Software Engineer Consultant/Expert

FastTek

Software Engineer Consultant/Expert

Software Engineer Consultant/Expert #437898
Job Description:
  • Work closely with the Product Manager and Product Owner to translate Business Value needs (the WHAT) into User Stories (the HOW) for delivery by Software Engineers
  • Lead software engineers to understand platform vision, break out tasks and help them solve challenging issues.
  • Define best practices and standards, working with other Technical Anchors for the Product as well as COE/Operations for the ML tools used.
  • Work hands-on with the team and other stakeholders to deliver solutions that meet our customers’ requirements and needs.
  • Work closely with Computer Vision subject matter experts to design a solution. Grow technical capabilities / expertise and provide guidance to other software engineers on the team.
  • Work with architects to make technical decision on tools, integration and other issues.
  • Mentor and train other Software Engineers to help them learn agile methods and build technical skills.
  • Help innovate and iterate on agile processes and share our learnings.
  • Work hand to hand with Data Scientists to shape the future vision of our Data Science platform.
  • Act as a consultant to the business vs. an order taker
  • Balance *doing it right* with *speed to delivery* by identifying and mitigating risk, generating options, educating business and other decision makers, and taking on justified technical debt.
  • Participate in hiring and talent retention activities
  • Lead by example in use of Paired Programming for cross training/upskilling, problem solving, and speed to delivery.
 
Experience Level: 4-5 years
 
Skills
  • Areas of Specialization - Programming Language Translators (Compilers, Parsers, Lexers, etc.), System Utilities, Web Applications
  • Software Development Languages - AngularJS, Java, Python
  • Software Development Layers - API/SDK, Business Logic, Data Access, Databases or Other Storage, User Interface (UI)
  • Software Development Paradigms - Agile Software Development, Software Prototyping
  • Software Development Practices - Continuous Delivery (CD), Continuous Integration (CI), Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Software Development Programming Paradigms - Dataflow Programming, Function-level Programming, Object-Oriented Programming
  • Specialized Software Packages - Google AngularJS
 
Certifications/Licenses
  • Certified Data Scientist Credential (Institute for the Certification of Computing Professionals)
  • GIAC Python Coder Certification (Global Information Assurance Certification)
  • Spring 2.5 Certification (Brainbench)
 
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
 
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
 
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
 
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
 
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
 
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
 
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
 
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