7 days old

Software Engineering Team Lead

Chico, CA 95928
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    $140,000 To $200,000

Our client is currently seeking a Software Engineering Team Lead for a permanent (or contract-to-hire) opportunity located in Chico, CA. There is a possibility of remote work with monthly on-site visits.

Department: Software Engineering

Reports To: Backend Engineering Manager

Location: Chico, CA

Employment Type: Full Time, In House

The position:

We consider our software developers to be the heart of our team. Team Leads play a critical role in driving the success of our platforms. We are an Agile development group consisting of small teams of individual software engineers, working in a fast-paced environment. We value flexible team leaders that are focused on organizing and facilitating development projects from initial concept to production while participating in all aspects of the development process. Team leaders guide developers through the ever-changing landscape of code and frameworks, keeping a keen awareness of individual developers' passions and desires to work on what interests them. Team leads take initiative to motivate team members through team building events and the positive evangelism of company and department goals.

What are you going to do:

  • Lead a software engineering team of 5 to 12 software engineers
  • Hands on architecture, design, development duties at least 50% of the time
  • Write clean, modular, well documented, object-oriented code
  • Define coding standards and guidelines for all developers to follow
  • Participate in code review sessions as part of a thorough, PCI-compliant quality assurance process
  • Build an effective team of technical talent through career development of the current engineers and contributing to strategic hiring
  • A hard-working critical thinker who can communicate clearly to various stakeholders, ensuring that problems are being addressed efficiently, business needs are being met in a timely and satisfactory fashion, and status is communicated clearly
  • Contribute to technical feasibility assessments done prior to starting development, as a way to help business gauge the viability and priority of product enhancements
  • Meet all quality and specification requirements by working closely with the QA Team, End Users, product managers, and project managers.

What are you going to bring to the table:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, or an Engineering discipline. Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Expert in OO analysis, design and development
  • 5+ years Java and Spring experience
  • Experience in a variety of technologies including Java, Spring Boot, SQL, Kafka, RabbitMQ, Postgres, NoSQL databases, Elastic Search, Docker, Microservices architecture
  • Proponent of technical documentation, specifications, white papers, ERDs
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • 2+ years leading an engineering team strongly preferred
  • Experience with JavaScript, Node.js, Angular.js, ColdFusion, React are a plus
  • Experience working in Agile development teams and processes
  • Experience working with remote employees
  • Experience with systems development, database architecture, SQL management software

Management Skills

  • Self motivated with the ability to inspire and motivate a team
  • Ability to effectively engage and motivate large groups
  • Adaptable and proactively able to move with change while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Manage up
  • Leading by example, embody our values
  • Ability to have hard conversations, payroll, negative EMP, EMPs
  • Develope, Hire, Fire, your team
  • Appropriate 1:1 meetings

What do we bring to the table:

  • Competitive Compensation Packages
  • Great 401(k), PTO and benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Life and Vision
  • Amazing work environment that makes you want to be at work everyday
  • Team building and company wide events throughout the year (sometimes too many to count)
  • Incredible employee discounts on products
  • Internal Training programs suited to what you are wanting to develop in

*Pre-employment drug and background screening required


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