Software Engineer Lead (Chicago, IL)


interviewstream is looking for a Software Engineer Lead. We are the industry’s leading human resource interviewing technology provider helping enterprise organizations find solutions to reduce time to hire, increase candidate engagement, and improve quality of hire, leading to increased productivity and return on investment.

You will work as an integral part of our Engineering team in building and supporting our core product offering. This is a rewarding role where you have a chance to impact the company’s software delivery timeline and be a trailblazer for how we build software. You will enjoy working in our non-hierarchical, meritocracy based culture where new ideas are welcomed, discussed, and implemented. In addition, it’s expected that you’ll collaborate effectively with the testing & product teams on all aspects of our portal, mobile, IVR & interoperability product lines to aid in the product vision and strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop web solutions and services: Envisioning, designing, creating and supporting our solutions that operate with a high degree of operational excellence
  • Design & build DevOps solutions coordinating with the network operations team
  • Partner with a cross-functional team to imagine, design, develop, test, and launch software and solutions that wows our internal and external stakeholders
  • Be willing to explore technical needs and bring problems AND solutions to the table
  • Constantly strive to improve our development processes
  • Focus on optimization and performance at scale
  • Lead the way – staying up to date with tools, trends, technologies, and frameworks and then sharing that knowledge in a meaningful way
  • Lead technical development efforts on a medium scale size team
  • Partner with solution, domain, enterprise architects, and service delivery lead to create and execute the strategy and roadmap for product applications
  • Supports team members by providing advice, coaching and code reviews

Basic Qualifications

  • Prior use of AWS technologies at scale in a production environment
  • Experience with Serverless, Microservices, and cross-platform development
  • Experience with Docker in a production environment
  • Design, develop and maintain new services and application programming interfaces (APIs)
  • Utilize test-driven development process for a short development cycle
  • Fluent in any of the following programming languages and expert users of application development tools, such as C#, JAVA, PHP, jQuery, JavaScript, Python
  • Knowledge of front-end development (Node, React)
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Experience with fast-paced production projects using Agile process
  • Strong problem-solving skills; adaptable, proactive and willing to take ownership
  • Significant experience with unit testing and test automation
  • A high-quality bar and a drive of continuous improvement; just-enough documentation, code reviews, continuous integration & automated deployment and a preference for agile methods
  • Great communication skills – the ability to think creatively and adapt the message to the audience
  • Collaborate in the full product cycle
  • Push themselves to continually grow and learn

To Apply

Email your resume to Ryan Royal at


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