Technology Lead - eMarketplace

  • Company: Xchanging
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  • Category: Information Technology
  • Date: 1 month ago
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\n\n \n\n Role Purpose \n\n \n\n \n\n Working under the Head of Technology and Product Development, you will be the technical lead for a major global procurement contract, where you will support the general technical requirements for the technology function of the business. Interacting with internal and external stakeholders to specify and deliver the technical detail necessary to create an efficient and robust integrated procurement solution.\n\n \n\n The primary focus of this role is to own the technical conversation, establish specifications and take a hands-on approach to delivering solutions.\n\n \n\n The Technical lead will be accountable and responsible for:\n\n Providing detailed specifications based on solutions design requirements. Guiding development teams to implement specifications Hands-on coding to support the development effort Problem solving and innovation to support business goals. \n\n  \n This is a 12 month contract initially and can be based in either Glasgow or Preston.\n\n \n\n \n\n Key accountabilities \n\n \n\n Deliver technical solutions in line with project timelines. Provide coding, configuration, integration and bug fixing activities as required by the project and the technology function of the business. Liaise with customer technical personnel to support planned operational activities and resolve technical issues. Provide visibility of work in progress and forecast development requirements Support the general needs of the business when project requirements are controlled and working hours are available. Support application users during user acceptance testing Report to the Head of Technology and Product Development on progress against key milestones and other activity as may be detailed, monthly (and ad hoc, as may be required) Inform and support internal development personnel in line with identified project objectives. Ensure that key stakeholders are involved and informed as required (and agreed with them) Contribute to solutions design as required \n\n \n\n  \n \n Required Skills and Experience \n\n \n\n \n\n \n\n Essential: \n\n \n\n Experience in all phases of an integrated application oriented project, with exposure to procurement or strategic sourcing preferred. Experience preferred in a technical lead role. Experience managing multiple facets of application-focused solution delivery simultaneously Advanced experience with business applications including: \n\n o Workflow\n\n \n\n o Business objects\n\n \n\n o Integration\n\n Experience with SQL database Experience with .NET web user interfaces Experience with flat file and XML integration Capable of working under own initiative to agreed solutions objectives Experience working collaboratively in a project environment with a flexible, adaptable, team-oriented working style. Experience in working with both internal and external stakeholders Familiarity with Microsoft server environments \n\n \n\n  Desirable: \n\n \n\n Degree level preferred Experience with procurement applications Formal Microsoft developer qualification Experience coding C# .NET Understanding of multi-dimensional reporting Experience of transaction integration in SQL-XML environments Experience of working on solutions with multiple interfaces/integrations

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