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Tech Lead [Backend]

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Salary: $58.53 - $63.53 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 29 days ago

Position: Tech Lead [Backend]
Location: Irving, TX
Term: 6 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team of engineers delivering consistent results.
  • Ability to deliver functionality daily.
  • Ensure quality and maintainability of code.
  • Align with leadership on priorities, architecture, high level design.
  • Work with team members on low level design and help with implementation.
  • Help troubleshoot production issues.
  • Self-directed with a start-up/entrepreneur mindset.
  • Perform proof of concepts, developing solutions and code.
  • Conducting unit testing.
  • Communicating status and issues to team members and stakeholders.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 8+ years of Tech Lead experience.
  • Experience as a tech lead delivering consistent results with high quality.
  • Hands-on Development skills and usage of Key Technologies.
  • Expertise in Core Java, Spring Framework, Spring Boot, DynamoDB, NoSQL, REST-based APIs.
  • Expertise in Spring Framework, JSON, DevOps CI&CD.
  • Strong Experience in AWS Cloud platform and its features which includes containerization, EC2, Fargate, SNS, SQS, API Gateway, Lambdas, Auto Scaling, S3, and Kinesis.
  • Expertise in TDD and BDD.
  • Expertise in breaking down a high-level design to low-level design for developers.
  • Expertise in reviewing code to ensure ‘clean code’ and good OOD practices are followed.
  • Expertise reviewing unit tests and integration tests comparing against requirements.
  • Experience troubleshooting production issues by looking into logs, DB, services, etc.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to leadership as well to team members.
  • Ability to motivate the team to deliver results.
  • Ability to be available afterhours or weekends occasionally to help resolve production issues.

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

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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.

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