Software Development Lead – Ruby Rails – Vancouver

Software Development Lead – Ruby Rails – Vancouver

Team: Platform
Location: Gastown, Vancouver

Competitive compensation package including extended medical, dental, MSP, paid time off, gym membership, sweet office and location, great team, amazing clients and the opportunity to have real impact on the support and reliability of event and conference experiences globally.

The Platform team is focused on taking the platform to the next level. The tech stack includes: Ruby/Rails; Javascript/ES6/CoffeeScript; Javascript frameworks like Backbone/React, Node.js; JavaScript bundling tools like Webpack, Gulp, Sprockets; Databases like PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis; HTML5, CSS, Sass; Unix/Linux/FreeBSD; Git/GitHub; and Amazon Web Services (AWS). As the Platform Development Lead, you’re 70% coder, 30% technical lead – you love getting your hands dirty and lead by example.

Here is what you’ll have the opportunity to do:

  • Working alongside the Platform Director, lead the execution of the platform roadmap for the next phase of growth
  • Write new features, code reviews, fix bugs and overall write clean, efficient code
  • Be the tech lead and mentor for a team of three developers ranging from junior through senior
  • Interact with sales, marketing, project managers and the leadership team to discuss how and what features should be built
  • Devise and support integrations between the various systems needed to run client sites using the software and integrating with other data sources / platforms
  • Support QA and the Support teams by triaging platform related issues on current projects


Required Skills and Experience – Software Development Lead – Ruby Rails – Vancouver

  • 5 years full stack development experience with their tech – cloud based, distributed systems is a must

  • At least 1 year as a tech or dev lead managing other developers at all levels

  • You’re all about Agile methodologies

  • You’ve written unit tests before (both backend and frontend)

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Computer Science Degree, or you’re a really good problem solver

  • Cross disciplinary experience where you have worked with Designers, Project Managers, Product Marketers and a Leadership team

  • You’ll be internal and externally facing so strong communication skills are a must – both written and verbal

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