Development Team Lead

Viking Client Services
Job LocationUS


Role is in Minneapolis, MN. The purpose of the Development Team Lead position is ensuring that a team of developers is focused on the correct tasks and following company standards. This role will split time between these
administrative duties along with developing solutions.


  • Understand and gather requirements from internal and external customers
  • Ensure that developers have created all the tickets necessary to achieve the functionality of the current release being developed
  • Monitor that each sprint has the appropriate amount of work to serve the release
  • Be able to report the progress the sprint, compared to the timeline
  • Develop solutions that fulfill those requirements using:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Net/C#
  • Check all code changes into Viking’s version control
  • Unit-test created code
  • Create and execute test plan with the MRA
  • Create release notes for the Development and Business staff
  • Participate in planning meetings
  • Gather and understand business requirements from those meetings
  • Architect the workflow to serve those business needs
  • Develop code in Microsoft SQL and .NET
  • Work from Viking’s ticketing system and document progress there
  • Update Subversion with development notes
  • QA Developers own code
  • Create Test Plan
  • Support User Acceptance testing
  • Follow change management process by demonstrating successful testing and allow the
  • promotion of code from Test to Production by Manager of Reporting and Analytics


  • Education: BS degree with a concentration in data. In lieu of a degree must have a comparable amount of years of practical experience.  
  • Experience: 7 plus years working in data.

Other Skills:

A deep Knowledge of one of the following coding languages:

  • Microsoft SQL
  • One of the .NET languages
  • Architecture styles/APIs
  • Ability to follow Viking naming conventions as well as follow our software development lifecycle
  • Able to work as part of a team during design and testing
  • Able to work independently when developing
  • An ability to gather requirements in varied forms from both internal and external customers

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