Lead Developer

(Remote) Canada
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Venor is proud to partner with our remote-based client in their search for a Lead Developer. Trusted by over 8,000 companies, our client is one of the region’s top success stories. Their SaaS platform is used worldwide by companies that are looking to enhance and streamline their sales strategies. Known for their admired and inclusive culture, they were voted Top 25 Companies Where Women Want to Work by #GirlsClub.

The Lead Developer will play a key role in developing their next-gen SaaS platform, as well as the maintenance and development of our clients’ software. This person will act as a mentor and technical leader for all things related to their core platform, and move things forward with a growth mindset. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge in and professional experience using PHP (ideally using Laravel) and JavaScript (ideally React), as well as experience overseeing teams in a technical capacity. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Perform complex programming tasks and contribute to code at a Senior (or above) level
  • Design and implement solutions for medium to large problems
  • Assess and analyze the team and operational processes to find and implement new efficiencies
  • Participate in system migrations and upgrades as needed
  • Lead the work for a squad of engineers – responsible for the engineering aspects of their team and projects
  • Participate in prioritizing work across projects and people, including sprint management and operation
  • Meet with team members and discuss challenges, possible solutions, and provide technical direction
  • Collaborate with various internal departments, including Customer Success, Sales, Marketing, Design, and Product

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience required working with PHP and Javascript
  • Experience leading a team of others to build technical products
  • Mastery of development best practices, and the tools needed to build, deploy and release world-class solutions to their customers.
  • Proven experience with software architecture and design for complex systems, and the ability to explain design considerations and trade-offs to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Passion for continued learning and career growth.

What’s in it for you:

  • Completely remote-friendly opportunity
  • RRSP matching
  • Parental leave
  • Volunteer days
  • Health and dental benefits from day 1
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Paid vacation
  • Extended holiday breaks
  • Mental health days

At Venor, we embrace a culture of belonging in the workplace. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, what you believe in, or who you love, we welcome your application. We all come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, bringing in unique perspectives and experiences.

We encourage applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. If you require any accommodation in the application and interview process, please let us know (including different materials or otherwise).

For more information on this exciting opportunity, please reach out to Nick Misener via nick@venor.ca or Anna Bryant via anna@venor.ca.

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