Snappy Kraken Lead Software Engineer

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Headquarters: Ormond Beach, FL

Snappy Kraken is an award-winning MarTech company and voted #14 of 50 Best Places to Work in FinTech. We are truly changing how financial professionals do business, for the better! We're looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our outstanding, entirely remote team.

Primary Job Function:

The Lead Software Development Engineer is responsible for leading a team of software developers in full-stack development including LAMP stack, AWS infrastructure, Laravel, and Wordpress frameworks. Additionally, this leadership role acts as a technical go-to as well as providing hands-on development. The primary function of this role is to provide day-to-day management oversight of individual contributors, including performance management and recruiting activities. It requires:

  • Guiding developer and QA teams as they formulate stories that encapsulate a demonstrable business value

  • Building full-stack software solutions according to software engineering design best practices for maintainable extensible code and using approaches that allow incremental continuous improvement within the constraints of an existing technology stack, while taking advantage of opportunities to make the technology stack more effective

  • Maintaining consistent oversight and follow-through on tech support requests and resolution

  • Writing well-factored cohesive code

  • Leading initiatives in continuous integration/test/delivery

  • Pursuing technologies and techniques that accelerate the software delivery capabilities of the team

Primary Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or equivalent experience

  • 8+ years of hands-on experience building commercial software systems

  • Good strategic design and coding skills at the system and component level

  • A leader in web service, database test automation and unit test level TDD, continuous integration tool stacks, and in identifying areas of opportunity within the constraints presented

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communications skills – must be able to communicate technical issues and resolutions to key stakeholders in ways that provide genuine insight into design, risk mitigation strategy, execution progress, process, and quality

  • Ability to lead and mentor team members

  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to track multiple test and deployment efforts simultaneously

  • Ability to work in an environment of fluid requirements and priorities

  • Ability to cross team boundaries to forge successful deliverable outcomes

  • Ability to elicit requirements from members of the organization as well as reverse engineer requirements from legacy code

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and remote work environment

  • Health/Dental/Vision/Life/AD&D/STD/LTD available after 90 days with employer premium contribution

  • 401k with company match available after 6 months

  • PTO and paid holidays

  • More perks & benefits

To be considered for this position, please submit your current resume and salary requirements. To learn more about our company, visit

To apply:

Posted Snappy Kraken Lead Software Engineer on June 10, 2019 via WeWorkRemotely

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