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REMOTE USA - Director, Software Engineering

Company: LexisNexis
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

About LexisNexis - Risk Solutions Group LexisNexis - Risk Solutions Group is a portfolio of brands that span multiple industries providing customers with innovative technologies, information-based analytics and decision tools and data services that help businesses and governmental entities reduce risk and improve decisions to benefit people around the globe. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, Georgia, we have offices throughout the world and are part of RELX (LSE: REL/NYSE: RELX), a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. For more information, please visit risk.lexisnexis.com/group and www.relx.com.

Women in technology: LexisNexis - Risk Solutions Group (RSG) is very supportive of women in Technology and has been a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter. We have the following initiatives in place to support women in technology:

  • Mentoring Scheme for Women in Technology
  • Women's Network Forum
  • Women in Technology Employee Resource Group (ERG)
    RSG proudly support the Tech Talent Charter.

    REMOTE USA- DIRECTOR, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

    The Director Software Engineering position is responsible for all aspects of technology and development leadership for a major software product(s) or system(s) for the LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group Healthcare Business focusing on data processing and analysis, and identity products and services. This position has that sets the architectural standard for the workgroup as well as providing the team with day-to-day management and direction to accomplish on-time, efficient delivery of product development goals. Additionally, the position has 2-5 direct reports who leads a development team of 15-20 members to perform research, design, and software development assignments within a software functional area and provide direct input to project plans, schedules, and methodology in the development of cross-functional software products.

    Experience and Education
    • 12+ years of Software Development experience
    • 5+ years of Software Development management experience
    • BS Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience required; advanced degree preferred
    • Healthcare experience preferred
    • Medical claims experience preferred
    • Master Data Management experience preferred
    • Experience with Azure Cloud migrations a plus
    • Data warehouse experience a plus
    • Identity linking experience a plus
    • Travel requirement of up to 25% or less

      Technical Skills
      • Expertise and proven competencies in industry technologies and development trends.
      • Knowledge of large complex systems.
      • Expertise in one or more SDLCs.
      • Strong knowledge of architectural principles.
      • Expertise in design and code reviews, and development approaches.
      • Strong proficiency in database technologies, design, manipulation, optimization, best practices, and leading industry trend knowledge.
      • Strong proficiency with data manipulation language including optimization techniques.
      • Knowledge in normalized and dimensional data modeling principles and their application to complex business needs.
      • Expert knowledge of multiple data storage subsystems.
      • Ability to design and work with complex data models.
      • Expertise in development languages including but not limited to: Spark, Python, Java/J2EE, JavaScript, JSP, C/C++, HTML, XML, SQL, Windows, UNIX, and .Net.
      • Proven expert in partnering with and leading internal and external technology resources in solving complex business needs.
      • Proven experience utilizing Alternative Sourcing Models.
      • Expertise and proven experience in both Managed Services and Staff Augmentation models.
      • Expertise in industry best practices in offshore partnership development.
        • Agile Software development process expert in applicable methodologies.
        • Expertise in agile transformations of technology teams.
        • Proven ability to lead test-driven development and maintenance.
        • Proven ability to leverage data and metrics to drive effective business decisions.
        • Advanced skills in setting, communicating, implementing, and achieving business objectives and goals through the direct management of others.
        • Excellent problem-solving experience involving leading teams in identifying, researching, and coordinating the resources necessary to effectively troubleshoot/diagnose complex project issues; prior success extracting/translating findings into alternatives/solutions; and identifying risks/impacts and schedule adjustments to facilitate management decision-making.
        • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills. Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills applicable to a wide audience including senior and executive management, customers, etc., including diction/terminology and presenting information in a concise and effective manner to clients, management, and various departments using assorted communication mediums.
        • Advanced organization/project planning, time management, and change management skills across multiple functional groups and departments, and advanced delegation skills involving prioritizing and reprioritizing projects and managing projects of various size and complexity.
        • Strong budgeting and finance skills.
          Responsibilities
          • Lead internal and external technology resources.
          • Successfully partner and lead large offshore resources in solving complex business needs.
          • Perform reviews to ensure enterprise and architectural standards and processes are followed.
          • Utilize best practices and understands emerging trends.
          • Ability to write advanced complex code for computer systems and serve as a senior source of expertise.
          • Manage all aspects of the SDLC including user acceptance testing to ensure accurate and quality business solutions.
          • Lead the development of technical standards and perform reviews to ensure enterprise and architectural standards and processes are followed.
          • Serve as a primary technical point of contact for technology resources.
          • Participate in development technology strategies and the evolution of architecture across functional areas.
          • Consult with stakeholders to find alternative work-arounds during system outages.
          • Provide design input across a product.
          • Serve as acknowledged "go to" person on coding and technical issues.
          • Carry out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, procedures, and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.
          • Ensure all staff is provided with training and resources needed to perform their jobs to the most outstanding degree possible. Ensure all staff is provided with frequent feedback and coaching in order to meet and exceed individual and team performance goals consistently.
          • Manage and encourage new ideas from staff to foster improvements through innovations.
          • Empower the staff to be accountable and responsible for their own actions and decisions.
          • Seek diverse ideas and perspectives from a variety of sources to create better solutions, products, and services.
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            We are an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact accommodations@relx.com or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.

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