Lead Development Engineer in Austin, TX

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11 - 15 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

Job Description Summary

Kantar, a leading provider of media analytics and marketing accountability solutions for brand marketers, is eager to engage an experienced, creative, hardworking, and self-motivated Lead Development Engineer in a full-time opportunity.

Key Responsibilities Include:


  • Expert level in developing and maintain applications using Microsoft .Net/C# and supporting technologies
  • Application Development and experience in designing cloud solutions with Azure or in any other enterprise Cloud solution such as AWS is a definite plus
  • Ability to manage the 3-4 member dev team and distributing work and making sure the developers
  • Ability to guide the technology team both onsite and offshore.
  • 10+ years of hands on development experience using .NET technologies
  • Strong understanding of ASP.NET Security Practices and threats as it pertains to web development in that environment
  • Must be proficient in web application development
  • Experience in constructing complex queries and stored procedures for Microsoft SQL
  • Fluent understanding of web services and data transfer protocols
  • Follow, support and optimize the backend processes and supporting applications and deep understanding of multi-threading applications
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented software development concepts and practices and design patterns
  • Provide guidance and estimates for project development efforts
  • Working knowledge with Agile SDLC and source code management
  • Work directly with application stakeholders to determine requirement and project scopes
  • Ability to be a self-starter in a dynamic and fast paced environment while taking on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Work closely with the Quality Assurance group to assist in developing test plans and scripts or even perform testing on applications
  • 2-4 years of experience as a team lead highly desired
  • Ability to deal with constantly changing priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent time management and teamwork skills
  • Ability to follow technical specifications and production processes

Required Technology skills


  • Expert level in Microsoft technologies, including C#, MVC, WebAPI, ASP.Net, Entity Framework, Linq, ADO.Net, multithreading, memory management and SQL
  • Expert level in SQL Server database and development and reporting such as SSRS
  • Experience in developing for Azure Cloud
  • Some level of experience in front-end development technologies such as HTML 5, CSS 3.0, Javascript, JQuery, Materialize and bootstrap frameworks
  • Understanding of multi-threading applications
  • Large file parsing and ELT processes (Python or similar)
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with team members