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Technical Lead (Full Stack) - Software Engineering - Digital Office - Remote

Auto req ID: 9402 
Title: Technical Lead (Full Stack) - Software Engineering - Digital Office - Remote 
Job Function: Digital 
Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company 
Full or Part-Time: Full Time 
Shift: SHIFT1 


At Harley-Davidson, we are building more than machines. It’s our passion and commitment to continue the evolution of this storied brand, and heighten the desirability of the Harley-Davidson experience. To keep building our legend and leading our industry through innovation, evolution, and emotion we need the best and brightest talent. We stand for the timeless pursuit of adventure. Freedom for the soul. Are you ready to join us?


This role will be remote. Ideally, candidates will be located in one of the following areas: Boston, Chicago, Dallas or Milwaukee.  

Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Software Engineering, the Technical Lead is a proven leader who will lead at least one digital software engineering team for Harley-Davidson across our Omni-channel initiatives.  

Job Responsibilities

●    Help manage digital software engineering teams to ship new products and services that make customers happy and contribute to the success of the company within a global delivery model
●    Support and mentor junior digital software engineering team members to help them learn and grow in their careers
●    Oversee teams in the selection of the appropriate tools and frameworks
●    Promote “best practice” digital software engineering processes and techniques, including cloud-based architecture, source control, DevOps, and security
●    Collaborate with other teams such as design, product, IT and marketing
●    Be “hands on” when needed, jumping in to pair program with team members or pick up a bugfix ticket
●    Guides an digital software engineering culture emphasizing innovation, growth, and development
●    Ensure all internal processes and external services comply with security and privacy regulations

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Required

Education Specifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Scienc or Engineering – M.S. or other advanced degree preferred

Experience Requirements

●    8+ years of overall software development experience with at least 1 year of team leadership experience
●    3+ years of Web Development experience, particularly customer facing responsive web applications
●    Strong experience with Javascript and TypeScript
●    Strong experience with one or more object-oriented languages (Java, Node, etc.)
●    Strong analytical skills, problem determination and debugging, attention to detail, teamwork and excellent communication skills
●    Good working experience with relational and NoSQL databases 
●    Experience working within cloud-based environment (Azure, AWS, or GCP)
●    Good working experience with server technologies
●    Experience leading the development of at least one product or feature from ideation to launch
●    Experience having an active role in shaping the culture and technical standards of an engineering organization
●    Knowledge of software development concepts/methodology/life-cycle, especially Agile methodology
●    Proficiency with DevOps tools like Git, SVN, Maven, NPM, Gulp, Jenkins, Azure DevOps, SonarQube, Docker, Kubernetes.

Preferred Skills:

●    Working knowledge of JavaScript frameworks like jQuery, Angular, React
●    Working knowledge of server side programming frameworks like Node JS, Java
●    Working knowledge of building frontend components and pages in Adobe Experience Manager
●    Working knowledge of building eCommerce platforms using SAP Hybris (Commerce Cloud)
●    Familiarity with frameworks like Bootstrap
●    Experience integrating front end interfaces with internal and external services using API
●    Knowledge of Swagger and REST design
●    Skills developing and supporting mobile web applications


We offer an inclusive compensation package for all full-time salaried employees including, but not limited to, annual bonus programs, health insurance benefits, a 401k program, onsite fitness centers and employee stores, employee discounts on products and accessories, and more. We welcome everybody to join our family and be united no matter who you are or where you come from. Learn more about Harley-Davidson here.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Direct Reports: No 
Travel Required: 0 - 10% 
Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
Relocation: This position is eligible for domestic relocation assistance (within posted country) 





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