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Lead Software Developer (Remote)

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Lead Developers act as the primary point of contact for our clients, ensuring that teams are successful in their delivery. In this role, you will bring a strategic mindset to projects and spend time negotiating with clients to bring a technical vision to life. Having a balance of high-level and tactical mindsets is a must, as you will spend time both with clients and your teammates. 

Job responsibilities

  • You will oversee or take part in the entire cycle of software consulting and delivery from ideation to deployment and everything in between
  • You will design solutions and choose technologies that solve clients’ problems while staying within constraints
  • You will use continuous delivery practices to improve software delivery speed
  • You will work in collaborative, product-focused teams to build innovative customer experiences and create meaningful change for a variety of clients
  • Utilize the latest technology thinking from our Technology Radar in your work
  • Apply a variety of languages to your work and continue to code alongside Developers; you will never go post-technical in this role

Job qualifications

Technical skills

  • You’re well-versed in Java, Scala or C# and feel comfortable with the latest Object-Oriented technology. 
  • You have led software development teams using Agile, Lean and/or Continuous Delivery approaches such as TDD, continuous integration, pairing and infrastructure automation
  • We would love it if you’re up to speed on functional programming paradigms and languages like Clojure, Scala, etc.
  • Bonus points if you have knowledge of cloud technology such as AWS, Docker or Kubernetes

Professional skills

  • You have experience influencing others and always advocate for technical excellence while being open to change when needed 
  • The ability to develop and execute a technical vision with a focus on business value
  • You will act as a mentor for less experienced peers through both your technical knowledge and ability to inspire a team to deliver extraordinary impact together
  • You’re resilient in ambiguous situations and can approach challenges from multiple perspectives

Other things to know

There is no one-size-fits-all career path at Thoughtworks: however you want to develop your career is entirely up to you. But we also balance autonomy with the strength of our cultivation culture. This means your career is supported by interactive tools, numerous development programs and teammates who want to help you grow. We see value in helping each other be our best and that extends to empowering our employees in their career journeys.

Thoughtworks has a full time remote policy, which states that any Thoughtworker will be able to work from home indefinitely anywhere in Spain. Due to COVID-19 our offices in Barcelona and Madrid are partially open to provide support to employees who require more space and facilities than they have at home. Once this situation improves and following government's recommendations, our offices will be fully opened for anyone who might be interested in working from the offices. Please don't hesitate to speak with your recruiter about any requirements or concerns you may have.

About Thoughtworks

Thoughtworks is a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation. Over the last 25+ years, we've delivered extraordinary impact together with our clients by helping them solve complex business problems with technology as the differentiator. We are curious minds who come together as collaborative and inclusive teams to push boundaries and deliver extraordinary impact together.

Thanks for your interest in joining Thoughtworks. A member of our Recruiting team will review your application as soon as possible. 

 

In the meantime, check out our Consultant Life page to learn more about the extraordinary impact Thoughtworkers make on clients, the tech industry and each other. 

 

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