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Software Development Engineer Lead
Ref No.: 18-01544
Location: Seattle, Washington
Our client is a fast-growing pioneer in the cloud market and has won numerous awards. Their mission is to build SaaS products that solve the IT industry's cloud challenges. These products are 100% partner-channel focused and have helped over 5,000 global partners build successful cloud businesses by making it easy to move, back up, and manage their customers in the cloud.
 
Headquartered in Seattle, WA and as a 100 Best Company in Washington, this client offers a competitive comp and benefits package, along with great perks!
 
We’re in search of an experienced and hands-on Lead Engineer to grow and develop the Engineering Team. You will work with and guide a team of experienced Software Engineers, Software Architects, and Product Managers to deliver complex features and automation on the client platform. You are equally excited about learning and mentoring. In this critical role, you will impact the success of not only your team and the company, but, most importantly, the success of partners on a global scale.

Overview:
  • Directly manage 4-8 team members, perform 1-on-1s focused on personal growth and culture
  • Continuously improve team by identifying and recommending process changes
  • Guide team development efforts towards successful project delivery
  • Provide technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship
  • Actively participate within sprints by contributing code towards development tasks
  • Provide feedback on direct report's performance and make growth recommendations
  • Address team distractions (punctuality, focus, communication, reporting)
  • Assist with PTO approval, expense reports, and other operational duties
  • Collaborate across teams and groups to ensure product vision and direction is achieved
  • Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing sustainable processes and procedures and following core development principles
  • Assist in the collection and documentation of users' requirements, development of user stories, estimates, and work plans
  • Design (with scaling in mind), develop, and unit test applications in accordance with established standards
  • Participate in peer reviews of solution designs and related code
  • Analyze and resolve technical and application problems
  • Assess opportunities for application and process improvement and create well defined stories
Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of Lead or Management experience in formal individual, team and process performance management
  • 5+ years of Software Development experience
  • 2+ years designing software with exponential scaling requirements
  • Ability to take a project from requirements analysis to launch and operation of the system in production
  • Experience in leading and managing the delivery of system / software development projects in a structured environment
  • Working knowledge of software development approaches and methodologies including Agile
  • Experience in both architecture and implementation-level software design
  • Strong understanding of advanced C# language capabilities
  • Experience developing and debugging multi-threaded server applications
  • Ability to effectively and proficiently communicate within a diverse working environment
 
W2 only, no Corp to Corp. We are unable to sponsor H1B visas at this time. **eXcell™ Supports Equal Employment Opportunity** eXcell™, a division of CompuCom® Systems, Inc., a global company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, provides IT staffing services and solutions to Fortune 1000 companies as well as small and medium business. For more information, visit www.excell.com.