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Team Lead Application Development

  • Location: Westborough, MA
  • Start Date: 2/21/2024
  • Job ID: 24-00114
  • Posting Date: 3/26/2024
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
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Location: Westborough, MA - Onsite/Hybrid
Duration: Direct hire/permanent

Job Description:

Position Summary: The Team Lead of Application Development is responsible for overall effectiveness of the systems in the IT Applications portfolio which includes the analysis, prototyping, developing and deploying of custom software applications and solutions for the business. Ensure that maximum utility is achieved by implementing and sustaining standard project and software development processes through a series of key performance indicators.

As the Team Lead of Development team, you will play a crucial role in driving the success of our projects, ensuring the delivery of high-quality software solutions, and fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment. You will provide supervision and coaching to Development team that own working relationships with internal business teams and external vendors. Your primary focus will be to supervise development and delivery of software in accordance with business requirements. You will develop a team of high performing software developers and provide level 2 and level 3 support for critical systems directly to business stakeholders.

The individual must have a strong demonstrated understanding of SDLC, full software development life cycle and have diverse experience with both front-end and back-end coding languages, development frameworks and 3rd party libraries. The individual will be responsible for architecture, design and development of custom applications & systems.

Client is a convenience store operator with nearly 1,700 company owned and operated retail and restaurant locations across the United States. Client's corporate support center is located in Westborough, MA.


Leadership and Team Management

  • Lead, mentor, and motivate a team of software developers, fostering a positive and collaborative work culture.
  • Provide guidance and support to team members, ensuring their professional growth and development.
  • Facilitate technical debate and decision making with an appreciation for trade-offs

Project Management

  • Oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of development projects.
  • Collaborate with other departments to gather requirements & define project scope effectively.


  • Provide level 2 and level 3 support for critical systems at our Store support system and stores.
  • Participate in the design of overall architecture and develop Web, System and Mobile Applications.
  • Ensure that the code is developed to standards. Continuously enhance software by following strong design principles and product specifications.

Working Relationships

  • Team Lead of Application Development will be reporting to Group VP of Application Development. He/she will also work closely with others within the IT department as well as with business partners to ensure efficient software development, smooth production handoffs and drive value to the business.


Minimum Education: Computer Science Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Education: Masters in Computer Science

  • Strong hands-on software development, or IT Engineering;
  • Strong experience managing software developers
  • Strong hands-on coding, (system) design & architecture skills


  • Hands-on experience driving software transformations within high-growth environments.
  • Experience making architectural and design-related decisions for large scale platforms, understanding the tradeoffs between time-to-market vs. flexibility.
  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. MS-SQL & Oracle), web servers (e.g. Apache) and UI/UX design
  • Demonstrated proficiency with front end languages and libraries such as HTML/CSS JavaScript, XML & jQuery.
  • Experience with multiple back-end languages such as C#, Python etc. and JavaScript frameworks such as Node JS, React, NextJS and ExpressJS.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with server side languages such as Python & Node.js.
  • Solid understanding of database concepts and hands-on advanced SQL skills.
  • Knowledge of key concepts in Cloud computing and experience with Azure.
  • Demonstrated communication (both verbal & written) and organization skills.
Posted by Adam Barron
Technical Resource Manager - Midwest
(800) 821-4644 x 9584