Action Network

Action Network

Lead Engineer
Action Squared, Inc.

Based in Washington, DC


JOB TITLE: Lead Engineer
JOB LOCATION: 1900 L Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036
EMPLOYER: Action Squared, Inc.

Responsible for technical leadership among Action Sqauared’s engineering and development team, working with the Director of Technology. Develop underlying software, hardware, application stack, and technical history, and lead other engineers to help them succeed in their roles. Maintain our product, application, and server infrastructure. Ensure security best practices are followed, security updates are applied, and lead investigations of security incidents. Develop, test, and deploy complex new features, and investigate, triage, and fix software bugs. Maintain server reliability and application uptime, including responding to incidents, and help other team members with their assigned tasks. Involved in all discussions and problem solving around technical issues. Lead and mentor other engineers and developers, and work in a fast-paced software environment.

Job requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Engineering or related field* and 2 years of Web-based Ruby on Rails software development experience in a senior role. Must have 2 years of experience with each of the following: MySQL database administration experience; Reliability, IT, sysadmin, security, or devops experience with Linux servers; Amazon AWS experience; HTML; CSS; Javascript; Redis; and, Cloudwatch.

*Employer will accept combination of degrees, diplomas, and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree.

Qualified applicants should mail cover letter and résumé to:

Attn: Leslie Tolf
Action Squared, Inc.
1900 L Street NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20036
Reference: “Lead Engineer”

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