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Development Lead



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023

Development Lead

As Development Lead you will lead a squad and will design, architect, build, and lead the creation of microservice-based, mission-critical applications on prem, cloud platforms. You are passionate about building new features, enhancing existing products, and translating the client's business requirements into specific systems and technology solutions. You enjoy writing code, perform POCs and passionate about going deep dive as necessary and a role model for developers. You will create and maintain relevant technical documentation including API specifications.

In this role, you will be responsible for development and delivery of comprehensive technical solutions and supporting applications required in a variety of business and technical domains. You will also drive prototyping, architecting & detailed design of the applications ensuring design meets or exceeds the non-functional requirements, leading the team to ensure standard code practices and security requirements are met, perform code reviews and establish standards for effective and higher code coverage.

You have senior-level knowledge of the Java based application frameworks, microservice backend architecture, design patterns, SDLC methodologies and experience working in an Agile software development environment.

You will be responsible for directing the work of a technical team, providing technical & system requirements for the development, overseeing day-to-day and long-term works. You will be responsible to work with cross-functional streams such as platform, infrastructure, security, architecture, operations etc. to enable the systems as required.

You’re great at…

  • Designing and building complex, highly performant, scalable and reliable software systems. This position requires hands-on development experience to provide effective code review, troubleshooting and technical leadership as required by team.

  • Cloud-native components and delivery models. Knowledge and experience in Azure platform are an advantage.

  • Building API specifications using OpenAPI specification and technical documents such as system requirement, solution architecture etc.

  • Building highly available and secure API based services for on-cloud and in-prem platforms.

  • CI/CD/CD pipelines for API services.

  • Security aspects of the Web App and API services such as OIDC, OAuth2, data protection using industry standards etc.

  • Leading multiple teams consists of developers, test engineers or system engineers.

  • Proactively identifying architectural weaknesses and recommending appropriate solutions, performing functional and code reviews in related areas

  • Grasping the business requirements, designing the system, translating into the technical system requirements for the development.

  • Working with software testing teams and assisting them in maintaining robust test scripts and test environments

  • Working with cross-functional streams such as platform, infrastructure, security, architecture, operations, project management etc.

Who are you?

  • University Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 10+ years relevant experience with at least 2-3 years of recent experience in lead role.

  • Strong experience developing Java based applications using Spring, Spring MVC, Spring Boot, JPA, JMS, Hibernate.

  • Strong experience in design & build API services using Java Springboot, JPA/Hibernate, Docker, RESTful API, OpenAPI.

  • Experience with microservices, containerized applications, Docker/Kubernetes, cloud technologies.

  • Experience in securing data at transmission and rest using TLS, JWT/JWE/JWS etc.

  • Strong understanding of performance implications in relation to large data sets and the approaches to mitigate.

  • Experience building resilient, high-throughput, low latency systems and service-oriented architectures.

  • Experience in service mesh technologies such as Istio and Envoy

  • Prior experience building and delivering software products and oversee technical implementation of the product end to end from inception to launch.

  • Strong experience using CI/CD automation/build tools (Gradle, Maven, Git, Jenkins, Team city, Ansible).

  • Strong leadership and communication skills.

  • Self-motivated and able to learn quickly.

  • Excellent analysis, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Able to keep pace with new technologies and to apply them appropriately.

  • Capable of performing investigations and evaluation of new technologies.

  • Able to provide estimations with proper risks and assumptions.

  • Good technical writing and presentation skills.

  • Capable of building strategic and tactical roadmaps for their team.

  • Desire to be a people leader in future along with leading the development teams technically.

  • Must be eligible to work for Interac Corp. in Canada in a Full Time Capacity

Interac requires employees to complete a background check that is completed by one of our service providers. We use this service to complete the following checks:

  • 5-year employment verification;
  • Canadian criminal record check;
  • Education verification;
  • Canadian ID cross-check;
  • Public safety verification; and
  • Credit inquiry

How we work
We know that exceptional people have great ideas and are passionate about their work. Our culture encourages excellence and actively rewards contributions with:

Connection: You’re surrounded by talented people every day who are driven by their passion of a common goal.

Core Values: They define us. Living them helps us be the best at what we do.

Compensation & Benefits: Pay is driven by individual and corporate performance and we provide a multitude of benefits and perks.

Education: To ensure you are the best at what you do we invest in you