Lead/Dir Engineering, Beverly Hills

We are looking for a Lead Engineer for a client in Beverly Hills to lead the engineering team in developing web and mobile software in a fast-paced agile environment. We are seeking candidates who have a proven track record in developing consumer-facing software solutions end-to-end. Ideal candidates will have experience directing both front-end and back-end teams toward combined and well-choreographed goals that deliver business value in efficient ways. Focus will be on integrating best-of-breed open source tools and other vendor platforms rather than building everything from scratch. A great candidate will consistently think in terms of how to automate manual processes and build software that is stable and easy to maintain. If you like to solve problems with an open mind, come join a team of like-minded, skilled professionals where you can learn and share your knowledge!

REQUIREMENTS

Must Haves:

  • 3+ years professional hands on software development experience
  • 2+ years in languages such as Java and Python
  • 2+ years of web services applications and systems experience. Experience creating internal and external webservice APIs from specifications including prototypes and accepted standards
  • 2+ years experience managing small focused teams of engineers and mentoring engineers
  • Experience with high-volume applications/systems requiring 24/7 uptime
  • Experience with AWS as a software platform including AWS Lambda, API Gateway and Kinesis
  • Knowledge of front-end technologies and platforms including React and Node
  • Strong software development process background especially Agile
  • Leading planning, design reviews and architecture discussions
  • Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral), with experience producing technical and design documentation of complex processes

Nice To Haves:

  • Successful integrations of third-party APIs and platforms including Stripe, Google Analytics, Segment.io and Branch
  • Development experience with the Play/Akka framework for services
  • Experience with React, Redux and React Native platforms
  • Excellent understanding of service-oriented architecture (SOA) and asynchronous message-based concepts
  • Experience with machine learning and data science tools, techniques and projects especially text mining and large-scale pattern matching
  • Experience with ElasticSearch as a search, analytical and database platform
  • Knowledge of OAUTH and other services for authentication and authorization