Lead Developer


  • Brand
  • TypeScript
  • Kubernetes
  • Management
  • OER
  • Software deployment
  • Scratch
  • Payment processing
  • Computer science
  • Leadership

Job Description

Job Description An exciting Software Developer position is opening that can work out of several office locations including Minneapolis, Detroit, and Columbus. This is a prominent financial services and banking institution with billions in assets. They are not only stable, but growing exponentially. This is a brand-new team that you would be the Lead Developer on and build a team around. While you would not have direct reports, you would be responsible for mentoring other members of the team and leading project initiatives. You will be building out the backend of a new payment processing application and surrounding systems primarily in Java, Spring Boot, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). They are looking for prior experience building applications within AWS, not just deployment experience. This would be a hybrid (three days per week), contract-to-hire opportunity.
They just built another team from scratch and would be working side-by-side with the other Lead on that team. This is also a Microservices environment and would be implementing new technologies. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for a more visible and impactful position. Their goal is to hire this person fulltime and build out this team over the years. Excellent work-life balance and an opportunity to set the culture on the team.
Contract Duration: 4 months Required Skills & Experience
  • Several years of experience building applications in Java 11, 17
  • Strong experience with Spring Boot
  • Strong experience with Microservices development
  • Experience building applications in AWS
  • Comfort designing, building, and consuming REST APIs
  • Experience with DynamoDB or PostgreSQL
  • BS in Computer Science or related field
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Jenkins, Docker, and Kubernetes
  • Experience working on the frontend using JavaScript/Typescript
What You Will Be Doing Tech Breakdown
  • 90% Java/Spring Boot
  • 10% JavaScript/Typescript
Daily Responsibilities
  • 80% Hands On
  • 20% Leadership Duties