North America / Canada / ON / Markham /

Brandbank

#: 743999722586623 / REF656I

Mid-Senior Level

Full-Time

Job Description

As a Nielsen Brandbank Lead Software Developer, you will work collaboratively alongside other development team members, Product Owners & Scrum Masters to realize business goals, while helping lead and mentor a local development team.  You will be using an incremental delivery approach, and be responsible for developing new and existing products by understanding and translating backlog items into solutions.

WHAT YOU’LL DO: 

  • Work with the Scrum Master in coaching and mentoring other team members to help them embrace the Agile mindset
  • Approach work from an Agile mindset applying practices and principles wherever possible
  • Attend and participate in all Sprint events to achieve desired outcomes 
  • Interact with stakeholders/Product Owner to clarify requirements and provide input into the creation of User Stories  
  • Responsible for estimation, sprint planning and managing all their own tasks and reporting on progress
  • Collaborate closely with all team members to take a shared responsibility for the sprint backlog and the team’s success
  • Take responsibility for the quality of the team’s code – writing unit tests and conduct unit testing where applicable
  • Maintain broader code quality through peer code reviews 
  • Perform live releases in line with team release schedule 
  • Identify improvement opportunities to improve team processes and agree on actionable improvements
  • Provide 2nd/3rd line support within his/her domain environment
  • Be available, on a best endeavors basis, to support the resolution of Severity 1 and 2 incidents for applications owned by your team between 7am and 10pm local time on local working days as well as providing retrospective feedback

WE’RE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE: 

  • Demonstrable experience of mentoring other more junior Developers
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field of work or equivalent professional qualification or experience
  • Strong hands on technical skills across some or all of the Microsoft Stack and other key technologies:
    • .NET (C# preferable)
    • MS Azure
    • Javascript / Typescript / React 
    • SQL Server
    • ASP, MVC, WPF
    • Unit Testing (NUnit, MSTest, Moq)
    • GIT
    • XML, JSON
  • Excited by technology, with up to date understanding of latest technologies
  • Ability to learn new languages and technologies quickly
  • Familiarity and good experience with Agile development methodologies and the complete product lifecycle from inception to delivery
  • Good understanding of software architecture, issues and design
  • Good understanding of data and databases
  • Proven track record or working as part of a team to deliver software solutions to meet customer needs
  • Thorough and detailed approach with the ability to identify appropriate user/business solutions
  • Some experience of code reviews and coding standards
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • An analytical mind

 

Qualifications

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