Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

Lead Software Engineer II

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Primary Posting Location : City
Chicago
Primary Posting Location : State/Province
IL
Primary Posting Location : Postal Code
60601
Primary Posting Location : Country
US
Requisition ID
2024-432091
Position Type
Full Time
Category
Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)
Minimum
USD $140,000.00/Yr.
Maximum
USD $170,000.00/Yr.

Summary

Lead Software Engineer II

 

As a Lead Software Engineer at Advantage Intelligence, you will lead highly skilled software engineers in designing and developing products that follow best architectural practices and coding standards. You will be hands-on in developing clean and maintainable full-stack applications in collaboration with the cross-functional engineering teams. In addition to having strong technical expertise, the Lead software engineer must also have the requisite soft skills to help foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement on the team.

 

 

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with various stakeholders to determine software requirements
  • Overseeing the entire software development lifecycle for a team of software engineers and providing technical direction
  • Taking full-stack ownership of the product by consistently writing production-ready, and testable code
  • Consistently creating optimal design adhering to architectural best practices, scalability, reliability, security, and performance 
  • Designing, building, documenting, implementing, and operationalizing highly scalable, available, reliable products and applications that are continuously integrated and deployed using automated CI-CD pipelines
  • Enabling APM, exception logging, user analytics, monitoring, and alerting for all products and services
  • Consistently planning and executing efforts to address technical debt
  • Ensuring continuous integration and continuous deployment model is followed across the responsible products and systems 
  • Evangelizing new coding standards, design patterns, and programming concepts for the team
  • Consistently creating and maintaining technical documentation throughout the software development life cycle
  • Code Reviews

 

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Conducting knowledge-sharing sessions within the team to enhance the team’s knowledge base 
  • Consistently monitoring the software development maturity standards and fine-tuning controls like style guidelines, code coverage, and static code analysis for continuous improvement
  • Triaging product or system issues in production, debugging, performing root cause analysis, implementing the resolution and preventive measures to maintain the stability of the system
  • Continuously improving your domain knowledge by attending trainings and leveraging corporate learning tools
  • Fostering a product mindset, identifying opportunities for improving application functionality and performance issues by working with cross-functional teams

 

 

Requirements:

  • Outstanding collaboration and communication skills are essential
  • 8+ years of experience with the following:
    • Backend development with technologies like C#, .NET core, ASP.Net
    • Frontend development with technologies like Angular, React, HTML5, CSS3
    • Cloud services, serverless technology, and microservices like Function-as-a-Service, Containers, and managed databases (Azure preferred)
    • Database design, development and management. Having Managed Cloud Database Service, SSIS and Data Factory Skills will be an advantage.
    • Low code/No Code Platforms such as OutSystems and Microsoft Power Platform experience will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with the following:
    • Developing web applications using REST APIs, microservices, relational and noSQL databases
    • Working with concepts and methodologies such as domain-driven design, API-first approach, test driven development
    • Implementing continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines with added stages for automated unit tests, code coverage, styling guidelines and static code analysis.
    • Developing applications with instrumentation for APM, exception logging and user analytics (Azure Application Insights preferred)
    • Mentoring and guiding junior developers
    • Test Driven Development – Automation of unit and Integration Testing.
    • Knowledge of QA Automation will be an advantage.


Job Will Remain Open Until Filled

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.


Primary Responsibilities
• Collaborating with various stakeholders to determine software requirements
• Overseeing the entire software development lifecycle for a team of software engineers and providing technical direction
• Taking full-stack ownership of the product by consistently writing production-ready, and testable code
• Consistently creating optimal design adhering to architectural best practices, scalability, reliability, security, and performance
• Designing, building, documenting, implementing, and operationalizing highly scalable, available, reliable products and applications that are continuously integrated and deployed using automated CI-CD pipelines
• Enabling APM, exception logging, user analytics, monitoring, and alerting for all products and services
• Consistently planning and executing efforts to address technical debt
• Ensuring continuous integration and continuous deployment model is followed across the responsible products and systems
• Evangelizing new coding standards, design patterns, and programming concepts for the team
• Consistently creating and maintaining technical documentation throughout the software development life cycle
• Code Reviews

 

Secondary Responsibilities
• Conducting knowledge-sharing sessions within the team to enhance the team’s knowledge base
• Consistently monitoring the software development maturity standards and fine-tuning controls like style guidelines, code coverage, and static code analysis for continuous improvement
• Triaging product or system issues in production, debugging, performing root cause analysis, implementing the resolution and preventive measures to maintain the stability of the system
• Continuously improving your domain knowledge by attending trainings and leveraging corporate learning tools
• Fostering a product mindset, identifying opportunities for improving application functionality and performance issues by working with cross-functional teams

 

Minimum Qualifications
Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Field of Study/Area of Experience: Computer Science or comparable major
• Outstanding collaboration and communication skills are essential
• 8+ years of experience with the following:
• Backend development with technologies like C#, .NET core, ASP.Net
• Frontend development with technologies like Angular, React, HTML5, CSS3
• Cloud services, serverless technology, and microservices like Function-as-a-Service, Containers, and managed databases (Azure preferred)
• Database design, development and management. Having Managed Cloud Database Service, SSIS and Data Factory Skills will be an advantage.
• Low code/No Code Platforms such as OutSystems and Microsoft Power Platform experience will be an added advantage.

Experience with the following:
• Developing web applications using REST APIs, microservices, relational and noSQL databases
• Working with concepts and methodologies such as domain-driven design, API-first approach, test driven development
• Implementing continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines with added stages for automated unit tests, code coverage, styling guidelines and static code analysis.
• Developing applications with instrumentation for APM, exception logging and user analytics (Azure Application Insights preferred)
• Mentoring and guiding junior developers
• Test Driven Development – Automation of unit and Integration Testing.
• Knowledge of QA Automation will be an advantage.

 

Additional Information Regarding Advantage Solutions Job Duties and Job Descriptions
Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.
Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

 

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.


The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

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