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Lead Full Stack Developer / Architect - Onsite

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

Posted 12 days 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



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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For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.