RELX Group Software Engineering Team Lead in Raleigh, North Carolina

Software Engineering Team Lead


Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Software Engineering Team Lead

This position serves as a resource lead for a specific team of Software Engineers. In addition to writing code on complex systems and applications, this position has direct responsibilities for delivery and line management of core engineering roles within their team.


• Delivery of team tasks.

• Serve as the initial point of escalation for software development issues within specific area of responsibility.

• Work across teams to insure alignment of deliverables and resolve issues.

• Promote Continuous Improvement Continuous Delivery (CICD) objectives for improved quality and performance.

• Guide team through effective and timely defect resolution.

• Write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of system components of moderate complexity.

• Interface with other technical personnel or team members to finalize requirements.

• Complete complex bug fixes.

• Successfully implement development processes, coding best practices, and code reviews.

• Operate in various development environments (Agile, Waterfall, etc.) while collaborating with key stakeholders.

• Resolve complex technical issues as necessary.

• Mentor and/or train entry-level software engineers as directed by department management, ensuring they are knowledgeable in critical aspects of their roles.

• Keep abreast of new technology developments.

• Design and work with complex data models.

• Carry out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, procedures, and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.

• Ensure all staff is provided with training and resources needed to perform their jobs to the most outstanding degree possible.

• Manage and encourage new ideas from staff to foster improvements through innovations.

• Empower the staff to be accountable and responsible for their own actions and decisions.

• All other duties as assigned.


• 7+ years of Software Engineering experience

• BS Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience required


• Advanced knowledge of software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall).

• Strong knowledge in industry best practices in external resource development.

• Ability to partner and lead internal and external technology resources in solving complex business needs.

• Test-driven development.

• Strong research skills.

• Strong proficiency with data manipulation language including optimization techniques.

• Strong understanding of normalized/dimensional data modeling principles.

• Ability to design and work with complex data models.

• Strong knowledge of multiple data storage subsystems.

• Expertise in development languages including but not limited to: Java/J2EE, .Net, JavaScript, JSP, C/C++, HTML, XML, SQL, Windows and UNIX

• Strong knowledge in industry best practices in development.

• Ability to partner and lead internal and external technology resources in solving complex business needs.

• Knowledge in using and developing applicable tool sets.

• Ability to write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of complex system components.

• Strong skills in setting, communicating, implementing, and achieving business objectives and goals through the direct management of others.

• Strong delegation skills involving prioritizing and reprioritizing tasks of various size and complexity.

• Strong problem-solving experience involving leading teams in identifying, researching, and coordinating the resources necessary to effectively troubleshoot/diagnose complex project issues; prior success extracting/translating findings into alternatives/solutions; and identifying risks/impacts and schedule adjustments to facilitate management decision-making.

• Strong communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills. Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills applicable to a wide audience including senior and executive management, customers, etc., including diction/terminology and presenting information in a concise and effective manner to clients, management, and various departments using assorted communication mediums.

LexisNexis Legal & Professional ( is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis- and Nexis- services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of RELX Group plc, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide. LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or