Job #: 1745
Title: Web Engineer
Primary Purpose and Goal
The Application Engineering Web Systems Lead is a core competency champion in one or more identified products and/or technology platforms focusing primarily on associated Web/Front-end operations, application integration and performance. The Web/Front-end Lead heads portions of the offshore engineering team to provide consistent, effective, secure, flexible, high quality and cost effective cross-functional Web/Front-end engineering services in order to achieve operational excellence in the following areas:
Application specific Web/Front-end engineering
Infrastructure engineering to benefit Web/Front-end functionality and performance
Web/Front-end integration services and platform engineering
Web/Front-end security engineering, inclusive of load balancing and network traffic flow
Web/Front-end performance management and performance test engineering
Automation engineering relating to Web/Front-end systems operation monitoring and management
Existing Web/Front-end environment management
Development of processes and procedures for compliance and security management of front-end web systems, internal and external load balancers, proxy systems, secure access gateways, etc.
The hands-on Application Engineering Web Systems Lead leverages existing relationships with Global functions and knowledge of Global functional products in providing best in class, next generation Web systems engineering services that are designed specifically to improve Functional Alignment and Strategic Relationships.
The Application Engineering Web Systems Lead is responsible for identifying opportunities to implement automation and standardize delivery of environment-agnostic Web services to support faster and more flexible service delivery without impacting quality or performance.
The Application Engineering Web Systems Lead works with product, project and business owners from initiative inception to completion to ensure associated infrastructure, performance, security, availability, support, etc., requirements are addressed, communicated and adhered to throughout the full product lifecycle.
Functional Web/Front-end Engineering – lead and track multiple products and/or projects simultaneously, from initial scope evaluation and intake to implementation and ultimately, ongoing maintenance.
Manages, performs, delegates and monitors day to day Web/Front-end engineering activities and execution by working with both onsite and offshore engineering and project teams
Develops and institutes departmental procedures aimed at streamlining processes, reducing time to delivery, increasing uptime, improving consistency and enhancing overall Web stack service efficiency.
Responsibilities and Tasks
Architectural – Maintains a broad understanding of managed, implemented and forthcoming Web/Front-end technologies (including Azure based components – PaaS, Scale Sets, ILBs, NSGs) their individual workings, the way in which they interact within deployed applications and within the larger environment in general.
Technical – Develops and drives technical solutions to existing and future Web/Front-end related restrictions or problems and addresses potential limitations in a pro-active manner.
Program – Primary point of contact for program-specific Web/Front-end engineering activities
Responsible for providing effective technical support for all Web stack related products throughout their IT lifecycle.
Develops a continued understanding of existing product lines and technology platforms and serves as a core competency champion, proficient in delivering “innovative” Web stack related Global business solutions
Provides thought leadership in introducing new and advancing Web/Front-end technologies and efficient practices.
Available to work weekends and off-hours to support project timelines and emergency situations.
Management and Competencies
Become a core competency champion in one or more products and/or technology platforms
Ability to take the lead and inspire and motivate others to follow.
Capable of managing both technical and non-technical requirements and personnel
Able to leverage offshore personnel/managed services to successfully maintain day-to-day ‘keep the lights on’ activities with high quality in a cost-effective manner
Experience with or general ability to effectively manage and interact with remote, off-site and off-shore resources, some working within alternate time-zones.
Ability to create, communicate and promote compelling status and progress reports, utilizing effective methods by which to best display successes and accomplishments in a convincing manner.
Knowledge of and ability to actively monitor the environment, be it through automated processes and tools, consistent procedures or alternate functional methods.
Encourages knowledge enhancement, continued education, and cross-team training