Senior Digital Innovation Engineer – Software Delivery

Digital Chennai, India Kilpauk, Chennai



Senior Digital Innovation Engineer – Software Delivery

Location   :  Chennai, India
Required Language : English
Employment Type : Full Time
Seniority Level : Mid - Senior Level
Travel : <10%

Buckman is a privately held, global specialty chemical company with headquarters in Memphis, TN, USA, committed to safeguarding the environment, maintaining safety in the workplace, and promoting sustainable development. Buckman delivers exceptional service and innovative solutions to our customers globally in the pulp and paper, leather, and water treatment sectors to help boost productivity, reduce risk, improve product quality, and provide a measurable return on investment.  Buckman is in the middle of a digital transformation of its businesses and focused on building the capabilities and tools in support of this.

Position Summary
We're currently seeking a passionate, enthusiastic, and inspired technologist for the role of Software delivery lead for our Chennai team. As the Software delivery lead you will lead the development and maintenance of complex integration and solution architecture for applications/projects that support the most efficient, reliable, scalable and secure solutions to meet the business needs and technology strategy. This includes evaluating requirements and recommending, designing and planning the solutions to make sure that technology projects are innovative, cost effective and compliant with corporate technology standards.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years software development and implementation experience. The candidate must be capable of ensuring the team adheres to traditional and Agile software development methodologies, practices, and guidelines. The candidate will coach and coordinate project plans and tasks and communicate status, issues and escalations. Interested candidates must be team players with great communication skills and an excellent work ethic.

Job responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development activities for the design, coding, testing, debugging, documentation, delivery and support of the Applications Team for high-impact projects meeting business requirements, budget and successful deployment
  • Coordinates activities with other managers as required to support efforts of mutual interest.
  • Mentor the application team in their development following standards and perform code reviews
  • Ability to adapt quickly to fast-paced changing environment and priorities
  • Take ownership of projects and associated tasks and drive them to completion
  • Guides and coaches the team on how to use Agile practices and principles to deliver high quality artifacts, products and services.
  • Coordinates and manages the implementation plan.
  • Guides business expectations through implementation processes and best practices.
  • Facilitator and liaison between project team and development teams.
  • Prioritizes multiple tasks effectively.
  • Manages change control process and published release notes.
  • Accurately prepares professionally written business correspondence including weekly status reports. Prepares Statements of Work.

Competencies Needed for Success

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field from an accredited university
  • 5+ years of project development experience on an Agile Team or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Knowledge of an agile framework, understanding of software development life cycle models as well as in-depth knowledge of traditional project management principles and practices
  • Adept at refinement, story splitting, estimation, velocity, retrospection, and other Scrum techniques
  • Capable of planning and problem solving with product management and delivery teams
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating meetings at multiple levels of an organization and an understanding of facilitation techniques

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or related engineering/technical field
  • PMI Membership and PMP certification preferred but not required
  • Issue/Task management tools such as JIRA and Zendesk.

Preferred Personality Traits

  • Strong problem solving, debugging and solutions design and implementation experience.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time by managing priorities and project timelines.
  • Passion to learn new tools, technologies and practices.
  • Exceptional self-direction and project management skills
  • Be a self-starter comfortable working in a fast-paced, startup environment.