Software Engineer III - Team Lead at SpryPoint

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Software Engineer III - Team Lead SpryPoint. The Company. Simply put, SpryPoint provides Smart Solutions for Smart Utilities.. Founded in 2011, . SpryPoint. is a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for the utility sector. Our team of experts has extensive experience serving utilities across North America, and we are dedicated to helping our clients improve their operations and better serve their customers. Our solutions include advanced billing and customer relationship management tools, as well as powerful analytics and data management capabilities. We are proud to have been recognized by industry experts and our clients alike for the value and innovation we bring to the market. . In February of 2023, SpryPoint received a strategic investment from . Norwest. , a leading venture and growth equity investment firm. With this investment, SpryPoint will build on its significant business momentum over the past three years, expanding its team and positioning the company to continue increasing market share of its mission-critical, cloud-native solutions for smart utilities.. Position Overview. At SpryPoint, we value collaborative work environments, automation, continuous learning, and delivering value to our users. We are actively seeking a highly skilled and motivated Software Engineering Team Lead to guide and lead our talented team of software engineers. As a technical Team Lead, you will play a critical role in ensuring the successful delivery of high-quality software products. You'll provide leadership, technical guidance, and mentorship to your team members. Your leadership will foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement, empowering your team to deliver exceptional results.. Responsibilities. Provide clear direction, guidance, and mentorship to a team of software engineers.. Foster a collaborative and innovative environment, encouraging knowledge sharing and professional growth within the team.. Conduct regular one-on-one meetings and performance evaluations, offering constructive feedback and supporting career growth.. Collaborate with Product Owners to define and prioritize user stories and backlog items.. Serve as the Agile advocate and coach for the team, promoting Agile values, principles, and practices.. Facilitate all Agile ceremonies, including daily stand-ups, grooming sessions, sprint planning, sprint reviews, and retrospectives.. Ensure the team adheres to Agile methodologies and continuously improves their Agile processes.. Monitor and manage the team's progress, identifying and addressing any obstacles that could hinder the sprint's success.. Work in collaboration with different functions of the organization including Product, User Experience Design, Customer Success, Sales and Service Delivery.. Work with the Customer Success team to support clients and manage incidents, manage and lead support developers and participate in the rotating on-call schedule . Plan, prioritize, and allocate tasks to team members, ensuring efficient use of resources and timely project delivery.. Provide technical expertise and guidance to the team, assisting with architecture decisions, code reviews, and problem-solving.. Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices, and encourage their adoption within the team.. Ensure the team follows coding standards, best practices, and quality guidelines.. Conduct thorough code reviews to maintain high code quality, identify potential issues, and promote continuous improvement.. Facilitate effective communication within the team and across other teams or departments.. Identify skill gaps within the team and provide training, guidance, and opportunities for skill development.. Promote a culture of learning and growth, encouraging team members to enhance their technical and soft skills.. Qualifications and Competencies. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.. 5+ Years of experience in software development, with a focus on Java backend web applications.. Previous experience in a leadership or mentorship role.. Interest in expanding knowledge and applying knowledge to solve industry problems. Proficiency in Java programming language and related frameworks. Strong understanding of backend development concepts such as RESTful APIs, microservices architecture, and asynchronous processing.. Experience with relational databases and SQL . Experience working with web technologies HTML, Javascript, and CSS. Familiarity with cloud platforms and services (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform).. Expertise in software design patterns, object-oriented programming principles, and clean code practices. Demonstrate fluency in developing clean, maintainable, testable code. Hands-on experience with version control systems (e.g., Git), CI/CD pipelines, and automated testing frameworks.. Excellent problem-solving skills, with a focus on scalability, performance, and security.. Effective communication skills and ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams in a fast-paced Agile environment.. Full-time Employee Benefits and Perks. Remote-first and autonomous working environment. Flexible working hoursCompetitive compensation package. $500 towards your home office setupHealth, dental, vision, and life insurance. Book bounty program, get reimbursed $100 for each book read and reviewed. Professional development courses + $2,500 tuition assistance annually. Summer Friday’s, take ½ day Friday’s . Employee referral program: $2,000 per new FTE hired. Snacks and drinks (☕🍺🥤) in our HQ on Prince Edward Island. Annual company (SpryPalooza 🤘) and team offsites. Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work. SpryPoint is an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, veteran or marital status, pregnancy, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please do not hesitate to let us know.