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Software Development Manager

lightspeedhq · 8 days ago
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Hi there! Thanks for stopping by 👋

Are you actively looking for a new opportunity? Or just checking the market? Well… you might just be in the right place!

We are looking for a passionate Software Development Manager to help us lead, mentor, and grow a high-performing software development team and cultivate an inclusive environment that inspires the team to do their best work. Under your guidance, the team will take on the critical mission of supporting and enhancing our Retail POS product. 

If you’re a leader with a solid technical background, have a proven track record of supporting, mentoring, and leading a team, along with a reputation for delivering great software then you might be a perfect fit. If you enjoy problem-solving mixed with pragmatism and collaboration to develop products that address real-world problems for customers around the globe, then you’re what we’re looking for.

The smooth communication and collaboration with fellow product, development and SRE team members around the globe will be an integral to the success of the team. If you are inspired by interesting technical challenges, working on solutions that really matter and strive for excellence within our international team, then we would love to hear from you.

For this role, you should be located in Toronto, Canada. 

At Lightspeed, we are dedicated to bringing cities and communities to life by empowering small and medium businesses. Come help us build our communities!

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Lead the way developing performant, scalable and maintainable applications and microservices
  • Be the trusted lead and partner of a development team of 5-6 members.
  • Work closely with other teams, product designers, product managers and engineering leadership to align on approach and priorities.
  • Guide, motivate, and grow your team of skilled software developers as they solve complex business problems.
  • Initiate and contribute to continuous improvement of our software delivery processes and practices.
  • Participate in finding top talent for your team and the organization.
  • Provide technical and process guidance to your team.
  • Participate in code reviews in order to teach and enforce high standards of code quality.

 What you’ll be bringing to the team

  • Experience leading a team of developers through successful software projects.
  • Solid experience delivering horizontally scalable applications and microservices.
  • Advanced skills in Go, React, and/or PHP (or ability and willingness to learn some of these languages)
  • Full-stack web development familiarity is a strong plus.
  • Solid understanding of Agile development and continuous delivery best practices
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Ability to provide coaching, mentoring and context to team members.
  • Passion for learning new things and desire to continuously improve.

Even better if you have hands-on experience with (but not necessary):

  • Interest in or experience with POS and eCommerce systems
  • Experience building scalable SaaS solutions
  • Solid knowledge of major cloud services like AWS, GCP and Azure
  • Professional experience with and solid knowledge of SQL databases
  • Project Management or Scrum master experience (or formal training)
  • Understanding code beauty and the right level of test automation

Who you are:

  • You are a problem solver who does not shy away from tackling complexity and critical thinking
  • You have a strong will to learn, grow and get out of your comfort zone.
  • You have a great energy and passion for technology.

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Lightspeed is a proud equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. Lightspeed welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed's one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale, and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions, and connection to supplier networks.

Founded in Montréal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company serves retail, hospitality, and golf businesses in over 100 countries.
 
 
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Last updated on Feb 12, 2024

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