Lead Software Developer

Here @ Strata

We are committed to our mission to help heal healthcare. Our unique culture is driven by a social, hardworking environment full of talented people solving problems together.  We embrace learning, cross-team collaboration, and continuous career growth.  Lifting each other to lift our clients, our product, our company.  If being part of a fun, fast-moving, innovative team is what you seek?  Keep reading.  

We look for someone who:

  • Is Service-Centric: Someone who desires to make an impact in and outside of our office. We look for service minded people to support our customers, each other and our community.
  • Has a Growth Mindset: Driven to own your individual learning and development (We’ll help you - we have a team dedicated to training you and providing extra educational resources).
  • Rocks Impact: Thinks two steps ahead to ensure the work we do will solve problems and make a difference.
  • Will be a StrataPro: Accountable.  Prepared.  Positive.  Core to who we are and how we treat one another.

What you’ll do in this role:

The ideal candidate should be an experienced, hands-on technology leader, with expertise in taking engineering teams from early growth through mature organizations, as well as a consistent track record of developing platforms that scale both technologically and operationally.

  • Work directly with the CTO, VP of Product Management and other key team members to support the platform roadmap and ensure its implementation throughout the development life cycle
  • Grow the engineering team beyond the current size and help attract and train gifted and passionate engineering talents
  • Coach team members on coding practices and in making business-driven decisions
  • Lead team members in improving team accountability, performance, and collaboration
  • Actively remove barriers by improving internal/external communications for the team with the larger organization
  • Define objectives and track results for team members in a supportive, motivating, and fact driven way
  • Emphasize quality and scalability of the engineering product while optimizing processes
  • Collaborate with product teams to understand and translate requirements, ensuring specifications and architecture design meet broader technical strategic goals
  • Identify, research, and propose strategic initiatives in a way that balances both the short and long term company goals

Your accomplishments include:

  • BS in Computer Science, Math, or a related technical field
  • 8+ years of software development and design experience
  • Experience working in SaaS environment
  • Experience acting as a technical lead, ability to mentor and lead other software engineers
  • Experience building and operating large scale systems
  • Broad knowledge of programming languages with an emphasis on .NET
  • Hands-on expertise with modern .NET based technology and JavaScript frameworks as well as profound knowledge of contemporary design and architectural patterns
  • Mastery of relational databases is required, OLAP and Big Data exposure is a plus
  • Application of agile methodologies to iteratively improve the customer experience and optimize engineering productivity
  • Use of fact-based analyses to deliver recommendations to senior management about decisions related to managing the software development process and team
  • Directly managed engineering teams, led recruiting, hiring, retention, and training process for engineers
  • Strong understanding of QA processes and methodologies
  • Extremely organized, with a firm grasp on your calendar and priorities
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • AxureDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TaskRayManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Walking distance from the State/Lake brown & red lines, Washington blue line or a shuttle ride from Union Station/Ogilvie.

What are Strata Decision Technology Perks + Benefits

Strata Decision Technology Benefits Overview

Strata is a different kind of company. Sure, we have a ping pong table and beer on Fridays like a lot of the cool tech companies. But, we know that our people want more. A career with purpose. A community who truly cares. Relationships that don’t end with the workday. Security for our families. Service to our community. So, that’s what we do - we offer our team the things that matter most to them...because those
things are the things that matter most to us.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
You'll see our people repacking food at the Greater Chicago Food Depository, helping beautify Chicago with the Green Star Movement and helping clean up our beaches along Lake Michigan.
Partners with Nonprofits
We partner with many organizations including: Greater Chicago Food Depository, One Acre Fund, Extra Life, Kino Border Initiative, Sole Hope, Misericordia Home & The Joseph Peter Bartzis Foundation
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Launched in 2019, our Impact Advisory Board helps guide Strata's giving back initiatives. We also have StrataSports for those interested in intramural activities and others forming regularly.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Strata employees can contribute up to $3,500 annually to their FSA. These funds can be used for applicable out-of-pocket, healthcare-related expenses or dependent care expenses.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
We offer discounted rates to a variety of local and nationwide health clubs.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Strata competes in various fitness/intramural activities including: Corporate Challenge, Kicks for Community, Step Up for Kids and more!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Strata offers both a traditional 401(K) and Roth 401(K) with a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
Strata provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Vanguard. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
We allow qualified employees to purchase company shares at a discounted price.
Performance Bonus
We're proud to have consistently funded our bonus pool to 100%. Our team has clear expectations set and aim to meet and exceed their goals each year!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide 12 weeks of paid maternity leave and offer two weeks for paternity and adoptive parent leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Strata's front desk is open from 8 AM to 5 PM daily. Team members work with their managers and teams to make sure they arrive on time, according to their team's needs.
Remote Work Program
Strata understands the need for flexibility, and we work with team members on an individual basis. Some specific positions allow for full time remote work.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Strata has fun celebrating "Take Your Kid To Work Day" each year!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Our team members accrue 21 PTO days per year and start accruing them on day 1!
Paid Volunteer Time
Our team receives one day per year of paid volunteer time. Additionally, many of our teams will take time to volunteer together!
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Wellness is about the whole self, we expect our team members to take care of themselves when they need it.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
We take our work seriously but try not to take ourselves too seriously! Be comfortable when you're here, we love wearing jeans and our Strata t-shirts to work.
Commuter Benefits
Strata offers pre-tax commuter benefits for transportation, parking and car-share services as well as a corporate discount to Divvy bike here in Chicago!
Company Outings
Strata hosts company outings on a quarterly basis.
Game Room
In our lounge you can watch the Cubs game while enjoying your lunch, play some Jenga or another board game or try your skills at ping pong alongside our avid players!
Stocked Kitchen
We love our Bevi machines for flavored water and stock a variety of snacks daily
Some Meals Provided
We love to celebrate holidays together over a catered lunch but sometimes have a pizza party just for fun!
Happy Hours
Join us for a Friday fun hour where we celebrate the upcoming weekend over a treat of a team's choosing!
Parking
There are many pay-to-park garages near our office, including in our building, the Aon Center.
Recreational Clubs
We have a variety of StrataSports teams participating in Chicago intramurals all year long.
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Strata has partnerships with a variety of fitness centers nationwide that our team can take advantage of!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We offer extensive new hire training and employee development programs alongside our Education Grant program for our people to expand their knowledge and skills in and outside of Strata.
Lunch and learns
Strata hosts monthly lunch and learns.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 mentorship, Cross-department mentorship, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Our Education Grant program offers $500 annually, after your first year, for continuing education.
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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