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Lead Full Stack Developer / Architect - Onsite

  • Location: Chicago, 60654
  • Salary: 160000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

Are you a Lead Full Stack Developer with aspirations of becoming an Architect?

Are you extremely collaborative and enjoy working with teammates?

If you say, “YES”, MATRIX has a FULL TIME, HYBRID position at an amazing client located in Downtown Chicago for you where you will work from home Monday , Thursday, and Friday and be onsite with your colleagues Tuesday/Wednesday
  • Open to someone who is a Senior Engineer who is aspiring to a LEAD / Architect role
  • This person will be the CHAMPION (Technical Lead - no direct reports) and guide and provide mentorship to the team with leadership as to the technology and methods / standards
  • Looking for VP's right hand lead to SET STANDARDS and enforce
  • Needs somebody who understands microservices and cloud strategies
  • Cloud strategies (AWS or Azure)  / Cloud Migrations / REST APIs / Open to either programming C#, Salesforce (previous lead had a Salesforce background), might consider Java
  • Hands on mentor to help build standardized development model and team structure, will be at the center of innovation
  • Help to choose technology and technology path
  • Should have availability to work along multiple different levels of technology
  • DTD Coders and aspire to be an architect
  • Good communication skills
  • Building software as a business for the business, have ability to change and modify technologies as they see fit
  • Open and WILLING to learn new technologies
  • Will be attending management meetings
  • Small development team (Start up feel)
  • Hours 9-5

We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, and eager to learn professional to join our development team as a Lead Full-Stack Developer. The ideal candidate must have demonstrable experience building business-oriented solutions and have strong understanding of Modern Web Development stack. The candidate must be self-motivated, detail oriented with strong analytical thinking, and organizational skills.  This role provides opportunities to gain experience in DevOps, middle-tier, backend development, and financial services integrations (Bloomberg, FX Connect and GTSS Web Services).


  • Responsible for implementation business requirements and lead other developers with .Net background
  • Create automation solutions addressing high impact technology and business priorities
  • Champion coding standards and engineering best practices 
  • Develop client and internal facing features ensuring technical feasibility of the UI/UX designs
  • Develop quality code paired with unit testing coverage
  • Mentor other developers
  • Participate in architecture discussion and based on the outcome provide architectural direction to the teams
  • Competent in multiple contexts, including programming languages, security, automation, testing, and business domains and is the go-to person for many people (inside and outside of their team)
  • Proactively identifies and delivers automation solutions
  • Participates in strategic technology decisions and learns how these decisions impact the company as a whole
  • Ability to efficiently learn new systems and works in automation use cases in new applications that might require learning (new tools/scripts/languages)
  • Maintain and support existing solutions
  • Translate business requirements into functional code


  • Experience building Single-Page Application (SPAs) using ReactJS
  • At least 6 years’ experience developing in C#
  • At least 6 years’ experience with SQL
  • Strong experience designing and building solutions based on OOP and Microservices
  • Strong understanding and experience working with RESTful API using best practices
  • Strong understanding of Modern Web Technologies, Microservices, Component Hierarchy, REST Security
  • Experience with and cloud services (AWS, Azure) - MUST
  • Knowledge of SQL & NoSQL Databases
  • Experience utilizing and supporting CI/CD automated pipelines with on-prem, cloud, and hybrid infrastructures
  • Experience in DevOps skills and methodologies - creating and managing a continuous build, integration, test, and deployment systems
  • Experience working with GitHub and continuous integration tools
  • Exposure and ability to lean and adopt new technologies
  • Familiarity with code versioning such as TFS, Git
  • Familiarity with Python (willing to teach if person hasn't worked with it)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Financial Systems or Trading Technologies, SWIFT, FIX message protocols
  • Exposure and ability to learn and adopt new technologies
  • Experience with containers (Docker & Kubernetes)
  • Strong understanding or experience in TDD (Test Driven Development) and DDD (Domain Driven Design) is a plus
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Styled-Components, Type-Definitions, Typescript is a plus
  • Familiarity with Python (willing to teach if person hasn't worked with it)
  • Salesforce
  • Java
  • ETL

Personal Attributes:

  • Must be positive, productive, and highly collaborative
  • Desire to learn new skills and improve
  • Ownership and accountability of workload and team deliverables
  • Creativity and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively on tight deadlines, as necessary  
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills; strong proofreading skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills, including the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of customers