Sr. Back End Development Manager

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 GCP 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, or experience with another functional language and/or concepts
  • GCP – services and resources (experience with AWS is also a plus)
  • SQL – PostgreSQL, Big Data
  • DevOps – Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD, pipelines

 

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)
  • Indoor bike parking