Lead Developer

Stride Consulting (View all Jobs)


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Interview Process

1. Phone Screen 2. Agile and Technical Overview 3. A Pairing session 4. Architecture interview on previous experience.

Programming Languages Mentioned

Java, Python, Ruby, JavaScript

Accelerate your career at Stride!

Stride was founded in 2014 by Debbie Madden. We are a values and mission driven organization with a vision to help build a brighter future for our planet and generations to come. Stride has been trusted to build software for companies such as: Stash, CodeAcademy and Plated.

Lead Developers have the ability to grow their skills at Stride while leading and coaching teams. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from a wide-range of client domains and products across a variety of values-aligned and meaningful engagements.

We are tech and industry agnostic, so if you’re interested in learning more about a particular language or tech environment you’re in good company. Did we mention that we love agile values and extreme programming (XP) practices?!


What you’ll work on day-to-day

  • Facilitate teams to collectively solve problems in high-performing, cross-functional groups that have a foundation rooted in inclusivity, psychological safety, and a growth mindset.
  • Build meaningful relationships with clients at all levels. As a Trusted Advisor you will help guide solutions and technical strategy that are in the client’s best interests while representing Stride’s values. 
  • Collaborate with Stride’s talented product managers and designers to deliver amazing software
  • Mentor and manage. Teaching and coaching are important aspects of the day to day activities of a Lead at Stride, after all, Leads are leaders!


Here’s what we're looking for

  • Experience contributing across the stack in the following areas:
    • Web front end, e.g. React, CSS, browser/web standards
    • Backend, e.g. API design & development, data stores, caching, task queues
    • Infrastructure as Code, e.g. Terraform, CloudFormation
    • Cloud technology, e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure
  • Fluent in one of the following languages: Python, JavaScript, TypeScript, Ruby, Java
  • Adapt to different contexts and ways of working while identifying and applying appropriate processes drawing on extreme programming (XP), DevOps, lean, and scrum
  • Proven ability to level up both internal and client cross-functional teams through coaching and mentorship


What you can expect from us

  • A sustainable, inclusive work environment with fulfilling experiences geared toward continuous learning on things that interest you
  • 20 days paid time off and 8 company-observed paid holidays
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave
  • Company-matched 401k
  • $2,000 for self-directed professional development and hours dedicated to learning and development
  • Health insurance - medical, dental, and vision
  • Pre-tax benefits - commuter, FSA, HSA
  • Income protection - life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability
  • One Medical and LiveHealth Online
  • Discounts on pet insurance




Stride Consulting is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Stride Consulting is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

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