Lead Engineer

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Armada Group, Inc.
- 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 solu
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Job Description


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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Company Information

The Armada Group was founded in 1995 to connect extraordinary talent with world class opportunities. Our mission is to provide the highest quality On Demand Talent Solutions for the world’s most innovative companies. Despite entering one of the most challenging technical recruiting landscapes our nation has ever encountered, we find that our clients can consistently expect to meet their most challenging recruiting needs through The Armada Group’s large network of carefully screened On Demand Talent in specialized IT fields.
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Position Id : 8697

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