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Software Engineering Technical Lead



Software Engineering, IT
Posted on Saturday, March 30, 2024

Engrain has transformed the way people find, lease, and manage properties. Engrain provides a holistic suite of mapping solutions built specifically for the real estate industry to provide stunning unit-level map visualizations that integrate with countless websites and property tech applications. Our revolutionary, unit-level map data and interactive visuals within our SightMap, TouchTour, and Asset Intelligence product lines allow both property owners and prospective renters to better ensure occupancy and drive revenue.

As one of our Technical Leads at Engrain, you will play a pivotal role in our company's continued innovation and commitment to technical excellence. This individual contributor position will be instrumental in architecting robust systems, optimizing our development processes, and ensuring the integration of best practices in technology and software engineering. Leveraging your deep understanding of software development, you will drive the adoption of advanced technologies and methodologies, contributing significantly to the technical direction of our products.

Within a team of 6 engineers under the VP of Engineering, your technical insights will also facilitate effective collaboration with the Product Management and Experience Design teams. Working closely with our CTO and DevOps staff, you will ensure that our technology strategies align with our overarching business goals, fostering innovation and efficiency across all technical domains.

What you’ll do...

  • Lead high-level architectural discussions and guide technical decision-making, ensuring that all relevant technical implications of a given project are understood and accounted for.
  • Create documentation, diagrams and demos as needed in order to understand and guide technical decisions.
  • Organize and prioritize work by breaking down feature epics into manageable tasks. Depending on the situation, you might then delegate and assign work to other team members, or you may complete the engineering work yourself.
  • Proactively identify and remove blockers to ensure project progress and success.
  • Conduct daily code reviews and provide constructive feedback to maintain code quality.
  • Mentor and support team members to foster their professional growth and development.
  • Suggest process improvements to streamline workflows and enhance team productivity.
  • Optimize the developer experience by identifying and addressing pain points in the development process.
  • Handle challenging conversations and provide constructive feedback to team members when necessary.
  • Make informed judgment calls on technical matters and guide the team through uncertainty.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and technologies, and share knowledge with the team to foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

What you offer us…

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience working in software engineering and at least 3 years in a team lead/staff engineer/architect role.
  • Strong leadership skills to guide and inspire a team toward achieving technical excellence and success.
  • Extensive experience in software development, with proficiency in PHP, Laravel, JavaScript, React/Redux, and other main web application languages.
  • In-depth understanding of REST APIs and their implementation in modern web applications.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD systems, Docker, GCP/Kubernetes, AWS, and S3 bucket infrastructure setup.
  • Proven track record of effectively leading and mentoring team members to drive their professional growth and development.
  • Exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving abilities with the capacity to make informed decisions under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills to facilitate collaboration, convey technical concepts clearly, and provide constructive feedback.
  • A proactive and resourceful approach to identifying and resolving technical challenges and impediments.
  • Dedication to maintaining high standards of code quality, architecture design, and documentation.
  • A collaborative mindset, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to achieve common goals.

What we offer you...

  • Salary Disclosure for Colorado: minimum base salary of $110,000 to $130,000. Final offer amount is determined by factors including years and depth of candidate’s experience, certifications, and skill set alignment to the job requirements
  • Various health, dental, and vision insurance plans to choose from
  • Up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Up to 18 days annually of PTO & 10 holidays per year
  • Dog-friendly office
  • 401k match up to 4 percent
  • Annual reimbursement for learning & growth opportunities through our Grow450 program
  • On-site amenities include a professional fitness center, flexible & modern workspace, coffee bar, happy hour taps & team member lounge

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.