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Lead Software Engineer - Developer Experience

MX Technologies

MX Technologies

Software Engineering
Washington, DC, USA · India
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Life at MX

We are driven by our moral imperative to advance mankind - and it all starts with our people, product and purpose. We always carry a deep sense of drive and passion with us. If you thrive in a challenging work environment, surrounded by incredible team members who will help you grow, MX is the right place for you.

Come build with us and be part of an award-winning company that’s helping create meaningful and lasting change in the financial industry.

Our software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with their finances. Our products need to handle data at a massive scale. You’ll work alongside the best and the brightest engineering talent in the industry. We have opportunities in a wide range of areas including development, design, search, platform, test, quality, big data, front end and back end. As a core participant of your team, you’ll estimate engineering efforts, design your changes, implement and test your changes, push to live, and triage production issues. You need to be dynamic, collaborative, and curious as we build new experiences, improve existing products, and develop distributed systems powering the world to be financially strong

We need our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to take on new problems across the full-stack as we continue to push technology forward.

With your technical expertise you will manage project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables. You will design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and enhance software solutions.

Job Duties

  • Help us build and maintain a world-class technology system so we can achieve our mission of making the world financially strong.

  • You will lead by example, and elevate the design, implementation, quality, and strong engineering practices across the team.

  • Influence, coach, and support engineers on the team, with a strong focus on feedback and growth.

  • Write product or system development code owning assignments from design through testing and deployment.

  • Lead design reviews with peers and stakeholders to select and implement design patterns and technologies.

  • Review code developed by other developers and provide feedback to ensure best practices (e.g., style guidelines, checking code in, accuracy, testability, and efficiency).

  • Enforce clean code and excellent coding practices by conducting thoughtful code reviews.

  • Actively participate in, or lead system architecture discussions and technical design reviews driving scalability, reliability, and security.

  • Facilitate and execute scrum activities and ceremonies, engaging with Product Management to refine product and sprint backlogs.

  • Triage product or system issues and debug/track/resolve by analyzing the sources of issues and the impact on infrastructure, network, or service operations and quality.

  • Contribute to existing documentation or educational content and adapt content based on product/program updates and user feedback.

  • Demonstrate empathy for the client perspective and champion solutions that reduce (client) developer friction.

Basic Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.

  • 10+ years experience with software development in one or more programming languages with data structures or algorithms preferred.

  • 7+ years experience testing, maintaining, or launching software products, and 5 years of experience with software design and architecture preferred.

  • Ruby on Rails experience, with a solid understanding of object oriented programming principles.

  • React and Redux experience, with a solid understanding of the underlying JavaScript/TypeScript fundamentals and other frontend technologies.

  • Aptitude in building and delivering presentations, communicating across a variety of media with internal and external audiences is highly desirable.

Advanced Job Requirements (not required)

  • Masters Degree or PhD in Computer Science or related technical fields.

MX is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we never discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, military or veteran status, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We particularly welcome applications from veterans and military spouses. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. You may request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to hr@mx.com.