DevOps Team Lead Job in Victoria for Checkfront |

DevOps Team Lead

October 14 2020
Industries Ecommerce, Multimedia
Categories Information Technology, Programming, Development
Victoria, BC

About Us

We’re Checkfront, a popular cloud-based booking and e-commerce application with thousands of customers in over 135 countries! We’re a diverse company with an ambitious team full of smart, creative, passionate people who are committed to being the best online booking app on the market. We are looking for an energetic and talented DevOps Team Lead to join our amazing team! If you’re eager to learn and grow your skills in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you!

Checkfront has 80+ employees across Canada but we love to call Victoria, BC our home. We offer a beautiful office space downtown, a budget for professional development, and a competitive Employee Share Option Program.

Day to Day

Our team builds, improves, and maintains Checkfront’s infrastructure, with a balanced focus on software and systems development. Our goal is to make Checkfront scalable, secure, performant, reliable, and robust. This allows our development team to rapidly build a product that delights our merchants, and provides their customers with the best booking experience.

About You

You are a confident and humble teammate with a drive to lever your team to success. You understand the value of iteration and getting product in front of your customers: when to polish, and when to deliver.

You are Customer Centric:

  • You inspire your team to hold a high technical bar while making pragmatic tradeoffs.
  • You prioritize business efficiency by solving high value problems for customers, internal stakeholders and developers.

You are Resourceful:

  • You work with your team and adjacent teams to solve problems, communicating and escalating problems that have wider impacts.
  • You hire your team (by collaborating with recruiters, defining roles, sourcing, taking candidates for “coffee” walks, selling their team and Checkfront, etc).

You are Accountable:

  • You publish and understand the velocity and quality of the team’s technical output.
  • You strive to understand the needs of the developers, the platform, and the customer. You are comfortable planning and executing projects from idea to completion.

You are a Team Player

  • You are a people-lever, building excellence through coaching, feedback, and career development of team members. You empower team members to have high ownership of their work.
  • You protect your team by communicating team strategy, rationale, and progress to stakeholders.

You have Integrity

  • Displays maturity to manage individual contributors at higher levels than themselves.
  • Sets direction for the team on a regular cadence in partnership with their manager.

We need you to have to be successful in the role

  • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in a related discipline or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience leading teams or:
  • 5+ years experience building scalable SaaS solutions with displayed passion for mentorship, project management, and process improvement.
  • Ability to monitor and triage production systems for security and performance issues

We’d love you to have

  • Introduced and drove implementation of novel technologies to solve legacy systems problems.
  • Experience with PostgreSQL, Kubernetes, Continuous Deployment, PCI-DSS Requirements, IaaS (ideally Google Cloud), Terraform or other IaC tooling, and Kafka
  • A working understanding of firewalls, security groups, and networking
  • Experience in developing commercial software
Apply now!