APPLICATION LEAD

Responsibilities

  • Reporting into the CEO with overarching responsibilities for Kablamo’s Application discipline

  • Internal Focus

    • Internal thought leadership and expertise around Kablamo application architecture, leading application development standards “the Kablamo way”
    • Contribute to Kablamo’s full-stack enterprise architecture practises

    • Contribute to Kablamo’s internal product development projects

    • Follow and contribute  to Kablamo’s agile methodology and processes

  • Client Focus

    • Develop and deliver application architecture thought leadership and subject matter expertise for Kablamo clientele

    • Provide technical expertise and solutions in a pre-sales and consulting capacity, as required

    • Hands-on execution of solution delivery at a Principal / Discipline Lead level across multiple Kablamo client accounts

    • Work with Kablamo strategic partners (Adobe and AWS) to understand and implement bleeding edge solutions and partner best practices

  • People Leadership
    • Provide vision and direction to the team, leading the application developers across multiple disciplines - full-stack, front-end and mobile

    • Provide mentoring and coaching to the team to drive high performance and consistently deliver desired outcomes

    • Enable the technical career path of application developers

    • Drive the expansion of Kablamo application development team, including skill diversification, experience levels, team structure, hiring process (including technical interviews) and performance reviews

  • Consistently demonstrate and advocate Kablamo's values. 

Required Skills and Experience

  • 10+ years’ experience in software engineering
  • 5+ years leading application development teams
  • 4+ years working within cloud based environments
  • Advanced application architecture and development / engineering capability
  • Advanced understanding of practical Micro-service, SOA, Mobile and Cloud patterns and practices
  • Advanced understanding of agile practices including, but not limited to; Code versioning, CI/CD/CD, Automated quality practices
  • Advanced understanding of application development security best practice
  • Experience in leading and empowering highly talented and opinionated technical teams
  • Able to effectively communicate to internal and client stakeholders, including client CxO, and across client hierarchies.
  • Proven experience working with senior level CxO corporate clients
  • Proven experience with Agile AWS deployments and automation
  • Strong mentoring and leadership qualities
  • Self-motivated and resourceful. Able to deal with ambiguity, set own goals and working toward them
  • Excellent organisational, time management skills, also respectful of other team members’ schedules and time
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication and presentation skills

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Competency in one or more languages including, but not limited to: Java, .Net, Go, Node, React (.js/native), Angular
  • Experience in one or more platforms including: AEM (and associated Marketing Suite), Salesforce (and associated Marketing Suite), Sitecore, SAP
  • Deep understanding of one or more cloud infrastructure: AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Alibaba. (AWS at minimum)

Future Roles / Career Progression     

  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Information Officer