Lead Full Stack Engineer
Type: Full-time/Perm
Location: Downtown Chicago, IL
Additional notes: This role will be working CST hours. Onsite days are Tuesdays/Wednesdays.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 10+ years’ progressive experience with software development, data engineering and data design building distributed and highly-scalable systems and applications (this is 40% front end/60% backend)
  • 3 Must have skills: Angular, Java or Python, API Development
  • Proven track record of leading and developing platforms gathering, organizing, and storing large unstructured data sets, such as a data lake; familiar with related emerging technologies and concepts; collecting feeds from multiple areas
  • Using Kafka is a plus
  • Proficient in building performant data APIs (REST) for wider consumption for easy access to data
  • Ability to incorporate modern UX and design principles to provide intuitive user access to data
  • Ability to lead agile operations supporting continuous delivery and an experimentation-centered process: sprint execution, ceremonies, backlog; coach and mentor junior team members
  • Demonstrated technical leadership experience; proven track record of customer-focused innovation
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to act as a technical voice for the engineering group and contribute data and technical guidance to future product direction

Ashley Falkenberg | Senior Recruiting Consultant
Forbes Technical Consulting LLC | 343 W Erie St. Suite 520 | Chicago, IL 60654

To apply for this job email your details to mnugent@forbestc.com