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Sr. Tech Lead 3 - 17980

Toronto, ON
As a Tech Lead you will be collaborating with internal and external project teams to design, build and operate the software applications which enable innovative, data-driven, customer centric digital experiences for  customers.

You will be working as part of a friendly, cross-discipline agile team who helps each other solve problems across all functions. As a custodian of customer trust, you will employ best practice in development, security, accessibility and design to achieve the highest quality of service for our customers.


We use a range of technologies to get the job done: JavaScript, React, Redux and other libraries to provide a modern, easy to use Javascript toolchain. A central Design System is used for styling and hosts shared components, while our RESTful APIs are built with Node.js powering our custom services. Quality is a primary concern and we test our applications at multiple levels and Product Owners embedded within teams.

Here’s how

Maintain applications and ensure they are up to date and secure.
Guide and implement Squad’s architectural “direction” within portfolio.
Leading the mentorship and upskilling of more junior developers and being responsible for the delegation of mentorship within the team.
Align with the team product owner with the roadmap planning for the team including
Facilitating pair programming and developer day to day support.
Coordinate and facilitate professional developer meetings across the tribe - coding exercises, jam sessions and playing with new technology
Ability to prepare base for new projects for developers to work on
Advise on technical feasibility, review visual design and work through technical implications with designers.

You're the missing piece of the puzzle

Confirmed history of excelling in a team based collaborative environment
Experience mentoring junior team members, coordinating code quality and evangelizing standard methodologies
Experience in translating technical concepts and requirements for non-technical partners
Highly skillful in front-end development (ES2018 JavaScript, React, CSS) and backend development (we use Node.js, Express)
Expert level knowledge of React, Redux and/or Context API, and high experience in client-side testing best practices and tooling (we use Jest, React Testing Library and Cypress)
Proven Experience crafting and documenting APIs (we use Node.js, Express, OpenAPI Spec)
Proven Experience in building scalable production services and monitoring performance (we use Stackdriver, Google Cloud Platform, and Dynatrace)

Must have skills:
1. 2-3+ Years React/Redux experience
2 3+ Years NodeJS Experience
3. Experience leading a team, doing code review, code merging

Nice to have skills:
1. Experience with API Development and Integration
2. ECommerce Experience
3. Experience in a Digital

Great-to-haves
Experience with securing applications to common security threats (OWASP Standards)
Familiar with accessibility (WCAG 2) best practices
Experience with Web/HTTP security controls (CORS, CSP, TLS, etc ...)
Experience contributing to or managing open source projects
Experience in creating and socializing technology roadmaps
Experience with clustering technologies (we use Kubernetes)
Experience designing and load-testing highly available systems
Experience with FRP (functional, reactive programming)
Experience with the Docker ecosystem
Experience with Google Cloud Platform
Experience with Micro-frontend architecture

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