Full Stack Development Lead

| Chicago

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
Our IT organization has a critical role in driving extraordinary business results. Through a strong partnership with other areas of our business, we bring innovative thinking to every conversation and deliver with integrity. We’re looking for people who bring great ideas and who make our partners’ ideas better. Intellectually curious advisors (not order takers) who focus on outcomes to creatively solve business problems. People who not only embrace change, but who accelerate it.
Job Description

As a Full Stack Development Lead, you are a key member of Motorola Solutions’ Digital Transformation IT team for the implementation of a global cloud based eCommerce platform. You will be responsible for managing the design, development and support of our digital application ecosystem. You will lead a talented team of developers to understand required business outcomes, implement requirements and provide technical advisory and solution delivery for the deployment of a corporate-wide Digital Platform, including content management, eCommerce and self service. 

Scope of Responsibilities / Expectations

  • Analyze requirements to determine if enough level of detail is provided, and decomposing to user stories. If not, drive conversations to detail out the full request. 

  • Lead and provide technical solutions that can be configured in our digital platform, and provide outside in thinking to propose alternative solutions where a fit in the existing solution is not optimal.

  • Lead and drive configuration of all design, development, and deployment associated with assigned topics, including all technical configuration settings, administration settings, and provide overall platform domain expertise.

  • Lead solution design sessions with business partners, system integration suppliers, and other IT teams, translating requirements/business rules into detailed technical specifications.

  • Create test plans and develop quality assurance methodologies. Lead integration testing efforts while identifying, managing, escalating and mitigating risks for a timely project delivery.

  • Summarize technical designs and changes to a non-technical audience while providing direction to the delivery team. Lead cross-functional teams through the development project lifecycle.

  • Responsible for application deployment and health (i.e., application versioning, plan and maintain upgrade cycles, patch acceptance testing, release and change management processes).

  • Create, analyze, and maintain functional and technical documentation.

  • Develop and communicate training and documentation for business partners and IT.

  • Ability to create and execute comprehensive cutover / release plans.

  • Identify and drive continuous improvement initiatives 

  • Collaborate with other teams in IT and with our business stakeholders.

Desired Background/Knowledge/Skills

  • Experience with designing and implementing large scale solutions. Works with key stakeholders to design complex solutions and lead from inception to production.

  • Subject Matter Expert for scrum teams, ensuring that team members deliver quality code to meet business expectations.

  • Ability to lead and mentor developers.

  • Develops and maintains complex API interfaces with a focus on user experience.

  • Proven track in leading web application design and development.

  • Practitioner of Agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum,SAFe, LeSS) and familiarity with change management tools (preferably Jira).

  • Performs technical design, coding with test automation, support, and documentation of software application modifications.

  • Should have executed projects with an onsite/offshore model.

  • Ability to create technical documentation (including design/architectural diagrams, requirements, designs, and user story documentation of overall business solution).

  • Ensures quality code is delivered by recommending and enforcing best coding design patterns and practices, continuous integration, development, and testing.

  • Experience in troubleshooting and documenting issues, gaps, and resolutions.

  • Ensures solutions properly address scalability, security and performance.

  • Creates and maintains DevOps processes, application infrastructure and cloud services.

  • Our team values working well with other people. You must have excellent communication skills and the ability to coordinate well with our product, design and other engineering teams.

  • Hands-on experience with Java, HTML5, RESTful web services, Typescript, JSON, CSS and XML .

  • Agile and DevOps experience required.

  • Hands-on experience of writing Python scripts for various interfaces.

  • Experience with writing SQL queries and connecting to backend databases.

  • Experience using a CI/CD environment using Jenkins, git, bitbucket or similar toolsets. 

  • Experience with AWS technologies and Services like Lambda, S3, RDS is a plus.

  • Development of Native or Hybrid Mobile apps using Cordova is a plus.


Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or MIS from an accredited university. 

  • 5+ years experience in building responsive web applications using server side and client side javascript frameworks

  • 5+ years hands-on development experience with Node.js and one or more of client side javascript frameworks (Angular, Backbone, REACT, Knockout


Travel Requirements
None
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
Yes


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.


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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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