Vertex is looking for a Lead Software Engineer- Cloud Security & Authorization (Remote -US) #EngineerJobs #SecurityJobs #SoftwareEngineerJobs
Job Description: Job Summary As a Software Engineer IV specializing in Cloud Security & Authorization, you will take on a dynamic role that spans various projects, from engineering cloud-based solutions to designing and implementing new application features. You will emphasize security technologies such as OpenID and Auth0. Your responsibilities will include product ownership, managing authorization processes, backlog improvements, and staying informed about new features and enhancements. Additionally, you will provide leadership and mentorship to ensure a balanced approach between engineering initiatives and new feature delivery. Key Responsibilities: What youll be doing – Architect, design, code, unit test, and fully implement application features with a strong focus on quality and security to prevent unauthorized access or use. – Develop modular, scalable, testable, and performant subsystems that adhere to software engineering best practices, including unit testing, Test-Driven Development (TDD), and design patterns. – Implement, test, maintain, and support software based on technical design specifications. – Prepare technical design specifications derived from functional requirements and analysis documents. – Review functional requirements, analysis, and design documents and provide constructive feedback. – Assist in issue triage and resolution for both customers and internal users. – Independently plan, prioritize, and complete high-complexity, critical assignments as part of a project team. – Participate in architecture and code reviews. – Promote continuous improvement by identifying process inefficiencies and quality enhancements. – Lead or contribute to other projects or duties as required. – Provide guidance and mentorship to junior team members. Key Qualifications: What you need to be successful in this role: – Strong analysis and design skills, with expertise in Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), Software as a Service (SaaS) application development, AWS development, and security technologies such as OpenID and Auth0. Proven ability to learn new technologies. – Previous experience in building full-stack software using Java, React, and deploying in modern cloud environments (AWS, Azure, etc.). – Proficient in collaborative team environments, actively participating in technical discussions, design reviews, and retrospectives. – Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a passion for learning and applying new technologies. – Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with a focus on client service. – Ability to identify the root causes of system issues and propose short- and long-term resolutions. – Thorough understanding of design patterns, functional and object-oriented programming, Dependency Injection (DI), Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP) frameworks, asynchronous and event-driven design. Well-versed in testing methodologies and experience in writing unit and functional tests. – Strong organizational skills, results-oriented, customer-focused, and excellent interpersonal skills. Education and Training: What skills you should possess – Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.** – Ten (10) years of experience in software development. – equivalent combination of education/experience** Other Qualifications The Winning Way behaviors that all Vertex employees need in order to meet the expectations of each other, our customers, and our partners. Communicate with Clarity – Be clear, concise and actionable. Be relentlessly constructive. Seek and provide meaningful feedback. Act with Urgency – Adopt an agile mentality – frequent iterations, improved speed, resilience. 80/20 rule “ better is the enemy of done. Dont spend hours when minutes are enough. Work with Purpose – Exhibit a We Can mindset. Results outweigh effort. Everyone understands how their role contributes. Set aside personal objectives for team results. Drive to Decision – Cut the swirl with defined deadlines and decision points. Be clear on individual accountability and decision authority. Guided by a commitment to and accountability for customer outcomes. Own the Outcome – Defined milestones, commitments and intended results. Assess your work in context, if youre unsure, ask. Demonstrate unwavering support for decisions. COMMENTS: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this position. Other functions may be assigned, and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.