Lead Software Engineer (Enterprise) | Job in Atlanta, GA. | Advantage Solutions | #2022-406777

Lead Software Engineer

Advantage Solutions is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in retail/e-commerce/digital technology solutions, outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Requirements Gathering & Planning

  • Regularly meet with stakeholders and users to determine requirements and demo development progress. Create wireframes and mockups, architect systems and data models, and plan a development roadmap.

Software Development

  • Code back-end services, controllers, and APIs; front-end views and components; and data models that meet the project’s requirements. Advance the codebase by removing technical debt.

Testing and QA

  • Incorporate and improve unit test coverage and generate UI tests to automate testing. Smoke test as needed and perform code reviews to ensure the accuracy and clarity of code.

Customer Service & Support

  • Provide post-release training, troubleshooting, and ad-hoc bug fixes. Write and keep technical documents up-to-date.

Personal & Team Growth

  • Adopt and advance the team’s best practices and actively contribute new ideas and concepts. Maintain understanding of current technologies and programming practices through continuous education, reading, workshops, and/or groups. Train new software engineers.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Direct Reports

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

  • May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, test, and deploy code for the Sales and Marketing business unit.
  • Lead a team of software developers, partner with Project manager to deliver business solutions, and work with business analysts and testers to ensure that the product is successfully delivered on-time.
  • Share acquired skills/knowledge with team members and mentor junior engineers as necessary.
  • Actively contribute new ideas and programming concepts to the team.
  • Help define and convert Business Requirements into Functional Designs and Wireframes.
  • Create architectural and uml design documents.
  • Triage and troubleshoot issues with users.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or comparable major or equivalent experience required.
  • At least 10+ years of significant and recent development experience with C# 8+, .NET 4.5+, Angular 2.x, and TSQL.
  • Experience mentoring and leading project tech teams.
    Strong knowledge and experience working with the following technologies: MVC, ASP.NET, NET Framework, LINQ, HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery, JSON, CS.
  • Experience in web service, API, REST, microservices development, and Nodejs (MEAN).
  • Familiarity with the following is a Plus: Mobile development/UI expert, Responsive Design, NoSql, cloud computing, distributed messaging.
  •  Strong analytical and quantitative analysis skills.

Additional Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Familiar with Agile Development Practices
  • Excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills  
  • Ability to share knowledge and expertise with other software engineers
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Motivated to learn, experiment, and use the latest technologies
  • Positive attitude with a desire to solve problems
  • Familiar with the stages of the software development lifecycle
  • Knowledge of security best practices
  • Team player who is comfortable partnering with business departments
  • Troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Comfortable shuffling priorities and context switching based on business needs
  • Possess a sense of pride and confidence in authored code
  • Understand the business domain and why a feature is needed

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Motivated to learn, experiment, and use the latest technologies
  • Positive attitude with a desire to solve problemsFamiliar with the stages of the software development lifecycle
  • Knowledge of security best practices
  • Team player who is comfortable partnering with business departments
  • Troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Comfortable shuffling priorities and context switching based on business needs
  • Possess a sense of pride and confidence in authored code
  • Understand the business domain and proactively suggest features
  • Independent worker requiring very little oversight

Environmental & Physical Requirements


Office / Sedentary Requirements


Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds. 

Lead Software Engineer (Enterprise)

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