If your career goal is to build commercial applications from scratch vs maintaining pre-existing apps, then this role may be for you. Additionally, due to the nature of the business, you’re usually utilizing the latest tool sets and language versions.
About the Job
The purpose of this role and why this role exists.
They use open source development tools to build scalable solutions. They’re 15 year old growing firm with 150 people, across 4 offices, including software engineers, business analysts/project managers, and creative talent delivering some really cool stuff. They own most projects entirely, sometimes they’re an extension of the client. 50%+ of their products can be found in an app store or publicly on-line.
Our work environment
- Flex-hours outside core hours 10-4
- Flexible working location when required
- Full Benefits
- Cell phone plan reimbursement
- Gym Membership reimbursement (or virtually any physical health activity)
- Brand new modern office facing the QEW
- Office closes during the holidays
- We have amazing clients who are fun to work with and appreciate our value to them
- Casual, yet professional environment with a Social Club
The part that you play in this organization, and specific duties you are measured against
- Proactively collaborate with cross-functional teams to lead, define, architect, and full-stack coding of new Products, features and functionality
- Full-stack delivery, implementation, development testing, defect investigation and resolution
- Direct interaction with the client. You are the prime client contact during the project
- Provide effort estimates, planning out weekly sprints, while identifying and assisting in mitigating technical, schedule, and other project risks
Some of the Experiences & Background we’d like to see
All the things you’re good at because you’ve done most of these before
- HTML5 / CSS3 / Bootstrap
- 5 years experience with open-source development and technology foundations, and a pragmatic approach to using the right tool for the job
- 3-years experience leading, coaching and mentoring teams of up to 10 developers
- Successful track record of delivering projects, both individually and as a team leader
- Effective communication skills as you will be in regular contact with the client – great opportunity to further refine your communication skills
- Experience working in a Mac and Unix environment
- Experience creating and consuming third-party libraries, APIs and Web services
- Proficiency with cross-browser/cross-platform issues
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent
Let’s Get to Work!
To learn more about the client, their culture and the opportunity, we invite you to share your resume with us via this job board or to Rick @ SearchVelocity.ca, Subject: Team Lead
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We are receptive to a contract arrangement.
We provide recruitment services to technology companies to identify and acquire high-value technology staff. We specialize in complex assignments, roles requiring multiple technologies, skills and/or business vertical knowledge, like this one.
We bring 25+ years of broad experience working in software companies and IT professional consulting firms as hiring management of Technical staff. We can help you find the right people.
Based in Halton Region, Ontario (GTA-West) we specialize on the staffing challenges of tech companies located in Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Halton Hills, Georgetown, Hamilton, Mississauga, Brampton and Toronto. Visit us at SearchVelocity.ca