Technical Lead


Oakland, California

a month ago

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Job Description

Title: Technical Lead
Location: Oakland, CA (Hybrid)
Duration: FTE
Position Summary:
  • We are looking for an Expert Technical Lead to be a part of our exciting and growing team. Your primary focus will be to provide technical leadership and mentorship across our Flink and Kafka real-time data platform and product engineering teams. You will lead technical design and implementation of real-time event driven use cases and drive technical feasibility discussions for our products as you collaborate with other technical leaders, product owners and development leads. You will be required to discover the boundaries of our platforms, provide solutions for technical problems and drive discussions within IT and Lines of Business. As a productive member of a motivated group of engineers, product teams, and technical analysts, you will be producing ground-breaking, forward thinking, and revolutionary projects that will modernize critical infrastructure.
  • This position is hybrid, working from your remote office and your assigned work location based on business need. The assigned work location will be within the Client’s Service Territory.
  • Client’s is providing the salary range that the company in good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time of the job posting.
  • This compensation range is specific to the locality of the job. The actual salary paid to an individual will be based on multiple factors, including, but not limited to, specific skills, educatión, licenses or certifications, experience, market value, geographic location, and internal equity. This job is also eligible to participate in Client's discretionary incentive compensation programs.
Job responsibilities:
  • Lead technical design and implementation of Flink and Kafka event driven use cases
  • Lead and mentor the development team in a hands-on way
  • Provide technical feasibility assessment while collaborating with Product Owner and Design team to guide features and provide technical know-how
  • Define and address application non-functional requirements, and manage technical debt
  • Debug and optimize complex applications
  • Effectively communicate the vision and architecture to team members]
  • Maintain a productive working environment for development teams
  • Be a strong advocate for a culture of quality across the team
  • Collaborate with external teams, especially security, to design, implement and support solutions that are scalable and efficient
  • Build best-in-class real time analytics products with Flink and Kafka
  • Effectively communicate the solution to non-technical stakeholders
  • Folate develop ent mandola capabilities of Palantur Foundry releases, reatures and best practices and recommend changes to improve efficiency, performance and scalability
  • Advocate for appropriate data modeling techniques to enable agile development and the business use cases, specifically in the integration of event-driven with batch data processing
  • High School or GED-General Educational Development-GED Diploma
  • 5 years relevant work experience to include experience as a Technical Lead and intermediate to expert level development in Python and Java
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related field or equivalent experience
  • 10 years of experience in IT working in application development and architecture, with 7 years project implementation experience and hands-on experience developing data products
  • Expert in the solution architecture discipline, processes, concepts, and best practices
  • Firsthand experience building solutions in Flink and/or Kafka including development of Java and/or Python Flink UDFs.
  • Exposure to a process improvement discipline (e.g., Six Sigma) used within a technology supported business process implementation
  • Process design, information modeling and / or system solution architecture development with project or portfolio focus in at least one of the following: Cloud Architecture, Data Management, Security, Microservices, or Infrastructure technologies
  • Operational support for applications, systems, or infrastructure
  • Experience providing direction to design and engineering staff
  • Experience providing direction to one or more architects and technical leads
  • 5 years of experience developing solution architectures for complex data platforms and products
  • 5 years of hands on experience working with multiple technologies and platforms such as integrations with ERP systems (e.g. SAP), Cloud technologies (e.g. AWS) etc.
  • Demonstrated solid understanding of architecture best practices and enterprise-scale solution development
  • Possess diversified technical background with Enterprise System Solution mindset
  • Able to provide individual or project oversight on rapid prototyping/POC efforts and large-scale enterprise wide roll out planning
  • Experience working with technology and business partners to develop secure and scalable solutions
  • Experience working as an Agile/Technical Lead in an Agile environment
  • Experience with developing solutions for data-driven applications
  • Experience with GIS is a plus
  • Knowledge of SAP and/or ESRI a plus
  • Knowledge of Data Vault 2.0 modeling techniques a plus
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills and a strong work ethic
  • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to build strong relationships with and influence at the Director level of leadership
  • Able to build a sense of trust and rapport that creates a comfortable & effective workplace
  • Able to further community & elevate team performance
  • Brings a high-energy and passionate outlook to the role and has strong sense of ownership

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At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $50.00/hr.