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Lead Software Engineer

Posted 9 days ago

Join a mission-driven organization where you will be a hands on Software Engineering leader to a small team. You will drive application design and development, setting a high quality bar for the other engineers on the team. This is a permanent opportunity and is 100% remote. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Write clean, modular and efficient code on both the back-end (Rails, Java, and node.js) and front-end (React).
  • Evaluate new patterns / services using light coding spikes.
  • Enhance coding standards, developer documentation, and knowledge transfer to new or less experienced developers.
  • Act as a technology expert mentor and coach to other developers on your team and in the organization.
  • Design and implement efficient and reusable solutions driving complex web and mobile applications.
  • Identify technical debt and refactor code when appropriate.
  • Optimize performance of existing and new applications.
  • Work closely with product managers to scope and design new features.
  • Contribute to architectural patterns and standards for the broader technology organization.
  • Identify accessibility and UX risks and drive their remediation.
Who You Are:
  • You enjoy working closely with product managers, engineers, designers and clinicians on your team to define, estimate and deliver on major initiatives.
  • You ensure systems and patterns are well documented and understood throughout the technology organization.
  • You stay curious and embrace a growth mindset, mentoring a talented team of engineers.


  • 7+ years of industry experience writing production code.
  • 5+ years of experience building applications with Rails or similar frameworks.
  • 2+ years of experience in a leadership role on a technical team.
  • Expert knowledge of React, HTML5, CSS3, JSON.
  • Strong experience with relational databases and SQL
  • 2+ years experience with enterprise Java.
  • Experience with node.js
  • Understanding of common application security threats and attack vectors
  • Ability to write clean, scalable/modular code through Git distributed source control.
  • Strong written and in-person communication skills with an ability to mentor and work collaboratively.
  • Strong familiarity with agile practices (Scrum, Kanban)

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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