Software Development Tech Lead/Staff Engineer


The Staff Engineer is a key member of Alegion’s Software Engineering team. As a Staff Engineer, you are responsible for conceptualizing, implementing and maintaining Alegion’s AI Training Data SaaS Platform and related software products. The Staff Engineer is a technical leader who possesses architecture and implementation experience, breadth of knowledge across multiple business domains and technologies, and leadership and mentorship abilities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical field
  • 9+ years of software engineering experience in multiple business domains and technology stacks
  • 6+ years of experience designing and building distributed, large-scale SaaS enterprise systems
  • High proficiency in Java and other open source technologies
  • Experience with Front End JavaScript frameworks (e.g. React, Angular)
  • Hands-on experience with AWS or other cloud infrastructure technologies
  • Experience with containerization (e.g. Docker), infrastructure automation (e.g. Chef, Terraform), microservices, serverless architecture (e.g. Lambda), messaging and streaming (e.g. Kafka, SQS)
  • Experience practicing OOP, TDD, CI/CD in an Agile software development environment
  • Knowledge of several software technologies and solutions, considered a subject matter expert in at least one technology domain
  • Machine learning, Computer Vision, and crowdsourcing experience a big plus, but not required
  • Start-up experience and entrepreneurial spirit highly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, presentation)
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment


  • Participate as a technical member of an Agile team to develop Alegion’s AI Training Data Platform
  • Collaborate with architects and software engineers on architectural reviews and design discussions and propose improvements and solutions
  • Work closely with the Product Owner to groom user stories, including providing design and implementation details, estimating effort, and contributing to acceptance criteria
  • Ensure the reliability and high availability of Alegion’s critical systems, applications and services
  • Develop clean, well-designed, reusable, scalable code following TDD practices
  • Strive to achieve a high level of unit, integration and acceptance test coverage
  • Pair program with fellow engineers and perform code reviews of their design and code
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to junior engineers
  • Share knowledge with peers in dev shares, code dojos, and lightning talks
  • Provide thought leadership and innovation to advance the overall state of technology in the engineering organization
  • Help ensure a pragmatic balance between software craftsmanship and delivery of business value
  • Embody Alegion’s cultural values in your everyday work and interactions


Alegion’s AI Training Data Platform is a robust technology system that supports a wide array of data processes designed specifically for AI, ML, NLP, Computer Vision and Deep Learning systems. It provides the ability to define and configure complex data task workflows including multi-step and conditional paths for text, photo, video and audio. It also manages the distribution of tasks to human data specialists based on required skillets and other criteria and has built-in quality control processes that provide exceptional data quality, predictable pricing and scale to process large volumes of data-intensive tasks.


  • We have a well-defined mission, and strongly-held core beliefs and cultural values
  • We promote a workplace where employees can make an impact beyond financial results
  • We believe in being truly Agile in every decision, action and interaction
  • We recruit talented employees who are a strong fit for our culture and high-performing teams
  • We value learning and teaching, and heavily invest in employee development and growth
  • We foster a collaborative, team-focused and autonomous work environment


  • Competitive total compensation package
  • 14% Employer Contribution – Employee Provident Fund (EPF)
  • Competitive health and insurance benefits (Including Dental & Optical)
  • Monthly Transport & Phone Allowance
  • 25 days company-paid holiday


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