Technical Team Lead (Product Development)

| Chicago

Job Description Summary

The Technical Lead on the CCC consumer team will be responsible for driving the technical designing and development of new consumer facing application software and related application components. He or she will lead the application and database design, walk the product owner and developers through the design and drive and support them with development and testing activities. The right candidate will assist with tracking performance metrics and integrate knowledge of business and functional priorities. This role is a key contributing role in a complex and crucial environment and may lead teams of developers and mentor new team members.

 

Job Duties

 

Qualifications

You have:

 

You are:

 

Why Choose CCC:

 

We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer generous benefit plans and resources designed with employee satisfaction in mind.
What we value is simple - customers, employee commitment, collaboration and clear communication.

We hire people who will embrace the company’s goals and productively contribute in ways that help us serve the customer, innovate, and stay strong.
We make it a priority to keep employees healthy, happy and enriched.

 

 

Our corporate headquarters is located in downtown Chicago within the historic Merchandise Mart—a certified LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) building.

 

Please Note: Contingent Workers, Field Inventory Representatives and Interns are not eligible for the benefits above.

 

CCC Information Services was recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Mid-Sized Employers in 2018 and ranked #17 in the Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago in 2017 by Built In Chicago.

 

CCC is ready to help you shift your career into high gear. Let's get started!

  • Drive the architecture and technical design of application components.

  • Hands on technical development of complex application features, from back to front end.

  • Drive and ensure code quality and ensure testing guidelines are met.

  • Ability to look beyond the status quo and identify areas of constant change / improvements.

  • Manage release schedule and ensure on-time delivery of software components to production.
  • Collaborate with product stakeholders to identify functional and non-functional requirements
  • Showcase strong technical expertise and leadership throughout the delivery process and provide guidance with regards to best practices, procedures, and techniques
  • Participate in open, frank discussions, especially in technical matters, while giving and accepting feedback and constructive criticism
  • Work with Quality Assurance and Product Owner teams to ensure that software products meet functional and non-functional requirements
  • Present and defend architectural, design, and technical choices to internal audiences
  • Resolve production defects and issues
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Mathematics or related work experience
  • At least 7+ years of experience in software development with hands-on experience with Agile/Scrum methodology and strong understanding of MVC, Core Java, Design Patterns
  • Extensive experience in business object modeling, data modeling and application architecture.
  • Extensive experience in unit testing, unit testing frameworks, and unit testing methodologies
  • Extensive experience in a pattern-based approach to software design. Strong knowledge of software patterns
  • Extensive experience with Java SE, Spring Suite, Web Frameworks, JSON, JavaScript/TypeScript, Git, REST/SOAP/HTTP web services, Maven, UNIX/LINUX, JUnit
  • Experience with building scalable platforms and automation tooling
  • Experience working on relational databases and applications servers.
  • Experience with infrastructure performance tuning and capacity provisioning
  • Experience building and maintaining high capacity and high throughput computing platforms
  • Knowledge in behavioral testing, behavioral testing frameworks, and behavioral testing methodologies
  • Able to interact comfortably with all levels
  • Comfortable with hands-on detailed work as well as high level of analysis and thinking
  • Proactive and Detail Oriented, yet comfortable working in a dynamic environment with fast paced deliveries and changing requirements.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently and apply own initiative.
  • Quality-oriented with focus on product delivery
  • Healthy - Wellness programs, competitive medical benefit offerings
  • Happy – Recognition programs, a confidential employee assistance program, Perkspot/employee discount program and potentially flexible work arrangements such as staggered start times
  • Enriched – Tuition reimbursement, training and learning programs, and leadership development opportunities
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Location

Two city blocks and twenty-five stories of innovation and culture. theMART is interwoven into the fabric of Chicago’s history as an innovator in tech

An Insider's view of CCC

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I've been here 5 years, and I learn something new everyday. I have the opportunity to grow my skill set, the flexibility to spend time with my family, and the support to accomplish my professional goals.

Prasanthi

Manager, Quality Assurance

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

There is a strong focus on learning and progressing from missteps, with the ultimate goal of making sure we meet
business needs. I have the flexibility to talk directly to people outside of my immediate team which speeds up the delivery process, and aids in responsiveness.

Jennifer

Services Delivery Manager - Austin, TX

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

When I started as an intern at CCC, I was trusted to work with extraordinary technology. Now, as a DevOps Manager, I get to work on those technologies and new ones with other pioneers - that type of innovation ignites my creativity.

Amin

Manager, DevOps

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Our teams are technically adept and highly capable. Equally, if not more importantly, they have a passion and desire to learn. We're not satisfied just cranking out code, there is a strong desire to learn about our customers and be creative

John

Director, Product Development

How does the company support your career growth?

Employees get to learn about multiple products across our entire customer base. This allows employees to figure out what area aligns best with their strengths and interests, and where they are looking to grow.

Susanne

Manager, Operations

What are CCC Perks + Benefits

CCC Benefits Overview

Perks are fun, but they should also be highly functional. So we offer more than just free coffee and gym membership benefits (though we've got those, too). We offer comprehensive and well thought-out benefits for your health, happiness and bank account.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
CCC's Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) help employees cover out-of-pocket expenses with pre-tax contributions for medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, and dependent care expenses.
Disability Insurance
CCC provides short-term and long-term disability insurance.
Dental Benefits
CCC provides two dental plans with Aetna, PPO and DMO.
Vision Benefits
CCC provides two vision plans with VSP.
Health Insurance Benefits
CCC offers four medical plans offered through BCBSIL (PPO, Health Savings Account [HSA], Health Care Account [HCA], and Kaiser Permanente HMO.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
CCC's wellness programs includes bio-metric screenings, financial wellness, and weight loss programs. All of these are provided free of charge.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
CCC offers ROTH and/or pre-tax contributions.
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
CCC allows employees to work remotely pending their team and manager's discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Monthly in-house happy hours organized by our CCC employees. Often these have themes for each month depending on time of year. March Madness, Cubs vs White Sox, Mardi Gras, and more!
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
CCC offers tuition reimbursement to an accredited academic institution for all full-time employees up to $5,250 annually.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We know that investing in employee development is crucial. Employees have access to the CCC Learning Academy. The CCC Learning Academy was created as an internal platform for you as an employee. You come here to learn new skills such as time management, cooking, financing a home or career and business development. We empower our employees to learn within these four walls, but then go out and collaborate on these ideas with friends and family

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