Technical Team Lead

Full-Time • 

Royal Oak, MI


5+ years

Seniority Level


Employment Type


Career Now is seeking a Technical Team Lead of Engineering Services to join our growing Technology & Product team. You will leverage your years of hands-on leadership experience to lead a growing engineering team using php, vue, react, mysql, and laravel. You will report directly to the EVP, Technology & Product. Our environment is fast paced, dynamic, proactive and full of career growth.

What you will do:

  • Lead the Engineering Services team by coding, coaching, and mentoring engineers (Code Reviews, 1-1, POCs, Training Sessions).
  • Own the CI/CD Pipeline (with Automated Testing) and release management.
  • Hands-on Engineering Leader (Code/Manage).
  • Participate (and potentially own) Scrum Rituals (daily stand-up, planning/feature prioritization, demo/retrospectives).
  • Assist with future release planning and some data analysis.
  • Review business requirements and establish the high-level designs.
  • Attend meetings and document all decisions, action items, etc and share with the team.
  • Prior experience using Linux (Ubuntu, Apache) and Cloud or On-Prem Platforms (AWS, Azure, Digital Ocean, etc)

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience as a Senior Engineer).
  • 5+ years of experience: PHP 7+, MySQL, Vue, Laravel
  • 3+ years of Leadership experience
  • Knowledge of Agile Methodologies.
  • An organized and systematic approach to problem solving.
  • Some experience working with product managers and business leaders to develop product roadmaps and feature development.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Intrinsically motivated Self-Starter and Critical thinker who can multitask.
  • Bonus experience and/or knowledge:
    • AWS
    • Data Modeling
    • Docker
    • Staff Augmentation (Offshore, Nearshore, Remote)

Career Now Brands brings creative marketing solutions to recruitment and enrollment practices in the trucking, education and job distribution industries. Our flagship products - CDL Job Now, Career School Now and RocketPost - help build our clients' businesses while impacting millions of lives by boosting employment and enrollments across the U.S.

This position will be in our new downtown Royal Oak headquarters. We recently renovated a large industrial warehouse into a modern, new office that embodies the culture and character of Detroit’s most innovative tech startup.

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Career Now Brands is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.