As Lead Engineer you'll be hands-on, participating in all aspects of software development while providing technical leadership to a small, distributed team of software engineers. In this role you will report to the Director of Product and apply your full-stack experience to advise on technical requirements. Additionally, you’ll partner with our Customer Support and Operations teams to ensure our solutions are not only streamlined and effective but also well-documented, reliable, and scalable.
Extensive full-stack technical experience is a must in this role, as well as natural leadership skills and the willingness to roll up your sleeves to ensure the on-time delivery of amazing products driven by the latest technologies. This role offers opportunities for career growth into engineering leadership.
What you'll doLead a distributed team of software engineersHire, train, and grow the team strategicallyManage an agile development processScope and document technical requirements and architectureOwn and manage relationships with vendors and international standards organizationsCommunicate progress to managementDesign and execute processes for maintaining quality, reliability, and securityShip first-rate products
Desired skills and experienceProven track record as a lead or senior engineer Enthusiasm for engineering management and technical project managementExpertise on modern web stacks and frameworks and modern cloud devopsStrong understanding of software architecture and engineering principles, including automated testingExcellent written and oral communication skillsExperience translating product requirements into technical solutionsStartup experience or ability to work in a fast-paced startup environmentExperience with Scrum or similar agile workflowExperience collaborating with a remote teamExperience with Jira and the Atlassian suite of products
Bonus points if you have builtData analytics or business intelligence toolsData engineering pipelines, data lakes, or data warehousesAPI-driven productsLarge-scale apps on the Node platform
You might be passionate about...Improving cities and transportationMaking an impact on the environmentHelping people save time and make smarter transportation decisions
Compensation and BenefitsCompetitive salaryCompany stock optionsMedical, dental, and vision insurance Commute benefit: free shoes, pre-tax WMATA benefits, free Capital Bikeshare, discounted Zipcar membership and rates, and moreFlexible hours and unlimited vacation