Technical Lead
BAE Systems Detica - Boston, MA

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Job role
Technical Consultancy

Professional Area
Technical Consulting

Company Profile

BAE System Detica is a business and technology consultancy specializing in helping clients collect, manage and exploit information to reveal actionable intelligence. As the digital revolution causes massive amounts of data to converge with a new generation of threats, many of our clients see this as one of their greatest challenges.
We focus on helping government and corporate clients reveal intelligence, maintain security, manage risk and strengthen resilience in today’s complex operating environment. We also use our skills to assist clients with other information-intensive problems such as achieving regulatory compliance and understand customer behaviour.

Detica NetReveal is a product division within BAE Systems Detica which provides Risk, Compliance and Fraud solutions to financial services and government organisations around the world. Detica NetReveal merged with Norkom Technologies in 2011 and is now a 650+ person business unit with offices in UK, Dublin, Paris, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Dubai, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, US, Canada.

Role Profile

The role of the Technical Lead is a lead developer and team lead across pre sales proof of concepts and implementations. Has good technical skills and experience, the ability to manage work and people, effectively delegate, interact with the client and knowledge of fraud identification. The Technical Lead is responsible for the technical delivery of all or part of a client solution and typically work under a Project Manager and Solution Architect.

Role Responsibilities

Pre Sales phase:
  • Prepares for and carries out a variety of workshops with client fraud team, investigators and data team
  • Act as a lead developer, leading by example and mentoring team members in best practices
  • Can apply skills in one and preferably more areas of DataServer, Java, Oracle SQL, R
  • Has an understanding of Analytics if not the ability to independently build/validate a scoring model
  • Has a good understanding of data and fraud detection
  • Specific domain knowledge of the relevant area of fraud is preferred although not always required if supported by strong analytics team member(s)
Analysis and Design phase:
  • Provide experience of NetReveal and industry experience to the analysis and design phase
  • Take responsibility for preparation of material for client workshops
  • Lead client workshops and represent Detica with both client business representatives and technical team
  • Take responsibility for quality and timeliness of client deliverables
  • Work with the Solutions Architect in defining the solution against requirements
  • Has an understanding of technical architecture and works with the Technical Architect to define and communicate the necessary hardware for the solution
Implementation Delivery phase:
  • Has overall responsibility for the technical delivery of a client solution
  • Communicate with the Project Manager in an effective manner
    • Reports progress and updates on estimates
    • Identifies skills gaps and capacity in the resource profile
  • In conjunction with the Project Manager and Solution Architect responsible for the delivery of the client solution
  • Leads by example and mentors team members in best practices
    • Identifies training and provides continuous feedback
  • Awareness of the core technologies and preferably skills in DataServer, Java, Oracle SQL
    • Expert skills in the technologies is of benefit but not required
  • Has a good understanding of data architecture
  • Has a level of knowledge of the NetReveal product components
    • Good Understanding of functionality and interfaces
  • Manage the development team and delegate tasks and responsibility
    • Act as a role model for team members coaching and passing on skills
    • Provide day to day quality assurance on junior team members output
    • Put in place appropriate levels of testing and task/defect tracking
  • In conjunction with the Project Manager take overall responsibility for the day to day output of the team
    • Maintains team morale
    • Ensures that resources have tasks which appropriately use their skills and meet their aspirations and career development pathway
  • Responsible for carrying out performance reviews of team members
    • Rewards success and ensures motivation of team, reporting any problems to the Project Manager
    • Identifies areas of growth within team members and provides feedback
  • Ensures that the solution and technical details are documented to an appropriate level for the work required
  • Understands the solution and has the ability to adapt this when necessary in conjunction with the Solution Architect if required:
    • Work with the analytics teams to ensure that the integrity of the fraud solution is maintained
  • Act as a role model for team members coaching and passing on skills
  • Ensures that any new developments that could be of use to the wider business and shared in appropriate manner

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or similar
  • 2 - 5 years of professional experience preferrably as a computer engineer at a consulting firm
  • Experience with SAS or DataServer, Java, Oracle SQL, R

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