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Lead Software Engineer in Boston, MA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

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Job Description

Position Title: Lead Software Engineer
Salary: DOE (Depends on Experience)
Duration: 6 Months + with a probable conversion to an FTE
Location: Boston, MA


Essential Accountability:
  • Provides technical leadership to the development team.
  • Interacts with and coordinates activities of cross-functional teams, including development, user experience, business stakeholders, system administration, database administration, network engineering and production support staff.
  • High/Low level design, hands on software development, create frameworks, use third party frameworks, code reviews
  • Identify gaps and proactively improve system service level agreements.
  • Improve availability and reliability of systems and infrastructure which increases digital revenue and business confidence
  • Reduce support cost through proactive monitoring, preventive maintenance, and automation of repetitive tasks.

Knowledge and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate will see the big picture from the business perspective, have done substantial collaborative work, and be able to set a technical vision to deliver results for the business.
  • Extensive experience across all stages of the software development lifecycle: Requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing, deployment and maintenance.
  • Experience with cross-team technical communication and collaboration.
  • Team engagement and leadership, including mentoring other engineers and nurturing their professional growth.
  • Ability to "challenge solutions” with stakeholders to define scope and assess risk of various technical approaches to solving their problem to drive prioritization of work.
  • Knowledgeable with current best practices and approaches for given toolchains.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or relevant field (or equivalent experience)

Expert Level experience in the following:
  • Spark, Kafka, Python and R
  • NodeJS ecosystem
  • Amazon Web Services: kinesis, dynamodb, elasticsearch, EC2, etc.
  • Object-Oriented and Functional programming paradigms
  • Relational (SQL), and various non-relational (NoSQL) and key-value databases
  • Data modeling for various access patterns (read/write workloads)
  • Architecture/Systems analysis and design

  • Continuous Improvement
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Domain Knowledge
  • Leadership
  • Ownership & Accountability

Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.
In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at


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