Lead Software Engineer in Chicago, IL at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Lead Software Engineer will serve as a member of an Agile/Scrum team and will help set the developmental pace by actively codifying solutions, sharing experiences and knowledge, as well as, ensuring adherence to team and industry standards.

Job Requirements

Essential Job Functions:
•Gather requirements, scope, and plan for the development of new features and functions
•Actively contribute to the ongoing development of software through coding contributions
•Enhance existing platforms by analyzing and identifying areas for optimization and refactoring
•Work with the architectural team as necessary to provide domain or subject matter knowledge
•Help to facilitate team adherence to the Agile/Scrum lifecycle
•Provide guidance for QA related testing and automation
•Assist operations team in product release life-cycle as necessary
•Create high-level and detailed architectural specifications, ensuring feasibility, functionality, and integration with existing systems/platforms and back-end roadmaps as necessary
•Investigate new technologies, techniques, and industry developments


Required Experience:
•Bachelor of Science, or equivalent experience to include industry certifications
•10+ years of demonstrated career progression

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
•Expert knowledge in Object Oriented Design Patterns
•Significant experience developing against common NoSQL and traditional database architectures
•Familiar with high volume transaction systems and distributed computing environments
•Expert in technologies: Java, Spring, Node JS, Python, HTML5, CSS, Message Queuing
•Authorized to work in the US on full-time basis

Physical Requirements:  Office environment

Work Conditions:  May require evening and weekend hours; no travel expected, but subject to change
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