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Lead Software Developer

Date:  23-Nov-2022

Mississauga, ON, CA


Open up to the Possibilities!
At Purolator, you’ll be proud knowing you’re working for a Canadian company that truly values its employees. And it’s community. This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Here you will be empowered to help move the business forward. Each and every day. Are you open to the possibilities?

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. If you have questions, please feel free to ask during your interview.

Workplace Environment:        


This role can sit in the following cities:    Mississauga                         

Job Description

The Development Lead ensures that developers deliver quality solutions that abide to the standards set by the Development Center of Excellence (CoE). This individual often acts as the lead designer of the technical solution in collaboration with the solution architect. The Development Lead is also involved in the development activity and provides guidance to the other developers. They are also considered a primary point of contact for the Development CoE.

Major Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Architect, design, and lead implementation of services and APIs.
  • Facilitate and encourage collaboration, working as one team
  • Build a cohesive team and create an inspiring team environment
  • Mentor, coach, motivate and guide team members in carrying out related development activities
  • Lead technical design sessions, review design and development tasks
  • Establish coding conventions/standards/check lists for area of expertise
  • Perform code review in critical functionality areas
  • Support developers in following activities:
  • Understand and interpret functional requirements as set forth in the functional design documents
  • Design, develop and unit test technical solutions for moderate to complex work objects assigned
  • Provide support to test teams during product and UAT testing of the technical solution developed
  • Prepare and implement the technical solution to the production environment
  • Investigate and provide post implementation support of the technical solution implemented
  • Provide basic design documents and translate into component-level designs to accelerate development.
  • Design, develop, and distribute reusable technical components.
  • Assist in developing technical documentation; participate in test-plan development, integration, and deployment
  • Define and develop project requirements, functional specifications, and detailed designs of application solutions for clients
  • Establish development best practices and effective DevOps process.


Skills and Competencies

  • 5+ years’ experience in an IT environment preferably leading a team
  • C# .Net 3.1 & 5.0
  • REST API’s
  • Mobile technologies – iOS, Android
  • Web Technologies – HTML / CSS / TypeScript / Angular
  • Datastores: PostgreSQL, REDIS Cache
  • Experience designing, building, and supporting systems in at least one cloud environment (Azure, AWS)
  • Application / product feature design
  • Microservice Architecture
  • Understanding CI/CD and familiar with Azure DevOps, Jira, Git, TerraForm, Flutter & Dart


  • Academic: Post-secondary education in computer science or application development


  • Problem solving / analytical thinking
  • Smart risk taking
  • Ability to execute
  • Interpersonal skills





Location:                    530 - Corporate  
Working Conditions: Office Environment 

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