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Lead Software Engineer

  • Location: New York, 75254
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 5 months ago

Our Client, an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company, Deloitte Fast 500, and Consulting Magazine Fastest Growing Company winner, is seeking a Lead Software Engineer! 

As a Lead Software Engineer, you’ve proven you know your stuff! Our client is in search of the most creative and experienced engineering leaders. You have kept your coding toolkit sharp and are ready to share your passion for new technologies within a dynamic team.

You have pushed code into production and have deployed multiple products to market, but are missing the visibility of a small team within a large enterprise technical environment. You enjoy coaching junior engineers, but want to remain hands on with code. Our client is ready to elevate your career!

Systems design and architecture
Planning, designing, developing, testing, and delivering solutions
Understanding the Client’s Why, and how we will help them reach their desired outcome
Own your workstream, and define and assign work for the team
Identifying pitfalls ahead of time, raising concerns and managing expectations with all stakeholders
Elevating other team members through coaching and by setting an example
Leading technical discussions and constantly proposing improvements to processes, tools, practices and products
Build solid personal relationships with clients and expanding your professional network
Build reusable code and libraries for future use
Accurately translate user and business needs into user stories
Ability to plan the transition of solutions back to client teams
Ability to negotiate scope and tradeoffs with stakeholders to ensure we are meeting expectations

What you are really good at
10+ years of professional experience in fullstack development
Strong architectural experience designing modern software using current patterns and practices
Strong experience with modern frontend frameworks like React
Strong experience with backend languages like Java, Node, Go, and Python
Strong experience with containerization, CI/CD, testing practices, Node + Express, Webpack and Sass
Foundational concepts on Cloud practices and platforms
Experience building object-oriented web applications in JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
Advanced usage of Scrum/Agile development methodologies
Strong analytical and communication skills including experience speaking to technical and business audiences and working globally
Solid verbal and written communication and consultant/client-facing skills are a must. As a true consultant, you are a self-starter who takes initiative.
Partner with clients, deliver successfully, and exceed expectations

Experience with the following makes you stand out from the pack:
Proven track record of leading teams and delivering successful results
High drive individual who wants to inspire their team to perform
Previous consulting experience delivering value
Strong understanding of IT ecosystems and how products we build fit into the overall strategy


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

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