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Princ Software Eng, Technology

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Principal Software Engineer – Technology

DigitasLBi is a highly-caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling. Paving the way for this is our amazing Technology team, dedicated to transforming the marketing landscape. Right now, we’re looking for a Principal Software Engineer to lead the charge. Up for it? Read on.

What you’ll do:

As Principal Software Engineer of Technology, you’ll deploy innovative solutions for a variety of projects. You’ll design and build highly dynamic, data-driven internet-based platforms and keep current on the latest developments and trends in internet-based technologies. Day to day, your responsibilities will include:

  • Working on team responsible for setting up our baseline DevOps infrastructure and incorporating that philosophy into development processes
  • Leading technical design and implementation of practical, maintainable project solutions utilizing cloud services
  • Identifying appropriate cloud service solutions to support client or product needs
  • Keeping a pulse on evolving AWS cloud services
  • Encouraging team awareness and adoption of relevant emerging technologies
  • Openly and clearly communicating project status, risks and challenges
  • Mentoring more junior team members and leading peer-level code reviews
  • Flexible to be pulled into project deliveries requiring either coding or configuration tasks

We’re looking for a talented Principal Software Engineer who’s also a delight to work with, which usually includes:

  • A four-year degree and 5 to 7 years of development experience, preferably at a creative agency
  • Experience with deploying cloud-based solutions and utilizing cloud services, e.g. Amazon.
  • Experience working and setting up containers (e.g. Docker)
  • Experienced with AWS cloud services such as CloudFormation
  • Awareness of security concerns and approaches for both web applications and/or data
  • Willingness to learn new things, technology stacks but balancing that with delivery expectations
  • Experience or willingness to be involved with cloud based DevOps
  • Experience preferred building and deploying 3-5 Java or Python applications
  • Experience preferred with working with large data sets or data driven applications
  • A proven track record of working effectively as technical team member in small teams
  • Understanding of software engineering methodologies such as object-oriented design and design patterns
  • Proficiency in Linux/MacOS environment as development and deployment platform
  • Good team skills – you’re diplomatic in negotiating and resolving conflicts

Got the goods? We’d love to hear from you.

About DigitasLBi 

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

DigitasLBi is an equal opportunity employer.