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Technical Lead - APIs

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 24 days ago

Position: Technical Lead - APIs
Location: Irving, TX
Term: 6 months
 
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Builds and drives teams, enterprise partners and vendors in delivering innovative digital products through the creation of re-usable RESTful APIs.
  • Ensures efficient execution of overall product delivery by prioritizing, planning, and tracking sprint progress.
  • This can include development of shippable code.
  • Actively engages in product and business discussions with a technical eye for feasibility and adherence to overall roadmaps and architectural strategy.
  • Models an environment of strong collaboration and partnership with engineers, domain architects, product leaders, stakeholders, and partners to drive execution of roadmap, negotiate changes in priorities and manage communication of impacts.
  • Manages and directs 4 to 6 software developers.
  • Evaluates employee performance.
  • Sets expectations and goals for individual staff members, recruits, disciplines, and trains staff.
 
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • 2 to 3 years of experience with hybrid resource environments that can include changing mixes of in-house, contractor- and/or partner-provided resources.
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in product development as senior engineer, technical lead, or product architect.
  • Expert in either Python or Node.js.
  • Knowledgeable in Cloud platforms (AWS: both traditional EC2 and serverless Lambda), micro-services architecture, CI/CD solutions (including Docker), DevOps principles, message queue systems and background task management.
  • Proficiency in API security frameworks, token management and user access control including OAuth, JWT, etc. 
  • Solid foundation and understanding of relational and NoSQL database principles.
  • Ability to work in an Agile / SCRUM environment.
  • Proven track record of executing on the full product lifecycle (inception through deprecation) to create highly scalable and flexible RESTful APIs to enable an infinite number of digital products.
  • Self-directed with a start-up/intrapreneur mindset.
  • Ravenous about learning technology and problem solving.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.

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

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