Full Time / Remote, New York
Who We Are: RAIN is a digital consultancy who is the preeminent leader in Voice and Conversational AI. We help clients navigate voice technology. We combine strategy, technology, and creativity to drive growth for our clients and use data-driven insight to design and implement voice ecosystems to help leverage a shifting technology landscape into a competitive edge. We’re guided by the belief that technology is, by definition, an extension of humanity, and that great ideas come from a desire to enhance the lives of real people.
At RAIN, we want to work with people of different backgrounds who come from different paths in life. We want individuals who can bring diverse perspectives and experiences to our culture and company. We believe that transparency builds trust, so we default to disclosure in our communications. We believe in a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment.
Restless & Ready. These are the two attributes that mark the talent thriving at RAIN. We look for people who don’t fit the traditional mold, with skill sets you don’t often see in agencies and consultancies. Said differently, we’re always keen to add more unicorns to the stable. We look for people motivated by big ideas and determined enough to make it a reality.
If this sounds like you and you love technology, read on…
About the Role: We are looking for a Sr. Technical Lead Engineer within our team to provide valuable leadership in and outside of projects. They not only help guide and direct the work efforts on projects but can help shape the direction of our department, have a major influence on our profitability and company direction in meaningful ways.
We are looking for a highly passionate and hands-on Sr Technical Lead to work with our remote team. You will report directly into RAIN’s Director of Technology and collaborate with company leadership on development decisions for our clients. You will serve as a key member of the leadership team to set and execute high-level engineering strategy. This position requires exceptional programming ability, strong engineering management experience with a track record of leading engineers and the ability to make smart technical decisions in a fast-paced environment.
The candidate should be a transformative, innovative leader who is a proven catalyst for change. They should also be astoundingly exceptional when talking to clients and making them feel comfortable.
Who You Are: A Sr Technical Lead Engineer who, as a project lead:
A Sr Technical Lead Engineer who, as an individual contributor:
What You’ll Bring: A Sr Technical Lead Engineer is someone who:
How You Will Be Successful: In order for someone in this role to be successful, they must be someone who is both a self starter and self aware, equally capable technically as with working in teams. They must be comfortable with ambiguity and know when to lean in and find a direction to go. While not every senior developer desires to be a leader, the soft skills, knowledge of trends in software development (their pros and cons) and design patterns are just as important as their hard skills in development. Most importantly, you must someone who balances well knowing which moments require them total control and guide and direct a stream of work and when to ask questions and find avenues to learn what is necessary to get the job done. You will be surrounded by an amazing team.
How We'll Define Success in This Role: Directly, you will be measured by your ability to design systems that meet the client needs, while delivering them on time and budget. Doing so allows us to win more work with our clients, more success in our field and grow our teams. You directly influence the quality of the code you touch and the projects you are on. Indirectly, you influence the profitability and output of the company by bringing to the table solutions to both the technical and human or process components of an engineering team.
Our office is located in the Flatiron District in NYC with remote team members across the country. Currently, we all are working remotely and will be flexible for the future.
What We Offer: We genuinely care about our employees’ happiness and engagement.
Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes.
RAIN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fair and equitable hiring practices. All hiring decisions at RAIN are based on strategic business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. All candidates are considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexuality, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other protected status.