Lead Software Developer

Date: Sep 12, 2023

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

On-site role located in West Chester, OH 


Job Summary

Lead Software Developer responsibilities include leading and mentoring junior software engineers, gathering user requirements, defining system functionality, and writing code in various languages. Using the gathered information, one will create and define project scopes, set in place a plan of action and execute action items based on this plan. This role is vital in the consistent expansion and improvement of the company’s future technologies to keep us as the most advanced player in a fast-paced industry.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Meet and work with other business, engineering, CAD, marketing and manufacturing leaders to discuss projects
  • Lead cross-functional teams in full cycle of product development and design to successfully bring products to market
  • Gather necessary information and requirements from said leaders to complete a project
  • Develop and maintain project scopes, reports and updates
  • Develop and create software that ranges from desktop to web based depending on requirements
  • Lead and mentor junior software engineers
  • Maintain and continually upgrade existing software created by you or other team members
  • Assist Technologies Manager and Director of Business Applications in organizing, reporting and presenting project progress
  • Perform engineering calculations and provide technical support during project development
  • Research and understand the technical aspects of the construction products industry in relation to customer (internal and external) needs and outlook.
  • Maintain awareness of emerging technologies and materials relative to our business
  • Research adjacent markets for product and technology opportunities
  • Other duties as assigned





  • Engineering experience and engineering project management skills
  • Experience in performing engineering design and analysis and the development of 3-D solid models utilizing Autodesk or similar software
  • A minimum of three to five years of experience developing, designing and bringing successful products to market
  • Must be hands-on, highly motivated and energetic team player to take ownership of product development projects and lead to successful completion
  • Must have previous leadership experience
  • Must be able to prioritize and manage several projects at once with an ability to maintain critical project timelines
  • High Oral/verbal and written communication – team members are expected to take lead on projects and work with project and team leads to complete projects
  • Ability to start and run a project until completion – Full stack development
  • Ability to work as team or individual
  • Ability to lead and mentor junior level project engineers
  • Technical Skills
    • C#
    • SQL
    • JS
    • Visual Studio
    • API integration experience
    • Front end UI development


  • Detail oriented and analytical with excellent communication, problem solving, and interpersonal skills.  Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Technical Skills
    • Azure
    • Git
    • ASP.net
    • WPF
    • Winforms
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • Python
  • AutoCAD/Fusion 360/Inventor/Solid Works


Minimum Eduction:

  • 4 year/Bachelors degree  Specialty/major: Software/IT/Computer Science or Similar
  • Combination of post-secondary education and experience will be considered in lieu of degree.


Local Candidates Only Please. No Relocation Assistance is Available.

Contech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, transgender status, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Click here to view information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement.  Contech is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.  If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact the Contech Recruiting team at (513) 645-7000.

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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