Technical Lead - Full Stack

Engineering | Pune, MH, India

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About the Role:

As strong candidate for this position will have a passion for complex problem solving, and a desire act as a mentor for others. This team is supporting a legacy application while modernizing it. Executed this position successfully will involve understanding the existing application (written in PHP, and JS), learning the domain (US beverage alcohol compliance), and understanding modern development practices (docker, Kubernetes, micro services, etc).

What You'll Do:

  • Minimum of 8 years of full stack software development experience

  • Previous experience working within an agile team is essential

  • Outstanding problem solving and debugging skills

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented design & development and common design patterns

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Professional demeanor, team player, and a positive attitude

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work within a dispersed non co-located team

  • Experience writing unit and integration tests

  • Proven ability to make things happen and meet commitments

  • Passion for mentoring

Who You Are:

  • Minimum of 8-10 years of full stack software development experience

  • Previous experience working within an agile team is essential

  • Outstanding problem solving and debugging skills

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented design & development and common design patterns

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Professional demeanor, team player, and a positive attitude

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work within a dispersed non co-located team

  • Experience writing unit and integration tests

  • Proven ability to make things happen and meet commitments

  • Passion for mentoring

Technical Skills:

  • Expert level proficiency in Javascript, NodeJS

  • Strong knowledge of server-side programming models and REST API standards

  • Strong experience with modern UI framework such as Vue.js, React, Angular or equivalent

  • Strong experience in building responsive applications

  • Knowledge of Cloud Platforms (preferably AWS)

  • Strong DB design and debugging skills (mysql, SQL Server or similar)

  • Experience in building distributed systems

  • Experience in building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines

  • Strong experience of working in a service-oriented architecture

  • Experience using Git Source Control

  • Ability to integrate UI to services and troubleshoot integration issues

  • Experience with PHP a plus

Working Conditions: Working with U.S. counterparts would require approx. 5-6 hours per week overlap.

Who We Are:

We're building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world.

Imagine every transaction you make — every tank of gas, cup of coffee, or pair of sneakers, every movie ticket, meal kit, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there's an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation.

The logic behind calculating taxes — the rules, rates, and boundaries — is a global, layered, three-dimensional mess of complexity, with compliance dictated by governments and applied by every business, every day.

Avalara works with businesses of all sizes, all over the world — from corner stores to gigantic global retailers — to calculate tax accurately and automatically, at speeds measured in milliseconds.

That's a massive technical challenge, in terms of scale, reliability, and complexity, and we do it better than anyone. That's why we're growing fast.

Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world, in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, India, and the U.K.

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, or any other factor protected by law.

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