Technical Lead - Content Delivery Team

| Greater Denver Area
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Summary
Xyleme is looking for a Technical Lead to help design, develop, and expand its content syndication business initiatives at Xyleme. This role includes aspects of product ownership, technical product management, technical design, and full stack development to help implement the long-term vision of Xyleme's SaaS content management platform.
To be successful in this role, you will need to have a strong academic record with several years of experience in software development, with exposure to architecture design, estimating, development, and testing. We understand you may not be an expert at everything, so you should be interested and willing to quickly learn new skills and be dedicated to continuous improvement of processes, applications and services, and be comfortable / willing to attend meetings and visit our office to participate in strategy discussions.
What You Will Do
As a Technical Lead, you will perform the following types of tasks as part completing projects and new implementations or improving or maintaining existing services:
  • Provide product direction to the development teams
  • Transform high-level vision of the product into clear detailed technical requirements
  • Review new features and improvements in development to identify gaps and refine the feature/improvements prior to testing and release
  • Assist the Product Management team to understand what is and isn't possible within the current product design
  • Assist with documenting supported and unsupported use cases for primary components of the platform
  • Balance constraints, velocity, and capabilities of the internal dev team with needs/wants of Sales, PM and Customers
  • Work closely with a range of stakeholders for the product, including Executive Leadership Team (strategic direction), Sales (understanding prospect's needs, analyzing losses), IT/Security (security, customer audits), Finance (hosting costs, billing), and Customer Success (operations, support, usage)
  • Assist with product development (coding)
  • Participate in tactical activities such as attending team coordination meetings, organizing demos, and doing sufficient analysis to ensure that requirements are ready to be worked on
  • Support the Customer Success team to deliver product to customer, and ensure its overall success, including retaining customers and increasing overall market value
  • Identify/understand rough edges and potholes in the product and use this knowledge to help negotiate trade-offs between additional feature requirements and time constraints
  • Occasionally provide support help to end users if needed to resolve a critical problem or complete a project

Technical Skills & Experience
Required:
  • Knowledge of full stack development using Java, Node.js, JavaScript (Angular and/or React)
  • Experience accessing and manipulating data within MySQL databases at a large scale, using direct calls and/or Hibernate ORM
  • Experience reading and writing data in XML and JSON formats
  • Understanding / developing RESTful APIs and services
  • Understanding language-specific concepts such as inheritance, scoping, type-coercing, etc.

Desired:
  • Exposure or familiarity with Grails framework
  • Familiarity with building and manipulating search indexes using services such ElasticSearch
  • Experience in working with cross-domain communications.
  • Web development skills including HTML, CSS, and XML, with strong understanding of web security (OWASP, SANS, CORS).
  • Experience with designing and building automated testing frameworks
  • Experience using Git and trunk-based development in a team environment (merge requests, branching, push, and pulls).
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services technologies, including S3, ECS, Lambda, and API Gateway.
  • Experience in unit and integration using frameworks such as JUnit, Mocha, Selenium, and Cypress.

Desired Soft Skills
  • Proven and demonstrable skills as it relates to verbal and written communication (in English)
  • Professional and friendly support skills to assist with problems and solutions
  • Ability to estimate work and track time on tasks
  • Ability and desire to focus on deadlines and complete work efficiently
  • Detailed and quality oriented
  • Self-aware with ability to improve based on manager, team, or other feedback
  • Energetic, positive, with the ability to bring a "can do" attitude to challenges
  • Leadership experience managing and working with in-office and virtual teams across time zones
  • Ability to clearly communicate business requirements to technical teams
  • Proven experience in requirements gathering, risk assessment and solution design

Total compensation for this role is market competitive, in the range of $90,000-$140,000 annually, DOE.
In addition to our commitment to equal pay for equal work, Xyleme is also committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, age, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic information, parental or pregnancy status, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases

Location

Perfectly situated in LoDo, directly across from Union Station.

An Insider's view of Xyleme

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Xyleme's culture has allowed me the flexibility to lead a lifestyle that allows me to achieve my personal goals and surrounds me with smart, supportive coworkers to achieve my professional goals.

Dale

Product Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

Xyleme fosters a culture of respect and integrity where we are encouraged to innovate, challenge ourselves, and take risks to bring about new solutions. Xyleme is made up of hardworking, intelligent, and passionate individuals who are always willing to roll up their sleeves to help a colleague.

Denise

Content Marketing Manager

What are Xyleme Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
100% Employer Paid Employee Assistance Program
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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