Team Lead, Software Development and Systems - Tufts Technology Services-(17001606)
Viewing technology in the context of work, scholarship and campus life, Tufts Technology Services (TTS) is a university-wide service organization committed to delivering technology services that support Tufts' mission of teaching, learning, research, and service. Understanding that IT enables innovation, TTS prioritizes holistic, human-centered design strategies to create timely and intuitive services, applications and tools that differentiate the Tufts experience.
Across our diverse and creative teams, we engage and focus our collective talent to strengthen Tufts' strategic IT capabilities. To keep pace with our community's emerging needs, we continue to evolve our competencies across four main families of practice, including Planning and Design, Service Delivery and Operations, Data Strategy, and Academic Technology.
Thinking and acting strategically with technology occurs through strong partnerships and an engaged community. Additionally, for technologies to take on integral meaning to our work, we also need reliable and consistent support in using them. With staff across all of Tufts' campuses, as well as a 24x7 IT Service Desk, we collaborate with schools and divisions to meet the demands of a global, mobile community and to enable the broadest possible access.
Come join our collaborative, flexible work environment, where leadership is valued at all levels of the organization, and opportunities abound to work with leading technologies and learn new skills.
The Educational Technology Development Team Lead is responsible for managing and coordinating the work of the software development team of four professionals responsible for the operation of systems in support of health sciences education. This exciting new position will play a leadership role in the university's move to our Next Generation Learning Management system including managing the integration or replacement of tools specific to health sciences education. The team lead will work with Educational Technology Services (ETS) colleagues to determine the best approach, document the architecture for the proposed solution, and work with the team to implement the solution. This position includes project management, resource management and software development responsibilities.
Bachelor's degree in a related field and 3+ years of relevant work experience.
Demonstrated ability to lead a software development team and build relationships with people at a variety of levels of the organization.
Demonstrated ability to successfully manage, launch and deliver a single project or project element, and/or manage a service in IT or a specific field.
Experience with Perl.
Project management skills
Experience with JIRA and Confluence.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.