Engineering Team Lead

Taplytics, Toronto

Mobile optimization made simple

Duration: Full-Time

We’re currently seeking an Engineering Team Lead to help us tackle unique technical challenges! Our clients' user bases require petabyte-scale backends and well-built SDKs. Our platform processes millions of transactions per minute, delivering experiences to 100s of millions of devices globally. Chances are, you probably already have our technology in your phone right now. You will be part of an amazing team that uses the latest technologies to tackle unique challenges that face a rich customer experience and feature management platform.

Born at Y Combinator alongside Airbnb, Dropbox, and DoorDash, Taplytics helps power the experiences within today's leading brands like RBC Royal Bank, Lookout, Grubhub, and Crate&Barrel to drive more revenue through their apps and websites.

A brainchild of Taplytics, DevCycle was created as a result of overwhelming feedback from our clients. DevCycle helps modern dev teams release code faster and safer. It's a new vision of feature management that goes beyond risk reduction and enables dev teams to maximize feature impact. It’s built for dev teams who are tired of the stress, complexity, and risk of releasing new code.

Come join the team responsible for the platform chosen by high-growth start-ups to Fortune 500 companies around the world. We're designing the future of software development. Learn more about DevCycle here. Come hang out with us here.

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About the Role: Engineering Team Lead
As our Engineering Team Lead, you’ll get to lead and manage a team of talented Software Engineers working together to build and expand our A/B Testing and Feature Flag solutions Taplytics will rely on you to manage the individual growth of your team members, plan upcoming projects, and increase operational efficiency. You’ll also be delivering on technical requirements, from time to time.  
Here’s a breakdown:
Leadership: You'll motivate, coach, mentor, and grow a team of developers, ensuring they feel that they are advancing in their roles and know what they need to do to succeed.
Team Delivery: You’ll help the team accomplish its objectives with precision and speed using an Agile mindset. You will collaborate closely with your partners in Design and Product Management to build a roadmap for your team and contribute to the prioritization of business goals and technical direction.
Personal Delivery: You’ll remain a contributor to the codebase, aiming to spend 20 - 30% of your time writing and reviewing code.

Our microservices are powered by various backend systems, including: MongoDB, Snowflake, Redis, Kafka, PostgreSQL, and ElasticSearch. 

How you’ll make a huge impact:

  • Accelerate the team by focusing them on the highest priorities and removing roadblocks.
  • Focus on quality with continuous integration and deployment.
  • 1:1s with your team members to give and gather feedback on topics ranging from project progress, internal processes, career development, mentoring, and general satisfaction.
  • Help set team goals and technical direction while ensuring that they align with the goals of the business.
  • Represent the team in planning and product meetings.
  • Actively work to inform and be informed, keeping all stakeholders up to date.
  • Own agile ceremonies such as sprint planning, backlog grooming, stand-ups, demos, and retrospectives.
  • Collaborate with the team to improve processes and policies such as team meetings, tech debt management, and education programs.
  • Participate in the recruiting and onboarding process for the team.
  • Contribute to the codebase, technical tasks, and code reviews.
  • Be a core member of a close-knit engineering team that ships code continuously.
  • Be accountable for overall team output.

What an incredible candidate looks like:

  • At least 5 years experience in the field.
  • Previous experience in a leadership role or leading projects would be an asset, but not required. We’re also open to a software engineer with the desire to get into a management track. 
  • Experience with high volume, high availability systems.
  • Great to get along with and can communicate complex technical issues.
  • Experience deploying and maintaining continuous integration and deployment.

What you’ll get from us:

We’re our growing team works with some of the world’s best-known brands on very complex and unique technical challenges. Our culture of building, learning and experimentation through collaboration allows us to work on new ideas and try out innovative tech and processes. This means you’ll add valuable experience to your resume quickly. While you’re working to grow the company, we’ll have your back with a competitive salary, mentorship, Employee Stock Options, generous vacation and time off policy, education reimbursement, and robust health benefits starting day one.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. We strive to build a diverse team that embodies our values of mutual collaboration and respect. We recognize how the input of different experiences can positively impact the product and service we deliver to our customers.

About Taplytics

What is Taplytics? Taplytics is a fully integrated mobile A/B testing, push notification, and analytics platform providing the tools you need to optimize your mobile app


Want to learn more about Taplytics? Visit Taplytics's website.