Lead Software Engineer


Malvern, PA Hybrid Mar 2
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This is a hybrid role - 3 days remote and 2 days in the Malvern, PA office.

CubeSmart is currently seeking a Lead Software Engineer to join the Information Technology team at our corporate office in Malvern, PA. The Lead Software Engineer will be responsible for the technical innovation and leadership of CubeSmart’s enterprise store operating platform.

Who we are:

At CubeSmart, we’re intentional about culture. You can experience it everywhere from our mission statement of “genuine care” to our “It’s What’s Inside That Counts” tagline to calling each other “teammates” rather than employees. This spirit fosters a fun and collaborative environment that has resulted in our rapid growth and being recognized amongst the top in our industry.


CubeSmart’s award-winning team is made up of people who genuinely care. Teammates care about our customers and the life events and/or business needs they are facing. Teammates are passionate, responsible and understanding. The CubeSmart team is made up of people who have a can-do attitude, are committed to their own success and the success of the company, and lead by example.


If this sounds like a team and culture that matches your personal values and motivations, we want to hear from you.


  • Completely own the technical delivery of the application stack. In doing this, the Lead Engineer will be required to translate complex functional specifications to detail technical designs regarding Test Case, Security, Testing Automation, User Interfaces (UI), application functionality, middleware technologies, API, deployment artifacts, artifact packaging, and application monitoring automation, logging, and performance metrics
  • Serve as the strategist who researches technologies and frameworks, and creates reference implementations for the team members to follow
  • Lead sprint planning meetings, author specific stories, plan and lead spikes to ensure that the team understands their objectives and has committed to completing their work on an agreed-upon timeline
  • Own the development environment, development tooling strategy and toolchains for effective and efficient delivery of software in support of the chosen methodologies.
  • Create detailed design, perform pull request reviews, and mentor the team on coding best practices
  • Adopt a product mentality and define goals, consider trade-offs, prioritize, drive decisions, and execute on them
  • Servant leader to the team, actively working towards team goals and success


    • Demonstrated affinity for continuous learning specifically in the technology domain and how to leverage it for building great reliable products
    • Bachelor’ Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent related technical field
    • At least 10+ years’ experience building, leading, managing and supporting omni channel commerce platforms using current and emerging technology stacks
    • Experience leading development team, building roadmaps, and adopting principles and standards in the design, development, and delivery of solutions
    • Experience with DevOps and working with Infrastructure as Code environments
    • Proficient in any of the programming languages like Net. Ruby Rails, Python, Java SE and EE, JavaScript, NodeJS, Rust, etc.
    • Proficient in Databases like Mongo, Postgres, etc.
    • Proficient in concepts around RESTful API services and Interfaces
    • Experience with endpoint protocols and security components (SFTP/FTP, File, OAuth1 and OAuth2, OIDC, TLS, SSH, etc.)
    • Demonstrated experience with either Test Driven development or Behavior Driven development with a clear understanding of the tool stack. Expertise in unit test, building Integration, smoke and regression testing suite, code coverage process, and pipeline setup
    • Experience using a project management/ticketing tool such as JIRA
    • Experience building cloud native applications on any one cloud preferably AWS, asynchronous communications patterns such as via RabbitMQ/Kafka or other methods, caching via Redis, and AWS deployments and services
    • Service oriented leader who possesses a true 24×7 support and service mentality
    • The ability to build relationships with stakeholders, help others grow in their careers, and create inclusive environments

    Additional Preferred Qualifications:

    • Hands-on experience with designing, building, and supporting microservices in a hybrid cloud environment
    • Experience building containerized applications using GitOps, K8s, Service Mesh, K8s operators

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
  • 401k with company contribution
Perks & Discounts
  • Casual Dress
  • On Site Gym/Fitness
Health & Wellness
  • Dental Insurance
  • FSA
  • Health Insurance
  • HSA
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Onsite Gym
  • Short Term Disability
  • Vision Insurance
  • Hybrid Work Options
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • PTO
Parental Benefits
  • Parental Leave
Professional Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
CubeSmart is one of the nation’s largest publicly traded self-storage companies. Our mission is to simplify the organizational and logistical challenges created by the many life events and business needs of our customers — through innovative solutions, unparalleled service and genuine care. At CubeSmart, we believe in the power of our team to create meaningful customer experiences. That's why we're bringing our software development in-house, giving you the opportunity to work on projects that truly matter. You'll have the chance to collaborate with other experienced professionals, learn new skills and make a real impact on the business. We’re building a technology platform to lead the industry through unique wholly owned and supported systems. Our team of innovative engineers work to scale our systems beyond the basics and transform our platforms for the next generation. We’re revolutionizing standard point of sale systems into a best-in-class customer management platform and creating excellence in application development, web development and software engineering to lead the competition. How does CubeSmart provide innovative solutions to our customers? At CubeSmart, we are redefining the customer experience and meeting the changing needs of our customers through innovative solutions.

● Leveraging Digital Platforms — replicate the in-person experience across all customer touch points. ● Omni-Channel Experience — a fully integrated experience where customers can seamlessly transition between various channels and platforms. ● Customer Preference — provide optionality to meet the customer in the way they wish to interact. ● Award Winning Customer Service — continue to provide industry-leading service both in-store and across all of our digital platforms.

Read about our innovations like our CubeSmart Mobile App, SmartRental online rental experience, SmartView Management Reporting App and more. We are proud to have won awards like Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces 3 times in a row and our CEO, Chris Marr, recognized as the 2022 CEO of the Year by the HR Department of the Year and HR Excellence awards! Originally established in 2004, CubeSmart has driven innovation and has seen continuous growth year over year. We serve our customers who need us in ways they don’t expect. We make CubeSmart an extension of our customers’ homes by creating a consistent, stress-free and seamless omnichannel experience. Our goal is to deliver simple solutions, tailored to every customer’s needs. At CubeSmart, we are focused on minimizing the impact we make on the environment. Self-storage remains an exceptionally low-impact business as it consumes less energy and water while emitting fewer greenhouse gases than other real estate property types.