Lead Software Engineer | Job in Chicago, IL. | Advantage Solutions | #2023-426741

What is a Lead Software Engineer (Full stack) at Advantage Intelligence?

As a Lead Software Engineer at Advantage Intelligence, you will lead highly skilled software engineers in designing and developing products that follow best architectural practices and coding standards. You will be hands-on in developing clean and maintainable full-stack applications in collaboration with the cross-functional engineering teams. In addition to having strong technical expertise, the Lead software engineer must also have the requisite soft skills to help foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement on the team.

Primary Responsibilities

· Collaborating with various stakeholders to determine software requirements

· Overseeing the entire software development lifecycle for a team of software engineers and providing technical direction

· Taking full-stack ownership of the product by consistently writing production-ready, and testable code

· Consistently creating optimal design adhering to architectural best practices, scalability, reliability, security, and performance

· Designing, building, documenting, implementing, and operationalizing highly scalable, available, reliable products and applications that are continuously integrated and deployed using automated CI-CD pipelines

· Enabling APM, exception logging, user analytics, monitoring, and alerting for all products and services

· Consistently planning and executing efforts to address technical debt

· Ensuring continuous integration and continuous deployment model is followed across the responsible products and systems

· Evangelizing new coding standards, design patterns, and programming concepts for the team

· Consistently creating and maintaining technical documentation throughout the software development life cycle

Secondary Responsibilities

· Conducting knowledge-sharing sessions within the team to enhance the team’s knowledge base

· Consistently monitoring the software development maturity standards and fine-tuning controls like style guidelines, code coverage, and static code analysis for continuous improvement

· Triaging product or system issues in production, debugging, performing root cause analysis, implementing the resolution and preventive measures to maintain the stability of the system

· Continuously improving your domain knowledge by attending trainings and leveraging corporate learning tools

· Fostering a product mindset, identifying opportunities for improving application functionality and performance issues by working with cross-functional teams

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Computer Science or comparable major

· Outstanding collaboration and communication skills are essential

· 5+ years of experience with the following:

o Backend development with technologies like C#, .NET core, ASP.Net

o Frontend development with technologies like Angular, React, HTML5, CSS3

o Cloud services, serverless technology, and microservices like Function-as-a-Service, Containers, and managed databases (Azure preferred)

· Experience with the following:

o Developing web applications using REST APIs, microservices, relational and noSQL databases

o Working with concepts and methodologies such as domain-driven design, API-first approach, test driven development

o Implementing continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines with added stages for automated unit tests, code coverage, styling guidelines and static code analysis.

o Developing applications with instrumentation for APM, exception logging and user analytics (Datadog preferred)

o Mentoring and guiding junior developers

The salary range for this role is $145,000-$160,000.

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