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Quanta Services IT Applications Developer Lead in Houston, Texas

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Every moment of every day, people around the world rely on the energy they access through infrastructure built by Quanta. Comprising the largest skilled-labor force in North America, our employees are highly skilled and innovative, continually working to connect people and power. We’re building the infrastructure that supports the energy transition, and there are more opportunities than ever to be part of our team. Join us and build your career building a brighter future.

Imagine what you could do here. We encourage, inspire, and support our people to seize opportunities in our corporate office and with hundreds of our operating companies worldwide that provide solutions for the utility, renewable energy, electric power, industrial, and communications industries.

Quanta actively promotes and maintains a culture of belonging where all employees can be themselves, live their values, and find opportunities to succeed. When you join our team, you join a dynamic organization in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is prized. Come find out how our people power modern life.

About this Role

The IT Applications Developer Lead is responsible for overseeing staff, analyzing technical requirements managing projects, and ensuring timely and efficient delivery of high-quality and properly documented applications. This individual will possess an in-depth understanding of the infrastructure that supports the applications, including expertise in low/no-code development tools and platforms. Facilitating seamless collaboration with other technical teams and vendor companies, the successful candidate will have a strong background in business, technology, or a related field, with a minimum of 8-10 years of experience in development. As a leader, the IT Applications Developer Lead will not only drive the team's performance but also contribute to strategic planning and remain up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies, particularly in the low/no-code space. This role is perfect for a seasoned professional looking to make a significant impact in a dynamic and innovative organization.

What You'll Do

  • Provide leadership and supervision to the development group, including conducting performance reviews and developing performance plans for other developers.

  • Manage relationships with vendor companies, overseeing external development teams and ensuring their alignment with project goals and time-lines.

  • Lead application solution design efforts, taking business & operations requirements and turning them into concrete blues-prints for system design.

  • Act as a key leader within the development group, taking initiative to resolve production issues and ensure development projects remain on schedule.

  • Develop and execute project plans, leading teams to deliver projects according to the established time-line.

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the infrastructure supporting the applications developed or maintained by the development group, including expertise in low/no-code tools and platforms.

  • Collaborate effectively with other technical teams within the IT department, as well as with vendor companies, to meet overall project requirements.

  • Contribute to the annual planning and budget process, particularly in regard to development tool-set requirements and identifying opportunities to improve the group's productivity.

  • Stay current with industry trends and emerging technologies to ensure the development group remains competitive and innovative, particularly in the low/no-code space.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

What You'll Bring

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in business, technical, or equivalent field. Master's or other advanced degree is preferred but not required. Additional years of experience can be used to substitute for a degree.

  • 8-10+ years of experience in leading application development efforts.

  • Proven leadership and team management skills.

  • Strong experience and background in the solution design/architecture portion of custom application development

  • Strong ability to visualize design through Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERD) and other architectural or scenario driven diagrams and flows.

  • Strong understanding of application development and infrastructure concepts, with a focus on low/no-code development tools and platforms.

  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking abilities.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with various technical teams, stakeholders, and vendor companies.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Commitment to staying up-to-date with industry trends and technological advancements, particularly in the low/no-code space.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and/or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

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Category Information Technology

Position Type Full-Time Regular

Workplace Type Hybrid