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TheCollegeBoard Lead Engineer, Backend in Lansing, Michigan

100% Remote US based, working core EST hours About the Team The College Board\'s Pivot team is comprised of highly capable engineers that develop and deliver products and customer-facing platforms, which are critical to students, and other internal and external stakeholders. You will be joining a rapidly expanding elite team of engineers. At its maturity, the product will serve engaging content to students across multiple channels, including a mobile app. We are focusedonimproving the speed and reliability of our service delivery in support of our mission; to positively impact the educational and career trajectories of millions of students annually. About the Opportunity As an experienced Lead Backend Engineer you\'ll be responsible for developing and maintaining a new application and collaborating with multiple products and engineering teams. To be successful in this role, you will contribute to defining the strategic direction, prioritizing features, ensuring successful end-to-end integration across multiple platforms & micro-services, seamless end-user engagement (students & Higher Ed Institutions), escalating issues, and synthesizing feedback to ensure team success. You will lead and mentor team members to successfully implement these solutions and build relationships with all stakeholders. You will participate in the design review process, seeking and providing constructive feedback and demonstrating the ability to succeed in a wide range of complex situations across multiple axes. You will also have the exciting opportunity to create TechEd courses, support our TechEd stack and contribute as a faculty member. In this role, you will: * Specify, design, implement, test and develop a brand new platform using AWS technologies, JavaScript, Node.JS, and React framework * Provide technical leadership and expertise and serve as the primary technology expert on initiatives * Build highly scalable API\'s that are continuously deployed and updated through an automated CI/CD pipeline * Enable user analytics, logging and monitoring for all services * Design & develop event-driven serverless applications in AWS * Build responsive single-page web applications using React.js * Develop experience and expertise in problem definition, requirements analysis, and brand platform(s) general design * Collaborate with various team members and stakeholders on requirements definition, feature design, and development. Work effectively through others and lift/enhance the skills and expertise of those around them * Be an agent of Agile thinking to deliver testable and usable software iteratively * Identify opportunities for improving application functionality and performance issues by working with customers and architecture resources. Utilize application development tools and methodologies across multiple platforms About You You Have: * Bachelor\'s degree in computer science, Engineering, or related work experience * Minimum 7 Years of experience in professional software development * Strong experience in JavaScript, Node.jsand Microservices * Strong experience using AWS tools, including Lambda, DynamoDB, DynamoDB Streams, EventBridge, SNS, SQS, Elastic Search, and more * Experience in DevOps and Agile methodologies * Experience with react.js is a plus * Proactive with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility * Capable of analyzing, planning, designing, and owning complex or vaguely defined issues with little or no supervision * A Collaborative attitude that incorporates various perspectives * Strong communication skills with technical and non-technical peers * Strong problem-solving, project management, and organizational skills * You are authorized to work in the United States of America About Our Culture * We are motivated to positively impact the educational and career trajectories of millions of students a year * We prioritize building a diverse and inclusive team where every employee can thrive, and every voice is heard * We offer bonuses,