Lead Software Engineer (Remote) Django

United States | Jan. 2, 2024

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Company: Kinect

Salary: $178,000 - $254,000

Type: Hybrid remote



We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to support a project for our client that is a large SaaS based company in San Dimas, CA.
What You’ll Do Here:

  • Lead a team of 4-8 engineers, delegate tasks, and oversee progress
  • Mentor incoming engineers by providing training during onboarding and helping them develop their unique talents
  • Create engineering standards and ensure efficiency in development efforts
  • Oversee work product and identify procedures to reduce code bugs
  • Set department objectives and individual team member goals with alignment to the business needs
  • Supervise project development procedures to support business operations
  • Conduct research and development programs to maximize productivity and team efforts
  • Lead solution implementations that fulfill technical and business requirements
  • Evaluate and analyze client requirements to provide development estimates and identify obstacles/ development constraints
  • Use industry best practices to capture and document client needs, requirements, and changes of scope throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Develop software solutions by evaluating client requirements, conferring with users, and studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code
  • Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.
  • Develop Apps in low code SaaS Application Development platforms such as Quickbase
  • Leadership in technical design including a combination of functionality and technical vision between usability, performance, and budget options
  • Utilization of prebuilt classes and/or SDKs to enhance build speed and consistency
  • Add enhancements as necessary to reusable internal libraries and classes
  • Project management and ability to drive software technology best practices

What You’ll Bring to Us

  • Leadership, manageria, and consulting background
  • Experience establishing engineering development standards and workflows
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Experience working as a Software Programmer; self-motivated, self-managed, and accountable
  • Expert-level understanding of vanilla JavaScript with the ability to utilize libraries effectively
  • Experience using JavaScript to make AJAX requests, implement event-based functionality, and manipulate DOM elements
  • Experience as a Python Developer to interact with RESTful web services, push and pull data from various systems via Python’s requests and other supporting libraries
  • Experience with Django-based web application development and configuration to run under Apache on a Unix OS-based system
  • Similar experience with a modern web application framework and a desire to learn a new framework
  • Build Django views to display HTML-based templates that render and accept data in various formats (e.g., calendars, input forms, PDF Documents)
  • Experience in UNIX Server management and set-up for web applications (e.g., install and configure Apache including CSR generation and SSL certificate installation)
  • Schedule scripts via cron utility and proficiency working via SSH and SFTP
  • HTML AND JavaScript Development, create layouts, display data in a styled format using HTML and CSS3
  • Experience with best practices for performance, responsive design, and cross-browser compatibility/limitations
  • Experience contributing to and maintaining repositories in a version control system (e.g. Github or Subversion)

Kinect provides career advice and advancement to tech professionals while providing best in class support to our clients. Kinect specializes in roles in software and applications, IT infrastructure and operations. We provide contract and project resources to a broad range of organizations on a national basis. Contact us to see how Kinect can help you further your career goals.
Kinect provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal requirements, Kinect complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company conducts business 

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