Software Engineer Lead
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: February 20, 2021
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Software Engineer Lead
What will I be doing?
The Software Engineer Lead is responsible for all phases of
software development life cycle including design and development,
implementation, and testing. In this position, you will ---
--- Implement software for specifications of high complexity for
limited scale systems, or medium to high complexity for large scale
--- Lead project teams and provides technical expertise for various
--- Apply technical knowledge to development of products and
processes and identifies additional value-added opportunities
related to specific projects.
--- Manually test and unit test all assigned applications.
--- Write application and system technical documentation.
--- Propose, develop, review and revise new procedures as needed
for the continuing development of high quality systems.
--- Provide support to assigned ProQuest systems.
--- Provide technical mentoring to other team members.
--- Execute department processes and policies. Participate in the
creation, implementation and administration of departmental
policies, procedures, and work instructions.
--- Serve as an internal consultant on specific projects outside of
team or department.
--- Provide innovative suggestions and recommendations for new
projects based upon technical and product knowledge.
--- Maintain knowledge of state-of-the-art technology to
incorporate new developments into products.
--- Propose technical advances and evaluates new hardware /
software for company use. Reasons you should apply...you enjoy:
--- Hands on design and development in databases such as Oracle,
PostgreSQL, AWS databases such as Redshift, Aurora DB, Athena and
--- Leading a team of database developers for designing, developing
and maintaining data warehouse models and data processing logic
--- Applying industry standard best practices and techniques for
designing and developing data processing pipelines on prem and in
the AWS Cloud.
--- Reviewing existing designs and code and provide decisions for
improvements and refactoring.
--- Defining and implementing governance processes to ensure
quality in DB design, development, security, migration and
--- Assisting in implementing HA solutions and defining DB
--- Providing technical mentoring to other team members. Qualified
Candidates must have---
--- Bachelors' degree or higher in related field, such as Computer
Engineering or Computer Science, plus at least 10 years of software
development experience, or equivalent combination of education and
--- Masterful understanding and application of several programming
--- Masterful understanding of XML.
--- Masterful understanding of system interfaces such as REST or
--- Ability to write functional / detailed design specifications
based on user and/or system requirements.
--- Ability to work with standard office tools.
--- Ability to work with source control systems.
--- Ability to work with design tools (e.g. Visio).
--- Ability to work in an agile environment.
--- Knowledge of ProQuest product lines. Superstar Candidates May
--- Master's Degree or other advanced degree in Computer
Engineering, Computer Science or related. At ProQuest, we embrace
the power of our people and value our differences - in thought,
style, sexual orientation, gender identity, culture, ethnicity, and
experience - recognizing that our diversity makes us a stronger
company. Encouraging a diverse, inclusive workplace gives us the
business advantage of understanding and meeting the needs of our
diverse customers, clients, and communities.
More to love about becoming a PQ employee!
--- Forbes Ranks ProQuest among 2018 America's Best Mid-Size
--- We offer professional development opportunities with a
significant focus on learning
--- We hold fun on-site events
--- Our employee population is smart and highly collaborative
--- We have a relaxed dress code--- yes, that means blue jeans (and
not just on Fridays!)
--- All of our employees have access to ProQuest research products
including e-books, genealogy and academic journals Other Important
Information about this position:
--- This position is typically located in a ProQuest office
location; occasional remote work may be acceptable, subject to
--- Occasional travel may be required.
--- This position requires weekday (Monday - Friday) attendance
with scheduling flexibility available around standard business
hours to accommodate clients in alternate geographies and time
--- Every position requires certain physical capabilities. ProQuest
seeks to make reasonable accommodations that enable individuals
with disabilities to perform essential duties when possible. We
work hard and have fun doing it. If you are an experience Software
Engineer Lead, please consider joining our talented team!!
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