Golang Job: Software Engineer

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Toronto - Canada

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Golang Job Details

Company Description

We’re a technology company working in the loyalty e-commerce industry. Our solutions enhance the management and monetization of loyalty currencies for more than 50 of the world’s largest loyalty brands, from frequent flyer miles and hotel points to retailer and credit card rewards. Supported by our unparalleled loyalty industry experience and technological expertise, we bring state-of-the-art loyalty commerce platforms and products to individuals and businesses in today’s loyalty marketplace.

Our casual, collaborative office is where our strong workplace culture begins. Our people are what make us great, so we empower them with the freedom to think big and the resources to make things happen. We communicate directly, lead by example, and make sure our team members know how much they are appreciated. Passion for life and work is important to us, and we want to see it in you, too!

Job Description

Points is looking for a Team Lead to join our Gizmos Software Engineering team. Team Gizmos is a cross-functional, Agile team with backend, frontend and full-stack engineers focused on our Points Loyalty Wallet product — helping customers track, redeem and exchange points, miles and rewards from many of the world's largest loyalty programs.

Join an incredibly motivated and collaborative team working across a breadth of technologies with end-to-end visibility and ownership of our tech stack. We take pride in our culture of working, sharing and celebrating together and create a supportive environment where everyone can be their true self at work.

Reporting to the Director, Software Engineering, you will join a multidisciplinary team where you will:

  • Drive the day-to-day development activities of your team, including establishing a clear direction for all team members
  • Review and manage your direct reports’ performance, and conduct periodic performance reviews
  • Coordinate team lunches, offsites and celebrations.
  • Share responsibility for your team’s technical health; architecture, best practices, reliability, security
  • Mentor and coach your team members in order to help them grow as technical contributors and leaders.
  • Spend 50% of your time on hands-on development tasks.

  • Experience leading software projects or development teams
  • Experience designing and developing APIs
  • Passion for developing others
  • Passion for applying good software design, testing, documentation, and support practices
  • Belief in the importance of teamwork, cooperation, and communication

Technologies we use and teach

  • Golang
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • AWS, GCP
  • GitLab

Additional Information

What we offer:

  • Flexible hours
  • Extra days off
  • Extended health care from day one
  • Parental leave top-op
  • Fitness Credit
  • RRSP Matching Plan
  • Learning & Development
  • Free coffee, snacks & drinks
  • The best Technology
  • YOLO leave
  • Green Commute or WFH credits
  • Company-sponsored activities such as bowling, movies, sports, paintball, and more!

Our Process:

Points is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an accessible recruitment process. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of gender identity or expression, race, ethnic origin, creed, place of origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and any other category protected by law. Upon request we will provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities.

We believe in diversity and inclusivity and that is why our interview process is designed for a positive candidate experience and to ensure every candidate is evaluated equally. All applications will be reviewed from our Talent Team and the successful candidate(s) will go through the following recruitment process:

  • Recruiter Phone Interview

  • Hiring Manager Interview

  • Take-home Assessment or remote coding exercise (If applicable)

  • Team Interview

All candidates will be provided with feedback regardless if they pass or didn’t pass any of our interview stages. All your information will be kept confidential.