Front End Development Manager

Askuity is a Toronto-based retail analytics software company operating as an innovative new division within The Home Depot. Askuity’s mission is to enable suppliers and merchants at The Home Depot to make profitable, data-driven decisions and drive real-time retail execution.

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 Front End 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 Front End developers, scoping project work for both business and technical aspects, collaborating with Back End Development, QA, Product Management, 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 Agile environment
  • Experience recruiting, managing, mentoring, and developing a high performing Front End development team
  • Ability to coach Front End developers, helping them improve their skills and grow their careers
  • Foster collaboration between Development, QA, and Product Management teams to solve tough business and technical problems
  • Strong, hands-on technical expertise and demonstrated ability to design and implement reliable, scalable, high performing web and mobile solutions
  • Ability to respond to challenges positively and communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Experience building service-oriented architectures and web applications – we have a lot of things that are HTTP and REST-based
  • Strong independent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • A self-starter attitude – at Askuity, the drive to do better and be better is baked into our culture

Experience with the following is favourable:

  • Solid understanding of JavaScript – experience with Angular a definite plus
  • Experience building web applications using modern/MVC frameworks in a CI/CD environment
  • Angular/AngularJS
  • Ionic/Cordova
  • D3.js