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Lead Software Developer

  • Modified:

    July 12, 2019

  • Compensation:

    $120K-140K DOE

  • City, State:

    Chicago, IL

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Lead Software Developer

Experienced software developers! We’ve partnered with a large healthcare firm in the Chicagoland area, and they’re hiring for a Lead Software Engineer. This person will help architect and design a next generation data platform that autonomously performs data ingestion, data warehousing, and more. They work with a combination of Java and Scala on the software side, and Kafka, Spark, and Cassandra for their data pipelines. Candidates aren’t expected to be experienced in all of the listed technologies, but should be open to learning them on the fly.

Ideally, the Lead will come from a Computer Science background and have prior mentoring experience. The Lead will be expected to help mentor the junior developers, although they will be trained by the company’s CTO. If you’d like to work with cutting edge tech, apply today!

Required Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience developing software applications
  • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Comfortable with at least one OOP language
    • Java (preferred)
    • Python
    • Ruby
  • Experience developing data pipelines (at least one)
    • SQL databases
    • Kafka
    • Spark
  • Prior experience leading teams

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience working full stack on web applications
  • Experience working on cloud based applications
  • Master’s in Computer Science

What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown

  • 100% Backend development

Daily Responsibilities

  • 70% Hands on
  • 30% Leading / mentoring

The Offer

  • Competitive Salary: Up to $140K/year, DOE

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible work hours
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.


Jobspring Partners, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) in major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today’s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients.

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