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Company:  JCrew

New York, NY, US, 10281

Date:  Oct 8, 2021

Sr Technical Lead

We are looking for a Senior Technical Lead that is eager to work on some of the best work of his/her life. The ideal candidate should have a monstrous appetite to learn and work on every aspect of software development. Tasks will include architecting projects, mentoring developers, reviewing code, researching new techniques/frameworks, building APIs/standalone apps, and brainstorming creative solutions to tough technical problems. 



  • Work closely with engineering leadership to help deliver reliable, extensible software in a timely manner.
  • Accurately estimate level of effort for proposed projects
  • Work with key stakeholders to keep them informed during the design/develop/deploy phase


Must Have:

  • Proficiency with unix based environments, especially RHEL
  • Proficiency with REST and HTTP caching
  • REACT is a must and about 80-90% lays here
  • Ability to break down tasks into stories and deliver incrementally
  • Solid understanding of modular design and separation of concerns
  • Skills in at least one build system Jenkins, Wercker, CircleCI, etc
  • Skills in at least one orchestration tool Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc
  • Expertise in Git
  • Skills in at least one object-oriented language(s): Java, Python, etc
  • Skills in at least one functional programming (Clojure, Haskell, Erlang, Elixir, Kotlin, F#)
  • Javascript (ESNext)
  • Proficiency with both SQL and NoSQL databases (Oracle, MySql, Postgres, Mongo, Dynamo, …)


Nice to have:

  • Engineering leadership experience
  • Experience with Redis, Varnish, and/or Akamai
  • Scrum/Agile Experience
  • Machine Learning Experience
  • Cloud Architecture Experience (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.)
  • GraphQL Experience
  • Terraform, Kubernetes, Spinnaker, Istio



We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

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