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Technical Anchor Senior 50932 in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/24/2019

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Job ID: 50932

Technical Anchor Position Description:

  • The Technical Anchor is a combination of a technical and leadership role and is a great opportunity to build upon your skills for further growth within the company. 
  • The ICI Decisioning team is an exciting new space, working with Machine Learning technologies.
  • Currently, we are working on developing a decisioning platform with Pega, where various Business Programs will be built off of. 
  • If you love to be challenged, to learn new technologies and to be in a space where your fresh ideas are accepted and encouraged, this is a space for you! 


  • Work closely with the Product Manager and Product Owner to translate Business Value needs (the WHAT) into User Stories (the HOW) for delivery by Software Engineers 
  • Act as a consultant to the business vs. an order taker 
  • Work closely with Architect and Software Engineers to architect the solutions to the business need 
  • Define best practices and standards, working with other Technical Anchors for the Product as well as COE/Operations for the tools used (Pega, Java, Hadoop, DataStage, etc.) 
  • Abide by all Information Security Policies 
  • Balance 'doing it right' with 'speed to delivery' by identifying and mitigating risk, generating options, educating business and other decision makers, and taking on justified technical debt.
  •  Guide software engineers in delivery and support 
  • Participate in hiring and talent retention activities 
  • Lead by example in use of Paired Programming for cross training/upskilling, problem solving, and speed to delivery.

Skills Required:

  • Experience with Cloud based applications like Adobe Marketing Cloud, MS Dynamics, Salesforce Marketing Cloud etc. 
  • Experience with relational and No-SQL/Big Data Management platforms 
  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Progressive responsibilities in IT, with 8 + years of experience in development 
  • Experience leading developers 
  • Knowledge of coding best practices 
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver project commitments 
  • Experience applying agile practices to solution delivery 
  • Experience in all phases of the development lifecycle 
  • Must be team-oriented and have excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills 
  • Good organizational and time-management skills 
  • Experience in Strategic Thinking and Solutioning 
  • Must be a self-starter to understand existing bottlenecks and come up with innovative solutions. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with key stakeholders outside the project to understand requirements/resolve issues. 
  • Open to learning new technologies

Education Required:

  • B.S. Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent work experience in the requested field

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have fun a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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