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Lead Developer

MyWiFi Networks

MyWiFi Networks

Software Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 30, 2023

MyWiFi Networks is looking for a Lead Developer to manage all technical aspects of our Social WiFi Marketing SaaS. Joining a dynamic and fast-paced startup, this is a versatile role that offers a diverse interaction, from feature scoping with our business team, to coordinating development between our offshore and in-house teams.

Job Description

  • Translate project features into technical architecture and appropriate work scope;
  • Audit code and data design to optimize development and control technical debt;
  • Manage activity and priorities of in-house and remote development teams;
  • Create high-level architecture design and derive implementations;
  • Develop and stake ownership over some core features;
  • Be the focal point for the adoption of new technology and product innovations, to optimize customer experience and create monetization opportunities;
  • Direct cooperation between all development teams (Backend, FrontEnd, QA);
  • Participate in the client feedback and feature translation process;
  • Evaluate and communicate project timelines across the organization;
  • Develop cost projections and financial budgets for development and infrastructure;
  • Mentor developers and establish career track and growth plans;
  • Manage user data policies to comply with international data privacy laws.


  • Experience having lead cross-functional development teams of at least Developers at several technology startups
  • Experience having participated in the core development (5+ years) of a SaaS platform
  • Expert knowledge of Object-Oriented Design in PHP 7+
  • Expert knowledge of Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Advanced knowledge of RDBMS design and implementation (MySQL)
  • Advanced knowledge of interoperability through Web Services
  • Versatility in multiple programming languages (NodeJS, GO)
  • Extremely comfortable within a Linux Shell environment
  • Familiarity with the base suite of Amazon Web Services
  • Familiarity with WiFi Access Systems & Controls
  • Experience within all parts of the full project lifecycle, from conceptualization, design and implementation to programming

Technical Qualifications:

  • Full Stack, familiar with full CI/CD pipeline, code->CI (test, build, deploy) Jenkins, TeamCity, CircleCI, Github Actions, Buildkite
  • RESTful PHP API’s, phpunit, integration/unit testing (slim framework)
  • Laravel testing (mock frameworks, phpunit)
  • Docker with Mac/Linux
  • Architecture experience SPA (Single Page Application) - > API backend, global infrastructure, multiple database backends, replication etc.
  • Container-based infra a +, AWS, Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, ECS etc.

Our Technical Stack

  • Infrastructure: Amazon Web Services
  • Application: Laravel 5.7 & Slim Framework 3.8 on PHP 7.3
  • Web Server: Nginx
  • Data: MySQL 5.7, Redis, ElasticSearch
  • FrontEnd: VueJS
  • Source Control: Github
  • Serverless: GO & NodeJS on AWS Lambda

About MyWiFi Networks

MyWiFi Networks transforms existing hardware into a "Guest Wi-Fi with Social Connect" experience that collects valuable consumer data, captures visitor metrics and automates proximity marketing campaigns for local businesses, franchises, event venues and festivals. Our White Label Social Wi-Fi SaaS works with existing consumer hardware, allowing MSPs, VARs, ISPs and agencies to turn Guest Wi-Fi into a social-powered lead generation and customer engagement system. Find out more about our platform at