Senior / Lead Software Developer

We are passionate technologists who believe in the power of software and technology as tools for social change. The people in ThoughtWorks Singapore are as diverse in personality as we are in our backgrounds, culture, and expertise. 

If you’re someone who’s inspired by technology, by joining ThoughtWorks, you become part of a community. People join because they get to talk to the people who wrote the books that influenced them, work with the people who wrote the tools they would like to use, and collaborate on projects that propel change in the real world. 

As a Polyglot Developer at ThoughtWorks, you’ll get to:

  • Think through hard problems in a consultancy environment, and work with amazing people to make the solutions a reality
  •  Work in a dynamic, collaborative, non-hierarchical environment where your talent is valued over your job title or years of experience
  •  Build custom software using the latest technologies and tools
  • Craft your own career path

You'll be responsible for: 

  • Creating complex, enterprise-transforming applications on diverse, high energy teams 
  • Using the latest tools and techniques 
  • Hands-on coding, usually in a pair programming environment. 
  • Working in highly collaborative teams and building quality code 
  •  Working in lots of different domains and client environments 
  • Understanding the business domain deeply and working closely with business stakeholders 

Ideally, you should you have: 

  • 5 + years of development and delivery experience with Java / C# / Ruby on Rails / Elixir / Python / Node.js or any similar exciting technologies.
  • Hands-on experience in analysis, design, coding, and implementation of complex, custom-built applications 
  • Great OO skills, including strong design patterns knowledge 
  • Familiarity with few databases, like MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, NoSQL, etc 
  • Experience working with, or an interest in Agile Methodologies, such as Extreme Programming (XP) and Scrum
  • Knowledge of software best practices, like Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Continuous Integration (CI) 
  • Strong communication and client-facing skills with the ability to work in a consulting environment is essential
  •  Desire to contribute to the wider technical community through collaboration, coaching, and mentoring of other technologists 
  • Lead developers (8+ years) are expected to be the Architect for relatively smaller enterprise level projects and for larger projects, you are expected to work closely with the fellow architects to come up with the architecture and take it further.

If you relish the idea of being part of a community that extends beyond the work we do for our customers, you may find ThoughtWorks is the right place for you. If you share our passion for technology and want to help change the world with software, please apply online and refer here to know more about our interview process. we want to hear from you!

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