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Lead Software Engineer

Company: RGA Reinsurance Company
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position OverviewAs Technical "Tech" Lead Engineer, provides technical skills combined with strong leadership skills to articulate architectural direction and solutions to both product stakeholders and the development team. A full stack engineer with team leadership skills, deep proficiency in general programming languages, frameworks and deployment methodologies who creates API-based applications from concept to finished product with a cloud-first emphasis. Builds and encourages a collaborative environment while promoting architectural standards of the organizationResponsibilitiesPrinciple Duties

  • Leads a team of developers; oversees development team quality of work, timelines, and project risks without supervision
  • Designs, develops, tests, deploys and supports API-based systems focusing on industry best practices with a cloud-first emphasis.
  • May supervise or manage four or fewer employees, and responsible for team's performance; coaches and mentors team members
  • Seeks continuous quality improvements for supported products
  • Performs other duties as assigned. RequirementsEducation Required Bachelor's degree of Computer Science or equivalent experience Preferred Master's degree and/or LOMA certification Experience Required
    • 8+ years of software development experience
    • Proficiency in multiple tools of the full stack covering frontend frameworks, databases and deployments
    • Proficiency in a variety of general programming languages
    • Proficiency in Test-Driven Development
    • Experience with a variety of database technologies
    • Proficiency in containerization
    • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new technologies
    • Demonstrated ability to lead small teams or projects
    • Advanced ability to solve complex problems, drawing upon creativity, experience, and multiple sources of information
    • Advanced communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex or difficult information Preferred
      • Insurance and/or reinsurance industry knowledge
      • Experience with AWS, GCP or other cloud provider Technical Requirements (can be modified to be specific to role/team) Preferred
        • JavaScript/TypeScript (especially with NodeJS runtime)
        • CI/CD technologies and processes working with various Linux/Unix stacks (especially Terraform and Jenkins)
        • Python
        • Relational/NoSQL databases (especially PostgresSQL/DynamoDB)
        • JS SPA frameworks (ReactJS, VueJS, Angular, etc.)
        • Java (ideally Groovy) Company OverviewReinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) is one of the largest global providers of life reinsurance, with offices around the world. RGA delivers expert solutions in individual life reinsurance, individual living benefits reinsurance, group reinsurance, financial solutions, facultative underwriting and product development. Our mission is to enhance our clients' prosperity by supporting their financial and risk management capabilities. Colorado residents salary: $96,315-$130,315 #LI-ER1 #LI-Remote

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