Lead Software Engineer – Remote

Founded in 1994 and celebrating 30 years in business, Mindex is a software development company with a rich history of demonstrated software and product development success. We specialize in agile software development, cloud professional services, and creating our own innovative products. We are proud to be recognized as the #1 Software Developer in the 2023 RBJ’s Book of Lists and ranked 27th in Rochester Chamber’s Top 100 Companies. Additionally, we have maintained our certification as a Great Place to Work for consecutive years in a row. Our list of satisfied clients and #ROCstar employees are both rapidly growing— Are you next to join our team?

Mindex’s Software Development division is the go-to software developer for enterprise organizations looking to engage teams of skilled technical resources to help them plan, navigate, and execute through the full software development lifecycle.

Using highly developed analytical, technical, and conceptual skills, the Lead Software Engineer will develop efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems. Having experience in analysis, architecture, development, and technical leadership is essential. The Mindex iterative process of Agile product development often requires adaptation in approach based on client norms and feedback. The Lead Software Engineer’s ideas will be flexible and focused on the client’s best interest. Effective verbal and written communication, and easy to understand technical explanation will keep clients, senior management and staff aligned and engaged.

Essential Functions

  • Understand the client’s mission, vision, and business value as defined by the client’s Product Owner
  • Partner with both technical and non-technical stakeholders to design, develop, and guide advanced technical software solutions. Has the ability to identify and prioritize features
  • Partner with the Scrum Master to manage the solution team to design, develop and implement solutions considering client needs, solution architecture, and resource constraints
  • Moderate the solution creation process, coordinate agile development of the solution, and ensure good development practices
  • Deliver an uncompromising customer experience
  • Build technical and non-technical relationships inside of your team, across Mindex delivery teams, and with customer stakeholders
  • Lead, mentor, and coach junior team members – help them to become better engineers
  • Investigate new technologies, processes, and best practices where relevant
  • Remain accountable for work output of the delivery team from concept through delivery
  • Act as final quality gate for all team deliverables, approving PRs, reviewing test automation, and documentation and returning for rework as needed
  • Be a trusted advisor. Be present, attentive, and fully engaged in customer meetings and discussions, and prepared to offer advice and assistance


  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Five+ years of enterprise business software development experience in Java or .NET in complex heterogeneous environments
  • Comfortable with large complex database environments including SQL Server, Oracle, and MongoDB
  • Broad experience as a developer in complex enterprise environments, with recent focus on full stack web development using JavaScript frameworks, RESTful endpoints, Relational Databases, and Document Databases
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following Java or .NET frameworks: Springboot, Spring framework, .NET MVC, .NET Core, .NET WebAPI
  • Working understanding of automated build, deploy, and release pipelines
  • Experience working within a DevOps environment
  • Experience in design for testability and building out automated unit, integration, and end-to-end test scenarios
  • Understanding of containerization and private cloud technologies such as Docker and Openshift
  • Experience leading and mentoring teams in an Agile/Scrum environment


  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Flexible time off
  • 401k retirement savings plan and company match with pre-tax and ROTH options
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Employer paid disability insurance
  • Life insurance and AD&D insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Health savings account with employer contributions
  • Accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and legal assistance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Domestic partner coverage

Mindex Perks

  • Tickets to local sporting events
  • Teambuilding events
  • Holiday and celebration parties

Professional Development

  • Leadership training
  • License to Udemy online training courses
  • Growth opportunities

The band range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets, education, experience, training, certifications, internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at, or near, the top of the range for their role; and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. The range for this role is $105,000 – $155,000.

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor, or take over, sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.