Technical Lead - Full Stack

    • Toronto, Canada
As Technical Lead, you will work closely with clients to understand their business challenges and define solutions, direction, and technical project scope. You will lead a project team, facilitate architecture and technology decisions and deliver stories (hands-on coding). You will provide strategic and hands-on leadership on engagements ranging from proof-of-concept prototypes to bulletproof, long living, high volume production applications.  

Intelliware has an exceptional 30+ year delivery track record, deep technical expertise and disciplined delivery and technical engineering practices. The way we build software is strongly influenced by the values of Extreme Programming: feedback, respect, courage, communication and simplicity. You’ll find continuous opportunities to learn, share knowledge and teach within your team and within the developer community at Intelliware via monthly educational sessions, study groups and hands-on R&D initiatives.  

Intelliware’s niche is delivering custom software applications for complex business and technical challenges. Core development is done in Java, Spring and JavaScript, although the nature of our work allows project teams the opportunity to work with a wide variety of technologies. Recent projects we’ve delivered include technologies such as Angular, React, Node.js, MongoDB, Kafka, Hadoop, Kotlin, Cloud Foundry and AWS.

While working within a team in an Agile environment, you will be:

  • Providing technical leadership, clarity and direction for the development team
  • Facilitating design/architecture discussions
  • Designing high quality applications that are highly scalable and extensible
  • Estimating, tasking and prototyping
  • Contributing clear and maintainable code to a shared codebase
  • Collaborating with cross-functional team members on features, design and implementation
  • Investigating, learning and applying new technologies and processes
  • Clarifying requirements with team and client representatives
  • Communicating with senior management and clients specifically related to project scope and technical soundness of solutions
  • Developing and presenting technical assessments and architectural/product roadmaps
  • Coaching team members to help develop their technical and leadership skills

’Must Have’ Skills/Experience:

  • Proven software development leadership experience
  • Proven experience designing and developing complex applications that are highly scalable and extensible
  • Experience facilitating design/architecture discussions with current and prospective clients
  • Fluent in Java and/or JavaScript
  • Significant cloud platform experience, preferably with AWS
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of computer science algorithms, data structures and design patterns
  • Experience designing distributed systems at scale handling large data sets leveraging Apache Spark, Kafka, Kinesis, and Hadoop toolsets
  • Attention to well-crafted software
  • Bachelor’s Degree in: Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics (or equivalent education/experience)

’Nice to Have’ Skills/Experience:

  • Exposure to and interest in Agile approaches to software development e.g. automated testing, continuous integration, project rooms, pair programming, etc.
  • Fluent and current in HTML5, CSS and JavaScript frameworks
  • Relational and/or noSQL databases, SQL queries and object relational mapping tools
  • Distributed computing and platform as a service
  • UNIX, Linux and W3C technologies including HTTP and XML
  • Automated build, test and deployment tools

For more info on Intelliware, check out our Careers Page and Instagram.

Intelliware is committed to diversity in the workplace. We are an inclusive employer and welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates. Applicants’ needs will be accommodated during our recruitment and selection process so please advise us if you require accommodation.

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