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Wakefield, Massachusetts Kelmar
Location: Wakefield, MA
ID: 387
# of Openings: 1

The Cloud Software Engineering Lead will be responsible for integrating business, information, and technology architecture and operations to create solutions for Kelmar's multiple applications. The Cloud Software Engineering Lead is viewed as an expert in complex, analytical and application environments, encompassing both business process understanding and technical expertise. The ideal candidate is a confident and experienced software engineer who can provide technical leadership and guidance to both Kelmar developers and consultants.

  • Cloud Software Engineering Lead will report to the Development Director
  • Key relationships: Software Engineers, Business Analysts, DevOps Team, Product Owners, Project Managers and Senior Management, consultants, third-party providers
  • Travel may include approximately 10% of work time depending on project activities
  • The role should have deep knowledge in AWS, and ability to apply understanding to ongoing digital innovation
  • Understand and ensure compliance with Kelmar's business objectives and risk tolerances in its cloud applications
  • Provide technical direction for developers of Kelmar's cloud applications
  • Provide direct technical contributions to the SWS/MOR application code base

Key Accountabilities
  • Strategy and delivery of State website and appropriate interfaces
  • Accountabilities across multiple functional and technical analytical areas
  • Technical architect and leader of projects
  • Collaborate with Software Engineers and business team to make sure that solutions fit within Kelmar context and aim for standardization of solutions
  • Coordinate solution architecture implementations while leading design variances based upon business needs
  • Coordinate engagements with vendors as they relate to evaluation, design, and delivery of business capabilities. Contribute to the evaluation and selection of software product standards.
  • Participant in industry representation, policy formation, User Groups, and strategic direction
  • Provide recommendations and overall direction for integrated development groups to spread knowledge transfer
  • Ensure the quality of the source code, plan and conducts source code reviews

Required Qualifications and Experiences
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience developing Java application
  • Experience working with Spring or Spring Boot is a plus
  • Knowledge about performance engineering, application and integration architecture using API Microservices, and Information Architecture modelling and design
  • Ideal candidates will have experience developing for applications that use Angular or Vue as front-end frameworks
  • Candidates must have experience writing code for production applications running on AWS using CloudFormation/CDK
  • Experience employing Application Performance Monitoring frameworks such as (NewRelic, Prometheus, Datadog, etc.)
  • Experience developing for applications that run in serverless (AWS Lambda) or managed Kubernetes environments (AWS EKS, Fargate)
  • Ideal candidates will have experience developing enterprise-grade software in highly regulated industries (financial services, public sector, defense)
  • Ideal candidates will have experience developing for Redis, Memcached, DynamoDB and other modern datastore technologies.
  • Experience reviewing code produced by others
  • Experience collaborating with infrastructure engineers to identify, design, and implement complex, end-to-end solutions
  • Possess strong leadership skills and exhibit creative thinking to come up with inventive solutions to solve business challenges
  • Understand the flow of work within agile teams
  • Self-motivated to keep up with industry trends and disseminating information across the organization
  • Experience working with blended teams consisting of employees, vendors, and consultants
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in software engineering, software development, solution architecture
  • Strong technical leadership of application development teams and vendors
  • Verbal and written fluency
  • Ability to work in a virtual team which may work across distance (remote), and time zones, in a matrix with multiple reporting lines
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now and in the future

About Kelmar Associates
Kelmar is a leading provider of cloud based unclaimed property solutions. Our solution is a modern web application providing a full range of processing, workflow, and management for state unclaimed property departments. We offer a great working environment that provides for work/life balance and an excellent compensation and benefits package, including tuition reimbursement. Kelmar provides training and the opportunity for career advancement. We are growing fast and looking for enthusiastic team members!

Kelmar Associates is an equal opportunity employer.