Lead Software Engineer

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VanderHouwen
Architecture, Automated, Engineer, Engineering, Engineers, Java, Programming, Software, Software Engineer, SQL, Systems, Test, Version Control
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description



Job ID: 38224


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Lead Software Engineer


Our client is seeking a Lead Software Engineer to join their team in Portland, OR. Providing technical leadership and inspiration, you'll be at the center of rapidly scaling services that will test your limits as a backend engineer. Our client has come a long way in replacing first-generation services with a scalable, pipelined microservice architecture, but the journey is just beginning. This means smarter, more scalable and recoverable messaging and faster, simpler operational databases. Derived data streams feeding a machine learning platform that will let us outperform the competition in evaluating risk (and opportunity). Realtime data consolidation using pub-sub techniques that obsolete legacy data stores and the complex, unmaintainable queries that go with them.

Responsibilities of the Lead Software Engineer

Collaborate with those around you to produce lean, pragmatic solutions in a predictable and transparent way.

Using modern tools and techniques with lightweight agile process, you will join a team of engineers writing, reviewing and shipping high-impact solutions for customers.

Become an expert. You'll be a strong backend engineer, but also learn the industry and earn your Ph.D. in products, tools, and software stack.

Discover and define business and technical requirements for new features and products.

Embody the company values and work to positively impact those around you.

Qualifications of the Lead Software Engineer

10+ years of experience in software engineering.

Experience mentoring and coaching other developers.

Deep expertise in at least one modern language (Java, C#, C++).

Ability to learn new things (languages, tools, frameworks) very quickly.

Expertise working with databases (SQL and/or noSQL).

Proficient using version control systems.

Proficient with software test and automation tools.

Readiness to travel occasionally.

You have extensive experience developing software products and services across a variety of tools, frameworks, and environments. You recognize your strengths and also know when to reach out for help

You have a genuine passion for solving interesting technology problems with creative and simple solutions.

You'd rather deliver a 40% solution in 2 weeks than an 80% solution in six.

You're excited to work with fellow engineers, but also know how to partner across departments to get things done.

You're looking to do amazing work.

You're all about using technology to improve the customer experience and affect the company's bottom line, but also want to mentor and coach those within your team.

Proficient in Java preferred.

Experience with noSQL databases preferred.

Proficient in Git and automated build/deploy environments preferred.

Experience with service-oriented architectures preferred.

Familiarity with functional programming preferred.

Financial services background preferred.




About VanderHouwen

VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.


VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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Company Information

VanderHouwen, founded in 1987, is a premier staffing provider of technology, engineering, finance and accounting professionals. At VanderHouwen, we pride ourselves on being experts in the industries we serve. From studying market trends to our extensive (and rapidly growing) network filled with new and established talent and organizations, we have an ear to the ground on a regional and national level. Take that industry knowledge and combine it with our commitment to providing respectful, personal, and consultative service to our clients and candidates. What do you end up with? A recruiting agency that feels like family. When you work with us, it's not just about jobs. It's about relationships. At VanderHouwen, our mission is to provide outstanding customer service in a straightforward, ethical, personal, and responsive manner. Our unique family-owned company offers individualized staffing services and solutions to our clients and candidates, creating value for everyone. We believe in diverse work environments. And we walk our talk. That's why we are proudly certified as a Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). When you partner with VanderHouwen, you'll receive a 360° consultative experience. From our comprehensive and streamlined evaluation process to our advanced matching techniques, we are invested in helping you map out and achieve your career goals. We will guide you every step of the way—from your current position to your dream job. Our recruiters will provide you with a personalized and confidential recruiting strategy. We understand that finding the perfect position can be a challenge, and our goal is to make your career transition as easy and productive as possible.
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