Manifest Solutions

Lead Software Developer

Manifest Solutions - Columbus, OH

Manifest Solutions is currently seeking an IT Software Developer Lead for a hybrid position in Columbus, OH.

  • Design, develop or modify code according to standards and best practices.
  • Identify and remove software defects.
  • Give direction as technical lead and collaborates with team members.
  • Provide solution ideas and direction.
  • Use software testing tools to assure the creation of software having the fewest defects.
  • Lead and participate in Code reviews.
  • Share responsibility and assist team members in achieving goals.
  • Communicate effectively with others.
  • Mentor peers and junior software developers.
  • Participate in the standards process.
  • Collaborate with architect, analyst, project manager and customers.
  • Meet deadlines and communicate proactively when schedules slip, or issues arise.
  • Ability to build and motivate a diverse team of on and off shore developers, fostering collaboration and a positive work environment.
  • Skilled in guiding team members to achieve their full potential, providing feedback, and creating growth opportunities within the team.
  • Proficient in resolving conflicts and addressing challenges that arise within the team, ensuring a harmonious and productive work atmosphere.


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or a related technical field of study.
  • Certifications relevant to position preferred.
  • 10 or more years in dominant project language experience, preferably with Java microservices, JavaScript/Angular frontend, and Java legacy.
  • Previous technical leadership and mentorship.
  • Leadership and Team Management -MUST HAVE
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with Java programming language, particularly in the context of large monolithic applications.
  • Ability to quickly grasp the architecture of complex systems, such as monolithic applications, and identify areas for improvement and modernization.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to tackle technical challenges and optimize existing systems for efficiency and scalability.
  • Ability to lead and drive transformative initiatives, such as onshoring efforts, with a clear vision and strategic roadmap.
  • Understanding of business goals and the ability to align technical strategies with the broader organizational objectives.
  • Skilled in identifying potential risks and developing mitigation plans to ensure successful project execution and delivery.
  • Effective communication with both technical and non-technical stakeholders, translating complex technical concepts into clear, understandable terms.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies, such as Scrum or Kanban, to facilitate efficient development processes and continuous improvement.
  • Proficiency in change management principles to navigate the transition from offshore to onshore development, managing resistance and ensuring

Posted On: Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Tagged: Hybrid

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