Lead Software Engineer (NLP)

Seattle, Washington Valorem Reply, US - Microsoft Full Time

Valorem Reply is an award-winning digital transformation firm focused on delivering data-driven enterprise, IT modernization, customer experience, product transformation and digital workplace. Through the expertise of their people and power of Microsoft technologies, they provide hyper-scale and agile delivery of unique digital business services, strategic business models and design-led user experiences. Their innovative strategies and solutions securely and rapidly transform the way their clients do business. 

We are looking for a lead software development engineer who can lead a team of talented engineers to design, develop, and deliver high-quality software solutions for our clients. You will be responsible for overseeing the entire software development lifecycle, from planning and architecture to testing and deployment. You will also mentor and coach your team members, foster a culture of collaboration and innovation, and ensure adherence to best practices and standards.


  • Lead a team of software engineers to deliver software projects on time and within the estimated timelines
  • Manage the development of scalable, reliable, and secure software systems that meet the client’s requirements and expectations
  • Implement and enforce code quality, testing, and documentation standards and practices
  • Review and approve code, design, and architecture decisions made by the team
  • Provide technical guidance and feedback to the team members and resolve any technical issues or challenges
  • Collaborate with architects, project managers, product owners, and other stakeholders to define and prioritize the project scope, goals, and deliverables
  • Communicate and report the project status, progress, and risks to the senior management and clients
  • Research and evaluate new technologies and tools that can improve the software development process and performance
  • Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or related field
  • 8 years of experience in software development, with at least 3 years of experience in leading software development teams
  • 5 years of hands-on experience with C#, .Net and Azure 
  • 1 years of experience with natural language processing (NLP) and chatbot development frameworks and platforms
  • 2 years of experience in developing web, mobile, or cloud-based applications using modern frameworks and technologies, such as React and Angular
  • Experience in applying software engineering principles, such as object-oriented design, design patterns, data structures, algorithms, and testing
  • Experience in using software development tools, such as Git and Jira
  • Strong knowledge of software development methodologies, such as agile, scrum, or waterfall
  • Seattle, Washington

    Lead Software Engineer (NLP)