Lead Software Engineer - PHP or Python

Company: Kforce Technology Staffing
Location: Westfield, New Jersey, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 11.AUG.2021
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RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is working with a top tech firm located in Westfield, New Jersey (NJ) and they are in search for a Lead Software En...


Kforce is working with a top tech firm located in Westfield, New Jersey (NJ) and they are in search for a Lead Software Engineer - PHP or Python.

While this position can be primarily remote, we are looking for someone who has the ability to come to our NYC offices as needed. We seek a Lead Software Engineer with a deep software engineering mindset. This includes practices such as Agile, test automation, object-oriented design, design patterns, release management and DevOps. Someone who can solve sophisticated problems and deliver innovative solutions with keen attention to detail. Our software development team is an integral part of the larger organization and is responsible for much of the growth and innovation at the company. The team is supported by robust QA, IT, Design and Product teams. We have embraced Agile development both within the team and throughout the organization.

Responsibilities of the Lead Software Engineer - PHP or Python:
* The Lead Software Engineer - PHP or Python will architect and write quality, maintainable, unit-tested, well documented code in a fast-paced professional software development environment
* Employ Agile methodologies to continuously deliver value to end users
* Maintain and develop internal Web Services/APIs ensuring data integrity across multiple business databases

The Lead Software Engineer will work closely with our leadership team in:
* Actively participating in architecture and scoping discussions
* Providing technical mentorship to our engineering team
* Delegating and reviewing assigned tasks
* Actively contribute to team and company standards
* Perform code reviews
* The Lead Software Engineer will advise on new technology, development tools and emerging standards

* Bachelor's degree, Computer Science or equivalent preferred
* 5+ years of years of Full Stack Web Development (PHP and/or Python)
* Experience in SQL and working with relational databases (MySQL and/or SQL Server), including database design
* Competency with MVC Frameworks, especially CodeIgniter and Flask
* Proficiency in HTML5, CSS, JavaScript
* Experience integrating SOAP and RESTful APIs
* Solid Understanding of Web Services and Service Oriented Architecture
* Proven track record of designing solutions and building from the ground up
* Fast learner with excellent problem-solving skills

Nice to have:
* Front-end frameworks such as React, Vue, or Angular
* Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS
* Exposure to Docker/Kubernetes
* Experience working with collocated and remote teams
* Architecting, building, and styling UIs

Why work with us:
* Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
* Entrepreneurial work environment with the freedom to get things done
* Chance to grow by working with an extremely talented team
* Make a true impact on our company and its services with high-visibility and possibilities for career growth
* Company outings, catered lunches, team building events and much more
* Excellent Comprehensive Insurance Coverage
* 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan & Employer Match
* Gym/Fitness Program Reimbursement
* Access to Corporate Discounts
* Company Paid Life Insurance

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. - provided by Dice

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