Job Opening:

Software Engineering Lead


The A-SCEND Engineering Lead, under the direction of the Engineering Manager, is responsible for leading the A-SCEND team’s multidisciplinary engineering pods. A-SCEND is A-LIGN’s suite of software and portal products that help clients improve their security posture and auditors manage the full lifecycle of cybersecurity audits. The Engineering Lead possesses a blend of technical and process skills to ensure the successful delivery of new features to the A-SCEND platform.

REPORTS TO: Engineering Manager



  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary pods in building high-end software while resolving complex technical issues
  • Work with engineering manager to improve the day-to-day performance of the engineering team
  • Organize and facilitate daily stand-ups amongst all engineering pods, ensuring statuses in Jira are reflected in the activities of the team
  • Ensure each engineering pod is on par to meet sprint / long term goals
  • Point of contact for any outsourced development team members
  • Work with the Dev Ops Architect to coordinate code management and deployments to QA, Staging and Production
  • Assign tasks to engineering pods, and follow up to make sure these tasks are completed in a timely fashion
  • Work with architects and Engineering Manager to offer insights/advice on how to drive efficiencies into the engineering process



Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business, MIS, or related area


  • Minimum 7 years of Software Development experience (required)
  • Minimum 2 years of Technical Lead experience (required)
  • Minimum 2 years of Agile product management (required)
  • Experience with Jira or similar issue tracking system (required)
  • Source code management experience (preferred)
  • Experience with Angular and Golang (preferred)
  • Experience with infosec/compliance/GRC products (preferred)


  • Technical leadership, problem-solving and conflict resolution
  • Strong presentation, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work individually as well as collaboratively
  • Experience with SaaS product management


  • Employer Paid Health, Vision, Dental
  • 401 (K) Plan with Employer Matching
  • Competitive Bonus Structure
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance and Disability Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off Plan
  • Hybrid Virtual Employment
  • Technology Allowance
  • Vacation Bonus
  • Paid Office Closure December 24-January 1
  • Paid Holidays Schedule
  • Certification Reimbursement
  • Flu Shot Reimbursement


A-LIGN is a global cybersecurity and compliance firm that assists organizations of all sizes with the ever-changing cyber threat landscape, headquartered in Tampa, Florida. A-LIGN leverages our industry expertise to guide organizations towards security, compliance and privacy services that will enhance their information security to prevent cyber threats, and reduce risk, turning their security into a competitive edge.  We are a licensed CPA firm, Qualified Security Assessor Company, HITRUST CSF assessor, accredited ISO 27001 certification body, and accredited FedRAMP 3PAO offering SOC 1: SSAE 18 Examinations, SOC 2: AT 101 Services, PCI DSS Assessment Services, FISMA Security Assessments, ISO 27001 Certifications, FedRAMP Security Assessments, HIPAA and HITECH Services and Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessments.


A-LIGN is an Equal Opportunity Employer! Minorities, women, disabled, and veterans encouraged to apply!