Technical Lead

Engineering | KA, India,Pune, MH, India

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The Global Architecture Team at Avalara is responsible for building tools and Proof of Concepts with utmost coding standards and practices.

Job Summary

The Tech Lead's role is to design, develop, test, and troubleshoot software programs and applications. This includes configuring, developing, and documenting software specifications throughout the project life cycle. The Senior Software Development Engineer adheres to architecture standards and follows best practice development standards. The Tech Lead will take on leadership responsibilities within projects and act as a mentor to software engineers.

Job Duties

  • Strong analytical and reasoning abilities, including troubleshooting.
  • Planning, organizing, and decision making abilities with follow-through.
  • Be a self-starter; continually seek opportunities to improve yourself, your team, and its products
  • Multi-task with attention to detail and deadlines
  • Participate in all phases of the software lifecycle – design, development, unit tests, testing, and support
  • Communicate potential risks, delays, concerns to manager and team
  • Willingness to continually learn.
  • Perform Code Reviews on teammates code check-ins to ensure standards are met
  • Lead and mentor other less experienced software engineers


Ideal qualities for Tech lead in GAT-Engineering (GATE)

  • A servant leader who is willing to perform hands-on work.

  • Min 8 years of working experience in the software domain.

  • Significant experience with API design and development regardless of technology, Dotnet, NodeJS, Java for rapid prototyping

  • well versed and experienced in SDLC and agile methodologies

  • flexible and innovative thinking

  • Ability to think out-of-box for solution designs

  • Ability to implement good coding standards & help drive other team members on best practices

  • Determined to complete a specific initiative to completion

  • The ability to mentor fellow team members on technical topics such as C# development

  • Ability to remove impediments to development smartly

  • The ability to run effective meetings and change strategies when something is no longer working

  • Inspiring, patient, and ‘fun to work with'.

  • An infectiously good attitude about work, "get stuff done"

  • Recognizes and acknowledges good work and encourages/expects improvement otherwise

About Avalara
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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