Paragon Technology and Development, Inc. is a leader in the eCommerce technology field focusing upon digital content storage, distribution and streaming. We are a passionate and dedicated team committed to expanding the useful development of applicable technologies for today and far into tomorrow.
We offer an exceptional compensation package consisting of a competitive salary from $100,000 to $160,000 depending upon experience, 100% benefit coverage; BCBS Platinum Healthcare, Vision and Dental along with a 401K plan with corporate matching and PTO.
Paragon Technology and Development, Inc. is presently seeking an adept technician, one who possesses a profound methodological foundation. Beyond the “what’s” and “how’s”, they should know the “whys” of Software Engineering. This depth allows them sometimes to break a surface rule while adhering to a more fundamental methodological principle.
Lead Developer Duties and Responsibilities
Lead Developer Requirements & Qualifications
Additional Qualifications & Skills Needed
IDE. Lead developer expertise allows them to write custom macros to optimize the workflow.
API. Lead developer has written libraries to add more functionality or to automate the most frequent processes without having to write code for them.
Frameworks. Lead developer has enough knowledge to build their own custom framework.
Database development. Lead developer is well-versed in database administration, performance, and index optimization. Usually, they do the delicate work of composing advanced select queries. Since leads know a given database structure from the inside, they are familiar with the DB maintenance features, in particular, DB mirroring and DB replication. These are the methods of transferring data from a primary to a secondary database. Leads understand the two-phase commit algorithm (2PC) applied for coordinating a distributed transaction (commit/abort). They can replace slow cursor-based operations with much more efficient JOIN statements, where possible.
Programming languages. Besides functional programming and OOP, they can work with various programming languages including strongly typed languages.
Platforms & tools. Have had professional experience with more than 3 platforms. They are already creating debuggers or other tools necessary to enhance the platform. Lead developers are the source advice on platform internals.
Day-to-day duties. The multifaceted responsibilities expand far beyond coding. Lead developer will brainstorm the right technological solutions to complex problems. They take charge of the team, coordinating its workflow to consistently produce business value.
Independent work. Lead developer is the one providing guidance.
Lead developers put the team first and are always trying to figure out what they can do to help the members. They have good soft skills while balancing between the client and the team.
Vision. Lead developers see the final goal — the problems that the finished application must solve. A long-term vision is a crucial point in bringing value to the end-user.
About Paragon Technology and Development
We firmly believe our success stems from the desire to empower our teammates to believe anything is possible and deliver exceptional results. As Steve Jobs once said, “...while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.” Today Paragon Technology and Development, Inc. is responsible for managing, maintaining and expanding one of the fastest emerging lifestyle brands in the world. We have achieved record growth in our initial 5-years of business and are looking for dedicated, self-motivated and creative individuals to take us to the next level.
Hollywood, CA, 90028