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Lead, Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails / Vue.js)

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The Lead Software Engineer is responsible for reviewing and evaluating all team output and ensuring that all work adheres to standards and best practices while maintaining a high degree of quality, working specifically on the NextRequest product. This position works closely with the Software Development Manager, Senior Engineers, and other Lead Software Engineers to assist in defining and understanding standards and best practices as well as designing and planning applications to meet project objectives. As the first line supervisor for the engineers on their team, the Lead Software Engineer is responsible for the performance and professional growth of those engineers and for providing status reports on the activities of the team. Additional duties include analysis, design, development, testing, and maintenance of software solutions for company products.
Your Impact:
  • Abstract requirements to analyze and design innovative new software solutions for enhancement of the companys products
  • Responsible for the performance of employees on their team and provides status reports
  • Provide technology leadership and mentoring to the team
  • Reviews and evaluates the teams output to ensure that all work adheres to standards and best practices while maintaining a high degree of quality
  • Develop code using the companys best practices and current software patterns
  • Read, understand, debug code to find and solve current software problems and resolve defects
  • Understand the teams deployment pipelines and processes
  • Leverage the teams capabilities to maximize effectiveness
  • Understand the high-level architecture employed by the team and cross-product interactions
  • Test and own software solutions appropriately throughout their lifecycle
  • Actively participate as a full member of an Agile development team
  • Uses automated testing and other techniques to ensure software quality and reliability
  • Evident interest in keeping up to date with technology landscape and best practices
  • Responsible for completing employee performance reviews and development plans
  • May be asked to perform other duties as assigned
  • Participate in OnCall rotations
  • Working on the NextRequest Product.
There is no perfect candidate, but we are looking for:
  • Experience building and maintaining both web based front-end applications and server-side applications
  • Experience with either Ruby on Rails or Vue.js; ideally both
  • Proficient with SQL databases
  • Understanding and experience applying design principles, such as SOLID, to build effective and maintainable software solutions
  • Experience writing automated tests and testable code
  • Highly effective communication skills
  • Proficient with source code control tools and techniques
  • 5 years of experience and a degree in Computer Science or related field; 8 years of relevant experience
  • Professional experience developing highly scalable API's and integrations
  • Solid understanding of Web application architecture and operations
  • Experience with Agile development processes
Nice-to-have skills:
  • Significant experience building web applications with Vue.js
  • Experience with PostgreSQL
  • Experience with Elasticsearch
  • Familiarity with design patterns
  • Familiarity with AWS
  • Experience managing a team of software engineers
*Note: We know that excellent candidates can have all sorts of backgrounds and experiences, so please dont hesitate to apply even if you dont meet 100% of the listed requirements!
We offer competitive salary and benefits packages, including health insurance, retirement plans, flexible time off, and a commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging. If you are passionate about technology and want to make a meaningful impact in your community, wed love to hear from you.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We desire to have our employees reflect the diverse communities we serve, and we recognize that diverse and inclusive teams lead to more innovation and better financial returns. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Estimated Salary Range: $119,100 to $181,100 annually, The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and is based on a 40-hour work week.
  • Benefits: Comprehensive health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, Flexable Time Off, 401(k) plan, and more.
What is our hiring process?
  • Introductory Call with a member of our Talent Acquisition team.
  • First Interview with the Hiring Manager
  • Second Interview- Panel Interview with up to 4 CivicPlus Team Members
    • Interview Project Activity- This activity is designed to give us insight into your problem-solving approach and methods.
  • Offer
Please note that the specifics of this process may vary based on the position you're applying for.
About CivicPlus:
CivicPlus is a trusted technology company dedicated to empowering government staff and powering exceptional digital experiences for residents. With a comprehensive suite of solutions that combine to form THE modern Civic Experience Platform, we strive to create one-stop, frictionless, interactions that delight residents and help staff collaborate and work efficiently. As a result, government administrations that choose CivicPlus realize greater trust and satisfaction among their community members. Backed by over 25 years of experience and leveraging the insights of more than 850 team members, our solutions are chosen by over 10,000 customers and are used daily by over 340 million people in the U.S. and Canada alone.
Employment Practices
  • CivicPlus is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. At CivicPlus, we celebrate and support diversity for the benefit of our employees, products, clients, and communities we serve.
  • Upon receiving an offer of employment, candidates must complete required pre-employment background screen. Offer of employment is contingent upon this post-offer screening process. All testing will be conducted by a licensed independent administrator, which will follow testing standards and background screens in accordance with state law.
  • We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities during the interview process. If you require an accommodation, please let us know in advance so we can make appropriate arrangements. We welcome and encourage candidates of all abilities to apply for this position.
Please be aware of scammers who may fraudulently allege to be from CivicPlus. These types of fraud can be carried out through copycat websites, fake email addresses claiming to be from our company, or social media. We do not ask for your personal information such as bank account numbers, identification numbers, etc through social media or chat-based apps, nor do we request or send money for the purchase of business equipment or request interviews via text message. If you suspect fraud, please report it to your local authorities, as well as reaching out to us at [email protected] with any information you may have.