Website ElToroDotCom El, LLC.

Re-Inventing Tech in Louisville: The Silicon Valley of The South

El Toro’s software developers build the next-generation ad tech and analytics technologies that change how organizations explore and interact with their respective customers. Our products need to handle information at a massive scale and extend well beyond digital advertisement. We’re looking for developers who bring fresh ideas from all areas, including information retrieval, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking and data storage, security, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, natural language processing, UI design, and mobile; the list goes on and is growing every day. As a software engineer, you will work on a specific project critical to El Toro’s needs with opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our developers to be versatile, display leadership qualities, and be enthusiastic to take on new problems across the full stack as we continue to push technology forward.

El Toro provides business and consumer analytics and multi-channel activation points that empower organizations to be smarter about how they engage with audiences with measurable results. We believe that in addition to hiring the best talent, a diversity of perspectives, ideas, and cultures leads to the creation of better products and services to better serve the world.

El Toro is and always will be an innovative technology company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of the industry’s greatest challenges. At El Toro, our developers not only revolutionize digital advertising, but they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications, and entirely new platforms that disrupt markets.

Job Role &. Responsibilities:

  • Perform all stages of the software development life cycle, self-manage activities on smaller projects, and serve as technical lead on small, medium, and large projects.
  • Determine operating requirements, costs, as well as resource needs for assigned projects and work in conjunction with a project manager on initiatives.
  • Co-lead with Project Manager employing object-oriented analysis and design techniques including use case analysis, object modeling, and database schema design to ensure business requirements and design goals are met.
  • Participate in application architecture planning (including system partitioning and framework design) to determine optimal solution architecture, efficiency, maintainability, and scalability
  • Lead/Develop: High-level system narratives, storyboards, and user interface prototypes;
  • Lead/Develop: Detailed design specifications for hardware and software used by the technical team;
  • Lead/Develop: System test plans, ensure software quality assurance (SQA) standards are achieved, and validate that business goals are accomplished;
  • Build/Present detailed estimates for projects, including resource allocation, timelines, and budget.
  • Develop applications to Eltoro coding standards and quality.
  • Identify issues that require more attention, and work to resolve issues based on an understanding of the business problem being solved.
  • Make technical decisions to meet the design goals laid out in the product road map and by management
  • Coach, mentor, and monitor progress of jr. members, mentor & coach
  • Draw appropriate resources together in order to address technical issues.
  • Direct and focus the efforts of the technical project team.
  • Complete projects/tasks on a timely basis, according to commitments made to stakeholders and management.
  • Report project/task status to the management.

Core Competencies:

  • Accountability
  • Initiative
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Coaching

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 5-10 years of experience with application development
  • Expertise in developing applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor others.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Advanced knowledge of product lifecycle and understanding of the role of methodology/frameworks.
  • Deliver solutions in Agile methodology in CI/CD environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of object-oriented design, and programming techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to build rapport and maintain productive working relationships cross-departmentally and cross-functionally.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with and present to all stakeholders including senior leadership.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and creative problem-solving skills with critical attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated success of facilitation and solutions implementation.
  • Proven track record of leading application development projects.
  • History of balancing competing priorities with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines.
  • Expertise in creating applications using technologies such as Go, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Rust, Python, RESTful Web Services, Postgresql.
  • In-Depth understanding of Micro Service Architecture
  • Familiarization of Event-Driven Infrastructure

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in the software development process and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Expertise in MongoDB, Cassandra, TiDB
  • Expertise in DevOps (or at least an understanding of integrating into).
  • Experience with SOLR and/or Elastic Search, Python, Spark.
  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, logistic regression) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks
  • Experience in Linux & Windows platforms.
  • Working Experience with AWS/Kubernetes.
  • Ability to perform effective code reviews and recommend automated review tools for the team.
  • Ability to think through performance requirements for a system and lead optimizing/tuning.

Nice-To-Have Skills & Experience:

  • Experience with Terraform, Docker, AWS, and/or basic dev ops/deployment tasks is a plus

Benefits & Perks:
We value our team members and want to provide them with an amazing benefits package with the following offerings:

  • Company-paid medical plan in addition to competitive dental and vision plans
  • Company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability
  • 401k plan with company contribution of 3% once qualified
  • 15 PTO Days per year, which increases to 20 PTO days after 3 years of full-time employment with us
  • 9 Paid Holidays for those that qualify
  • On-Site Gym & Showers for ALL employees
  • Pet Insurance that fits every pet and every pet parent
  • Opportunity for discounted education via Sullivan University
  • Great work-life balance
  • Welcoming, Safe, and Fun work environment!
  • Explosive growth allowing rapid career advancements

Our Culture:
El Toro is committed to actively fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion among its workforce and the broader community. Our culture is defined through our E.P.I.I.C model Excellence, Persistence, Integrity, Innovation, and Continued Improvement. You can read more about El Toro’s unique work experience here.

El Toro is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our Company. We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, language, age, disability, political affiliation, sex, socio-economic status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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