Working Title .Net Developer Technical Lead
Role Title Info Technology Specialist IV – 39114
Job Open Date 08/29/2018
Job Close Date
Jobs close at 11:59pm EST/EDT.
Job Type Detail
Definition Full-Time Salaried – Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range $81,105 – $120,000
Agency VA Retirement System (158)
Location Richmond (City) – 760
Position Number 00438
Job Posting Number
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Type of Recruitment
Definition General Public – G
Definition Full-Time (Salaried)
Pay Band UG
Job Description The Virginia Retirement System (VRS) is the 20th largest pension fund in the United States with over $74 billion in invested assets. Our commitment is to serve those public servants who serve others by helping them prepare for tomorrow, today. We’re leveraging new technology capabilities to revolutionize our nearly 680,000 customer’s ability to use simple but robust tools to interact with us just like they would with their favorite financial institution. What we do matters, and our people and technology ensure we excel. Our shared values of integrity, teamwork, accountability and agility are on display every day in our new work environment designed especially for our Agile development teams. Together with our business partners we are developing innovative tools that enable our staff to provide superior customer service to every member and enables our members to take an active role in planning their retirement security. Most importantly, our new technology solutions will ensure that every one of our nearly 200,000 retirees receives their monthly benefit on time, every time. Are you a motivated self-starter who enjoys working independently while part of a high energy team? Do you have a natural curiosity, continuous desire to learn, and excellent problem solving skills? Do you thrive in a highly collaborative environment where leveraging technology for continuous business improvement is the norm? If so, and you want to be part of a team that builds its own software solutions, check us out! VRS is actively seeking an experienced professional with a passion for enabling business operations in a large financial services environment. As a leader in technology you will help create and deliver innovative business solutions that help VRS deliver world-class customer service. (Note: the Technical Lead is not a supervisory position; team members report to the Software Delivery Manager; this position is in a VRS job grade T10 with a salary scale of $81,105 – $151,434). POSITION PROFILE As a Technical Team Lead at VRS you will: -Have a passion for delivering secure state of the art software solutions with a commitment to excellence -Use strong technical skills to provide assignments and guidance and plan/direct/approve the work of other technical staff -Mentor other technical staff and assist in their development -Establish technical standards and strategic approaches -Champion innovative approaches for utilizing technology to solve complex business problems and routinely suggest new improvements -Lead multiple, complex and varying technology projects -Analyze, design, develop, test, deploy and troubleshoot high performance/high availability web applications using , C# and SHTML/CSS technologies -Apply advanced knowledge of software engineering principles, best practices and procedures to the completion of complex software development assignments -Proactively ensure VRS production systems and software are operating at an optimal state and lead corrective actions when necessary CANDIDATE EXPERTISE Our next Technical Team Lead will have prior experience in the following areas: -Delivering innovative technical solutions that are secure and exceed customer expectations -Applying a broad range of software engineering principles and best practices and procedures to the completion of difficult and complex assignments -Using strong technical skills to complete large and complex technical solutions and provide technical guidance and instruction to project staff and other developers -Designing and developing complex software solutions and associated configuration data and documentation -Ensuring quality throughout the development of new technical solutions and assessing results following implementation -Performing project management and risk management on a broad range of project
Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE The candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or a closely related field. Candidates should also have at least seven years of experience developing and delivering software solutions with , C#, SQL Server, PowerShell and Batch File Scripting.
Preferred Qualifications Preferred experience includes leadership, extensive experience with TFS/Visual Studio and Agile project teams in a highly collaborative environment.
Special Requirements Job duties for this position are performed at the Virginia Retirement System in Richmond, VA.
Special Instructions to Applicants Please see the full brochure for this position on the careers page of the VRS website at . Disclaimer: Applications of individuals who have applied for this position may be considered for vacant positions within the same job series, if the qualifications for the vacant position are met.
Optional Applicant Documents Resume
Required Applicant Documents
Name Paula Davies
Address: 1200 E. Main St. Richmond, VA 23219
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