Lead Developer

When you join ThoughtWorks you join a wonderful community of people who are passionate about learning, and about sharing what they learn. A community that includes the people who write the books on software excellence and innovation, who write the tools that we all use. A community that is passionate about doing great work for interesting clients, and bringing those clients on a journey of change. A community that is determined to use software to improve lives.

As a Lead Developer at ThoughtWorks, here's what you can do:

  • Learn something new, everyday
  • Work on large-scale, custom-designed, enterprise-level software development projects using languages and technologies such as Java, Scala, and AWS
  • Ensure there is a balance between technical innovation and what’s right for the client by considering appropriate technology choices and understanding the business vision
  • Champion agile best practices, Continuous Delivery and Cross Functional Requirements
  • Help the team to champion software excellence, craft technical vision and ensure we deliver value to our clients and their customers
  • Facilitate problem solving and work with a team to make them reality
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, transparent, non-hierarchical, and ego-free culture where your talent, ideas and opinions are valued
  • Craft your own career path - without the confinement of a one-size-fits-all plan
  • Help to grow the next generation of developers and have a positive impact on the industry, and beyond

Here’s what you’ll bring:

  • Hands-on development and delivery experience with a broad mix of languages and technologies
  • Experience with architectural design whilst leading and inspiring software development teams
  • Have helped lead development on large, custom-built object-oriented applications
  • Great OO skills, including strong design patterns knowledge and enterprise integration
  • Experience working with Agile, Lean and/or Continuous Delivery approaches and best practices, such as Continuous Integration, TDD, BDD, Infrastructure as Code etc.
  • Knowledge of software best practices like Refactoring, Clean Code, Domain Driven Design, Encapsulation, etc.
  • Ability to work in a variety of client settings and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • A coaching mentality as well as strong relationship-building skills at all levels
  • Passion, buckets of it.

Ready? Then reach out to Andre dos Santos - he is looking forward to getting to know you!


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