We are looking for a Development Team Lead to join our growing global team. The role has two primary responsibilities:

  • Drive best-in-class development and lead our development team
  • Development responsibilities include coordinating with business analysts, design, and QA team members, and utilizing best practices to design and develop solutions to meet the needs of our customers in an Agile environment.

As Development Team Lead, you will be responsible for managing our growing team of front-end and back-end development resources as they execute against project plans in coordination with product owners and clients.

This is a hands-on role where you will be responsible for working on complex, major, or highly visible tasks supporting the administration and design of Agile application development across the span of IT use cases.

You will coordinate with internal and external stakeholders for requirements, design and development approvals, and release calendar aligned with enterprise SDLC requirements. The role will ensure the coordinated running of day-to-day development activities and develop processes to enforce best class development, testing, branching, release, and support methodologies.

In this role, the ideal candidate is someone who has expertise in back-end MuleSoft development processes and who has led multi-disciplinary development teams as part of a larger project team – including exposure to QA test processes, business analysts, Product Owners, and UI/UX designers. The Development Team Lead will interact heavily with our team members, such as project managers, developers, testers, and analysts across multiple projects.


    • MuleSoft development: API Design, integrations with APIs and mule development to provide the functionality needed.
    • Conduct technical evaluations of new source systems for integration.
    • Create technical documentation for all new source systems.
    • Merge all code requests.
    • Determining project requirements and developing work schedules for the team.
    • Delegating tasks and achieving daily, weekly, and monthly goals.
    • Liaising with team members, management, and clients to ensure projects are completed to standard.
    • Identifying risks and forming contingency plans as soon as possible.
    • Analyzing existing operations and scheduling training sessions and meetings to discuss improvements.
    • Updating work schedules and performing troubleshooting as required.
    • Motivating staff and creating a space where they can ask questions and voice their concerns.
    • Being transparent with the project team about challenges, failures, and successes.
    • Writing progress reports and delivering presentations to the relevant stakeholders.
    • Collaborating with the team to identify and fix technical problems.
    • Supervising system modifications.
    • Guiding the team through technical issues and challenges.

    Skillset Required

    • Experience having led a multi-disciplinary development team
    • Experience in designing API solutions
    • Experience with cloud and prem environments
    • Experience in project development using the Agile SDLC
    • Fluent in English
    • A Bachelor’s degree in software engineering or the equivalent in additional work experience

    Desired Skills

    • 10 years of demonstrable experience in MuleSoft development
    • Experience with React development
    • Experience with Liferay
    • CI/CD tools, Jenkins, Ansible, Python

    About Plecosystems:

    Plecosystems is a high impact, fast moving company that delivers exciting results for our clients. We serve clients in Pharma, Life Sciences and Insurance and we are growing rapidly. We have exciting partnerships and are also developing our own products in this space. Supporting our New York City base with our offshore presence in Eastern Europe, South America and New Zealand, we offer the successful candidate the opportunity to be part of an exciting business model and the chance to help shape the near-term outcomes for our major customers. Plecosystems is well placed to deliver on this new world digital working reality and we are expanding our capabilities accordingly.