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Senior Lead Java Software Engineer

Posted on Apr 22, 2021 by Marlette Funding

Wilmington, DE 19896
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

The Sr. Lead Engineer will work directly with Associate Software developers daily and contribute leadership and technical expertise to achieve shared objectives. The Sr. Lead Engineer will participate in product centric, cross-functional, Agile Teams composed of Product Owners, Product Managers, Scrum Masters, Software Developers and Automation Engineers. The Sr. Lead Engineer is expected to influence this team and adjacent teams on occasion by identifying opportunities and proposing solutions.

The Sr. Lead Engineer will be accountable for the timeliness and quality of the engineering products produced within their assigned product team. It is imperative the Sr. Lead Engineer is capable of recognizing Minimum Viable Product (MVP) features sets, risks, and dependencies and recommend iterative delivery packages to maximize business value and minimize time to market. Additionally, the Sr. Lead Engineer will be accountable for executing development activities aligned with agreed development and quality control standards. The Sr. Lead Engineer should encourage and promote Associate Developers to exhibit the same behaviors. The Sr. Lead Engineer will ensure production of technical documentation and supporting processes as solutions are delivered.

Additionally, the Sr. Lead Engineer will

Develop and deliver software iteratively and incrementally
Perform Unit Test, Integration Tests, and implement supporting testing utilities
Interpret, confirm, and/or challenge business requirements and document technical requirements
Explain and discuss the importance of good software design and the pros and cons of best practices such as styling, documentation, refactoring, test driven design, and pair programming with the broader team
Lead the development team through continuous improvement activities.
Provide peer/mentor support for Development staff
Participate in group knowledge sharing as both a consumer and supplier of knowledge

Requirements - Development

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics, or equivalent work experience
5+ years of building domain services and event-based systems to be integrated via API.
2+ years working as a lead or senior developer within a team of developers
Building restful web services using spring framework especially Spring boot and Java.
Good understanding and querying knowledge for relational database (SQL Server, MySQL ) is a must. (No SQL like MongoDB, DynamoDB is a plus).
Must have done CRUD operation using restful services.
Experience in building application and shipping via Docker containers in a Docker Swarm or Kubernetes.
Experience is understanding API security (authorization and authentication) is a must.
Experience is evaluating third party systems for enacting different integration patterns based on the systems.
Experience in leading a team of developers in code review, implementation process is a must.
Ability to create high-level design documents, sample screen images, workflow diagrams, and lead stakeholders through white-board design discussions.
Experience in an application performance instrumentation and good building distributed systems is a must.
Experience in developing cloud native solutions.
Proven track record of innovation, clever problem solving, and high-quality rapid delivery
Exposure to and understanding of Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, and Test Automation constructs and procedures.
Experience in building solutions in financial services domain is a plus.
Experience in building solutions using .net core is a plus.


Comfortable interacting and engaging with colleagues from all levels of management across all business units and third-party development firms.
Demonstrated technical leadership skills including self-direction, coaching and mentoring, leading change through tooling or practices
Previous experience leading Associate-level Developers, lead software engineers OR demonstration of effective leadership characteristics
High self-efficacy, highly motivated, well organized, capable of developing and executing a sprint plan, and able to communicate status effectively
Passionate about reducing manual and repetitive work when designing and building tools used by internal colleagues


Advocate and practitioner of Agile methodologies (XP, Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Continuous Improvement, Pair Programming)
Ability to succeed within a cross-functional team emphasizing Collective Ownership in a fast-paced environment
Be confident and willing to challenge status quo but also willing to concede and execute other's ideas when necessary
Capable of teaching and learning from others to promote continuity of knowledge and personal development
Ability to work effectively independently and as a team member
Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

Reference: 1175387160

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