Lewis James Professional

IT Engineer Lead

Lewis James Professional is a woman-owned staff augmentation, project consulting and direct hire search and placement firm. We are currently seeking an IT Engineer Lead for a contract opportunity with a financial services client.


  • Assist with system design reviews and software testing.
  • Provide input across the entire project portfolio, serving as subject-matter-expert and consultant.
  • Develop plans alongside leadership to optimize the technology stack as well as individual applications.
  • Modify and/or debug vendor-supplied utilities and packages.
  • Monitor system capacity and performance using a broad set of tools.
  • Provide technical support to various departments and users.
  • Identify troublesome trends and develops plans designed to resolve issues and prevent recurrences.
  • Participate in and supports automation initiatives.
  • Serve as escalation point for junior engineers.
  • Act as subject-matter-expert for area of responsibility, attending meetings and serving as team representative.
  • Assist with the daily flow of work between team members and ensures service levels are achieved.
  • Each team member is expected to be aware of risk within their functional area.
  • This includes observing all policies, procedures, laws, regulations and risk limits specific to their role.
  • Additionally, they should raise and report known or suspected violations to the appropriate Company authority in a timely fashion.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other related technical field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 7+ years of experience supporting a variety of technologies including virtualization experience and developing, utilizing, and writing new automation for a variety of functions as well as experience leading and mentoring team members within the group.
  • Understanding of distributed systems architecture and general knowledge of multiple technical disciplines.
  • Understanding of software development life cycle and various components that make up the software pipeline.
  • Scripting skills across multiple languages.
  • Familiarity with automation initiatives and optimization of existing automation.
  • Understanding of Windows server and Linux distros (RedHat preferred).
  • Understanding of a variety of network and security protocols.
  • Knowledge of a variety of technologies and protocols.
  • Ability to quickly shift between technology stacks Verbal and written communication skills for technical and non-technical audiences Analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills.


For immediate consideration, please click “Apply” and use Job Code BHJOB11837_3086. You may also send a copy of your resume to: resumes@lewisjamesprofessional.com and enter only the following job code in the subject line: BHJOB11837_3086. Lewis James Professional is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V