Engineering Manager - Backend

Technology · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Technology
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

Engineering Manager, Backend


Canada Drives is completely changing the car buying experience...for the first time ever, Canadians have the power to buy their next vehicle completely online!


This is an opportunity to join the team that is at the forefront of the biggest disruption in car shopping in our lifetime. Be an important part of building the technology that provides customers with a 100% online purchasing experience--from start to finish--including delivery right to their door! Experience some of this exciting technology in action at CanadaDrives.ca!


We are a growing, high-energy company with an ambitious technical roadmap to build exciting and innovative new products--read about us on TechCrunch!


This unique and unmissable opportunity can fast-track your career growth! We are firm believers in developing our own talent and promoting from within.

 

Come and realize your true potential at Canada Drives!


NOTE: This is a remote, full-time permanent, work-from-home position and is open to all applicants from across Canada. We will provide you with everything you need to succeed in your role.


What you will be doing:

 

  • Lead a high performing engineering teams, recruiting and retaining talent 
  • Working closely with fellow Engineering Managers, Product, Salesforce, QA, Design, PMs, and DevOps teams to define our roadmap 
  • Creating, enhancing, and owning our development processes (CI/CD, Jira processes, code reviews, unit tests, integration tests, etc) 
  • Hands-on development (limited), jumping into the codebase, and contributing code
  • Guiding, coaching, and mentoring engineering team members, frequent 1:1s 
  • Contributing to our technical scoping sessions and providing/evaluating technical recommendations 
  • Conveying company vision/goals to our development team 


What you should already have:

 

  • 3+ years experience as an Engineering Manager, focused on Backend
  • Good understanding of what makes a good API, we use both REST/GraphQL  
  • 8+ years of progressive experience with software development in a Product/SaaS-based environment
  • Strong experience leading teams through the development cycle of projects from start to finish
  • Strong communication, getting the team’s buy-in and aligning technical initiatives 
  • A deep understanding of git, and how it ties into release management (ie: gitflow, trunk based dev) 
  • A deep understanding of building/maintaining CI/CD pipelines 
  • Experience working in an agile environment with a set release cadence
  • Bonus - experience in the e-commerce space (including shopping cart APIs, payment gateways, etc.) would be a plus 
  • Bonus - experience with our tech stack: Javascript, Vue/Nuxt, PHP/Laravel, AWS Lambda (Python/Node), serverless/SAM framework, RDS (mysql/postgres), elastic search, Docker, Jenkins
  • Bonus - Working knowledge of the Salesforce platform


What’s in it for you?

 

This is a truly exciting time to join Canada Drives and we are looking forward to doing great things together! We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package in addition to providing our employees with continuous training and development.

 

We currently have a team of highly motivated and talented IT professionals and the only thing we are missing is you. If you are ready to join an ambitious and growing company then please apply today and we look forward to hearing from you.

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Technology
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
    Manager/Supervisor