Team Lead / Web Architect

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Category: 
Software & Web Development
User Experience/Graphic Design
Status: 
Full-Time
Post Date:  
10/09/2017
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Description: 

GSI, an AGCO core brand, is currently seeking a Team Lead / Web Architect to build a new team from the ground up! We are looking for an experienced Web Guru, who has front-end, back-end, UI/UX and Big Data Experience…a true Jack/Jill of all Trades. To see if you’re the right leader for this new effort, answer these questions:

  • Are you driven by rapidly delivering high-quality solutions and getting them out the door?

  • Are you excited to be hands-on, coding into the wee hours and solving problems?

  • Have you lead, hired, inspired and built a high-performing web development team?

  • Are you excited about collaborating with customers and product managers and making a vision real?

  • Have you personally developed elegant web solutions using NoSQL, NodeJS, websockets, AWS…?

  • Do you have a portfolio or examples you can show?

  • Are you just as comfortable designing UI/UX (and making it look awesome) as you are coding algorithms?

 

This is a unique opportunity to join a billion dollar company, yet have the drive, mission, and freedom of a startup. We have a fledgling cloud-based data analytics product that needs a home and an owner. The Team Lead/Web Architect will hire and lead an Agile development team building state of the art web applications for the agriculture sector. The software includes remote connection to agriculture controllers, agriculture data acquisition, and presentation and analytics of the data. Think “Agriculture IoT”. The work is to be performed at the University of Illinois Research Park.

 

As a Team Lead / Architect Web you will be in charge of:

  • Work hand-in-hand w/ Product Management to define product features
  • Rapidly develop features in an Agile manner
  • Oversee a team of about 4 web developer /part time students
  • Provide technical guidance, coach and mentor junior staff to build technical expertise and share knowledge
  • Define cloud architecture on AWS
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Maintain existing software

 

Requirements

We are looking for a Bachelor in software engineering or equivalent, with 5-10 years of experience in web development on large scale projects.

  • Experience in AWS web hosting

  • Proven experience in cloud architecture for high traffic

  • Experience in load balancing and traffic management on cloud servers

  • Experience in javascript, NodeJS, websocket, JQuery, AJAX, HTML5

  • Knowledge of NoSQL big data database is a plus

  • Experience in UX is a plus

  • Knowledge of Highcharts library or equivalent and Redis is a plus

  • Experience in VMWare or Virtual box, Linux, Agile Development, JIRA, and Confluence

 

You must be available to travel. Travel estimated at 10%, to visit clients and Montreal’s team. Passport is required.

Seeking challenges in BIG DATA analytics? Come join the GSI team and experience the unique micro-urban community at the Research Park, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign.

 

To apply click here.

 

ABOUT GSI:

GSI is a global manufacturer of grain systems and swine and poultry production equipment. GSI is a part of AGCO and one of their five core brands. AGCO (NYSE: AGCO) is a fortune 500 corporation that is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions. GSI is dedicated to protecting every acre, every harvest and every animal in our customer’s care. By doing this we help advance agriculture in developing countries and around the world.

GSI offers competitive benefits, including medical, dental, prescription drug, life and accident insurance, long and short term disability, matching 401k plan, employee assistance program, and discounted home and auto insurance.