Technical Lead

Engineering Chennai, Chennai


Job Duties

  • Develop and manage applications for new features and enhancement in full stack
  • Utilize AWS resources efficiently
  • Exposure to devops
  • Implement CI/CD and TDD
  • Program and maintain that the code matches the industry standards
  • Mentor colleague to improve and ensure the development standards
  • Develop, test and deploy integrations required to meet business requirements
  • Understand existing codebase and identify improvement area
  • Come up with technical designs for new features
  • Perform code reviews and ensure coding standards and practices

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • Strong software development skills in Scala or Java
  • Deep knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Familiarity with devops
  • Navigate an existing codebase comfortably
  • Able to ship features on a weekly basis: should be good at time management and prioritization
  • Able to keep up with technological advancements and educate the team
  • Good design skills
  • Identifying complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
  • Give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Analyze needs and product requirements to create a design
  • Strong understanding of performance and scalability considerations when building applications
Preferred Qualifications
  • Comfort in Scala
  • Exposure to machine learning solutions in Classification and Text processing
  • Experience in working on machine learning projects


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, a 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.