Job Summary

The Senior Software lead is responsible for software engineering development and management. The focus is on strategic, tactical, and short-term technology management, which means that he or she is responsible for the development, design, operation, and improvement of the systems that create, deliver, and support the firms’ products and services.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description/Requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals 
  • Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the company can gain a competitive advantage 
  • Manage software development projects by setting requirements, goals, and timelines
  • Design and customize technological systems and platforms to improve customer experience 
  • Prepare and manage the engineering department’s budget 
  • Ensure developments and projects are well documented in line with best standards
  • Help departments and the organization use technology efficiently and profitably
  • Supervise system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency 
  • Build quality assurance and data protection processes 
  • Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance across spectra
  • Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to products
  • Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors
  • Monitor reliability and performance of all internal systems to suggest improvements
  • Ensure compliance with industry and regulatory security guidelines.
  • Design strategies for future development projects based on the company’s overall objectives  and resources 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 8+ years overall experience with significant leadership expertise, 4+ as an engineer, 4+ as an engineering leader.  
  • 4 years at leadership level in a Fintech environment 
  • Substantial experience as a senior “hands-on” lead running a fast-paced environment for an industry-leading product, developing coding methods, architecture, and execution. 
  • Experience building out a financial portal in a regulated environment.
  • Entrepreneurial DNA: Experience and comfort starting from square 1 and selecting team, partners, and vendors to achieve development and business goals 
  • Must be familiar with security standards and procedures necessary when dealing with sensitive personal financial information and regulated environments. 
  • Full-Stack developer at some point in a career. 
  • Knowledge of technological trends to build a strategy 
  • Understanding of budgets and business-planning 
  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Leadership and organizational abilities 
  • Strategic thinking 
  • Problem-solving aptitude 
  • Proactive and collaborative working style 

Technologies Skills:  

  • Backend: core Java 8 skills, Liferay 6+, Sprint 4+, WSDL, JAX-RS SQL, Hibernate, JDBC, Rest service, Ajax (JQuery/Dojo), HTML/CSS, HTML5 SOAP services, Unit tests with JUnit,  
  • SpringBoot is a plus, OCJP is a plus. 
  • Frontend: Javascript (ES6), JBoss, Hibernate EJB3, VUE.js framework (or React, Angular), webpack, yarn, Node.js base skills 
  • Team Development Tools: GIT, Jira, Confluence  

Salary & Benefits: Competitive salary

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