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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 two or more languages (Kotlin, Scala, Go, Java, Javascript, etc.) and are 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

L&D

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.

Job Details

Country: Germany
City: Stuttgart
Date Posted: 08-05-2022
Industry: Information Technology
Employment Type: Regular

About Thoughtworks

Thoughtworks is a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation. For 28+ years, our clients have trusted our autonomous teams to build solutions that look past the obvious. Here, computer science grads come together with seasoned technologists, self-taught developers, midlife career changers and more to learn from and challenge each other. Career journeys flourish with the strength of our cultivation culture, which has won numerous awards around the world.


Join Thoughtworks and thrive. Together, our extra curiosity, innovation, passion and dedication overcomes ordinary.

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