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CAI Senior Developer Team Lead, Neurodiverse Solutions in United States

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Employment Type

Full time

Worksite Flexibility


Job Summary

Do you have a passion for developing, coaching, and motivating a team? We are looking for a Senior Developer Team Lead with strong leadership, communication, and resourcefulness skills to lead a neurodivergent team of software developers and quality assurance testers.

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Developer Team Lead to develop and manage a team of neurodivergent developers and testers in PowerBI development and testing. You will work closely with our Business Analyst/Project Manager and oversee an agile team of developers and quality assurance testers supporting our Neurodiverse Solutions program. Your responsibilities will extend beyond the technical. You will provide training, guidance, mentoring, support, and supervision to the team, fostering a nurturing and inclusive environment. Familiarity with analytics and data modeling platforms, as well as a solid understanding of best practices and standards, is crucial for this role. This position requires a unique blend of technical expertise, leadership skills, and a deep understanding of data analytics. The Senior Developer Team Lead will also be responsible for understanding and reporting upon the team’s progress towards project goals and milestones. This position will be Full-Time and Remote.

Due to our end client and project work, this role does not offer visa sponsorship.

What You’ll Do

  • Mentor, coach, and support neurodivergent associates working as developers and testers in PowerBI development and testing according to Northern Trust Standards

  • Maintain an associate skill assessment and talent development program for each team member

  • Establish and maintain a regular cadence with client leadership at all levels and associates, obtaining and providing bi-directional feedback

  • Act as initial escalation point of contact on associate issues, and advocate for team members with client

  • Analyze existing data and perform data gap analysis with the goal of improving metrics

  • Ensure that work tasks are delivered on time, within SLA and to the expectations of IT sponsors and business stakeholders

  • Answers team member questions, helps with team member problems, and oversees team member work for quality and guideline compliance

  • Provide encouragement to team members, including communicating team goals and identifying areas for new training or skill checks

  • Design PowerBI dashboards and data models

  • Support the BA/PM in gathering requirements and complete other pre-development work as needed

  • Participate as a senior level development resource by contributing to improving development processes

  • Design data models for dashboard and models based on the Northern Trust Data Product

  • Lead Agile Ceremonies as needed

What You'll Need


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or a related field

  • 5-8 Years of Overall Development Experience

  • 3-5 Years of PowerBI Development Experience

  • Analytics and data modelling knowledge with extremely good SQL skills

  • 3 year’s experience managing direct reports, including delegation of tasks, performance appraisal/yearly reviews, and corrective action

  • Experience interviewing candidates and providing feedback to hiring managers

  • Experience leading the training, guidance, and performance management of new and existing team members

  • Experience organizing, and executing training and development plans, and communicating progress and managing expectations across all levels of leadership

  • Experience managing multiple priorities, analyze technical problems and synthesize thoughtful solutions

  • Ability to navigate complex and difficult situations with tact

  • Relationship building skills to solidify and retain current business and identify/communicate opportunities for business development


  • Experience with PowerBI bookmarks and custom visual development using the SDK a plus

  • User-based UI design experience a plus.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to perform the essential job functions consistent safely and successfully with the ADA and other federal, state, and local standards.

  • Sedentary work that involves sitting or remaining stationary most of the time with occasional need to move around the office to attend meetings, etc.

  • Ability to conduct repetitive tasks on a computer, utilizing a mouse, keyboard, and monitor.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employment selection process, please direct your inquiries to or (888) 824 – 8111.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement

It is the policy of CAI not to discriminate against any employee or applicant due to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or being a protected veteran. It is also the policy of CAI to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or being a protected veteran, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment. Employees and applicants of CAI will not be subject to harassment due to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or being a protected veteran. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited.