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Engineering Lead, Virtual Events Platform

Patron Technology · Jan 11th 2021

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Patron Technology enables live event organizers to create better, more customized experiences for their ticket buyers and deeper, more profitable relationships with their sponsors through an integrated, industry-leading event technology solution. Event organizers of different sizes and across different segments use Patron Technology for ticketing, marketing, fan engagement, CRM, logistics, and data management.

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Patron Technology is actively seeking a Full Stack, Lead Engineer for our Virtual Events/Streaming platform. This role will be responsible for the architecture of the platform as well as providing senior leadership to the engineering team.

Patron Technology is a remote-friendly company. This position is open to any candidate in North America. Additionally, we have engineering teams in Pittsburgh, Tampa, Montreal and Dallas.


  • Application and System architecture
  • Tooling selection
  • Project planning and supervision of several engineers
  • Code reviews
  • Hands-on application development
  • Operation and support of the production AWS environment

Other Responsibilities / Requirements

  • Participating in the standard ceremonies of our Agile SDLC (Standups, Grooming, Sprint Planning, and Ideation) organization.
  • Ensuring quality standards for code/markup.
  • Working with other stakeholders to determine optimal solutions to technical and business problems.
  • Guiding engineering team to help develop feature requirements and deliver said requirements in a timely, technically competent, and maintainable manner.
  • Writing maintainable, testable code and appropriate tests to prove correctness.
  • Providing 3rd tier support as needed.
  • Mentoring and training new engineers to best practices & company standards


Candidates must possess the following:

  • 3+ years as a senior engineer on a microservice application stack
  • Several years of professional development experience using Go and/or Node.js
  • Experience integrating with third party services and designing robust, graceful degradation during high demand events or system outage scenarios
  • 3 years of experience as a team lead with responsibility for supervising several engineers
  • Familiarity with a container (Docker) deployment.
  • Direct experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) product offerings, especially with VPC, ECS/Fargate, RDS, and ElastiCache
  • Experience with implementing devops frameworks such as Ansible, Terraform or Chef
  • Several years of experience with front-end engineering using a framework such as Angular, React or Svelte.


  • Designing for optimal mobile web experiences (bandwidth limitations, spotty connectivity)
  • Experience with streaming technologies such as RTMP, HLS and WebRTC


  • Maintain high application quality: Ensure quality of products meets a high standard and minimize defects and code refactoring. Quantity and severity of bugs reported after deployment will serve as a KPI.
  • Mentoring and Collaboration: Provide mentorship to other Engineering resources, including educating on software development and architecture best practices. Collaborate effectively with stakeholders via the Agile development methodology to accurately estimate Sprint work.
  • Adhere to Security By Design principles and secure coding practices. Follow company security guidelines and participate and complete all required training exercises.
  • Prioritize scalability and supportability of features while also ensuring high levels of automated test coverage.


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