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Lead Engineer, IT Software Development & Maintenance

Hotel Brand: IHG Corporate
Location: United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Hotel: Corp Atlanta Ravinia (ATLR3)

Job number: R192303

About Us

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With over 370,000 colleagues in nearly 100 countries sharing our values, there’s countless opportunities at your fingertips.

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Your day to day


Job Summary(Role Summary)

The Lead Engineer IT Software Development & Maintenance role has the primary responsibility of leading, advising and coaching a team of software developers and support roles. The Lead Engineer IT Software Development & Maintenance is an execution-focused leader within a team, providing leadership, technical guidance, and workflow management daily. The Lead Engineer IT Software Development & Maintenance triages complex problems escalated from junior team members, explains procedures, and coaches the team members through the escalation.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities(Key Activities)


  • Provide technical solutions for complex problems for analyzing, designing, coding, debugging and documenting software, including interface components, graphical screens, reports, and high level logic for application system(s).
  • Develop strategies for the continued planning, scheduling, and coordination of system tests for reliability, scalability, and maintainability and monitor test results to take or assign required corrective action.
  • Leads proofs of concepts and acts as an advisor to Sr. level IT management on strategic decisions concerning legacy and/or new technology.
  • Provide expertise in conducting project and code reviews to ensure development conforms to governance, standards, requirements, and the software development life cycle as defined. 
  • Facilitate the design, development, and implementation of real time applications for use in a multi-platform environment.
  • Implement complex programs and lead/coordinate project/program and systems documentation according to established IT standards.
  • Diagnoses complex problems and lead/coordinate cross team collaboration to resolve.
  • Provide reports on project development status to software engineering management and other key stakeholders.
  • Analyzes the stability and health of our systems/environment utilizing monitoring tools and may be required to produce reports.
  • Leads system upgrades and complex break/fix solutions.
  • Act as subject matter expert in focus area(s) and acts as a lead role for both onshore and offshore vendor/supplier development teams

What we need from you



Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a relevant field of work or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.


  • Typically, a minimum of 10+ years of progressive work related experience with demonstrated proficiency in multiple disciplines, technologies, or processes related to the position.
  • Experience working with a set of geographically dispersed team and bringing a holistic view of development projects

Technical skills and Knowledge

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of structured analysis and technical design techniques.
  • Strong knowledge in addition to experience in related software architectures and development methodologies
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Extensive knowledge in one or more of the following:

  • Release orchestration tools, Cloudbees preferred
  • Scripting
    • Bash
    • Python
    • Groovy
  • Strong understanding of automation opportunities in infrastructure, Web, Mobile and Cloud native service development

- Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Hive, Python)

-Angular JS
- AEM Development (Adobe Experience Manager)
- Native App (IOS or Android)
- SOA middleware architecture
- Apigee


IPSoft, DASH, App Dynamics, Service Now, CA Technologies

What we offer

At IHG Hotels & Resorts, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to an individual’s, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital or familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

IHG is committed to promoting a culture of inclusion where everyone feels safe, respected and valued.  We seek talent from all backgrounds to join our teams, and encourage our colleagues to bring their authentic and best selves to work.  


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