Development Lead (1st Line Manager)

Job ID
GRDV826
Job Type
Permanent Full-Time
Location : Name (EN)
Vancouver, BC

Your Role:

As a first-line development manager, you will lead developers in a small, highly focused, and cross-functional team, fully responsible for delivering services that ingest, transform and enrich data from third party messaging systems for consumption by the Global Relay platform. You will be entrusted to deliver the right quality software as services to delight our customers.

 

In your role, you will champion the introduction of new technologies, methodologies, development styles and processes to increase overall efficiency and effectiveness, and will work with architects to make sure that technologies chosen by teams are properly evaluated and vetted. As a people manager and technical lead, you will contribute to, and participate in corporate wide peer learning.

 

Your Job: 

 

  • Lead a team of developers to deliver top-notch SaaS, including personally producing high quality code (a minimum of 50% of the role will include coding)
  • Initiate and produce detailed designs for integrating Global Relay’s services with third party messaging platforms
  • Collaborate with the Test Lead and Product Manager to define requirements and work items for the team
  • Oversee the implementation of a proper build, deployment and monitoring pipeline
  • Own the strategies and the implementation of performance testing
  • Manage 2 to 5 developers, including performance management and career development
  • Improve the quality of the products through code reviews, design reviews, documentation, and technical guidance
  • Identify and propose strategies around technical problems affecting the team
  • Work with the test engineers to determine and prioritize the requirements for test automation as well as providing feedback on test plans

 

About You:

 

  • Thorough understanding of core Java in a Senior role, with a proven track record of building and operating scalable, multi-threaded applications and services in an agile environment
  • People management experience, overseeing 1 to 3 Developers
  • API development experience in service and resource-oriented architectures
  • Experience with web services technology such as REST, JSON, or Thrift
  • Understanding of network protocols such as HTTP, TLS, TCP
  • Passion for Test Driven Development
  • Experience with any of the following is an asset:
    • Cloud computing, virtualization and containerization
    • Big Data technology, such as Hadoop, Kafka, MongoDB, or Cassandra
    • Python
    • C#
    • Continuous integration systems such as Jenkins
    • Security in an Enterprise environment
    • Deployment technology such as Ansible

About Us:

Global Relay is the leading provider of cloud-based archiving, information governancesurveillance, and eDiscovery solutions to the global financsector. We help financial services firms preserve and supervise their communications data for regulatory compliance, risk mitigation, and litigation readiness. We deliver our services to over 20,000 customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 global banks. Our market-leading archiving service supports email, instant messaging, text, market data chat, social media, enterprise social networking, voice, trade data, websites, and more. Recently, we also launched a compliant messaging platform specifically for the finance industry.

 

Our Global Operations & Development Center is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In addition, we have offices in six other cities across the world, including major financial centers like New York, Chicago, and London.

 

Over the years, we have won several major awards, including:

  • Company of the Year from the BC Tech Association
  • Canada’s 50 Best Small and Medium Employers
  • Canada’s Top Employers for Young People
  • Canada’s Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures
  • Canada’s Best Managed Companies – Platinum
  • Technology Fast 50 – Leadership

We provide fantastic opportunities to individuals passionate about business and technology. For those with international business aspirations, we offer invaluable opportunities for doing business with some of the world’s largest, most influential firms. Our company is also perfect for those who want to create cool technology using massively scalable, big-data architecture, with a strong focus on mobile.

 

To learn more about our business, culture, and community involvement, visit www.globalrelay.com.

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