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Lead Full Stack Developer

Chicago, IL

Company Description

Job Description

On the Automation & Infrastructure team, we are building external infrastructure systems that support Epsilon's core ad serving capabilities as well as web applications for internal operations teams. Our team uses a variety of technologies, including Node.js, Docker, and PHP.

This position works within the Automation & Infrastructure group to support and drive the creation and maintenance of operational tools and infrastructure systems throughout the organization. As a lead you will have multiple responsibilities including leadership of a team, architecture, technical design, and development. Your role on the team will be that of 'player-coach,' where you'll lead and mentor a team of direct reports while also developing your own applications.

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We're looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented professional that is eager to make an impact by being directly responsible for projects and all aspects of the development lifecycle. If you are passionate about developing scalable solutions, identifying opportunities for automation, and guiding other engineers with their careers, we'd love to speak with you!

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain and enhance existing software solutions
  • Development, testing, documentation, and deployment of web-based tools using cutting edge technologies
  • Determine opportunities to create automation and efficiency to support the business using whatever tool, library or framework is right for the job
  • Collection, definition, and documentation of project scope and requirements
  • Effectively troubleshoot issues on the fly while creating comprehensive, long-term solutions
  • Manage and mentor direct reports. Ensure the quality and efficiency of their output and serve as the primary point of escalation for your team.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • A strong candidate for this position will possess the following skills:
  • Experience in creating server-side services with a backend language (PHP, Node.js, Python, etc.)
  • Experience managing high traffic, highly-available systems
  • Experience building and working with RESTful APIs and microservices
  • Experience working with Docker and a container orchestration system (Swarm, K8s)
  • Experience with on-premises hosted services a plus
  • Experience with production system monitoring tools and frameworks
  • Experience setting up and maintaining CI/CD pipelines and general knowledge of DevOps
  • Experience writing automation tools and scripts with languages such as Node.js, Python, and Bash
  • Experience working in Linux environments (CentOS, Ubuntu, etc.)
  • Fundamental knowledge of relational databases and ability to write SQL queries (PostgreSQL, Oracle, MySQL, etc.)
  • Ability to work across a broad range of products and environments
  • Excellent time management and troubleshooting abilities
  • Excellent judgment skills and team working abilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Working understanding of HTTP, XML, JSON and web technologies
  • Working understanding of Agile Methodologies
  • Experience working with a modern frontend JavaScript framework/library (Angular, Vue, React, etc.) a plus
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience preferred
  • 5+ years of experience developing and successfully deploying software programs/applications
  • 3+ years of experience managing software development teams

Additional Information

When you're one of us, you get to run with the best. For decades, we've been helping marketers from the world's top brands personalize experiences for millions of people with our cutting-edge technology, solutions and services. Epsilon's best-in-class identity gives brands a clear, privacy-safe view of their customers, which they can use across our suite of digital media, messaging and loyalty solutions. We process 400+ billion consumer actions each day and hold many patents of proprietary technology, including real-time modeling languages and consumer privacy advancements. Thanks to the work of every employee, Epsilon has been consistently recognized as industry-leading by Forrester, Adweek and the MRC. Positioned at the core of Publicis Groupe, Epsilon is a global company with more than 8,000 employees around the world. Check out a few of these resources to learn more about what makes Epsilon so EPIC:
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Great People Deserve Great Benefits

We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career.

Epsilon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Epsilon's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on actual or perceived race, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy), marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Epsilon also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

Epsilon will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.

For San Francisco Bay and Los Angeles Areas: Epsilon will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901-4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Applicants with criminal histories are welcome to apply.



Client-provided location(s): Chicago, IL, USA
Job ID: Epsilon-3017_REF185605E
Employment Type: Other

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