Lead Software Engineer

    • TheIncLab
  • Nashville, TN
  • Posted 58 days ago | Updated 26 days ago


On Site
Full Time


Product design
Frontend Development
Backend development
Artificial intelligence
Software development
Architectural design
Software engineering
Data engineering
System security
Systems engineering
Systems design
Programming languages
Project management
Systems architecture
Version control
Knowledge sharing
Continuous improvement
Service delivery
Computer science
Information systems
Data governance
Security controls
Quality assurance
Network security
Data modeling
Machine Learning (ML)
Use cases
Life insurance
Software deployment
User experience
Continuous integration
Continuous delivery
Cloud computing
Amazon Web Services
Regulatory Compliance
Computer hardware
Security clearance

Job Details

The Mission Starts Here

TheIncLab engineers and delivers intelligent digital applications that have a profound and positive impact on the lives of our customers, our people, and the free world depending on both of us.

We are where innovation meets purpose; and where your career can meet purpose as well. We are currently hiring for a wide range of creative, engineering, and business-oriented positions. We encourage you to apply and take the first step in joining our dynamic and growing company.

TheIncLab was founded in 2015 as the first human-centered artificial intelligence (AI+X) lab. We are industry leaders with years of experience in interactive engineering and emerging technology innovation. Our multi-disciplinary teams engineer solutions focused on our customers and their most complex challenges. We offer comprehensive capabilities for rapid ideation, prototyping, software development and deployment.

Unlock your potential. Join us to be a part of the future of innovation and human-centered AI.

Lead Software Engineer

As a member of the development team, the Lead Software Engineer is responsible for creating, designing, deploying, and supporting applications, programs, and software solutions. This position will lead a team of developers and engineers to build secure and scalable platforms and applications that will be released to UX teams, QA testers, and clients. This position also specializes in planning, documenting technical requirements, product design, development, testing, and release of all software systems and applications developed. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated advanced experience working in all areas of an Agile software development work environment, including systems architectural design, software engineering, front-end development, back-end development, data engineering, and systems security.


The position requires solid experience in Systems Engineering, CI/CD (e.g., Jenkins, GitLab CI, GitHub Actions), software system design, development, and deployment, Agile (e.g., Scrum, Kanban) as well as modern programming languages (preferred, but not required: Python, Java, C++, Ruby) and familiarity with on-premises and cloud-based (AWS) development and operations.
  • Implement and maintain department strategy to manage, lead, and train a team of developers and engineers.
  • Promote, manage, and support an Agile organization and structure to manage and complete project milestones and deliverables.
  • Serve as technical SME and work closely with architects, product managers, project management, and clients to assist in determining system architecture for projects, including the use and/or development of middleware, APIs, communication protocols, and visualization engines.
  • Assist as needed with the creation of contract documents such as Statement of Work, Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM), and Production Timeline.
  • Manage and oversee product and system designs and changes for the development, engineering, and technical work performed to ensure deliverables are aligned and delivered in accordance to project roadmaps.
  • Participate in client meetings, presentations, and product demos to serve as technical SME to address client questions and/or issues in a competent and professional manner.
  • Help identify, troubleshoot, and recommend resolutions of development issues or bugs.
  • Review and enforce the use of version control and documentation to communicate code updates.
  • Serve as QA tester to validate code, completion of project requirements, approve milestone completion, and coordinate the release of deliverables to clients.
  • Serve as technical SME for the development team to support, lead, and ensure completion of project milestones and tasks.
  • Create an inclusive environment across all aspects of the development team that supports and promotes continuous learning, knowledge sharing, and teamwork.
  • Oversee Continuous Improvement initiatives related to service delivery to mitigate risks, identify improvement areas, and recommend policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Understand and ensure compliance to meet regularity requirements.
  • Maintain flexibility to address any client concerns, including outside of typical office hours as needed.
  • Ability to travel for up to 20%.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

  • A bachelor's degree in engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems.
  • 7+ years of architecting and delivering software systems or platforms.
  • 7+ years of progressive experience in Software Development.
  • 7+ years of progressive experience in Software Engineering.
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in all areas of Data Engineering. (data governance, data access, data lineage, data monitoring, and security controls)
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience managing software development teams in an Agile work environment.
  • 5+ years of experience in software QA testing and Network Security Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience of strategic workforce development.
  • 3+ years of experience implementing software and hardware systems.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree
  • 3+ years of front-end development experience. (Node.js, Unity, React, Angular)
  • 5+ years of back-end development experience. (Python, JavaScript, PHP, Ruby)
  • 3+ years of working container experience. (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • 3+ years of enterprise data modeling experience.
  • 3+ years of building feature engineering, machine learning platforms and use cases experience.

Clearance Requirements

    Working at TheIncLab

    It is an exciting time in history to be working at the leading edge of innovation. And working at a company where innovation has application-mission critical application-is incredibly rewarding. We pride ourselves on how we deliver for our customers. But through all the focus on innovation, we know that our human talent is the disruptive force and genius that sets us apart. We value each one of our people and know that each individual-with their own strengths, skills, interests, and experiences-is critical to our mission. As an employee of TheIncLab you will be valued, respected, and given the opportunities to learn and grow your career. We believe that when you achieve your best career outcomes, our customers also achieve their best outcomes.

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • 100% company-paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
    • 100% company-paid Basic Life Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • 401(k) with employer matching and immediate vesting

    No relocation assistance is offered for this position.

    This is a direct hire position. We do not accept indirect resumes, recruiters, or Third Parties.