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Lead Software Engineer – JavaScript

Innovation and creativity are key attributes of the employees at this global brand, and due to the desire to keep up-to-date with modern technologies, they are looking to add an experienced lead software engineer with knowledge of JavaScript technologies, specifically NodeJS & React, to their ever-growing business.

Having previously worked heavily with PHP technologies, this organization are looking for a lead engineer who can help be the ‘go-to’ person for all the junior engineers in this team (currently at 9 people) – as they transition the business to NodeJS / React.

Do you know NodeJS and want to be a mentor to more junior engineers? Keep reading…

Key responsibilities in the role:

  • Taking the lead on all architecture decisions, alongside building and optimizing critical components on both back and front end systems
  • Review & make recommendations on existing architectures
  • Mentor & train the more junior developers via code reviews and designing sessions
  • Be a strong contributor in all aspects of the cycle from design, implementation, refactoring, automated testing, deployment and the uptime of the services
  • Collaboration with other team members to develop best practices

What experience do you need to qualify?

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience, working as a full-stack engineer but with a strong focus on the backend using NodeJS
  • Strong experience is ReactJS is preferred
  • Experience building a product from scratch, including the platforms architecture
  • Background in designing and implementing APIs and core services with NodeJS and AWS
  • Passion for helping others through training and mentoring
  • Strong understanding of micro-services/macro-services architecture
  • Experience with Elastic Search or GraphQL
  • Good understanding of databases (MySQL, Mongo etc)
  • Ability to help solve and find simple solutions to complex problems
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or similar

The benefits of working there…

  • 15 PTO, increasing per year you serve!
  • 401k match
  • Healthcare, vision, dental – all covered!
  • Loads of development and career growth opportunity available

Apply online today!

Job Title: Lead Software Engineer

Location: New York, NY USA

Salary: $150,000 – $180,000 per year

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