Lead Software Engineer

Lead Software Engineer

08 Apr 2021
Minnesota, Plymouth, 55441 Plymouth USA

Lead Software Engineer

What is the specific title of the position?
Lead Software Engineer
LOCATION: Open to 100% remote.

6 month contract to hire

PROJECT: We are building a system for ClientTech Finance to track costs by department for hardware and software maintenance contracts, hardware and software purchases, and labor. This system will eliminate the need for tracking data in spreadsheets, will help ensure data quality by reducing manual input errors, help bring better visibility to costs by department, and streamline the quarterly budget forecasting processes

IDEAL BACKGROUND: Ideally, were looking for someone who is strong on UI development in Angular 2+ (we have a good amount of backend, API developers now), has an interest in the business problem, and has great communication/collaboration skills.

LOCATION: Will start remotely, but will be expected to come onsite to the location listed on the req. once COVID restrictions are lifted.

Cannot provide sponsorship upon conversion.

INTERVIEW PROCESS: 2 rounds - Initial 1:1 screening and a 2nd round technical interview with 2 to 4 senior technical interviewers. Video conference is preferred via Teams.

MUST HAVES:
7 years of JavaScript/TypeScript Framework experience, preferably using Angular 2+.
7 years of Node.js & Express experience.
7+ years of Relational Database experience, preferably in SQL Server.
Excellent communication, especially over virtual meeting technologies like WebEx and MS Teams
Interest in the business problem and has the skills to interact with finance personnel (our clients)
Excellent collaboration skills to brainstorm on creative solutions to complex problems

TOP REQUIREMENTS:
- Development team leadership/management experience (7 years)
- TypeScript/JavaScript skills, ideally using Angular and Node.js (7 years)
- Strong SQL skills (7 years)

What experience will set candidates apart from one another?
- Development skill level and experience
- Creativity - ability to propose solutions options for complex and sometimes ambiguous problems
- Strong communication - ability to communicate and collaborate well with other team members

Is this person a sole contributor or part of a team?
If so, please describe the team? (Name of team, size of team, etc.)
"TRM Rainmakers" Team - 5 developers, 1 project manager/Scrum master

What are the top 5-10 responsibilities for this position? (Please be detailed as to what the candidate is expected to do or complete on a daily basis)
This is a DevOps role requiring the development and on-going maintenance of systems built on Angular 7.x+, Node.js 11.x+, and SQL Server 2016+.

What skills/attributes are a must have?
- Strong JavaScript and TypeScript knowledge
- Experience with Angular 2.x + and Node.js 8.x+
- Strong SQL skills, working with relational database platforms such as SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.
- Team lead experience

What skills/attributes are nice to have?
- OpenShift
- Jenkins
- Talend
- Git
- Finance / accounting background

Where is the work to be performed?
Remote OR Plymouth, MN

What are the work hours? (ex. 9am-5pm, day/night shifts, rotating shifts, etc)
8 - 4 pm Central Time. May vary depending on meeting schedules, releases, etc.

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