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Technical Principal2019-12-10T05:33:31-05:00<p><strong>About ThoughtWorks</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"><br></span>We are a global software consultancy and a community of passionate, purpose-led individuals. We think disruptively to deliver technology to address our clients' toughest challenges, all while seeking to revolutionize the IT industry and create positive social change.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As a Principal Consultant at ThoughtWorks, you have total responsibility for technical delivery on a client engagement so you are likely to have a rich breadth of industry experience.</span></p> <p><strong>Here’s what you will bring:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Expertise in multiple technologies (including Java, .Net, Ruby/Ruby on Rails/Scala/Clojure etc) across software engineering, security, data interchange, data management etc.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience as an architect or leading and inspiring software development team.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Solid understanding of the practical application of agile development methods and leading software development teams in an Agile/Lean/Continuous Delivery environment.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Significant software development and infrastructure architecture experience in designing and architecting enterprise web applications.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Understanding of the issues businesses face and experience working with them to create robust, scalable, elegant, flexible and relevant software solutions that truly transform industries.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working directly with senior IT groups in an advisory role.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working with CTO/COO to create technical strategies.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Any experience building and leading an offshore/outsourcing function would be highly beneficial.</span></li> </ul> <p><strong>As a Principal Consultant, here’s what you can do at ThoughtWorks: </strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">T</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">ake the needs and challenges of a client and formulate the technical roadmap and technology solution that will support their business strategies and goals.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Provide technical leadership across all areas of the enterprise to ensure delivery of exceptional technical solutions.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Formulate and articulate the technical and political implication of real-world solutions.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Orchestrate the management of technology scope and risks.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Mentor on approach and execution of solutions, coach on technologies and establishing a team-wide comprehension of solution capabilities and direction.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ensure technical expectations of deliverables are met.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Drive ThoughtWorks’ Thought-Leadership on engineering and architectural practices and standards.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be an inspiration for innovation to the client.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Become a trusted and valued partner of the client CIO/CTO and team.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Exploit opportunities for networking and relationship building that arise out of delivery activities.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Create and support sales activities.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Maintaining strong expertise and knowledge of current and emerging technologies and products.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Code! We don’t subscribe to the “post-technical” ivory tower leadership style.</span></li> </ul> <div> <p> </p> <h3><strong><em>A few important things to know:</em></strong></h3> <p><strong>Projects are almost exclusively on customer site, so candidates should be flexible and open to extensive travel.</strong></p> <p><strong>Candidates must possess work authorization that does not require H-1B visa sponsorship by ThoughtWorks or dependent EAD.</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Not quite ready to apply? Or maybe this isn’t the right role for you? That’s OK, you can stay in touch with</span><a href="https://www.thoughtworks.com/careers/access?utm_source=apply-jobs&amp;utm_medium=jd&amp;utm_campaign=access-thoughtworks"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> AccessThoughtWorks</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, our learning community (click "</span><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">contact me about recruitment opportunities"</span></em><span style="font-weight: 400;"> to hear about jobs in the future).</span></p> <p><em>It is the policy of ThoughtWorks, Inc. to provide a work environment free of discrimination. The Company will take affirmative action to ensure applicants and ThoughtWorks employees are treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, ethnic origin, veteran or military status, family or marital status, disability, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender expression or gender identity. This also includes individuals who are perceived to have any of the aforementioned attributes. ThoughtWorks will adhere to all federal, state, and municipal laws and regulations governing employment.</em></p> </div>ThoughtworksDallas, TexasUSA