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Engineering Tech Lead

Engineering Tech Lead

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Redbrick is headquartered on the traditional Coast Salish territory and we respectfully acknowledge the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ People of this region. With gratitude, we live, work, and play on this beautiful land.

Redbrick is the parent organization of a portfolio of disruptive digital companies. Headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, we’ve scaled from local start-up to global name in a few short years, conceptualizing new business ideas, acquiring established businesses, and growing them to super-scaled profitability—all thanks to the people we hire.

    4 portfolio companies and growing

    1 amazing Shared Services team

    100+ employees

One of our four portfolio companies, Leadpages is our marketing-focused website builder product to help our clients generate leads to attract customers. We are a no-code, drag-and-drop platform which is the powerful new wave of online marketing. We are 40 people strong and are the newest addition to Redbrick’s portfolio companies. 

“Forget about hating Mondays, at Leadpages, there’s a powerful reason behind the work that we do, plenty of opportunity to stretch your skill set, and brilliant, good-hearted people to support you in ‘getting it done.”

— Madeline, Leadpages

We are changing the way work gets done, and building an exceptional team is our top priority. We cheerlead your goals and accomplishments and are invested in your future. In line with putting your health and safety first, we have made working in the office fully optional. Most of our team enjoys a blend of home and in-office. In-office time brings many perks however we also place an emphasis on planning events and fun that all can enjoy. We welcome this role to be fully remote so if you're not in Victoria BC, please still apply! 

What does a day look like in my role?
Your primary responsibilities are building complex web applications with an emphasis on scalability, maintainability, security, and performance. The talented individual selected to lead a team will be passionate about writing clean code surrounded by unit tests, designing great architecture and delivering high quality applications. You have a driving passion for Agile software development, believe in collaboration and innovation, and possess a strong background in the SaaS space. Your focus is on the technology stewardship of the team you are leading and is to ensure we rapidly ship high quality software to support our scaling and growing business!

We get it: You need to know what you’re applying for before you sign up, right? This is what you need to know: As our Engineering Tech Lead, you’ll be responsible for:

-Lead the team toward the best technical solution for functionalities required within the product.

-Lead Team and unblock technical impediments.

-Support the team as an individual contributor.

-Coordinate with the other Team Leads and Engineering leadership  when defining new designs and solutions. 

-Suggest initiatives to improve current processes and technologies. 

-Takes part in, and actively promotes pair programming and in-person code reviews among the team

-Advocates for high-quality standards in the team's work. Holds members accountable for adequately testing code. Encourages integration and automated end-to-end testing  best practices. 

-Available to rotate into the emergency on-call schedule. Partners with other teams to gain general systems architecture understanding. Able to provide basic triage-level emergency support.

-Key collaborator with Product Management and UX team members leveraging teams’ strengths to organize and deliver value to customers

-Role models customer-backed thinking, engages the team in interviews, market training and development of requirements to understand customer needs 

After 1 week

-You will be introduced to the Engineering and leadership team and get a sense of how your role will be incorporated into the company

-You will begin to establish relationships with your direct reports and other leaders

After 1 month

-You will understand our product roadmap and begin to dive into our initiatives

-You will be confidently leading and supporting your team in pair programming and in-person code reviews

After 6 months

-Begin developing new initiatives and goals for the team

-You will be supporting your team on a large project by defining a clear vision, objective and goals 

What we would like to see in you.

-Bachelors or advanced degree in IT, computer science, engineering, business, design, human-computer interaction or related field or equivalent work experience

-8+ years of professional experience as a back-end developer or

-8+ years of professional experience with JS and frameworks such as React and Angular 

-Key skills in building high-reliability Python applications

-Key skills with cloud platforms, containers and Kubernetes 

-Domain-Driven Design and Micro-service architectures.

-Ability to convincingly articulate complex analytical ideas in a simple way to a variety of key stakeholders from different functions

-Strong leader, educator, and coaching skills

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills

-Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CD/CI) pipelines

-Experience working in an agile environment with code review.

What next?

If you’re picking up what we’re putting down, applying is easy as 1, 2, 3.

  1. Apply with your cover letter and resume and links to your GitHub or public repos to 
  2. Take this opportunity to tell us your story and why you’d be a good fit for our team.
  3. Be sure to follow us on FacebookLinkedinTwitter, and Instagram for all that is happening and Redbrick and Leadpages!

Redbrick and Leadpages are committed to having a diverse environment where everyone can be their true authentic selves. We value all differences as they are essential for a thriving, happy, and productive workplace. Come join us and help build a disruptive company where we are all proud to belong.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Senior Level

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