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Lead Application Developer

Greater Pittsburgh Area, PA 15222

Posted: 11/16/2018 Job Number: 3155

The Lead Application Developer will be responsible for architecture, design and development of software solutions within the company’s technology platform. The position will collaborate closely with the Director of Application Development to set development procedures and standards to guide and coach the development team as they deliver and maintain solutions for the organization.



  • Design and maintain infrastructure supporting custom software solutions including database and webserver farms, cloud infrastructure, etc.

  • Develop and maintain software solutions for business units and organizational objectives; including participating in requirements gathering sessions

  • Design and implement ETL procedures for intake of data from both internal and outside sources; support and optimize data warehouse infrastructure

  • Oversee resolution of all development related issues and ensure action plans and status are communicated appropriately to other IT teams and business

  • Train and mentor other members of the Development team

  • Collaborate with third-party resources and vendors in support of projects and operations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, a related field or 5-10 years of related work experience

  • Software development experience with increasing responsibilities for leading projects and teams thru projects and delivery of solutions

  • Demonstrable Agile, Scrum or Kanban experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate effectively with non-technical business leaders and teams when necessary

  • Comfortable under high-stress and exhibits poise and focus

  • Effective prioritization and project management skills

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail

  • Demonstrated ability to mentor individuals, build and lead teams

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