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Technical Development Manager

The Brick

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted September 28, 2020.

Is this job for you?

While you may not recognize LFL Group yet, our multiple banners are already established and trusted Canadian household names.

 

The Brick                Leon’s          Furniture.ca       Appliance Canada

Midnorthern Appliance        Trans Global

 

With over a century of success under our belts (and still growing), LFL Group is currently seeking experienced, motivated and highly talented IT professionals to join our rapidly expanding Digital eCommerce team.

 

At LFL Digital eCommerce, we know today’s consumer expects a truly seamless experience, whether shopping online or in a brick & mortar store. We are investing in eCommerce innovations and taking a new approach to retail that keeps us relevant, agile, ahead of our competitors and enables us to elevate the shopping experience. To do this, LFL Digital eCommerce is looking for an experienced Technical Development Manager with a passion for innovation and excellence.

 

What Will You Be Doing

  • Lead a high performing team in a rapid development Agile environment building, improving, and maintaining multi-banner digital and eCommerce properties.
  • Roll up your sleeves in architecting, designing, developing, integrating, and testing complex digital and eCommerce solutions.
  • Evacuate application changes, design, architecture and feasibility against Business needs, direction and technology.
  • Ensure consistent, and timely delivery, of new digital and eCommerce experiences while driving good design, scalability, development velocity, predictability and quality.
  • Take ownership of the technical vision and application/platform, lead key architectural decisions, seek opportunities for improvement and reduce technical debt.
  • Conduct highly effective with high standard code reviews, peer support and insightful feedback.
  • Learning the latest technologies and standards to ensure the best tools and techniques possible.
  • Coach and mentor the development team to grow as leaders. Recruit and retain top development talent.

Requirements For The Role

  • Strong foundation of design principles, especially when it relates to eCommerce.
  • Strong foundation of digital marketing, content and asset management, search and eCommerce platforms.
  • Experience building resilient, secure, scalable applications and services including fault tolerance.
  • Hands on technologist who can dive deep and hold their own with senior developers building a scalable product.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive clear action and ownership amongst development teams. Strong interpersonal skills including ability to work in a multi-banner and cross-functional environment.
  • Decisive, confident, and experience with influencing others.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, TypeScript, React, JavaScript, Vue.js, GraphQL,Shopify JS APIs and Liquid templating language,Ruby on Rails,MySQL, SQL and NoSQL, and PHP.
  • Experience with cloud and cloud providers (e.g. Microsoft Azure, Google GCP).
  • Knowledge of CI/CD, automation technologies, build systems and packaging tools such as Jenkins pipelines, Docker, Kubernetes, Git, Grunt.
  • Experience in Agile software development methodology, DevOPS, and continuous integration environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to harness the power of technology and people to accomplish big things. A true leader that enables and inspires their team to do their best work.
  • Eye for talent and a history of building high performance development teams.
    It Would Be Great If You Have / Relevant Experience For The Role.
  • Professional services and/or start-up experience preferred.

To Be Successful In This Role You Will Need

  • Strong understanding of the retail industry as it relates to eCommerce
  • A developer at heart. You are passionate about writing good software and experienced in making wise tradeoffs.
  • Excellent understanding of the agile principles and methodologies.

 

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • 3 or more years of experience in a technical management role, preferably in a digital and eCommerce business.
  • 5 or more years of software development, engineering or related area.

 

The opportunity to join a project of this magnitude at ground level – while being backed by the rock-solid financial stability of an iconic Canadian company – comes along one in a lifetime. Don’t miss your chance. Apply today.

 

We’re proud of our history and excited about our future. Learn more about us at www.lflgroup.ca or by visiting any of our banner sites.   

www.leons.ca                   www.thebrick.com         www.appliancecanada.com        www.furniture.ca www.transglobalservice.com                      https://transglobalinsurance.ca/

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