Lead LAMP Engineer

Job ID: 2692
Remote Policy: Atlanta / Louisville

Reason this role is for you:

While our Sr. Lead Application Engineers are involved in multiple things throughout the Technology organization, primarily they are responsible for working with the Technology and the Business teams to design, build, and implement amazing web and process applications. Sr. Lead Application Engineers are responsible for mentoring other Application Engineers and are called upon to provide technical leadership on projects. These Team Members are also charged with assisting the Client Success department in resolving issues relating to production processes. The Sr. Lead Application Engineer is responsible for troubleshooting and resolving technical issues as well.

Role Expectations:

  • Proposes technical solutions to the Manager, Application Engineering
  • Designs/develops/tests/implements improvements or new features into the company’s website and core processing applications
  • Responsible for developing/augmenting applications based on the functional and technical specifications
  • Responsible for adhering to the company’s coding standards and the approved technologies, and proposing amendments to either when necessary
  • Unit tests all changes on development, and then works with the appropriate Business and/or Technology Owner(s) to ensure that the developed solution meets the business requirements
  • Communicates the development progress daily to the senior-level team members
  • Attends to any work items assigned through the internal case system in a timely fashion
  • Takes ownership of work items assigned, communicates estimates and daily progress as part of the SDLC process, and actively works to resolve issues blocking progress
  • Assists in the QA process
  • Participates, as required, in Production Code Turn days, providing instructions for deploying the code changes successfully, and for Smoke Testing code post-release
  • Develops and maintains open and fluid communication with Management and team
  • Assists in the creation and/or approving of technical specifications
  • Assists in identifying areas in the application that need to be refactored 
  • Works with the various departments and team members to design and/or implement various new enhancements to the existing web application.; this includes, but is not limited to, SQL table design, SQL stored procedure design, and process design in the designated programming language
  • Tracks any changes required by such development using internal tools, and communicates to the QA Team any abnormalities required to push the changes from development through the various stages to production
  • Identifies and informs the Manager, Application Engineering of areas of the application that can be improved by refactoring, optimization, or other improved technology solutions
  • Notifies the Manager, Application Engineering of any problems that negatively impact applications, and works to implement a solution
  • Communicates and works with the Manager, Application Engineering to reassign any items that cannot be addressed in a timely fashion
  • Provides estimates for project tasks using an internal project tool, and updates the estimates if they increase or decrease
  • Develops a high level of knowledge about the product line the team member works within; technical solutions solved by this individual will fit well within the long-term roadmap of those products
  • Solves complex technical problems with minimal oversight
  • Capable of planning and initiating small-scale technical projects
  • Mentors fellow team members in their development as Application Engineers, helping them to build correct technical solutions
  • Additional duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or have equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of professional experience in web-based software development with Object Oriented languages (e.g. PHP, Ruby, Python, Java, etc.)
  • Experience with full stack web application frameworks (LAMP)
  • Experience in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and/or MVC Frameworks
  • NGINX
  • Traditional RDBMS databases (MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, etc.)
  • Git Version Control
  • Unit and integration testing methodologies
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Experience in an Agile development environment
  • Experience with transactional/batch processing is preferred
  • Any experience in upgrading AngularJS to a modern framework is preferred

Benefits:

  • Annual bonus
  • 401K match (50% of your contribution up to 8%)
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • FSA/HSA
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • PTO + 14 Paid Holidays + 1 Floating Holiday

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