EY .NET Technical Manager in Alpharetta, Georgia

.NET Technical Manager

Core Business Services

Requisition # ALP001LZ

Post Date Feb 21, 2018

Join our Core Business Services (CBS) team and you will help support the important business enablement functions that keep our organization running strong. As a CBS professional, you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability. Major teams within CBS include Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Enterprise Support Services, Brand Marketing and Communications, Business Development, Knowledge and Risk Management.

With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Job Summary:

The resource will be part of the Global Tax IT Service Delivery Team.

The Tax IT Service Delivery team is responsible for the end-to-end delivery of programs/projects to develop and maintain global applications and systems primarily based on SharePoint technology.

The team is geographically dispersed and comprises of all disciplines required to deliver IT solutions for our customers, including project managers, business analysts, application engineers, quality assurance & testers and implementation managers. In addition, the function works closely with the Technical Lead on the project.

In accordance with EY Solution delivery standards, Tax IT Service Delivery team makes use of the latest releases of technology from Microsoft. They are responsible for the delivery of programs that offer a chance to work on web applications that span the spectrum of devices from desktop to tablets to smartphones.

The AE Tech Leads coordinates and manages a team of development lead resources to enforce process and review output of developers to ensure predictability and quality of deliverables. AE Tech Lead will have overall ownership of the underlying solutions developed and deployed by the Service Delivery development team and will act as overall product owner within Service Delivery for critical business facing technologies deployed to the customer.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Develop and deliver technical systems.

  • Maintain adherence to architectural standards/principles, global product-specific guidelines, usability design standards, etc.

  • Participate in the development and review of documents to comply with SDLC methodologies [e.g. Engineering Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), estimation, Solution Design Document (SDD) and Software Architecture Documents (SAD)].

  • Provide support and documentation to assist in sustaining the project during the transition to production where necessary.

  • Adhere to Application Engineering methodologies, standards, code reviews.

  • Provide feedback regarding application engineering methodologies, standards and leading practices when appropriate.

  • Identify potential points of contention for missed activities and notify project leadership of situation and remediation plan.

  • Minimize technical exposure and risk on projects.

  • Provide technical guidance to development team members.

  • Technical deliverables (i.e., code and documentation) on projects assigned.

  • Translate detailed Requirements and Design and Solution Architecture deliverables into detailed design specifications.

  • Maintain effective and consistent communication within the team, with peers, the leadership team and the peers in other IT groups.

  • Proactively raise issues to Technical and Group Leads when necessary.

  • Produce high-quality application engineering deliverables in accordance with the project timeline.

  • Build and unit test a project to detailed design specifications.

  • Provide thought leadership and technical guidance to engineering staff.

  • Application Development Work breakdown structure

  • Solutions Design Documents.

  • Release Packages.

  • Hand-over documentation for operations.

  • Unit Test Scripts.

  • Assign tasks to developers.

  • Review of code completed.

  • Review performance of developers.

  • Make assessments of contractor abilities.

  • Proactively anticipate project issues before they occur; define the problem; identify possible causes; work with the team to identify solutions; select and implement the most appropriate solution.

  • Apply judgment in implementing Application Engineering methodologies, processes, and practices to specific requirements of projects/programs which may include product design engineering, information security, code maintainability and reliability.

Analytical/Decision-Making Responsibilities:

  • Proactively anticipates project issues before they occur; defines the problem; identifies possible causes; works with the team to identify solutions; selects and implements most appropriate solution.

  • Applies judgment in implementing Application Engineering methodologies, processes, and practices to specific requirements of projects/programs which may include product design engineering, information security, code maintainability and reliability.

  • Sound analytical skills and problem-solving skills needed to manage multiple technical challenges simultaneously per each project assigned when needed.

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

  • Recent demonstrable experience of performing a tech lead lead role in a significant, client facing delivery programme with a multi-country, multi-discipline team, likely to come from a solutions and infrastructure architecture background

  • Excellent broad architecture and troubleshooting knowledge.

  • Extensive broad Development knowledge (including but not limited to AngularJs, .Net MVC Web Api, SQL Server, ADO.Net, Entity Framework. SharePoint etc).

  • including a solid understanding of the Client Side Object Model.

  • Relevant product knowledge of a broad range of technologies, link aggregating sites exposed to both internal and external clients, plus the associated underlying provisioning and site administration capabilities.

  • Recent experience of working within Tax business and familiarization with the business landscape and associated pressures preferable but not mandatory.

  • Solid interpersonal communication and team skills required to operate as a contributing member of global technical teams that deliver quality services.

  • Strong technical skills designing, developing, debugging, documenting, and implementing applications.

  • Strong knowledge and experience in all IT methodologies and life cycles that will be used.

  • Possesses an understanding of IT Services: service offerings, technical standards and policies, technical and business strategies as well as organizational structure.

  • Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on service offerings and products provided by IT.

  • Excellent level of communication skill in English is mandatory.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field and/or equivalent work experience.

  • At least 3 years acting an a senior architecture / technical lead role in a comparable organization.

  • Significant experience of deploying large, enterprise wide SharePoint implementations to significant (100k+) user volumes

  • At least 5 years of hands on experience leading a team of developers either onshore or offshore - defining work breakdown structures/tasks, assigning the team work items, monitoring and ensuring quality and adherence to standards etc…

  • At least 7 years of relevant hands-on work experience building, integrating and delivering enterprise-wide web and windows applications using Microsoft and other technologies for large organizations on complex projects.

  • 7+ years of ASP.Net MVC, ASP.Net Web Forms and Win Forms experience

  • 7+ years of client side development leading experience, with strong skills in:

  • Microsoft SharePoint

  • HTML

  • JavaScript

  • jQuery and ideally other libraries such as Angular

  • CSS

  • 5+ years of experience of working with applications that have a SQL Server backend (SQL Server 2008R2 and newer).

  • 5+ years of experience with Team Foundation Server.

  • 5+ years of experience with SharePoint Technologies.

  • 3+ years’ experience with O365.

  • 3+ years’ experience of Azure.

  • 5+ years of experience with Object-Relational Mappers such as Entity Framework or NHibernate

  • Ideally experience working with SSRS, SSIS

  • Experience with SharePoint, HTML 5, JSON, Web API, Web Services mandatory

  • Experience with MongoDB or other document databases, WCF, WPF, VBA etc would be a plus

  • Experience of developing on Mobile platforms

  • Knowledge of Message Bus architecture e.g. MSMQ and Computer architecture including multi-threading would be ideal

  • Experience or familiarity with Actor model frameworks such as Microsoft Orleans Framework or Akka.Net is a nice to have

  • Knowledge and experience with working on N-Tier applications.

  • In-depth knowledge of object-oriented analysis and design (OOAD) principles, and familiarity with many design patterns for Software applications.

  • Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships.

  • Demonstrated expertise in application design and construction, work breakdown structure of items, design and code reviews, unit test and build activities, deployment and performance related activities, documentation, support and training/mentoring.

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.

  • Experience working on projects following Agile methodologies would be ideal

  • Experience working with Azure or other cloud providers would be ideal

  • Experience working with vendors or 3rd parties providing development services is a nice to have

  • Ability to work within diverse, global, virtual teams.

  • Proven ability to thrive under pressure