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Technical Lead - Remote

Company: eHire
Location: New York
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Are you ready to bring positive change through private markets?

We are a for-profit, mission-driven company with the goal of empowering the private markets to build a more inclusive and sustainable form of capitalism.

The Company & The Role

By bringing together the brightest minds in financial data, private equity, social justice and inclusive capitalism, we aim to build the best technology and tools for the private markets to better collect, analyze, benchmark and report ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) data. We have an experienced and diverse team who are as ambitious about growing a successful company as we are about making an impact.

Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through continuous delivery of the product so we focus on making small, incremental improvements in order to deliver high quality software, frequently. We're strong believers in the principles of agile, so we work in small cycles and regularly reflect on our processes making changes where necessary to improve outcomes and effectiveness.

This role sits inside our Product and Engineering team, where you'll be embedded into one of our squads working on expanding the feature set of ESG data and reporting platform. You'll have a chance to get involved early in our product's development, having the opportunity to shape and steer our platform's technical direction as well as contribute code across the entire stack.

Your responsibilities

  • Work closely with other lead engineers to steer the overall product and platform architecture.
  • Lead a product squad of engineers, driving the thinking and execution of new features to improve our ESG data and reporting platform.
  • Work closely with other stakeholders, such as designers and product managers to capture requirements and distill problems into value focused deliverables.
  • Identify opportunities and implement best practices to continuously improve our existing solutions and be accountable for technical specifications and execution in the daily work of the team
  • Advocate high standards of quality related to code and systems whilst maintaining a strong delivery focus, identifying and resolving blockers before they become issues.
  • Be actively involved in our various Guilds, ensuring that the team's output achieves our quality and security goals.
  • Coach and mentor team members and help them to develop and improve their skills and abilities.
    You Have
    • Excellent communication and leadership skills, and are able to work collaboratively and respectfully with other team members.
    • Good judgment, and aren't afraid to make decisions and act with purpose and intention to progress Novata's goals, whilst understanding which battles to pick when it comes to business objectives versus technical limitations.
    • An appetite to deliver through a high degree of personal commitment coupled with a natural passion for continuous learning and growth.
    • A proven ability to make technical trade offs, balancing what's best for the business, users and the product.
    • A focus on output whilst ensuring the final developed products are robust and maintainable.
    • Proficiency in engineering best practices (CI/CD, observability, configuration management, test automation).
    • Extensive and demonstrable experience in writing testable, modular and extensible code that covers that entire web application stack using TypeScript/JavaScript, React and Node.js.
    • A passion for CI/CD and automated testing.
      We Use And Teach
      • React and NextJS for our frontend.
      • TypeScript and Node.js for our backend.
      • Git for controlling change.
      • Postgres for our persistent storage.
      • Docker to package our services into containers.
      • AWS for deployment, specifically ECS, ECR, RDS, Fargate and Lambda.
      • Terraform to define our Infrastructure as Code.
        We know confidence gaps and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting spectacular candidates, so please don't hesitate to apply - we'd love to hear from you.

        ehire.com/jobs

        A Human Approach to Staffing

        eHire is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: eHire, New York , Technical Lead - Remote, IT / Software / Systems , New York, New York

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