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Lead Software Engineer

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Fully Remote

Our financial services client is focused on a digital transformation that will deliver modern, innovative 

experiences for their clients, financial advisors, and employees. We are investing in data and 

technology, using DevOps practices, and building an engineering culture of empowered technical 

experts. Our technologists are involved in work that includes cloud native development, digital 

architecture and integration, automation, cloud data platforms, artificial intelligence, and machine 

learning as well as maximizing platforms such as Salesforce, AWS and Microsoft.

The Lead Integration Engineer is responsible for leading architecture, analysis, design, building, 

testing, debugging, documenting, implementing, and maintaining new and existing APIs and 

integrations. They review and analyze user needs and design proposed system solutions based on 

requirements. They are experts with Mini/Micro service Architecture, Service Oriented Architecture, 

Event Driven Architecture, Integration design, testing, security, and API Management. They are 

experts in designing and developing Integrations leveraging REST, SOAP, JMS, AMQP, and Kafka 

protocols, and be able to provide architectural, engineering, and best practice guidance and 

mentoring to more junior team members and engineers across the organization. They evaluate and 

configure systems and peripherals for performance and serviceability, reliability, and availability. They 

recommend enhancements, upgrades and/or changes to the system configuration to maintain 

optimum system performance and utility. They will lead the technical architecture, design, 

development, and testing of these solutions and ensuring alignment to defined timelines.

Job Duties And Responsibilities

• Directs work on all phases of integration independently.

• Provides technical thought leadership on all sized integration efforts across multiple 

business units

• Serves as the technical expert on integration architecture, engineering, security, and 


• Proactively finds and resolves risks within assets, technologies and platforms across 

business units

• Ensures quality is at the forefront during daily team efforts

• Ensures at an application level that multiple solutions fit together

• Leads vendor and internal technical staff during implementations

• Seeks out and drives improvements and innovation

• Leads entire solution process ensuring the current and future business needs are met

• Understands the business needs and translates into technical plans and processes 

across multiple business units

• Acts as the subject matter expert for technology solutions across multiple business units

• Oversees and directs other team members on the functionality used by software 

applications, including change management, security and authentication, disaster 

recovery planning, support for data access, system configurations and reports

• Sets and drives commitments to achieve desired priorities

• Drives architectural design and sets technical standards across the organization in 

alignment with architectural patterns

• Leverages experience and technical leadership to drive best practices in Thrivent’s 


• Champions architecture direction and vision to leadership

• Accountable for the entire portfolio of solutions within a given business unit

• Accountable for input into the Integration Engineering & Security roadmap

• Accountable for input into the APIM and API testing strategies

Required Experience

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, MIS, mathematics, or 

related field

• 8+ years of applicable experience including prior lead experience

• Advanced in-depth knowledge of systems design, architecting and demonstrated 

leadership on all sized efforts

• Strong organizational, analytical, critical thinking and leadership skills

• This role can sit 100% remote (must be able to work between 8am – 4 pm CST

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


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