Application Development Team Lead

Rockville, MD

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Job Description

Octo Consulting Group is seeking an Application Development Team Leader that possesses expert technical knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures used in all phases of full life cycle applications and systems development, engineering, programming, and analysis

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with other software developers, business analysts, and  software architects to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain web-based applications built using Agile methodologies;
  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user's requirements, development of user stories, estimates, and work plans;
  • Prepare reports, manuals, and other documentation on the status, operation, and maintenance of software;
  • Provide technical leadership in the design, development, and testing of applications in accordance with established standards; and,
  • Assess opportunities for application and process improvement and prepare documentation of rationale to share with team members and other affected stakeholders.

Skills & Requirements

  • At least 10 years of experience in leading teams that develop complex health information technology software applications
  • At least 7 years’ experience in software systems architecture
  • Personal communication style that encourages teamwork when engaging stakeholders with a myriad of agendas, requirements, and constraints.
  • Ability to multitask and work effectively, both independently and in teams, ensuring timely completion of assignments and meeting established quality standards
  • Experience with the current technology stack Java, SQL Server, etc
  • Experience with modernization efforts to include migration to Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Understanding of modern software languages such as JavaScript frameworks like Angular or React 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required

Location:

  • Rockville, MD

 

About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. 

Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.

For more information please visit: 

www.octoconsulting.com

www.octoconsulting.com/careers