Capgemini Programmer/Developer Lead - Tower Lead/Domain SME in Atlanta, Georgia

Overall purpose of role

Tower lead role is tasked with the overall responsibility for the test effort's success. The role involves SME knowledge, quality and test advocacy, resource planning and management, and resolution of issues that impede the test effort. Tower Lead’s responsibility is to train, develop, and manage the resources on their testing team. The top priority of a Tower lead is to ensure their testers have the skills and knowledge to successfully deliver all projects in their bucket for a given release. Their main focus is on Project estimations, Application quality, people management, development, and growth.

Key Responsibilities

o Responsible for understanding the scope and business requirements

o Work closely with and provide significant support to the relevant Testers

o Responsible for ensuring that the outcomes delivered are consistent with the original specified design.

o Responsible to Test planning and staffing

o Responsible for making sure the team is staffed correctly and that the tower is covering all tower level requirements

o Involve is project scope discussions with business and capture the right scope

o Constantly reviews the resources skills, estimations, and MTD to make sure they have the test leads to deliver the upcoming work

o Own the training materials and onboarding activities for any new resources

o Ensure all estimations are accurate and approved

o Risk identification, mitigation and escalations to leadership

o Provide accurate status to Release managers

o Drive Defect triage and escalate to Dev owners to get the right ETA’s

o Ensure the Test plan and Exit reports are submitted timely as per the plan

o Identify the Test Data Needs during the design to have seem less progress during test execution

o Judge the project reporting color status based on the project risks

o Maintain domain expertise

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:

• 4-6 years of previous Test Management and/or project management experience, (Solid understanding of project management principles preferred)

• Formal training in resource/project management practices preferred

• Advanced knowledge of software Test/development lifecycle

• Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion

• Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills

• Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must

• Strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint

• Excellent presentation skills

• Able to communicate complex technical issues to a wider variety of audiences, from QA leadership through to business users and senior managers with little or no technical background.

• Experienced with planning, estimating, organizing meetings, and working on multiple projects simultaneously.

• Escalate, manage risks and issues and has a good understanding of critical paths.

• Excellent coordination skills

Candidates should be flexible / willing to work across this delivery landscape which includes and not limited to Agile Applications Development, Support and Deployment.

Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Capgemini.

Responsible for programming and software development using various programming languages and related tools and frameworks, reviewing code written by other programmers, requirement gathering, bug fixing, testing, documenting and implementing software systems. Experienced programmers are also responsible for interpreting architecture and design, code reviews, mentoring, guiding and monitoring programmers, ensuring adherence to programming and documentation policies, software development, testing and release.

Required Skills and Experience:

Write software programs using specific programming languages/platforms such as Java or MS .NET, and related tools, platform and environment. Write, update, and maintain computer programs or software packages to handle specific jobs, such as tracking inventory, storing or retrieving data, or controlling other equipment. Consult with managerial, engineering, and technical personnel to clarify program intent, identify problems, and suggest changes. Perform or direct revision, repair, or expansion of existing programs to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements. Write, analyze, review, and rewrite programs, using workflow chart and diagram, and applying knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, and symbolic logic. Write or contribute to instructions or manuals to guide end users. Correct errors by making appropriate changes and then rechecking the program to ensure that the desired results are produced. Conduct trial runs of programs and software applications to be sure they will produce the desired information and that the instructions are correct. Compile and write documentation of program development and subsequent revisions, inserting comments in the coded instructions so others can understand the program. Investigate whether networks, workstations, the central processing unit of the system, and/or peripheral equipment are responding to a program's instructions. Prepare detailed workflow charts and diagrams that describe input, output, and logical operation, and convert them into a series of instructions coded in a computer language. Perform systems analysis and programming tasks to maintain and control the use of computer systems software as a systems programmer. Consult with and assist computer operators or system analysts to define and resolve problems in running computer programs. Perform unit testing Assist in system and user testing Fix errors and bugs that are identified in the course of testing.

• Qualifications: 3-9 years experience; Bachelor’s degree

• Should be proficient in Software Engineering Techniques, Software Engineering Architecture, Software Engineering Lifecycle and Data Management.

• Should have progressing skills on Business Analysis, Business Knowledge, Software Engineering Leadership, Architecture Knowledge and Technical Solution Design.

Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.

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About Capgemini

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in over 40 countries. The Group reported 2017 global revenues of EUR 12.8 billion (about $14.4 billion USD at 2017 average rate).

Visit us at www.capgemini.com . People matter, results count.

Job: Programmer/Analyst

Organization: NA AS

Title: Programmer/Developer Lead - Tower Lead/Domain SME

Location: GA-Atlanta

Requisition ID: 035610