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We, at Turing, are looking for a talented remote lead full-stack engineer who will be responsible for customer-centric web and/or mobile applications/software development, along with designing and implementing new features, automating processes to troubleshoot large-scale, high-throughput systems. Get an excellent opportunity to collaborate closely with the best minds while working at top U.S. firms.

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Job responsibilities

  • Define, design, and develop highly reliable, available, and scalable software solutions
  • Architect and develop well-structured, clean, scalable, and efficient code
  • Contribute in design and code reviews to adhere to development standards
  • Work with cross-functional teams to translate requirements into technical design
  • Evaluate and suggest new technologies and tools to improve overall performance and scalability of software
  • Deliver ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements for the deployed software
  • Take responsibility of monitoring and mentoring junior engineers

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 5+ years of experience in full-stack software development (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Expertise in building customer-centric software solutions
  • Proficient in microservices architecture, web infrastructure, and REST
  • Strong coding skills using Node.js, JavaScript, HTML, Ruby, Scala (or other high-level programming languages)
  • Sound knowledge of React/Angular on the front-end and Java, J2EE/Spring on the back-end
  • Proficient in load testing, troubleshooting, and optimizing the performance of web services
  • Expertise with cloud platforms including Amazon Web Services (AWS), GCP, and Azure
  • Hands-on experience in databases like NoSQL, SQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB, Redis, etc.
  • Firm grasp of full-stack or MEAN stack development with a focus on back-end API development
  • Excellent understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Fluency in English language for effective communication
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Experience with large-scale SaaS applications
  • Knowledge of developing web and mobile applications
  • Expertise in agile/scrum development practices
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Previous experience as a technical lead

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How to become a lead fullstack engineer?

In a world of evolving technologies, we see new softwares are being developed every now and then. So there are opportunities piling up for individuals who are looking to build their career as a lead full stack engineer. A lead full stack engineer is someone you must have on your team as they can help you with all the phases of the process i.e designing and developing. Be it web development, a lead full stack engineer can take the full responsibility at any point of time or from the beginning. If you’re looking to have a flourishing career as a lead full stack engineer then this article will help you understand everything about being one.

What is the scope of a lead fullstack engineering?

A lead full stack engineer is a jack of all technologies. Be it front-end development or back-end development or designing, a lead full stack engineer knows it all. They write code, develop servers and look after the databases. In other words, they are responsible for project management. Their job is to make sure that servers and databases are completely optimised for users. They also make sure that the developed applications are as per users’ and company requirements.
The job of a lead full stack engineer is to collaborate with designers and developers to ensure that the developed product is user friendly and as per norms. A lead full stack engineer handels the complete project right from the scratch to the finish. They look after the databases, APIs, servers, designing and coding.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a lead fullstack engineer?

A lead full-stack engineer is responsible for mobile and web applications development along with all front-end and back-end development. Other responsibilities of a lead full-stack engineer are as follows:

  • Create software solutions that are reliable, scalable and efficient.
  • Design, develop clean code for better performance
  • Oversee the process of development as per the standards
  • Recommend new ways to enhance overall performance
  • Perform work to ensure everything is on track
  • Work with different teams to bring out the best output
  • Take responsibility and help junior engineers with tasks

How to become a lead fullstack engineer?

A lead full stack engineer is someone who has more than 5 years of experience in the relevant field. In addition to the experience, he should be well-aware of the latest trends that are being followed in the industry. You can’t become a lead fullstack engineer in a short period of time. The classic path is to have a degree in engineering or computer science or a relevant field. The undergraduate degree will help you build a solid foundation of your career plus you will learn new skills that may come handy at any point of your career.
A bachelor’s degree is just a first step towards your journey of becoming a lead fullstack engineer. To build a successful career as a lead fullstack engineer, you must have mandatory technical skills and additional skills. A lead fullstack engineer should have a good grasp of front and back-end languages and understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and other back-end programming languages. You will read more about skills in the coming section.

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Skills required to become an lead fullstack engineer

The primary step in getting close to your dream job is to know about the skills and master them. A skill set of a lead fullstack engineer is as follows:

1. Front-end technology

A lead full stack developer should master the basic front technologies like HTML, CSS and JavaScript. These 3 are the foundation of many technologies. Hence, it is recommended to have proficiency in these front end technologies. Along with the front-end technologies, a lead full stack developer should have a fair understanding of third party libraries like jQuery, LESS, Angular and ReactJS.

2. Back-end languages

A lead full stack engineer should be proficient in back-end languages as well. They need to have both skills in order to excel in their field. Java, Python, Ruby, .Net are some of the languages whose knowledge is highly desirable.

3. Database and cache

A full stack engineer looks after the databases. It is advised to have a decent understanding of DBMS technologies like MySQL, MongoDB, Oracle, SQLServer. Having knowledge of DBMS technology will help you achieve the desired results.

4. Designing skills

As we have already discussed, a lead full stack engineer oversees the designing process. So knowledge of UX/UI design is a prerequisite for individuals who are thinking to pursue their career as a lead full stack engineer. They must be well versed with principles of designing.

5. APIs

APIs are another important part of the development process. In order to become a lead full stack engineer you must understand and have working knowledge of APIs such as REST and SOAP.

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How to get remote lead fullstack engineer jobs?

Well, If you have skills and experience getting a remote lead fullstack engineer job won’t be difficult for you. You just need a laptop and internet connection and you are good to go. Turing helps engineers get their dream job from the comfort of their home. However, to get a job as a lead fullstack engineer, you should atleast have 5 years of professional experience. Once you sign up at Turing, you find a job that will accelerate your career like you want. You can become a part of the developers community and learn and grow with them.

Why become a lead fullstack engineer at Turing?

Elite US jobs
Elite US jobs

Long-term opportunities to work for amazing, mission-driven US companies with great compensation.

Career growth
Career growth

Work on challenging technical and business problems using cutting-edge technology to accelerate your career growth.

Exclusive developer community
Exclusive developer community

Join a worldwide community of elite software developers.

Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.

Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their lead fullstack engineers?

Turing can help you spin up your career and help you land your dream job. Every developer at Turing is allowed to propose a salary for themselves. However, we do recommend a salary that we feel will help you get a high paying job. Our recommendations are based on c;lient’s requirements, current market conditions and experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are a Palo Alto-based 'deep' jobs platform allowing talented software developers to work with top US firms from the comfort of their homes. We are led by Stanford alumni and successful A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan Siddharth and Vijay Krishnan.

After uploading your resume, you will have to go through the three tests -- seniority assessment, tech stack test, and live coding challenge. Once you clear these tests, you are eligible to apply to a wide range of jobs available based on your skills.

No, you don't need to pay any taxes in the U.S. However, you might need to pay taxes according to your country’s tax laws. Also, your bank might charge you a small amount as a transaction fee.

We, at Turing, hire remote developers for over 100 skills like React/Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, among several others. We also hire engineers based on tech roles and seniority.

Communication is crucial for success while working with American clients. We prefer candidates with a B1 level of English i.e. those who have the necessary fluency to communicate without effort with our clients and native speakers.

Currently, we have openings only for the developers because of the volume of job demands from our clients. But in the future, we might expand to other roles too. Do check out our careers page periodically to see if we could offer a position that suits your skills and experience.

It is the combination of our core business model and values that makes us different from others. We provide full-time, long-term projects to remote developers whereas most of our competitors offer more freelance jobs.

No, the service is absolutely free for software developers who sign up.

Ideally, a remote developer needs to have at least 3 years of relevant experience to get hired by Turing, but at the same time, we don't say no to exceptional developers. Take our test to find out if we could offer something exciting for you.

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