Lead Engineer (API Software Development)

November 25, 2021
Atlanta, GA
Job Type


Lead R&D Engineer (API Software Development)

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A bit about us:

We are a global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.

Why join us?

Together, we fuel new ideas, build relationships and help each other realize our greatest potentials. Our professional purpose comes from doing what we love. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.

Job Details

The Lead R&D Engineer is responsible for leading the implementation of new software systems and modernizing existing software to use architecture principles. This includes leading the development of new systems and transformation of existing software to implement service-oriented architecture, microservice architecture principles and componentization. There is an additional emphasis on defining and driving integration of products into the Python ecosystem of scientific and engineering software, e.g. Jupyter Notebooks, Numpy, Pandas, etc.

BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 8 years’ experience, MS with 6 years’ experience, or PhD with 4 years’ experience (open to considering someone with slightly less experience for Senior role I.E. BS-5yrs, MS-3 yrs)
Working experience with and understanding of modern C++ (Python highly preferred as well )
Commercial experience leading teams to use REST, microservice architecture, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Platform-as-a-Service, Software-as-a-Service, software engineering principles and design patterns
Excellent technical knowledge and commercial experience with gRPC, Flask/Django, NodeJS, Jupyter Notebooks, Pandas, NumPy, continuous integration/continuous deployment, GitHub, database technology (SQL, NoSQL)
Experience leading projects and delivering high-quality products in a large-scale commercial software development environment
Understanding of customer requirements and tools used in this domain
Ability to translate business needs into development plans
Ability to overcome obstacles and drive projects to completion
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work collaboratively across teams and geographies, and to mentor junior developers
Passion for crafting robust and efficient code

Defines and implements proofs-of-concept to demonstrate architecture and value
Leads teams defining the architecture and design of new software modules and the transformation of existing models
Documents best practices and guidelines, and mentors other teams on applying the architecture principles. Helps other teams with technical and implementation details
Performs complex bug remediation, release testing and beta support for assigned products. Researches problems discovered by QA or product support and develops solutions, collaborating with the QA/support team
Researches and understands the marketing requirements for a product, including target environment, performance criteria and competitive issues. May work with strategic customers or proxies to assess needs and develop solutions
Operates without direct supervision and may function as a team leader, project manager, or software architect
May be responsible for line management of a small technical team but primary duties are of an individual technical nature

*Due to the federally mandated COVID-19 vaccination requirement impacting federal contractors, this employer requires employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Tuesday Jan. 4, regardless of work location.

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