Tech Lead

Virginia Beach, Virginia | Permanent | Job ID #59846 |

Client based in the Norfolk, VA area is seeking a Technical Lead for a full-time perm engagement.

This lead will be responsible for mentoring a small team of engineers on design and technical architecture.

Daily activities include analyzing, designing and leading module development and working directly with customers for project implementation.

This role will work in the functional area of Supply Chain and Retail. The overall objective of this role is to lead efforts to ensure quality standards are being met technically.


  • Analyze customer requirements and document Software Requirement Specifications
  • Produce design documents and participate design reviews
  • Create project plans
  • Writing code, unit tests, and building deployment scripts (minimally)
  • Guiding and mentoring a small team of developers
  • Participating in code reviews
  • Reviewing Test Strategies
  • Monitoring timelines and managing project execution
  • Executing performance and scalability tests and profiling hotspots


  • 6+ years of relevant experience in a development/Architecture sepcifically working in a Java or C# environment
  • Experience with relational databases (Oracle)
  • Able to write SQL queries
  • Extensive knowledge of the Java or C# programming language
  • Experience with enterprise integration patterns & protocols, such as REST, EDI, SOAP
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Functional knowledge of supply chains, logistics, order management, master data management, cataloging, etc. is a plus*
  • Experience with modern web client technologies (in particular React) is a plus*
  • Project Management Certification Preferred*

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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