Lead Software Engineer in Eden Prairie, MN at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  973731

Description: Polaris/Cirrus
Lead Software Engineer

Primary Responsibilities:

  • •Manage and lead a diverse, expert team of 4 - 5 software engineers that will engage to resolve issues on large commercial software platform

  • •Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development and testing

  • •Design and implement performance and operational enhancements

  • •Design reusable components, frameworks and libraries

  • •Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance

  • •Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and come up with solutions as require

  • •Work very closely with architecture groups and drive solutions

  • •Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases every 2 weeks through Sprints

  • •Mentor and guide other software engineers within the team

  • •Collaborate and influence proactive system monitoring practices and strategies to help identify issues before any customer impact

  • •Create a mindset and culture within the team that embraces identifying, owning, and solving issues, driving quality, improving performance, and improving the customer experience

  • •Contribute to strategies to build knowledge bases, define metrics, service level agreements (SLAs), and processes to drive efficiencies in issue identification and resolution

  • •Designs, codes, tests, debug, and documents software, and enhance existing components to ensure that software meets business needs

  • •Contribute to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable, and maintainable software and should be able to clearly articulate the implications of design / architectural decisions, issues and plans to technology leadership

  • •Collaborate with existing architecture, delivery, infrastructure and operations teams to address and implement solutions to identified issues

  • •Estimate engineering work effort for engineering team and effectively identify and prioritize the high impact tasks

  • 6+ years of Java or Object Oriented programming language experience
  • 4+ years experience with automated unit testing technologies (such as JUnit, Spock, or similar)
  • 4+ years experience with relational databases and SQL
  • 4+ years experience in one or more ORM technologies (like Hibernate, JPA, or similar)
  • 2+ years of experience in technical leadership
  • Understanding of non-functional system specifications and requirements
  • Excellent written communication skills and ability to document technical content

  • Experience with Spring framework
  • Experience with APIs/microservices
  • Experience performing code reviews
  • Experience with Groovy
  • Experience with Spock
  • Experience implementing performant code and code optimization
  • Experience working in an Agile CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery) development environment
  • Four year degree in computer science or equivalent experience

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