Software Development Manager (Senior PHP Developer/Team Lead) (m/f/x) / Winnipeg

IT Development - Web · Winnipeg, Manitoba
Department IT Development - Web
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

Date posted: September 13th, 2021

About, the world’s largest shopping community, was founded in 2014. Through international partnerships and conversations, gives smart shoppers around the world a voice to share deals, tips and ideas, connecting members in 14 countries on three continents. 

The group is headquartered in Berlin, with offices in Belo Horizonte/Brazil, Guadalajara/Mexico, London /United Kingdom, Lyon/France and Mumbai/India and runs market-leading platforms such as Dealabs (France), hotukdeals (United Kingdom), mydealz (Germany) and 11 more around the globe. These platforms are currently used by more than 25 million smart shoppers every month and influence 12,000 buying decisions every minute.

Your Profile:

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Software Development Manager (Senior PHP Developer/Team Lead) to join our IT Team in Winnipeg. You will play a central role in our data-driven strategy, crafting high-quality and elegant code for our communities around the world. Above all, your work will contribute towards creating a more attractive, helpful and fashionable community for everyone!

Your responsibilities would include:

  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations
  • Recruit, train and supervise staff
  • Meet with staff to discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines
  • Code for internal platforms
  • Implement, fix and make changes on the platforms as requested
  • Participate in meeting with other department members in order to develop internal procedures
  • Lead a team of Backend/Frontend engineers (up to 5 people)

The qualities we are looking for are: 

  • Education:  A certification as a programmer is required
  • Experience: Due to the critical projects we handle, the candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a PHP developer. Additional experience in systems analysis, data administration, software engineering, network design, web developing or computer programming, including supervisory experience is a great asset. At least 1 year of experience as a team leader is required
  • Experience with PHP frameworks (Laravel, Yii, FuelPHP, Symfony, Zend); unit testing and integration tests; SCM (git or svn); TDD (PHPUnit) or BDD (Behat or Codeception); Composer / Packagist (double bonus points for having a package on packagist); continuous integration (with Jenkins, TravisCI, etc.) and containerization and docker is required
  • Experience with Elasticsearch/Solr, MongoDB, CouchDB, Redis, or Memcache is a strong asset
  • Knowledge of OO programming and design patterns

Computer and Technology Knowledge:

Computer programming, Data analysis and interpretation, Programming software, Web service design, Programming languages, Website creation and management software, Database management, Development of computer applications, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Laravel, Yii, FuelPHP, Symfony, Zend.

Personal suitability: 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Organized 
  • Reliable
  • Good judgement
  • Initiative
  • Team player
  • Flexible 
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Values and ethics
  • Ability to supervise group of 5-10 people 

Work conditions and physical capabilities:

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Large caseload

Area of specialization: System integration. 

Some perks of working for are:

  • Flexible working hours, cozy and relaxed working atmosphere
  • International and professional team of motivated people
  • An agile team in implementing complex/innovative features
  • Professional development opportunities including training and further education
  • “Hack” days for learning new technologies and skills
  • 5 Personal Development days 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Transportation allowance covered by the employer (once the pandemic situation is over)
  • Dental, vision care, medical and group insurance benefits (beginning after the 90-day probationary period) 

Type of employment: Full time — Permanent.

Salary: $55.29 per hour, 40 hours per week. 

Estimated start date: As soon as possible.

Important information: 

Work schedule is Monday to Friday from approximately 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM CST. Telecommuting is available during the pandemic.

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  • Location
    Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Department
    IT Development - Web
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor