doors should be open for everyone.  We are a leading Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) that holds a AERIS Four-Star impact rating. We support entrepreneurs that work hard every day, to create a better life for themselves and their families, while providing jobs and services to the communities they serve.  Lifters are working across 15 states to provide affordable, responsible business loans, create and sustain jobs, and stabilize local economies. Our work transforms lives and communities.
LiftFund is recognized locally and nationally for our innovation, advisory services, and ability to be at the forefront of redefining the financial services industry at the community level. If you are looking for an opportunity to impact the small business community—we just might have the role for you.

Position Summary
The Application Development Team Lead will manage and direct the work of a project team, oversee the fulfillment of the organization goals to ensure the project completed on time and within budget. The overall responsibility is for managing scope, cost, schedule, internal staffing and outside vendors, and contractual deliverable, prepare reports for supervisor and management regarding status of projects

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with and across teams to get requirements, design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions with full-stack development tools and technologies.
  • Daily program management throughout the program life cycle.
  • Defining the program governance (controls).
  • Planning the overall program and monitoring the progress.
  • Managing the program's resources, time allocations and budgets.
  • Managing risks and issues and taking corrective measurements.
  • Manage program and application deployments, implementations, and upgrades from getting requirements, working hands on hands with project Leaders, sponsors, users, and developers to define software/application requirements, managing as a project manager through project completion processes.
  • Confirms project requirements by reviewing program objective, input data, and output requirements with analyst, supervisor, and user/client.
  • Arranges project requirements in programming sequence by analyzing requirements, preparing a workflow chart and diagram using knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, programming language, and logic.
  • Drive improvement by designing and implementing new features and products.
  • Resolve bugs and issues to ensure high quality of service for users.
  • Organize and manage testing approach for application/system/software upgrades and/or regular testing including designing tests, developing, and maintaining UAT documents, organizing Testers, and coordinating test results between testers and developers.
  • Consult with users/managers to clarify program intent, identify problems, and suggest changes.
  • Detect and diagnose and report related problems/issues and assist in IT department to troubleshoot program/application issues with users

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Management, Business Administration, Information Technology Related field such as Mathematics, Statistics, etc.
  • Minimum of two to four (2-4) years’ experience working with computer software, cloud-based applications/architectures such as Microsoft Technologies including cloud platform, Azure, AWS, Google cloud environments
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in Full Stack software engineering
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in Agile practices
  • Experience building solutions in accordance with SOC II compliance and PII security.
  • Experience with Project Management software, Full Project Life Cycle Implementation and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Processes
  • Experience working with Microsoft Technologies such as Dynamics CRM 2016 and/or online, MS SQL 2015 and above, SharePoint Online, Azure, Office365, etc.
  • Minimum of one to two (1-2) years’ experience in AWS (EC2 Elastic Beanstalk, Lambda, API gateway) and Google Analytics
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in JavaScript/TypeScript, Angular/React.js/Vue.js or Node.js
  • Highly analytical and organized
  • Effective decision-making skills, great negotiators, and influencers
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, problem-solving, organizational and time management skills
  • Experience successfully managing and engaging staff and teambuilders as well as adapt at conflict resolution

It Would Be Great If You Have

  • Proficiency in Statistic and Data Analysis and data modeling
  • Experience with R or Python Statistical Programming for Data Science and SQL database
  • Experience with Business Intelligence solution/platform

What We Offer
A competitive salary and benefit package coupled with an opportunity to work with LiftFund’s energetic small business team dedicated to our customers, striving to be better and leading with integrity!

Check us out on Linkedin and at Liftfund.com.   Apply here or at our website.

LiftFund provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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