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Lead Developer

companyNorthcross Group
locationPortland, ME, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Competitive salary
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Training & development
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness resources

About Northcross Group
At Northcross Group (NCG), we support clients in the private and public sectors and address a variety of technology integration and cyber security initiatives. We provide quality business solutions and understand the importance of providing the same level of care to the people that will use it and the underlying data. These fundamentalstechnology, data, and peopleare all a part of the equation for success.

Opportunity Description
Northcross Group is seeking a passionate, experienced Development Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to lead development team efforts creating front and back-end applications to support internal and external consultative services in a DevOps environment.

The position will be based out of NCGs Portland, Maine or Marquette, Michigan offices; qualified remote candidates across the United States will also be considered.

Role & Responsibilities
We are looking for a hands-on Developer Manager with advanced technical and leadership skills to collaborate on software design solutions and build high-quality, innovative, fully performing software in compliance with coding standards and technical design.

  • Lead a team of qualified Developers to define, deploy, and run a DevOps practice facilitating rapid iterative deployments
  • Monitor, evaluate, and ensure the completion of Development tasks and projects according to timelines
  • Manage professional development, training, and provide mentorship and guidance to members of the DevOps team
  • Consult with management and/or clients on the operational requirements of software solutions
  • Establish comprehensive understanding of objectives and develop intuitive, user-friendly solutions
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Oversee all phases of the development lifecycle from initial specification through developing, testing, and launching
  • Identify tools and technologies to drive automation and optimization in support of development, testing, and deployment
  • Collaborate with the creative team to match visual design intent
  • Engage with internal and external clients to ensure successful audience adoption
  • Keep abreast of industry best practices and implement
  • Train and mentor junior development team members
  • Participate in NCG initiatives and contribute positively to our team environment

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science/related field of study, or comparable experience
  • 8+ years development experience, 5+ years in a supervisory role
  • 3+ years of experience working with professional software engineering practices for the full software development lifecycle including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build process, testing and operations
  • 5+ years of experience:
    • Developing web applications with RESTful architectures
    • JavaScript, Node.js, React, HTML, CSS
    • Experience with server-side Express.js framework
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and exceptional attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of user interface (UI) design
  • Strong relational database development skills (MySQL)
  • Experience with:
    • Basic DevOps, deploying and maintaining client projects
    • Programming knowledge in SQL, operating system experience with LINUX and relational database knowledge with runtime environments like Node.js
    • Modular, object-oriented programming design
    • Frontend and backend testing frameworks integrated in a CI environment (Cypress, Artillery, SonarQube, Jest)

Benefits
At NCG, we have a commitment to excellence driven by continuous improvement across all areas of our business. We value our team members and offer competitive benefits, work/life balance, and opportunities for advancement. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Employer-paid Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer contributing 401(k) Retirement Benefits
  • Employer provided Life Insurance and Short- & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Three weeks paid time off
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Tuition and education benefits

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