Senior Full Stack Developer

Canada, Full time

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 learn to be good visitors to 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 opportunities to stretch your skill set, and brilliant, good-hearted people to support you in ‘getting it done.”

     - Madeline, Leadpages

What does a day look like in my role?

Senior Full Stack Developers at Leadpages are an expert in, and responsible for a part of our technology stack. Based on their focus, they may share ownership of an entire API or set of Python API microservices and their repositories, or a Javascript application and a collection of shared libraries. They may also be responsible for codebases in other languages or stacks, establishing more breadth in their expertise.

They are expected to be able to take anything from tasks to full features/stories, and even smaller self-contained epics/projects and drive them to completion, collaborating with the product or other teams in order to ensure stakeholder needs are met.

Senior Full Stack Developers are also expected to be able to rotate into on-call periodically, and develop enough of a breadth of knowledge of our ecosystem to do basic issue triage, pulling in other engineers or departments as needed for resolution in an emergency.

In order to keep learning, and support other engineers’ learning, Senior Software Engineers will spend time pair programming, as well as some teaching or mentoring where there’s interest.

As a Senior Software Engineer at Leadpages, you will have the opportunity to build, develop and test features for our SaaS applications used by thousands of users. Our engineers are experts in their craft and are always striving to improve and develop new skills. You will work both on a team of engineers for large projects, and solo for bugs and smaller tasks.

We get it: You need to know what you’re applying for before you sign up, right?

As a Senior Full-Stack Developer, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Help estimate effort of engineering tasks
  • Ensure your code is well tested, programmatically and manually
  • Develop any new features
  • Participate in daily/weekly meetings
  • Debug and fix production issues
  • Work closely with other developers
  • Promote best practices for software development and security
  • Mentor and provide code review for other developers
  • Research new technologies and actively contribute to systems design
  • Test changes to our software to ensure a high level of quality
  • Provide technical assistance to our customer success team

After 1 week

  • You will be onboarded with the engineering team and meet your fellow team members and get a sense of how you will fit within the company
  • You will be introduced to our applications and repos
  • You will jump in right away and participate in code reviews

After 1 month

  • You will understand the product roadmap and how your role is a part of this roadmap
  • You are a part of our Pair Program with team members to build your skillset and knowledgebase
  • You are confident and have already shipped your code to Production

After 6 months

  • You have attended support team “ride alongs”
  • You will have a clear understanding of the full breadth of our application and tech stack
  • You are already leading the way with your team on a large project

What we would like to see in you.

  • 6+ years of professional experience as a back-end developer
  • Key skills in building high-reliability Python applications
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms, containers and Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of JS and frameworks such as React and Angular
  • Bachelors or advanced degree in IT, computer science, engineering, business, design, human-computer interaction or related field or equivalent work experience
  • 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.

Interested?

Apply immediately.  We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Leadpages and Redbrick 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.

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