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Lead Software Engineer, Media Technology

Lead Software Engineer, Media Technology
CT, Stamford

Job Description



Job Description

Our esteemed client is looking for a Lead Software Engineer in the Media Platforms organization who will build the services that make up their Metro platform.  Our engineers are problem solvers who seek out new challenges across the platform as we grow our digital products and the software that powers them. The ideal candidate is in their element running production grade critical software and systems. They look for opportunities to improve processes with automation

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the Software Development, QA, and DevOps team members in system design discussions and planning for service and application development
  • Lead the full SDLC process, including software design, development, peer reviews, testing, deployment, and documentation
  • Work closely with Product Management and Software Engineering to drive excellence in digital products and services
  • Participation in 24x7 on-call rotation supporting applications and services on an as needed basis


    Expected Skills & Experience

    • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
    • Experience in JavaScript, and one or more programming languages including but not limited to: PHP, Go, Python, C/C++, or Rust
    • Experience with front-end tooling, frameworks, and deployment strategies
    • Experience with data store technologies (SQL, Document Oriented/NoSQL, or GraphDBs)
    • Understanding of source control as an element of the SDLC and knowledge of git
    • Understanding of async programming models (events, callbacks, promises, async/await)
    • Self-learner, independent, excellent problem-solving skills


    Desired Skills

      • Experience developing user, and consumer, facing software
      • Exposure to cloud platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud or others
      • Experience building API-based services using Rest, GraphQL, or gRPC
      • Solid sense of web design and attuned to the fundamentals of user experience
      • Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques

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