Askuity is seeking a Development Manager eager to join our growing team. As a member of the development team at Askuity, you will help drive the technical direction of our industry-leading analytics platform that has a meaningful and immediate impact on our growing customer base.  As a Development Manager, you will lead the development team to balance short-term and long-term commitments and goals. You will be involved in a wide range of activities including coaching and mentoring developers, scoping project work for both business and technical aspects, collaborating with product and other stakeholders, and of course, hands-on development. If you’re committed to great work and are constantly looking for ways to improve the systems you are responsible for, then we’d love to hear from you.

What You'll Bring

 
  • Proven experience as a successful technical leader in a highly collaborative environment
  • Experience recruiting, managing, mentoring, and developing a high performing development team
  • Ability to coach developers, helping them improve their skills and grow their careers
  • Foster collaboration between development teams to solve tough business and technical problems
  • Strong, hands-on technical expertise and demonstrated ability to design and implement reliable, scalable, high performing solutions
  • Experience building service-oriented architectures and web applications – we have a lot of things that are HTTP and REST-based
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven experience working with AWS products, optimizing performance and costs
  • A thirst to innovate with machine intelligence
  • A self-starter attitude – at Askuity, the drive to do better and be better is baked into our culture

Experience with the following is a bonus:

 
  • Functional programming – Scala, Spark, Kotlin, Elixir, Erlang
  • AWS – Athena, EC2, RDS, EMR, Lambda, Elasticsearch
  • SQL – PostgreSQL, OLAP
  • Big data tech – MapReduce, Hadoop, Presto
  • DevOps – Docker, Kubernetes

What we offer:

 
  • Competitive salary and health benefits
  • Spacious, collaborative workspace in the heart of the Toronto tech district
  • Team lunches and an impressive lineup of snacks
  • Weekly beer o’clock
  • Ping pong and video games (and some seriously competitive gamers)

About Askuity

Askuity’s mission is to transform retail by linking retailers and product vendors with insight and information to improve collaboration, planning and retail execution. In 2014, we were recognized as a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ‘Company to Watch’ and named to the CIX20 as a top innovative technology company. If you’re great at what you do and are interested in being part of a hot retail software startup, then you want to work here. We offer competitive salaries, meaningful equity, and a dog and bike friendly casual working environment in the heart of downtown Toronto.

 

Please send your resume to Jeff at careers@askuity.com to apply.