Software Development Team Lead- Remote
Posted on: May 12, 2022
We're growing and are looking to add a Software Development Team
Lead to our team.
We're looking for an experienced technical leader who is excited to
support our development team in their growth and fulfillment as
consultants and developers.
You'll provide mentorship and support a team of up to four
teammates: individual contributors who are either development or
design consultants. You'll collaborate with other team leadership
on team fulfillment, client success, and improving team
You'll work directly with clients on projects as a Senior Software
Developer, leading by example with your communication and
advocating for how we work as consultants, especially in difficult
situations. You'll partner closely with product managers,
designers, developers, and clients to help solve problems.
You'll deliver high-quality, well-tested software, mentor both
client and thoughtbot engineering teams in software best practices,
and advise on product prioritization, agile process, team culture,
During investment time, you'll contribute to the broader tech
community, thoughtbot, and yourself. The majority of thoughtbot's
open-source work and blog content is the result of investment
This is a fully-remote position on the Boost team, which focuses on
embedding with technical teams to address technical debt, implement
process improvements, and mentor and upskill client teams.
thoughtbot is a fully remote company. Because we're looking for
teammates who overlap with our clients' teams working hours, this
is a remote position available to anyone throughout the Americas
(UTC-3 through UTC-10).
Salary and benefits vary by location and country. The US salary
range for this role is: $144,900- $170,000
We believe that it is possible to continuously learn and improve
the way people work while building higher-quality products that
make positive contributions to the world. We work with companies in
every step of the product development and maintenance process to
help identify and solve problems. We lead and participate in
product design sprints, build high-quality apps, and then deploy
We proactively work on improving diversity, equity, and inclusion
(DEI) at thoughtbot. We aim to maintain an inclusive work
environment where everyone can thrive professionally, as well as
have full lives outside of work. Read about our DEI efforts in the
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion section of our Playbook. We
acknowledge that DEI work is never done, and that we will make
mistakes along the way. We are continuously working on learning,
improving ourselves, and the company.
As a member of thoughtbot, you'll be part of our distributed remote
community. We're continuously working to assure remote work is
inclusive, collaborative, comfortable, and social.
Want to dig deeper? Read more about our Purpose and Values, and how
we work in our Playbook.
Alongside hands-on technical abilities in web development, we're
looking for a technical leader with experience leading and
advocating for a development team, and providing day-to-day support
and mentorship to other developers.
thoughtbot web developers are able to build high-quality,
test-driven applications with Ruby on Rails. Well-qualified
candidates will have an excellent knowledge of refactoring,
application architecture, performance tuning, debugging, design
patterns, and working effectively in legacy applications. We don't
expect every candidate to have experience with all of these aspects
of Rails development.
While Rails experience is a must, we also work with clients using
interest in some of these technologies is a plus.
As consultants, we work closely with our clients. Experience with a
client-facing role like consulting, teaching, or business
development is also valuable.
Well-qualified candidates value diversity, equity, and inclusion,
and contribute to an inclusive working and learning
We especially appreciate candidates that demonstrate commitment to
valuing DEI and contributing to an inclusive working and learning
environment. We also understand that not everyone has had the
opportunity to commit to this work, and that's okay.
We encourage you to apply even if you don't match 100% of the
requirements. Let us know if you need any specific accommodations
during the interview process.
thoughtbot cannot sponsor work visas at this time.
For US-based team members thoughtbot pays at least 90% of the
medical insurance premiums for individuals, 80% for their families
for all medical plans, and 100% of the premium for employees and
their families for our core dental plan and vision coverage. We
cover disability insurance, basic life insurance with the
opportunity to buy up. We also offer a comprehensive 401(k) plan
with company match and immediate vesting. Team members accrue 20
paid vacation days and receive 11 paid holidays per year in
addition to 10 paid sick days. New parents receive at least 6 weeks
paid parental leave, as well as the ability to take up to 6 months
Our team works in a relaxed and educational environment to develop
excellent products for our clients. We work a sustainable pace of
40 hours/week. We also reserve at least 4 weeks per year for
investing in ourselves, the company, and our community. Everything
we do is predicated on having a great team and a culture of
growing. We use the latest technologies and are always down to try
new methods on both internal and client projects.
thoughtbot does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color,
religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran
status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or
any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment
opportunities and benefits.
thoughtbot does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source
other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes not
originating directly from a candidate and sent to thoughtbot or any
thoughtbot's employees, including unsolicited resumes sent to a
thoughtbot mailing address or email address, are rejected.
thoughtbot will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the
receipt of an unsolicited resume. thoughtbot considers any
candidate for whom the recruiter has submitted an unsolicited
resume referred by the company free of any fees.
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