Lead Developer in Naperville, IL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 8/8/2019

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Lead Developer Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Lead Developer for an opportunity in Chicago, IL. The Lead Developer will be working hand in hand with Lead system Architects in Designing the platform services and components, analyzing system dependencies and integration interfaces and planning development efforts for a team of developers accordingly

HERE Technologies, the Open Location Platform, enables people, enterprises, and cities to harness the power of location. By making sense of the world through the lens of location, we empower our customers to achieve better outcomes from helping a city manage its infrastructure or an enterprise optimize its assets to delivering drivers to their destination safely. To learn more about HERE, including our new generation of cloud-based location platform services, visit http://360.here.com.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the platform services are operational and adequate monitoring is provided for various components the development team owns
  • Work with user and partner teams to develop innovative solutions for the platform
  • Maintain subject matter expertise for the systems and services the team owns and use that expertise to create, maintain and extend various customer use-cases/solutions
  • Lead the team process improvement to make sure everyone understands Architectural direction and the development lifecycle
  • Create and maintain user stories in Jira and understand user requirements, lead Sprint planning and backlog meetings with the developers and Product owners.
  • Review/Catch up with your team on yesterdays accomplishments and today's plan
  • Discuss the design and implementation approach for new features with the team
  • Write clean, fast code to implement new features
  • Learn and play with the code that is about to change and think how to improve it
  • Make sure the existing code that is about to change has enough test coverage
  • Deploy a stack into Kubernetes/AWS with your code
  • Conduct a code review.


  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 10+ years Software Programming experience building scalable commercial applications or services.
  • 8+ years' experience with Linux, and Linux based scripting.
  • 3+ years' experience in leading and mentoring a team of developers is good to have
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Effectively communicate issues with software and propose solutions
  • Thorough knowledge of Software Architecture, Design and ability to formulate and review designs
  • Excellent programming skills in one of the languages, Java, Scala
  • Experience with Kafka, ZooKeeper is a big plus
  • Experience in using BigData processing Frameworks, Spark, Flink, Beam is a Plus
  • Exposure to Web Services, SOAP, REST services is a plus
  • Exposure with Amazon Web Services and cloud-based technologies a strong plus
  • Experience with continuous integration models and exposure to project management, build and CM tools (JIRA, Jenkins, Git/Gerrit)
  • Experience with Linux shell, Maven, git (or equivalent) modern version control and continuous integration/continuous deployment.
  • Exceptional ability to troubleshoot complex distributed issues in a production environment.
  • Highly entrepreneurial, flexible and hardworking - willing to go the extra mile or two to "get things done with high quality".
  • Experience with test automation and CI/CD best practices
  • Strong oral and written communication skills (English)

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 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 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 www.sigconsult.com.