Development Team Lead - Architect

Information Technology Glenview, Illinois


Reporting to the Director or Enterprise Applications, the Development Team Lead is responsible for leading custom software development activities for Optimas.  The Team Lead manages the workload and quality of the developers’s output, and ensures that Optimas maintains and evolves technical frameworks to enable business advancement, maintain security posture, and to attract modern talent and skills.


  • Serve as the lead architect for all custom software developed by and for Optimas
  • Manage day-to-day tasking of development team
  • Provide architectural direction to contractors and other firms who develop software on behalf of Optimas
  • Responsible to evaluate and evolve the libraries, frameworks and programming languages of the development team
  • Own the long-term strategy and direction of the Optimas custom application architecture

Required Skills & Experience:

  • BS degree. Information Systems/Technology or Finance/Accounting a plus
  • 7 - 10 years or related deep experience in Java development
  • Relevant experience with various programming languages, ETL concepts, hardware integration preferred
  • Demonstrable experience in defining and evolving critical development frameworks
  • Experience reviewing code and providing development pattern feedback
  • Ability to coach and mentor developers on technical capabilities and skill progression
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and communication skills
  • Attitude & work ethic adaptable to change in a fast-paced work environment

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