Software Development Manager

The role

As a Software Development Manager, reporting to the Senior Director of Software Development, you will lead software development teams contributing to the accelerated growth of our Omnichannel Retail product. The teams are currently distributed between Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto. You will provide technical mentorship and support our teams in accomplishing the impossible! At Lightspeed, we are dedicated to bringing cities and communities to life by powering SMBs.  Come and help us build our communities!

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Working alongside some of the most brilliant minds in the industry, you will lead and coach cross-functional agile teams that contribute to building Lightspeed’s omnichannel Retail product
  • Providing mentoring to your teams and tracking team delivery, while ensuring that highest performance standards are met 
  • Working closely with Product Management to allocate resources to projects
  • Partnering with the Talent Acquisition team to hire top talent from across the world
  • Taking part in daily agile ceremonies, brainstorm on innovative ideas that challenge the status quo and implement solutions
  • Acting as an advocate for ownership & highest code quality, as well as contributions to the health of the infrastructure
  • Raising the bar and elevate your teams by sharing knowledge and best practices, while always seeking improvements and progress 

What you’ll be bringing to the team 

  • Experience leading agile software development teams or squads working on large scale products
  • Proven experience managing day to day development operations
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong experience with mentorship and performance management
  • Knowledge of modern cloud technologies and tools, such as AWS and/or GCP
  • Strong knowledge of modern programming languages such as, Javascript/Typescript, Go, PHP and Python
  • Strong knowledge of relational (SQL) and non-relational (NoSQL) databases
  • Understanding of software design patterns
  • Understanding of software testing methodologies
  • Knowledge of continuous delivery model

Even better if you have, but not necessary:

  • Recent experience with hands on software development
  • Knowledge of event based and messaging systems
  • Experience with Payment processing, Point of Sale (POS) and/or eCommerce

Who you are:

  • A leader and a coach, someone with strong people skills
  • A teacher and a mentor, who loves to help individuals learn and reach their potential
  • A problem solver who doesn’t shy away from tackling complexity
  • Decisive and able to handle ambiguity
  • Someone with strong will to learn, grow and get out of comfort zone
  • A person with great energy and passion for technology

What’s in it for you:

  • Lots of autonomy, flexible work culture and possibility of remote work
  • Development of very high traffic products, used at a global scale 
  • Exposure to modern and proven technology 
  • Full suite of benefits & perks, including equity for all Lightspeeders
  • Opportunity to join a fast-paced, high-growth company
  • Opportunity to learn, expand your skill set, forge wonderful relationships and make your mark within the diverse and inclusive Lightspeed family, a true Canadian tech success story. 

Who we are:

Lightspeed (TSX/NYSE: LSPD) powers small and medium-sized businesses with its cloud-based, omni-channel commerce platforms in over 100 countries around the world. With smart, scalable, and dependable point of sale systems, Lightspeed provides all-in-one solutions that help restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business.

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine. Lightspeed has offices in Canada, USA, Europe, and Australia.

We're passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do!

Who we are

Lightspeed (TSX/NYSE: LSPD) powers small and medium-sized businesses with its cloud-based, omni-channel commerce platforms in over 100 countries around the world. With smart, scalable, and dependable point of sale systems, Lightspeed provides all-in-one solutions that help restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business.

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine. Lightspeed has offices in Canada, USA, Europe, and Australia.

We're passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do!