Purpose of Role :
The purpose of this role is to deliver technical capability and direction for platform and application infrastructure that supports strategic initiatives.
Advise on tactical and strategic issues relating to established technology and future adoption calling upon internal and external technical advances.
Carry out complex design, development, testing, documentation, code review and analysis of various software applications and technical specifications, complying with established methodologies.
Creatively enhance existing product lines with new capabilities and features.
Focus on product enhancements and solutions for complex problems and perform a pivotal role in the integration of developed software utilizing user interfaces and data.
Engineer sophisticated new solutions for large-scale go-to-market system offerings on an individual team within Keyloop’s product line.
Be a subject matter expert in technical leadership, direction, and design, and mentor others whilst fostering collaboration and innovation throughout the Product & Engineering community.
Lead the development team not only through technical expertise but also as a mentor and coach for the team members. Directly responsible for HR management of other developers, including goal setting, performance reviews, making recommendations for promotions, performance and issue management, career development and coaching.
Key Responsibilities :
Line manager for developers on the team
Mentors all team members and works with the Product Manager and Scrum Master to ensure the teams are optimizing performance and value delivery to customers
Participate in the development lifecycle with a focus on developing new features and functionalities for enterprise software solutions, encompassing service layers, integration, user interfaces and data.
Propose product enhancements and the adoption of new features, including new technologies.
Applies problem-solving skills to resolve escalations. Follows all engineering standards and practices and measure & achieve engineering metrics / goals
Evaluate requirements and initial mock-ups, make technology recommendations that support optimal construction, maintenance and performance.
Assess new issues and take ownership of establishing protocol for problem resolution.
Technically documents software deliverables, through use cases, design documents and technical specifications.
Demonstrate the ability to organize and present complex solutions clearly and accurately.
Understand and interpret existing application software solutions.
Demonstrate expertise in interpreting business requirement specifications and design efficient software solutions to meet the stated requirements that support business processes
An appreciation of Scrum-based Agile development methods and processes.
Work to pre-defined timescales.
Essentials Skills and Qualifications :
Experience using Python, Django or Flask
Experience in system operations in cloud environments (preferably AWS)
Experience in designing and building persistence layers using relational technologies (mySQL preferred) and using appropriate ORM framework, as necessary
Experience in REST API design principles
Experience with automated testing frameworks, such as : xUnit, nUnit, Moq, nSubstitute
Solid experience in modern version control and CI / CD tools (Git, Jenkins, Azure DevOps)
These will be a plus :
Deep understanding of API management and governance (API Management, APIGEE)
Understanding of DDD concepts
Some experience with event-based solutions (RabbitMQ, Kafka)
Understanding of CQRS principles
Experience in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) environment