Software Engineer Lead (Javascript)

at Signature Consultants
Location New York, NY
Date Posted September 8, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Software Engineer Lead (Javascript) for an opportunity with a client located in New York, NY. Our client is looking for engineers with a focus on code quality, developed in an agile environment utilizing modern architecture and design practices.


  • Lead the development of the Customer Experience Portal, managing a team of software developers of all levels, both onshore and offshore
  • Design, code, and test software meant to delight external customers while providing a strong foundation for future development
  • Build a deep understanding of our current infrastructure and identify improvements to keep Kapitus on the forefront of FinTech
  • Discover and implement new patterns and technologies to reduce duplication and tech debt
  • Work closely with a cross functional team of customer experience experts to deliver a simple, informative and effective interface that is second to none in the lending space
  • Mentoring developers on JavaScript and engineering practices
  • Work closely with product teams to deliver software based on a prioritized backlog


  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience, Minimum 10 years work experience (12+ desirable)
  • Deep understanding of JavaScript (7 years+) with React
  • TDD experience and a background in Jest (7 years+)
  • Worked in Agile utilizing SCRUM (4 years+)
  • Experience working in AWS (lambda in particular)
  • Experience with DynamoDB and Serverless

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Build clean, readable, and well documented code using modern best practices
  • Testing code is always top of mind for you and TDD is just a way of life
  • Mentoring less experienced team members is fulfilling and you understanding teaching is the best way to learn
  • Experience with front end development
  • Fluent in JavaScript and that extend to backend work
  • Great communication and collaboration skills

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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