Technical Lead

Job Role: IT Roles
Industry: IT
Size of company: Mid ( 10-30 )

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced and motivated Technical Lead to help us drive direction and implementation of compelling, scalable, and creative web applications. This person will need real-world, professional experience leading developers in implementing custom web applications in Node.js and Angular.js or React.

This position is based out of our Saint Louis, Missouri office.
NOTE: We do not provide relocation assistance at this time.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide technical leadership on one or more projects
  • Lead development teams in the development of websites and applications through the full project lifecycle, including analysis, design, development, testing and implementation
  • Write well written code that is optimized for performance, security, and maintainability
  • Define solution architecture as needed, factoring in client requirements with solution definition to address project goals
  • Solve complex problems which may be multidisciplinary or require an in-depth analysis of variable factors
  • Work with project managers and creative teams to guide collaboration and coordination
  • Define development needs for a project and delegate project work as appropriate
  • Responsible for team quality and output, including
  • Defining project-specific best practices
  • Leading code reviews
  • Identifying opportunities for improving productivity and reducing errors
  • Responsible for development estimates
  • Responsible for ensuring that the team meets development schedules and deadlines
  • Create and implement risk mitigation processes
  • Communication of project status, risk and successes to internal and external stakeholders
  • Participation in retrospectives 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum of 7 years experience in web development.
  • Ownership of the technical aspects of a project, and strong drive to motivate the team to deliver on time, on budget, with high quality
  • Deep analytical skills
  • Proven experience in delivering project adhering to high quality and security standards
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively
  • Ability to work collaboratively with clients and the entire solution team
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills 
  • Willingness to build professional relationships with internal team and clients
  • Excellent communication, motivational and interpersonal skills
  • Deep understanding of multiple coding languages, including JavaScript and JavaScript-based frameworks like React
  • Sound knowledge of operating systems, web servers and DevOps practices
  • Ability to create diagrams and written documentation depicting technical requirements and specifications.

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive compensation
  • Family leave policy
  • Comprehensive health plans
  • Three weeks paid vacation
  • Flexible schedule / Work from home
  • Volunteer time off
  • Professional development stipend

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