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Lead C++ Software Developer Remote

Lead C++ Software Developer Description

Job #: epamgdo_blt53f56341e091a25b_en-us_Other_Colombia

We are seeking a highly skilled remote Lead C++ Software Engineer to join our team for an exciting new project. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining software for simulating natural catastrophes.

You will work closely with scientists and modelers to code new models and improve existing ones. You will also monitor and report to management on the status of project efforts, anticipate and identify issues that inhibit the attainment of project goals, and implement corrective actions.



  • Lead the team of experienced engineers
  • Develop and maintain software for simulating natural catastrophes 
  • Adapt and expand existing software to implement various product features in C++
  • Work closely with scientists and modelers to code new models and improve existing ones
  • Monitor and report to management on the status of project efforts
  • Anticipate and identify issues that inhibit the attainment of project goals, and implement corrective actions
  • Foster and maintain good relationships with customers and other teams to meet expected delivery dates and service levels
  • Work with other engineering teams to integrate models into client's products


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience writing production software in C++
  • 1+ year of relevant leadership experience
  • Knowledge of C++ standard library containers and algorithms
  • Experience with C++14 or newer
  • Experience with both Linux and Windows software development (UI is not required)
  • Fundamental Python programming knowledge
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English at a B2+ level

Nice to have

  • Fundamental knowledge of natural hazard catastrophe models
  • Fundamental knowledge of distributed computing
  • Knowledge and experience with SQL and relational databases
  • Basic experience with cloud (i.e. GCP, AWS, or Azure)
  • Knowledge of CMake
  • Working knowledge of one or more of Python/Go/Java/Rust/C#
  • Basic understanding of statistics

We offer

  • Learning Culture - We want you to be the best version of yourself, that is why we offer unlimited access to learning platforms, a wide range of internal courses, and all the knowledge you need to grow professionally
  • Health Coverage - Health and wellness are important, that is why we have you and up to four family members in a premiere health plan. We have a couple of options, so you can choose what is best for you and your family
  • Visual Benefit - Seeing your work for us would be a sight for sore eyes. We want your vision to always be at 100% which is why we offer up to $200.000 COP for any visual health expenses
  • Life Insurance Plan - We have partnered with MetLife to offer a full-coverage Ife insurance plan. So, your family is covered, even if you are gone
  • Medical Leave Coverage - We are one of the few companies that cover 100% of your medical leave, for up to 90 days. Your health is the most important thing to us
  • Professional Growth Opportunities - We have designed a highly competitive and complete development process, where you will have all the tools to get where you have always wanted to be, personally and professionally
  • Stock Option Purchase Plan - As an EPAMer you can be more than just an employee, you will also have the opportunity to purchase stock at a reduced price and become a part owner of our organization
  • Additional Income - Besides your regular salary, you will also have the chance to earn extra income by referring talent, being a technical interviewer, and many more ways
  • Community Benefit - You will be part of a worldwide community of over 50,000 employees, where you can learn, challenge yourself, stand out, and share your knowledge and experience with multicultural teams!
  • Are you open to relocation? - If you want to relocate to another country and we have the right project, we will assist you every step of the way, to help you and your family, reach your new home