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Lead Engineer
Date Posted:  9/16/2021
Job ID:  Job #4312
Employment Type: Contract-To-Hire
Location: Los Angeles California
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The world's leading live event high-tech ticketing company is seeking a Lead Engineer. As a global and growing business, we can truly offer a world... of opportunities to expand your skills and develop your career, this could be a great opportunity for you!
STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in LA, Atlanta, New York, Raleigh, and more.


  • Work with the Director – Developer Experience to assess the needs of Software Engineering against current offerings
  • Participate in and occasionally lead the daily, weekly, sprint cycle team ceremonies and ensure efficient activities of the team aligned to goals
  • Provide mentoring to team members
  • Assess and size effort associated with work backlog and participate in grooming
  • Advise and inform a program of work to mature the developer experience
  • Collaborate with an operations team to ensure highly available services and responsive respected developer support
  • Interview and participate in building a team to establish a center of excellence and expertise in the Software Pipeline and Observability domains
  • Participate in regular planning cycles to align business priorities to programs of work within your organization
  • Inform recommendations, including resourcing, of strategic projects to mature and improve the software delivery pipeline
  • Lead proofs of concepts, engineering, and implementation projects
  • Deliver Managed Services that cover the following domains:
    • Code and Artifact Repositories
    • Build, Test, and Deployment Automation
    • Secrets Management
    • Configuration Repository and Management
    • Execution Bus
    • Log Collection and Analysis
    • Operational Metrics
    • Distributed Tracing
    • Container Build Standards and Automation
    • Continuous Delivery


  • Background in both Systems and Software Engineering
  • Competent developing software in 1 or more of Python, Golang, Ruby, Perl (implement defensive programming, error handling, testing frameworks)
  • You should have experience in designing, automating and optimizing services at scale (Secrets Management, Service Discovery)
  • Abreast of industry standards and trends related to software pipelines and observability
  • Experience implementing the CI/CD and observability toolchain at enterprise scale
  • Previous experience of public clouds (AWS and Terraform)
  • Knowledge and experience of containers and Kubernetes cluster
  • Hands on experience delivering complex software in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with automation tools (Chef, Ansible)
  • Experience working in a remote team across multiple regions and time zones
  • Incident management