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Lead Developer – iGrid

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Lead AWS Software Engineer- (iGrid)

Fully Remote

What are we looking for? Motivated and energetic engineers who are passionate about building amazing software. Lead Software Engineers are primarily responsible for designing highly complex solutions then building and overseeing the execution of those designs.

Typical Functions:

• Creates, maintains, and enhances applications as part of a product team.

• Leads, creates, maintains, and enhances applications as part of a product team.

• Researches, evaluates, and implements new technology to optimize application efficiency and usability.

• Designs new functionality based on product backlog priorities, and coordinates development efforts in collaboration with durable product team and cross-functional organizations

• Leverages CICD automation and best practices to deliver quality solutions to our end users

• Applies iterative development to continuously deliver value through frequent deployments

• Mentors other application developers in cloud native development

• Ensures adherence to appropriate design, coding, and cybersecurity standards.

• Leads design and code walk-thru as a presenter or reviewer.

• Maintains records to document system and programming development and revisions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • In lieu of a degree, 8 years of related business experience.
  • Work experience in addition to degree: 5-10 years as an IT Application Developer with an emphasis on fullstack AWS development.

Job-specific knowledge, skills or abilities:

Fullstack development, AWS, DynamoDB, NoSQL, Lambda, Cloudfront, Agile (Scrum and Kanban), Git, CICD best practices, testing strategies leveraging Jasmine and/or Karma, and full-stack regression testing.

Individuals with this role are required to:

• Design and build highly complex software solutions using agile/XP/TDD.

• Lead a team in programing well-designed, efficient code independently.

• Collaborate with designers, developers, and product owners to build cloud native software solutions targeting PCF, Azure, AWS, mobile iOS/Android, etc.

• Clearly communicate team wide progress and identify blocking processes/patterns that hold a team back.

• Participate in paired programming and code reviews with mentees to expand the team’s collective knowledge and understanding of software engineering.

• Complete independent research to refine best practices and present work to peers. Lead Software Engineers must possess:

• A breadth of experience building software solutions (through a strong mix of independent research/projects and industry expertise).

• 7-9 years’ previous experience in software development. (Either 9 years of experience specifically in software development or seven years of experience in software development in combination with 2 years alternative experience in a related field). Ideally has a portfolio of work – code samples, etc.

• Significant familiarity and comfort in using IDEs. Knows short-cuts and frequents operations that speeds up development time.

• Deep and solid understanding of APIs. Have been involved in designing/building/implementing APIs.

• Considered an expert of cloud-native software engineering best practices.

• Familiarity with a several frameworks. Resulting code is concise and easy-to-follow.

• Ability to build a custom framework (when necessary).

• Experience with automation and optimization. Looks for ways to create repeatable patterns that increase the efficiency of the team.

• Experience and ability to manage and optimize databases.

• Understanding of functional programming and how to apply functional concepts in any language. Quick to picking up a new language or adopting a more recent version of a language.

• Familiarity and ability to comfortably work with multiple platforms.

• Deep experience turning complex ideas into workable solutions.

• Previous experience collaborating on a cross-functional team.

• Deep understanding of development cycle.

• Ability to debug and avoid future problems by building more robust solutions.

• Ability to look at previous personal or team experience and use this to analyze mistakes/successes, draw conclusions, and design future solutions. Resulting solutions have few bugs and quick remediation times.

• Previous experience translating business needs into valuable solutions for customers.

• Previous experience building solutions with vulnerabilities in mind. Thinks in advance about possible system bottleneck, looks out for vulnerabilities and problems. Remediates these issues as part of design of a new solution.

• Experience acting as a strong instructor for team members.

• Experience building solutions with the larger team in mind. Solutions have the goal of improving software engineering at the team level.

• Experience with teaching and mentoring team members at various levels.

• Previous involvement in the long-term vision of projects and software engineering practices.

• Demonstrated strong soft skills.

• Expertise and ability to rapidly make decisions for the team.

• A mastery of cyber security principles such as authentication, authorization and encryption. Ability to recommend and leverage common security libraries applicable to their language stack and champion secure programming best practices. In depth experience with common attack vectors, such as SQL injection, Denial of Service (DoS), Cross-Site Scripting, etc. and methods to limit exposure. Coaches organization on the prevention and remediation of potential security vulnerabilities.

• In depth experience working with multiple CI/CD stacks. Guides product teams on the setup of CI/CD for new products and coaches organization on DevOps best practices. Leads the evaluation and selection/development of new CI/CD tools and processes.

• Turn complex ideas into manageable pieces of work to complete as part of a product team.

• Coach and mentor software developers.

• Provide technical guidance to leadership so that solutions are built with innovation and sustainability in mind.

• Learn the business drivers of a product and help drive the technical direction of a product to fulfill the desired vision.

• Recommend and implement best practices and innovative solutions to drive digital transformation in the organization.

Lead Developer – iGrid Charlotte, NC

Brooksource is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

Benefits & Perks:

Eight Eleven Group offers competitive medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Dependent Care FSA, and supplemental coverage with plans that can fit each employee’s needs. We offer a 401k plan that includes a company match and is fully vested after you become eligible, paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays. We also offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides services like virtual counseling, financial services, legal services, life coaching, etc.

Pay Disclaimer:

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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