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We are looking for an exceptional Lead Software Engineer who has experience building highly scalable event-driven data services that unlock excellent customer experience. You will have a significant influence on our overall strategy by helping to define and drive the system architecture and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality service. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, are deeply technical and highly innovative, and relish the opportunity to delight customers with pioneering solutions to challenging problems, we want to talk to you.
You're the ideal candidate if you are passionate about new opportunities and have a demonstrable track record of success in delivering new features and products. A commitment to teamwork, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. Creating reliable, scalable, and high-performance products require exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems. You will have succeeded in delivering high-quality technology products/services and thrived in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast.
What the job is:
As a Lead Engineer, you'll join the Interactive Seat Map Data Services team. This team serves as the backbone of the purchase flow for all web and mobile applications, processing an average of 1 billion requests per day. This Lead Engineer will be responsible for architecting, scaling, securing, and maintaining a high volume ticketing infrastructure this includes supporting all requests for inventory, developing and troubleshooting solutions to adapt to additional requests. The ideal candidate should have experience leading application and infrastructure development involving design, planning, estimation, documentation, communication, collaboration, mentorship, launch, and support.
Design, implement and deliver code that meets specifications for complex software programs and systems
Lead architecturaldiscussions and present technical recommendations.
Mentor and provide guidance to junior engineers
Create technical documentation
Add/Modify new functionality to existing code
Assess and fix problematic code
Creating reliable, scalable, and high-performance products
Helping to define and drive the system architecture and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality service
What a qualified candidate should possess:
5+ years experience of professional end-to-end backend and full-stack application development; building highly scalable web applications from scratch
Experience mentoring a team of 3-4 developers while still being an individual contributor
Experience leading architectural discussions, creating documentation, providing estimates, and working with stakeholders to manager complex project requirements
Experience with high-volume transactional systems and public facing APIs; architecting Java APIs for relational databases (Oracle, MySQL) from scratch
Scripting languages i.e. PHP, Bash, Perl, Ruby, Python
Experience with an open source development environment using tools such as Jenkins, Git, Travis CI
Solid understanding and experience with service oriented and micro-service architectures
Solid understanding of object-oriented and functional programming, data structures and algorithms (Nodejs)
Experience in Agile & Lean Development environment
Nice to have:
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, etc.
Experience building full-stack web applications
Public Cloud experience preferably in AWS
Basic understanding of React