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Lead Software Engineer

General information


Atlanta - Georgia - USA, Irvine - California - USA, Lowell - Massachusetts - USA, San Francisco - California - USA, Toronto - Ontario - Canada, Weston - Florida - USA


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


• Produce high quality, reliable designs and implementation that rarely needs rework 
• Strive to reduce complex environments and designs to clean and simple implementations
• Communicate with team members to clarify requirements and overcome obstacles to meet the team goals
• Dive and troubleshoot complex implementations and orchestrations
• Support internal customers in the adoption, use and troubleshooting of our services 
• Work with other team members to evaluate frameworks, services and applications that support our initiatives
• Participate in standups, architecture reviews and planning meetings
• Provide troubleshooting and root cause analysis for production issues that are escalated to the engineering team
• Follow development and deployment processes to deliver consistent value to our customers 
• Document internal and external information for use by the team and customers 
• Manage ambiguity and raise issues and impediments when blocked 
• Share learnings and pains with the broader group


• 7+ years’ engaging and working with cross-functional enterprise level software development projects using Agile development methodologies such as Kanban or Scrum
• Recent experience working with Java or .NET
• Knowledge of microservices architecture
• Experience building event-driven, reactive microservices with Kafka Streams
• Proficient with CQRS and Event Sourcing
• Recent experience working with Kubernetes, Docker and public cloud deployment platforms
• Strong experience working with continuous integration and continuous delivery
• Experience with Git and its workflows
• Self-motivated, continuous improvement mindset and willing to get the job done
• Ability to manage and balance multiple deliverables concurrently in an environment with shifting priorities
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Experience developing and deploying multi-tenant Identity solutions in the cloud








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Corporate overview

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