Lead Engineer

San Francisco, ca 94103

Posted: 04/24/2019 Industry: Software Engineer Job Number: 8697 Pay Rate: Not Specified
As a Senior Engineer, you'll be part of a team that's intensely focused on the customers and the engineering community. Our Client designs, builds, and runs robust systems that extend and enhance their amazing products.
- From day one, you'll be designing, coding, testing and shipping front-end interfaces, APIs, or backend applications and microservices that ensure we deliver secure, highly reliable and scalable solutions to our customers. - You'll collaborate closely with engineers across teams. - They practice Chaos Engineering, so you'll be involved in the weekly Failure Friday sessions, where they deliberately break the systems, find weaknesses, and fix them proactively. - With 10,000+ global customers and growing, you'll be solving really interesting technical challenges while helping to scale their product to keep up with demand. - Participating in your team's on-call rotation, triaging and addressing production issues as they arise About You: - You have a track record of stepping up and leading successful engineering projects. - You've had experience designing & implementing distributed and highly available systems, and have opinions about what works and what doesn't. - You are comfortable with loosely defined requirements where you exercise your analytical skills to clarify questions, share your approach and collaborate with the rest of the team to build/test elegant solutions. - You have a drive to get results without letting anything get in your way. - You have a desire to stay ahead of the latest industry trends and technologies, a track record of sharing contributions to the wider engineering community and a commitment to continuous learning. - You have experience coaching and mentoring others. - You have an understanding of the importance of empathy: you should have an open mind to others - no matter how senior or junior they are. - You have a calm, assertive approach to diagnosing and fixing urgent problems. Minimum Requirements: - Prior lead experience a must (you will have 3 junior developers under you) - Ability to coach and mentor junior developers - Strong Ruby on Rails a must - Elixir and/or Scala a plus - Javascript experience a must (reactjs a plus) - Significant development experience working on customer-facing and web-based systems. - Familiarity developing customer-facing and web-based systems. - Experience designing, building, and operating large systems with scalability, availability, and performance requirements. - Experience working in an agile environment with iterative development and fast feedback. - Mastery of at least one web programming framework (e.g. Ruby on Rails, Phoenix/Elixir, C#). - REST-based APIs a plus - Elasticsearch, Kafka, React are a HUGE plus - MySQL and AWS experience a HUGE plus - Experience with tools that ensure your high quality work makes a smooth, automated, repeatable transition from your machine to our staging and production environments
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