Lead Software Engineer in Chicago, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 8/3/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  We offer competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

Volt is seeking a Lead Software Engineer to work onsite at our client's facility in Chicago, IL.  This is a contingent position forecasted for one year.  Within this role, you will spearhead the design, development and deployment of our client’s state-of-the-art condition monitoring product.  You will build and be part of a fast-moving global team that will develop a best-in-class product for our client’s dealers worldwide, to lower cost of service, and improve customer support.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform all programming, project management, and development assignments without close supervision; normally assigned the more complex aspects of systems work
  • Act as team leader for development and support groups; provide programming and application/technical leadership, guidance, and assistance to other team members
  • Work directly on complex application/technical problem identification and resolution, including responding to off-shift and weekend support calls
  • Work independently on complex systems or infrastructure components that may be used by one or more applications or systems
  • Drive application development focused around delivering business valuable features
  • Mentor and assist software engineers, providing technical assistance and direction as needed
  • Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits
  • Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team
  • Guide the team to develop a structured application/interface code, new program documentation, operations documentation and user guides in a casual, flexible environment
  • Communicate with end users and internal customers to help direct development, debugging, and testing of application software for accuracy, integrity, interoperability, and completeness
  • Lead development of new functionality and applications on cross-functional Agile project teams
  • Perform integrated testing and customer acceptance testing of components that requires careful planning and execution to ensure timely, quality results

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 10+ years of experience designing, developing, deploying and maintaining software at scale
  • Experience designing well-defined Restful APIs
  • Experience writing API proxies on platforms such as Apigee Edge, AWS API Gateway or Azure API Gateway
  • Hands on experience with API tools such as Swagger, Postman and Assertible
  • Experience deploying and maintaining software using public clouds such as AWS (especially Lambda and Fargate services)
  • Experience with application architectural patterns, such as MVC, Microservices, Event-driven, etc.
  • Experience developing software applications using relational and NoSQL databases
  • Experience deploying software using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, Azure DevOps, etc.
  • Experience working within an Agile framework (ideally Scrum)
  • Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints
  • Passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to a team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated leadership on medium to large-scale projects impacting strategic priorities

*** This position will be located in Chicago, IL.  Candidates must be able to relocate at their own expense. ***

Must be available to work on W2 for Volt.  No C2C or 3rd party vendors please.

Submit your resume today for immediate consideration!

If you do not meet all the qualifications for this position, be sure to visit http://jobs.volt.com to find other available positions that you may qualify for.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.