Lead Software Engineer

RaftLabs , Remote · raftlabs.co · Full-time employment · Programming

The Lead Software Engineer is responsible for leading a cross-skilled team of developers and embedded testers, facilitating feature/sprint planning sessions, daily stand up's, escalating and resolving blockages, and leading retrospectives. The Lead Software Engineer role is responsible for the production of technical design specifications and ensuring development adheres to the architectural principles, standards, and roadmap defined by the organization.


  • Liaising with team members, management, and clients to ensure projects are completed to standard.
  • Delegating tasks and achieving daily, weekly, and monthly goals.
  • Produce high-level technical designs for functionality contained within a functional specification that are technically achievable and appropriate in terms of performance, scalability, and cost.
  • Handshake with the development team and provide guidance ensuring development in compliance with the architecture.
  • Identify and resolve all key technical design decisions and problems.
  • Train and groom the team to use newer technology, techniques, approaches.


  • 6 to 8 years of relevant work experience as a Software Engineer in the industry.
  • Minimum 2+ years in a lead software engineer role in a comparable organization.
  • Advanced Knowledge of Typescript.
  • Thorough understanding and hands-on knowledge of ReactJS, NodeJS, and its core principles.
  • Experience with popular React workflows (such as Flux or Redux).
  • Experience with Unit Testing Frameworks (Jest/ Enzyme).
  • Strong leadership, communication, and collaboration skills and willingness to mentor.
  • Involve in full lifecycle application development from requirement gathering to deployment.
  • Analyzing, coding, and debugging the application.
  • Communicate with the client on a regular basis to gather the requirements, give demonstrations, and clarify doubts/queries.
  • Strong experience in the design, implementation, and optimization of RDBMS databases.
  • Providing inputs to the Pre-Sales Team, enabling them to respond to RFPs/RFQs.
  • Experience in iterative development methodologies like Agile.


  • 5-day work-week.
  • We're a fully remote team with members based out of various parts of India.
  • Your space, your way.
  • No commute ever.
  • We value productivity and quality deliverables as opposed to time tracking.¬†You choose your schedule and work. No-fuss.
  • Annual Off sites and Team Catch up.

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