Senior Web Software Engineer (Lead)

Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, we're the strategic services arm of Symbility Solutions, one of Canada's rare 100 Million+ publicly traded technology companies. We work with startups, gaming companies, technology giants, and fortune 100 clients.

A day at Symbility Intersect is never the same.

As our Senior Web Software Engineer (Lead) you work with the team to plan and develop progressive solutions for projects involving web technologies.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading project planning and estimation activities in collaboration with other leads and senior team members
  • Developing and maintaining an understanding of project needs and objectives, and using this to develop a strategy that will ensure an optimal technical solution
  • Leading sprint planning and sprint review activities on a regular basis (charting out the path upcoming, and reviewing how the last stretch went)
  • Creation of technical flow charts and any other planning documentation required to ensure successful product development
  • Working with DevOps to
    • plan and execute project deployments
    • ensure the best development tools and build processes are being used
  • Javascript - reliable, confident, versatile Javascript
    • 'Javascript' may include any of the millions of different frameworks in the world as well as writing vanilla Javascript when the situation calls for it
  • Unit testing
  • CSS (for a world with many different shapes and sizes of screens)
  • HTML (accessible, consistent, acknowledging standards)
  • Interacting with APIs and participating in the planning of API development
  • Working with QA to ensure that high quality software is being shipped
  • Dealing with the anticipation of knowing hundreds of thousands of people are interacting with an interface that you assembled
Requirements
The following skills / experiences / traits are indicators of success for this role:
  • Experience organizing working with a team toward Web Development project objectives
  • Demonstrable experience shipping products (things you have had a hand in building that you can point to on the Internet or an app store)
  • Education in Computer Science or a related field
  • A position, strategy, and perspective when it comes to
    • Responsive Design (or whatever you want to call the process of building interfaces that may appear on a variety of different types of screens)
    • Web Accessibility
    • Localization / /Internationalization
  • Enough experience with Javascript frameworks that you can explain some relative strengths, weaknesses, or preferences among them (any of Angular, React, Vue, Backbone, Meteor, FlavorOfTheMonth.js, WinJS, maybe something you wrote yourself, etc)
  • Experience utilizing Design Patterns (ie MV*)
  • Experienced with distributed version control systems (GIT, Mercurial)
Benefits
FLEXIBLE HOURS AND UNLIMITED VACATION POLICY

Need a break? No problem. Employees can take time off in the way that works best for them and their teams. Work remotely when you need to.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Comprehensive extended health care coverage, energy pod, and standing desks. Take care of yourself.

FUN

Off-site adventures, ping-pong, unique traditions, monthly birthday celebrations, Fancy Fridays, Lunch and Learns.

OFFICE MEALS

Catered lunches, healthy snacks, freshly-ground coffee, and Beer O'clock

TOWN HALL

To stay connected we have weekly town halls to celebrate milestones, share updates, welcome new hires, present apps of the week, and crown the QA Star of the Week.

WORKATION

We like to work hard and play hard, and as such we offer yearly Workations for employees to unwind and spend non-work time with coworkers.

Interested in learning more?

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Symbility Intersect welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

If you're interested in being on the bleeding edge of technology, tackling exciting problems from different industries, and constantly being pushed to learn --- apply below!


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