Lead Software Engineer at NowPow

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Position Title: Lead Software Engineer

Position Description:

As a Lead Software Engineer, you will own specific initiatives and be responsible for planning, designing, developing, and coordinating across teams to implement. In this role, you will work across the company in your engineering team vertical to build efficient and scalable systems.

Since we are a growing startup, you will participate in many areas of the development process, including security design, architecture, system scalability, team leadership, and infrastructure management. We are looking for candidates who want to stretch their skills across the full stack of engineering responsibilities and are excited to join a quickly growing team.

The ideal candidate should have a passion for and experience with Web/UI technologies. A strong understanding of the .NET framework, Web/UI technologies, and C# is required. One key responsibility is creating detailed technical designs using best practices and then implementing them with little help. Most development will be .NET development with C#.

Key Responsibilities:

NowPow Platform:

  • Facilitate the design the NowPow System Architecture in collaboration with the Principal Engineer and Architect to deliver on your team’s goals for the sprint or release
  • Own one or more specific areas of the NowPow architecture; quickly become a team expert in one or more areas like our HL7/FHIR integration technology or NowPow’s referral architecture
  • Collaborate with team to produce technical specifications and architecture documentation

Product Release Process:

  • Lead the product requirement and design reviews with product managers and other engineers
  • Create plans and estimates during the release and sprint planning processes
  • Oversee and facilitate collaboration cross-team initiatives to execute successfully
  • Manage team scrum tasks (standups, retros, grooming) and development processes to ensure the team delivers on sprint goals
  • Own accountability for team progress throughout the sprint
  • Evaluate, recommend and implement improvements to development processes

Build a Great Product:

  • Establish and foster a working atmosphere with your team to create solid, scalable, robust solutions
  • Participate in code reviews and pull-request processes regularly

Requirements:

  • BS or MS in computer science, or equivalent.
  • 6+ years of enterprise software development experience and experience with Web UI Technologies
  • Microsoft .NET experience (ASP.NET, C#, ADO.NET) is required and experience with .NET MVC, .NET Core, .NET Web APIs and RESTful web applications is preferred
  • JavaScript experience is required and front-end frameworks (React, Vue.js, Backbone.js, Node.js, Knockout.js) experience is a plus
  • Experience writing SQL queries is required and Microsoft SQL Server and ETL process (Azure Data Factory or SSIS) experience is a plus
  • Experience with Visual Studio, Git, and developer toolchains (such as node, npm, Grunt, Gulp or Webpack) a plus
  • Experience writing unit tests and working in a Test-Driven-Development environment
  • Cloud platform experience (Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud) is strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Track record of superior performance and a passion to build great software
  • Comfortable absorbing new technologies quickly
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Handlebar.jsFrameworks
    • SASSFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Adobe XDDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WrikeManagement
    • InsightlyCRM
    • SendGridEmail

Location

We call Hyde Park home. With the gorgeous lakefront steps away, great food, and public transit options, you’re sure to fall in love with it too.

An Insider's view of NowPow

What does your typical day look like?

I kick off the day with our team stand-up and spend the rest of the day focusing on our integration projects, working with both our Engineering and Implementation teams. The collaborative atmosphere at NowPow encourages team members to work closely on tasks and ensure that we create seamless and quality integrations with our customers.

Sophia

Software Engineer

What are NowPow Perks + Benefits

NowPow Benefits Overview

We also take great care of our NowPow community!

Competitive Benefits. We offer comprehensive health insurance for our team and their dependents—and there’s no waiting period to enroll. We also offer parental leave, dental and vision coverage, as well as health savings and flexible spending accounts. Want to contribute to your 401K? We’ll match it.

Generous Time Off. We have generous paid time off (PTO) days and celebrate 10 paid holidays a year. On top of that, we offer “Life Time Hours” for events that can’t be scheduled outside of regular working hours and additional paid “Self Care Days.” We don’t just preach self-care, we practice it.

Remote Work & Casual Dress. Every day is a casual dress at NowPow, but especially Wednesdays. That’s our company-wide remote workday. We believe the option to telework once a week improves your productivity, creativity, and morale.

A Culture of Innovation & Collaboration. NowPowers are smart and passionate about our mission, and we encourage everyone to contribute to our company’s continuous innovation. Our NewPow Innovation Challenge has fabulous prizes, too.

A Committed & Connected Community. Our Culture Club represents every department and is dedicated to planning game nights, contests, community volunteering, and other fun activities. We also host News & Nosh every Friday—a Happy Hour where we reflect on the week and enjoy snacks and drinks (from our always-stocked kitchen).

Culture
Volunteer in local community
NowPow Gives Back is a group dedicated towards advancing our social mission by providing opportunities for staff to donate time, money, or effort to causes in our communities.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
NowPow has a Culture Club that is an interdepartmental group of NowPow team members dedicated to strengthening company culture and engaging employees in making NowPow a great place to work.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
NowPow's health insurance policy covers 80% of the monthly premium.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
NowPow provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Guideline. We match 100% of contributions up to 1% of an employee's annual salary.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave. Of the 12 weeks, 10 weeks shall be compensated at the employee’s regular, biweekly pay.
Remote Work Program
Remote Work is an opportunity to work away from the office. NowPow offers 1 common remote workday every week on Wednesdays.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
NowPow employees receive between 10 and 20 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 5 days per year for Self Care Days. Self Care Days can be used for self-care of any kind, including personal development, volunteering, or physical and/or mental rejuvenation.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Stocked Kitchen
NowPow has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and of course, lots of LaCroix.
Happy Hours
We like to end each week on a good note. Every Friday from 4-5pm different departments take turns hosting “Nosh,” an hour of hanging out, reflecting on the week, and enjoying snacks and drinks.
Parking
We offer employees a parking subsidy.
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Brown Bag Lunches occur once a month and highlight the many interests of our employees. Brown Bags are an opportunity during the workday to learn about a new skill or topic from your colleagues.
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