SOA Tech Lead

Hotels Clubs and Spas
IT and Computers
Americas North and South
Salary Description:
Wyndham Worldwide
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SOA Tech Lead
02 Nov 2016

Envision your career with one of the world's largest hospitality companies.

We provide a range of hospitality products and services through our global portfolio of world-renowned brands under our parent company, Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN).

Do you want to be part of a company ranked as one of the best places to work?

Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest hotel company based on number of hotels and is one of three hospitality business units of Wyndham Worldwide. As both a leading hotel brand franchisor and hotel management services provider, the company's global portfolio consists of nearly 8,000 properties and 678,000 rooms in 72 countries under the following brands: Dolce Hotels and Resorts ® , Wyndham Grand ® , Wyndham Hotels and Resorts ® , Wyndham Garden ® Hotels, TRYP by Wyndham ® , Wingate by Wyndham ® , Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham ® , Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham ® , Ramada ® , Baymont Inn & Suites ® , Days Inn ® , Super 8 ® , Howard Johnson ® , Travelodge® and Knights Inn ® . Wyndham Rewards, the company's guest loyalty program, offers more than 44 million members the opportunity to earn and redeem points at thousands of hotels across the world.

The Technical Lead is responsible for the technical leadership of assigned systems and is accountable for ensuring that the system structure adheres to established best practices. The technical lead is expected to work independently to oversee all application maintenance as well as all system enhancements. This person is tasked with coordinating technical efforts within our IT department and with multiple vendors. The Technical Lead is responsible for solution design in coordination with Architecture and works to maintain our design standards while also working on the actual design.

This role also requires working with Onsite and Offshore groups on a daily basis. They should maintain technical proficiencies with existing technologies and remain abreast of emerging technologies, at the same time share specific competencies across the Engineering team. They need to work collaboratively with other teams within IT and across the business teams and partners to achieve project and solution goals.

Work with the Project Managers and Engineers to create project estimates and a project plan
Communicate to the project team and support team effectively to achieve the project and solution goals Represent engineering team in project meetings and solution discussions Analyze and provide insight into complexity of business requirements, user interface design and create solutions that reduce technical complexity while maximizing business and user benefits Guide and lead senior engineers to create the system and detailed technical design. The technical lead is ultimately responsible for sound detailed design.
Investigate new technologies and guide developers to assist in investigation
Assure team uses best practices in design and implementation of the system Review proposed solutions by senior engineers and guide them toward an elegant implementation
Communicate designs and technical requirements with technical team and manage implementation of the overall system

Coordinate with Architecture on significant system design decisions.

- Communication skills to clearly articulate and represent engineering team in project and/or solution meetings - Ability to work collaboratively and influence the project team to achieve the goals
- Experience with ecommerce implementations and technical project management skills for delivery
- Ability to manage time and pressures to work on multiple initiatives at the same time - Ability to work with the team to put together estimations, presentations, risks, and solutions is key to this role - Ability to work well in a matrix organization managing employees and consultants
- Ability to put together and manage budgets for the assigned projects


BS - Computer Science preferred

- Good technical writing skills required
- Good verbal and written communication skills required
- Application Server - Experience in administration, system configuration and development in WebLogic 12c application server in a clustered environment. Experience with Apache server 2.2 or above.

- Enterprise Application Integration - Strong understanding of Service Oriented Architecture concepts((WSDL, SOAP, XML), JAX-RPC, JAX-WS), Experience implementing solutions using SOA architecture, Significant development and hands-on experience in Unix/Linux environment, Hands-on experience building composite applications using XML and developing webservices using Soap and Rest. Experience in designing, implementing and integrating Ecommerce applications with Java EE6 technologies ;Development experience in high- availability/high scalability environments. Experience with Cloud based Technology and Ecommerce is required. - Content Management System - Exposure to integrate with AEM 6.x. - Database skills - Experience in developing SQL and stored procedures in Oracle database - Web technologies - Experience with XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, F5, DNS & SSL; Experience with Cross- Browser development and W3C Accessibility standards; Experience with Omniture Site Catalyst tagging, Experience with front-end frameworks such as bootstrap, angular, topcoat - Application development technologies - Experience with Java EE6 and current distributed application development technologies: Core Java, Spring, JSF, JSP/Servlets, XML, XSL, XSLT, EJB, Web Services, JDBC, RMI, and HTTP/S protocols; Experience with client side, middle tier and server side programming; Experience with development tools: Eclipse, Jbuilder, DBVisualizer, Toad, XMLSpy, Visual SourceSafe, Win CVS, ANT, Maven, Accurev; Experience working with UNIX (Solaris/Linux) operating systems.

- Design and Architecture - Experience in designing and architecting web applications, distributed components, content management systems, and search engines; Advanced understanding of design patterns, open source frameworks, Unified Modeling language (UML) and development methodologies like Rational Unified Process (RUP), Extreme programming (XP), Rapid Application Development (RAD) and Agile; Experience in gathering/reviewing business and technical requirements; Experience in creating design and deployment documents based on RUP templates and Rapid application development process templates; Experience working with design tools: Together, Erwin, MS Visio, PowerDesigner, Axure; Experience with PCI complaint solutions would be preferable - 10 years of relevant development experience. - 2-3 years of experience as a team lead

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Contact: HR Department

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