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Lead Software Engineer

  • Location: Dallas, Texas, 75231
  • Salary: 150000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Lead Software Engineer
100% Remote

Target Remote Location(s): Los Angeles, CA, Dallas, TX, Chicago, IL Annual Salary Range: $150,000.00 + Bonus + Stock Options

Role Overview:

This is an excellent opportunity to get in on the ground floor with a Blockchain Startup with newly secured financing from large VC partner. Strong initial compensation, bonus, and company stock options. Opportunity provides a tremendous amount of opportunity both professionally and financially.

We are seeking a Lead Engineer to lead programming efforts and an engineering team. The Lead Engineer is a hands-on role and is responsible for analyzing user specifications and requirements and aiding in defining technical acceptance criteria, producing estimations, developing proof of concepts, coding, testing, and debugging applications.


  • Lead efforts to continually develop, improve, refine, and extend a complex financial application.
  • Assess and advise possible improvements that and keep abreast of new and emerging technologies that would enable us to continue to build advanced analytics, reporting, and data science platforms.
  • Meet/Ensure that deadlines are met, and team members are held accountable within an Agile development environment.
  • Lead and provide the architecture, development, and maintenance of the Company’s software products, including platform, engine, and applications.
  • Provide expert application design guidance on solution system designs, redesigns for platform, performance, and integration of new technical features and capabilities.
  • Develop applications, algorithms and code based on the Company’s software needs.
  • Manage the assembly of a team of programmers, testers, and service providers as needed to achieve the Company’s product goals.
  • Collaborate with product teams, including the Company’s management, customers and users, among others, to understand and translate requirements, ensuring specifications and architecture design meet broader technical strategic goals.
  • Execute code reviews for our core ETL processes, enterprise data warehouse, and reporting tools.
  • Collaborate with team members throughout the development process in ensuring best practices and designing scalable analytics infrastructure and data transformation, aggregation processes.
  • Be available to interact with customers, investors, and other Company occasional needs, including travel and representing the Company in forums and conferences.

Required Experience:

  • 10+ years of software development experience
  • 5+ years of application architecture experience.
  • Direct experience working in a startup and Agile development environment.
  • Experience acting as a technical lead, ability to mentor and lead other software engineers.
  • Strong experience building and operating large scale, high transaction systems, especially developing using cloud native capabilities, e.g. AWS Lambda or Azure with a preference for AWS.
  • A strong technical foundation in ETL processes, data architecture and data warehousing concepts and modeling.
  • Working knowledge of Blockchain technology and processes including but not limited to Blockchain setup, smart contracts, and public and private key management.
  • Experience working with Docker, Vagrant, Ansible.
  • Experience with Redis a plus.
  • Substantial experience in working with Big Data technologies including Hadoop, Cascading, and Spark, preferably in a cloud environment.
  • Significant programming experience with an emphasis on Python.
  • Solid understanding of web programming languages including JavaScript and NodeJS including delivering cross browser applications for both desktop, tablet and mobile implementations.
  • Strong proficiency handling DevOps including experience with server-side-rendered web applications.
  • Strong familiarity with REST principles and able to ensure best practices are followed.
  • Experience in business continuity and disaster management and recovery.
  • Have knowledge of security standards such as SOC-2 and related best practices.
  • High intuitive capacity and ability to deal with ambiguous data and information.
  • Experience in Supply Chain or Supply Chain Finance a plus but not required.