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Mobile Development Team Lead

Job Location Des Moines, Iowa Req ID R48861

Krause Group is headquartered in Des Moines, IA and operates in a hybrid office setting. Our associates are onsite a few days each week. Role is not fully remote.

Are you an experienced mobile developer looking for a new opportunity to hone your skills and lead a team? Looking for an opportunity to join a growing team and organization?

Krause Group is looking for a Team Lead, Mobile Development to lead and mentor our team of software developers, while being the key partner to our Director, Enterprise Architecture and Technologies. In this role you’ll work in an agile environment, partnering with our technical teams supporting all technical aspects of each assigned project or product. The successful Team Lead will work across varying technical teams to ensure complete technical solution delivery.

What you’ll do

  • Ensure latest thinking, processes, and technologies are used within the development team while building complex software solutions

  • Lead and support the most complex projects

  • Develop, mentor, and lead developers throughout cross-functional agile teams

  • Provide insightful feedback, coaching, and development to team members of varying levels

  • Creates and maintains an effective working relationship with product owners, end-users, and other members of the IT department

  • Collaborate with product owners to coordinate, develop, and implement product releases

  • Bridge the gap between concept of the project and actions required to complete it

  • Effectively communicates task progress for technical team members

  • Maintains knowledge regarding product and agile scrum process

  • Consolidates technical resource estimates and skill need, both internally and externally

  • Maintains detailed understanding of technical assignments throughout projects

  • Manages all aspects of technical activities

  • Partners with Director on the delivery and implementation of agile development practices, product lifecycle management, PMLC, and ITIL

  • Own overall technical responsibility of products throughout their life cycles

What we’re looking for

  • Strong experience in project management (Agile, Waterfall, Iterative), ITIL, and SDLC processes

  • Broad understanding of internal business operations, internal IT systems, Datawarehouse and the in-house company policy requirements

  • Demonstrated abilities to research new products and technologies and in designing serverless scalable software solutions

  • Broad technical skills and knowledge in solution design, development, and architecture, cloud hosting, DevOps, software integration, Azure, DevOps, React Native, Typescript, NodeJS, Azure Functions, Angular, SQL, Restful APIs and modern auth

  • Exceptional people leader- can inspire, drive positive change, build collaboration and teamwork, and be relatable to associates

  • Demonstrated ability to be agile, respond quickly to trends, changes, and the needs of the organization, its associates, and their customers

  • Demonstrated success in creating a vision and achieving goals in a dynamic environment

  • Experience in developing and implementing strategic/technology plans 

  • Strong customer experience mindset

  • Comfortable with a faster than average pace and frequent changing environment

Other key requirements

  • Significant experience as a Developer and/or significant experience with several hardware and software platforms  

  • Current, strong development experience

  • Strong background with solution development and integration design and coding experience, may include previous experience as an IT Developer

  • Experience with formal and informal people leadership, strongly preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, preferred

  • MBA also preferred 

  • Relocation to the Des Moines, IA area is required

Leadership Competencies

  • Communication: Delivers clear, effective communication and listens to others.

  • Conceptual/Systems Thinking: Recognizes patterns, trends, themes, and connections in information to develop innovative ideas and solutions.

  • Constructive Engagement: Expresses ideas and disagreements, constructively resolves conflict, and encourages others to do the same.

  • Customer Orientation: Meets the expectations and needs of internal and external customers.

  • Decision Making: Makes good decisions in a timely manner.

  • Empowerment: Takes initiative and solves problems.

  • Talent Development: Maximizes potential and improves overall performance.

  • Influence: Proactively builds relationships and influences others.

  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving: Accurately assesses problems and effectively and efficiently arrives at solutions.

  • Strategic Thinking: Understands the current state and is able to visualize the ideal state and how to achieve it.

About Krause Group

Krause Group is an Iowa-based company housing a diverse set of businesses with over 5,000 associates across the U.S. and Italy. These companies include Kum & Go, L.C., Solar Transport, Krause+, Pro Iowa, and the Des Moines Menace soccer team. Krause Group is also home to Italian wineries Vietti and Enrico Serafino, the historic soccer club Parma Calcio 1913, and boutique luxury hotel Casa di Langa, located in the Piedmont region of Italy.

Krause Group believes in People First. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer building a culture of equity and inclusion.

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