Software Engineer Dev Lead


Posted: 09/12/2022

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**This is a Contract Role***

SQA Group is a tech and advisory services firm helping companies maximize two business differentiators — quality and data. We help both tech and business leaders see around corners, stand-up new capabilities, and elevate software quality and data as competitive advantages that help drive towards next.

SQA is partnering with a leading commercial insurer in Providence, RI to help support their development of technology solutions. We are looking for a Development Lead with GIS (geographic information system) experience to work on our client’s cross-platform software libraries. The ideal candidate will have experience in writing C# code, Python code, and Javascript for a variety of platforms. They will also have prior knowledge of software library encapsulation and construction. Previous experience with the Agile SDLC methodology is preferred.

What You Bring

  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills and a desire to collaborate openly within a fast-moving team
  • A deep desire to learn and apply technology in a pragmatic way to create client value
  • Experience designing and building systems that are maintainable, evolvable, and highly tested5+ years of in-depth experience in object-oriented business application design and development in a multi-tiered environment
  • Experience in all phases of SDLC from Requirement Analysis to Implementation and Maintenance
  • Strong proficiency with C#, .NET, data structures, basic algorithms and applying object-oriented principles and design patterns
  • Strong proficiency with Python 3 and commonly used geospatial toolsets
  • Strong proficiency with Javascript and experience in developing software library packages for Javascript environments
  • Self-motivated to stay ahead of development technologies, tools, and implementation patterns and a desire to share this knowledge within teams and the broader organization
  • Experience in Unit Testing frameworks
  • Experience in Version Control tools like GIT and IDE like VS Code, Visual Studio

What You’ll Do

  • On a daily basis, help the development team to resolve technical issues and escalate technical risks
  • Make final code-level technical design decisions grounded in industry standards and design patterns to be followed by the development team
  • Lead technical refinement ceremonies, coordinate inter-sprint technical dependencies, and represent the development team during PI planning
  • Plan, verify, and design the implementation of library features according to acceptance criteria outlined by the product owners
  • Review automated tests for completion, coverage, and necessary complexity, ensuring that all code paths, including edge cases are included
  • Publish new releases of libraries developed by the team to consumers


Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career at SQA Group! This role is fully remote. SQA Group is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. The primary duties and responsibilities above are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job. This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.