We are seeking a motivated, intelligent software development manager to lead an engineering team in the design and development of the next generation of cloud enabled employment screening services and products.   The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successful large scale project delivery, demonstrating the ability to coordinate cross team collaboration and guidance.
The position of Software Development, Manager is 100% remote, supporting a distributed North American team.


What You’ll Do:

  • Lead a team of engineers, ensuring members have appropriate technical direction, leadership, and balance between short-term impact and long-term architectural vision
  • Establish policies & processes to optimize delivery, encourage innovation, & ensure applications are well monitored & maintained
  • Independently architect and design large scale systems
  • Partner with the Product Owners and key stakeholders to plan, support, and release software development and application enhancements
  • Provide leadership and guidance to coach, motivate, and lead team members to their optimum performance levels
  • Coordinate with support team to diagnose and resolve problems
  • Invent novel solutions to challenging technical problems
  • Drive proof of concepts using different platform components used by Sterling and third-party vendor systems
  • Help define his or her own role in the delivery of the product/service design



What You Should Have:

  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience in an engineering leadership role
  • Previous experience (5+ years) as an individual contributor with hands-on experience as a full stack engineer in a .NET environment (C#, Visual Studio, Web API) with MSSQL (or equivalent RDMS)
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Strong track record of leadership and technological innovation and success
  • Experience developing scalable consumer cloud-based applications
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Experience mentoring with a successful track record in developing team members


Key Skills:

  • Experience with AWS services, including but not limited to:
    • API Gateway
    • ECS
    • DynamoDB
    • SQS
    • CloudWatch
    • Route 53
    • EventBridge
  • Experience building applications using Infrastructure as Code (IAC) methodologies and technologies like CloudFormation (or Terraform)
  • Hands-on experience building and maintaining continuous delivery pipelines through Jenkins (or similar),
  • Solid understanding of least privilege security principles



The pay range for this position is $130,000 to $160,000. Base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to base pay, this role is eligible to participate in the Annual Incentive bonus plan.  A full range of benefits including but not limited to medical, financial, unlimited sick time, 22 days’ vacation annually (for FT workers; prorated 1st year of employment), parental leave and other benefits are also provided. This information is provided per several state and local Equal Pay and Pay Transparency Laws. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Sterling’s internal or external careers site.

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