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Lead Software Engineer
Minnetonka, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on November 27, 2022
Job Id #60351 Posted November 7, 2022


  • The Lead Software Engineer is responsible for maturing the DevOps mindset within the agile teams using techniques such as Acceptance Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery to provide quality products with seamless integration across Development, Quality Assurance, Infrastructure, Operations, and Release Management roles.
  • The successful candidate will be a servant leader who develops and supports a learning organization model through coaching, training, and mentorship. The successful candidate will be one that can adapt as necessary for unintended consequences of this change initiative and one that understands the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team. Blogging and community support are a part of this role.
  • Candidates will work in a DevOps team environment and are expected to work on both tactical and strategic assignments. Since the team is young in its adoption of DevOps principles there is still a fair amount of manual maintenance work. Candidates are expected to work alongside the engineering team, working on and adding insight and experience to the architecture and overall design of complex solutions.


  • Solution backend processes
  • Design, code, test and deliver software to automate manual operational work.
  • Research and create visually appealing and understandable reports.
  • Troubleshoot priority incidents, facilitate blameless post-mortem, and ensure permanent closure of incidents
  • Engage with development team throughout the life cycle to help develop software for reliability and scale, ensuring minimal refactoring or changes
  • Create unit test cases, perform unit testing, document test results, and perform code reviews
  • Identify application patterns and analytics in support of better service level objectives
  • Design and develop the efforts involved in self-healing and resiliency patterns
  • Design automated software and product upgrades, change management, and release management solutions

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineer, Information technology or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • 7+ years of software engineering experience at the enterprise level
  • 5+ years of working in an Agile environment
  • 5+ years of experience in at least 1 high level programming language such as C# w/ .NET Core or Java
  • 3+ years of experience with Angular, REACT
  • 3+ years of experience in at least 1 scripting language such as Ruby, Python or Node.js.
  • 3+ years of experience with microservice architecture

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience working on large scale, multiple team projects
  • 5+ years of continuous integration experience

Experience with:

  •  Kanban
  • Github branching, merging, pull-requests, actions
  •  Infrastructure-as-code exposure
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • Kafka
  • Artifactory
  • Jenkins
  • Splunk
  • Grafana
  • Kibana
  • MS SQL Server

Top Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in at least 1 high level programming language such as C# w/ .NET Core or Java
  • 3+ years of experience with Angular, REACT
  • 3+ years of experience with microservice architecture

Team and Team size:

  • 11
  • 4-5 Software engineers, 2 PdM 2 QA

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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