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For the Lead Software Engineer role, you will need to have strong, lead-level understanding of software engineering best practices such as coding standards, testing, code reviews, source control management, and build processes. In addition to great coding skills, being able to communicate with our other members ofthe team to help lead and guide them of best engineering practices. Being able to design applications from top to bottom, troubleshooting and fixing tough problems, hitting quick deadlines, and knowing when to push back on requirements will all be very important parts of this role.
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What you didn't know about the team: We are a well-rounded team that believes that great ideas can come from anywhere whether it be in a conference room or written on a napkin at the bar!