Full-Stack Technical Lead at SSENSE

Posted on: 01/07/2022

Location: Austin (ON-SITE)

full time

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Tags: karma jasmine chai sinon mocha sql php node typescript unix kubernetes aws python javascript vue angular bash react docker

Reporting to the Application Development Manager, the Technical Lead guides a team of Software Developers dedicated to developing applications from initial inception of ideas to roll-out, ensuring they meet quality targets and are delivered on time. The Technical Lead will provide technical expertise and act as a technical liaison consulting with upstream and downstream stakeholders on priorities and requirements. The ideal candidate will be involved in building a platform that is currently used by millions of end users around the world. RESPONSIBILITIES * Lead and inspire a team of world class Software Developers * Provide technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship on a regular basis * Collaborate with team members to develop high-volume low-latency applications while delivering high-availability and performance * Build, optimize, and scale the SOA platform and infrastructure * Evangelize best software development practices (OOD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery) * Perform code reviews and design reviews to ensure compliance with development standards * Collaborate with engineers across the organization to identify patterns of problems and implement solutions that can be shared across clients * Draft and review architectural diagrams, interface specifications, class structures, and other design documents * Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing best practices and habits * Partner with the Human Resources team to attract and retain high quality and diverse talent to scale the Company’s development team(s) **Qualifications** REQUIREMENTS * Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field, Master’s degree an asset * A minimum of 8 years experience in software and Web development * A minimum of 3 years professional front-end and back-end development experience * A minimum of 3 years leading, coaching and training a team of software developers TECHNOLOGY * Experience with SQL, relational databases, multi-tiered software development, and Web-based software development is a must * Advanced understanding of design, implementation and operation of distributed Web-based services and APIs * Expert-level knowledge of JavaScript * Experience designing and consuming REST APIs * Software development experience in one of the following languages: JavaScript, Node.js (Typescript), Python, Angular.Js, React.Js and/or Vue.Js * Strong knowledge and experience in design patterns (such as SOLID Principals) and architecture Expertise in a microservices architecture * Understanding of the full Web technology stack (HTML, CSS, HTTP, cookies, headers, sessions asset loading/caching, etc.) and a broad knowledge of the JavaScript ecosystem * Experience testing code using one of the following: Mocha, Karma, Chai and Sinon, Jasmine * Experience with implementing software in a variety of operating environments (UNIX, Linux and Windows) * Experience with AWS, Docker and Kubernetes * Experience with PHP, an asset * Experience with Shell Scripting Python/Bash, an asset SKILLS * Strong experience in training and coaching more junior developers * Strong leadership, time management, and problem solving skills * Self-motivated with the ability to work under strict deadlines * Team player with solid interpersonal skills * Strong ability to present, synthesize and influence change * Good business acumen