Job Title:  Technical Lead (Platform Engineering)  

Job Duties:  Understory LLC dba onQ is a startup in Alpharetta, GA creating a game-changing online platform allowing groups of people to deeply engage with each other over sets of content. We are seeking experienced Technical Leads (Platform Engineering) to lead a team of engineers in designing and developing the product features of the platform application.
Individuals will apply advanced theoretical knowledge of computer science and engineering principles and concepts as well as experience with SCRUM methodology and related software development, to perform the duties of the offered position.  

Job duties and responsibilities include: 

Analyze and understand the business requirements and user needs to design, develop, test and maintain product features. 

Maintain platform side of the application. 

Involved with deployments and production support. 

Work cross-functionally with other developers and train junior developers on best practices. 

This position coordinates and supervises the work of a team of up to 6 other junior and senior engineers. 

NOTE: This position does not involve any management authority and has no discretion to hire, terminate, promote, discipline or make decisions about compensation. 


Minimum Requirements:  Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Applications, Engineering, or any related IT field of study, plus five (5) years of experience in the job offered or in any related position(s) involving software design and architecture. 

Qualified candidates must also have demonstrable knowledge, experience, and proficiency (gained through education or employment) with the following: 

  1. Writing RESTful APIs and middle tier coding in Java. 
  2. Developing and deploying applications in production on AWS or Heroku. 
  3. Scrum or Agile Process. 
  4. Unit Testing & Test-driven Development using Junit or related testing tools. 
  5. Demonstrated proficiency with authentication integrations with OAuth, SAML, and SSO. 
  6. Demonstrated proficiency with data integration with LMS. 

Additional Information: 

  • •  Job Site: 8000 Avalon Boulevard, Suite 400, Alpharetta, GA, 30009  
  • •  No travel; no telecommuting.  
  • •  Mail Resumes To: Understory LLC dba onQ, ATTN: HR, 8000 Avalon Boulevard, Suite 400, Alpharetta, GA 30009 
  • •  No calls or emails.  EOE. 
  • •  Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship