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Lead Software Engineer

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Ellicott City
Posted on: September 12, 2021

Job Description:


What We Do: 

The company enables IT providers and resellers to stop hidden threats that sneak past preventive security tools. Founded by former NSA Cyber Operators—and backed by a team of ThreatOps researchers—we help our partners protect their customers and take the fight directly to hackers.

When working here, you’ll join a team of experts committed to transparency, honesty, and going above and beyond to do the right thing. It’s an exciting time for our company as we continue expanding our platform and preparing for new growth and success.

About the Role:

The team is looking for an innovative and highly motivated Lead Software Engineer and/or Architect with excellent problem solving and communication skills.  As a Lead Software Engineer  you will be responsible for leading a feature delivery team in the design, development, and high-quality release of software features for the Security Platform that provides for automated detection and human-powered threat hunting.

The Security Platform consists of the AWS Portal and over 500,000 endpoint agents that serves the MSP/MSSP and Reseller markets.  You will focus on creating the technical vision for new and exciting features from the product roadmap.  You’ll be working with a smart and diverse team of problem solvers who exhibit high energy, deep technical skills and a drive to get things done.   

What You’ll Do:

  • Responsible for managing the technical aspects of the development of features for the Portal and the Endpoint Agents and ensuring the success of the delivered solutions
  • Lead and develop high-quality software, software designs and architecture and set standards for team excellence
  • Convert acceptance criteria into functional workflows and data models and associated software design
  • Be a technical thought leader for your team providing architectural and design direction
  • Focus on the entire life cycle of the system, including evolution, configuration and risk management
  • Ensure code quality and test code coverage through code reviews and test plan reviews
  • Lead the team in providing accurate estimates and take ownership over timely completion of work
  • Mentor junior engineers to help them level-up their skills
  • Motivate teams and promote collaboration and engagement
  • Actively engage with the team and lead by being a positive role model


  • 10 years of experience developing complex software products
  • 5 years of programming in Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with Go and Javascript
  • Experience with AWS Cloud Environments
  • Experience working on Linux based infrastructure
  • Experience with databases such as Postgres
  • Excellent technical, diagnostic, and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to grasp new technologies quickly and prioritize and multitask on multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to operate independently, make decisions, take action and take responsibility
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work and coordinate between multiple teams
  • Ability to communicate highly technical concepts clearly and concisely
  • Demonstrated ability to take high level requirements, decompose them into actionable work units, and lead the entire SDLC
  • Passion for technology and strong motivation and responsibility for high quality software features
  • Ability to build strong interpersonal relationships with product, development teams, leadership, senior management, and internal and external stakeholders.
  • Minimum of a BS in Computer Science or Engineering field or equivalent experience.

Company Perks:

  • Work fully remote
  • Comprehensive benefits and health coverage
  • Competitive salary with stock options
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and time off to volunteer
  • 10% time allocation for open source contributions
  • Paid leave for new parents
  • We invest in your future with a 401(k) contribution equal to 5% of your salary, even if you don't
  • Stipend to upgrade your home office and equipment
  • Partial reimbursement for your cellular plan

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Ellicott City , Lead Software Engineer, Other , Ellicott City, Maryland

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