Strategic Financial Solutions

Tech Lead (C# and Node.js) - Remote

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Category
Engineering
Job ID
2021-1537

Overview

Do you get excited about working on productivity tools and want to help users be more productive? Do you enjoy diving into details with your team and helping them succeed? Can you take vague user problems and turn them into an elegant architecture? Great. Come work at Strategic!

 

We’re looking for a Tech Lead who takes pride in their work and loves building things. The successful candidate will lead a small (< 3) person development team composed of C# and Javascript developers. We’re looking for a tech lead who is friendly and helpful; an individual who enjoys mentoring other developers and performing code and architectural reviews.

 

Creating and maintaining a collaborative culture built on helping other teammates while learning new technologies and skills is a critical aspect of this role. We’re a relatively small team in a stable yet fast growing financial company.

 

We are in the process of modernizing our stack and just launched a serverless application that uses GraphQL and Microservices (AWS Lambda/Azure Functions). If joining an Engineering team that loves learning and offers significant opportunities for growth sounds appealing, we would love for you to join us and apply below!

 

This role can be based in either of our NY offices or where the chosen applicant resides

Responsibilities

We are building tools for our sales team to help relieve people of their burden of debt; including building and extending our systems that provide loans to our customers. Leveraging technology to make a person’s life better is something you will do everyday. Learning something new everyday is something (we hope!) you will do as your build out your product and team. Some of our applications are custom developed in-house, and others integrate with SaaS products and Salesforce.

 

Technologies
We mainly develop in C# .NET, MS SQL, and JavaScript. Generally we engineer for the cloud using microservices in Azure and AWS. We integrate with numerous 3rd party systems including Salesforce, while working with large sets of data. Technologies we use include:

  • .Net Core 3.1
  • MVC, Web API
  • Azure SQL Database and Cosmos DB
  • Azure App Service and Azure Functions
  • Azure AD and Key Vault
  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Azure File Storage
  • MSTest, XUnit, Moq for automated testing

Tools we use
For managing our work we use Jira Kanban boards along with Confluence for documentation. We also use Slack and Zoom for video conferencing and VC Code for coding.

 

About the Role
As a Tech Lead at SFS, you'll collaborate closely with your team as they build out new features and applications for our customers and internal users. Helping to evolve our engineering development processes is an important part of the role as we move to CI and CD across all of our engineering teams. Some of the areas that you will be assisting Strategic in will be coding best practices, writing effective unit tests and helping individual developers pair program. In this role, you will also have 2-3 direct developer reports.

At Strategic, we are a team of learners, who look for the best ideas from across anywhere. We also try new things, testing them with our teams, and looking at how to improve our software, process, and potential.

Qualifications

Required Skills

  • Expert level skills in .Net/C# programming (5+ years)
  • MVC, Web API, Entity Framework
  • 3+ years coding in Node.js
  • MS SQL or PostgreSQL
  • Experience architecting and designing successful applications from scratch
  • Expertise writing to databases and handling concurrency, and scaling issues
  • Experience integrating CI/CD processes into an existing development team

Nice to Have

  • Expertise deploying serverless functions to Microsoft Azure or AWS
  • Expertise in Terraform including deploying the above infrastructure
  • Expertise in GitHub Actions
  • Mobile app or Serverless app development a plus

A Little About Strategic:
Strategic Financial Solutions is an award-winning financial services firm dedicated to helping people live a financially healthy life through the products and services we offer. We were recently named as one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for the 5th time. Additional honors include being named, two times, as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in New York City and to the prestigious Inc. 500 list as one of the 500 fastest growing companies in the United States. Strategic is 100% employee owned, has offices in Manhattan and Buffalo, to house our rapidly growing family of over 900 associates. In June 2021 we proudly celebrated our 14th anniversary.

 

Strategic is committed to hiring, training, cultivating, promoting, and celebrating an environment where we have a welcoming and fulfilling place for all people to call home. Diversity of race, thought, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, religion, and disability will empower us to thrive as individuals, as teams, and as a company. 

 

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