Lead Software Developer

#209, 9644-54 Avenue Edmonton, AB T6E 5V1 Canada

Position Overview

LawDepot.com is currently expanding and looking to recruit a Lead Software Developer in Edmonton, Alberta. Working with the Information Systems team, you will be responsible for the technical leadership of new and existing web-based products. This is a full-time permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership for a large scale, eCommerce website and manage a team of developers
  • Oversee and participate in design, architecture, documentation, development, debugging, and deployment efforts
  • Train, coach, and mentor employees to develop a high-performance team
  • Manage and prioritize projects
  • Assign resources and schedule development responsibilities
  • Utilize best practices to code and implement exceptional solutions
  • Work with other departments to determine business requirements and specifications
  • Communicate progress updates to the team and all required stakeholders
  • Lead code reviews, share knowledge, provide feedback, and brainstorm ideas

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Post-Secondary Education in Computing Science or equivalent (ex. Information Systems Technology, Digital Media and IT)
  • 5+ years of experience in a Software Engineer or Developer role is preferred
  • Prior management experience would be an asset
  • Advanced knowledge in C#, .NET Framework / Core, Microsoft SQL, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, AJAX
  • Familiarity with front end development including HTML5, SASS
  • Experience with Git, TypeScript, Selenium, SonarQube, Vue.js would be an asset
  • Knowledge of development best practices
  • Ability to plan, implement, test and document programming applications
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to translate requirements into technical design
  • Strong knowledge of Unit Testing principles and best practices
  • Ability to conduct thorough code reviews and provide valuable feedback to other developers
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Agile processes and Azure Boards

Why You Should Join the LawDepot Team

  • Excellent total compensation package
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits, plus an additional Health Care Spending Account
  • Flexible work hours
  • Three weeks paid vacation, plus bonus personal days
  • Access to continuous learning opportunities, including a subscription to LinkedIn Learning
  • Company share plan
  • Casual work environment
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Company Profile

Join one of the fastest growing companies in Canada and a seven-time Growth 500 ranked organization (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014). LawDepot is the most advanced publisher of web-based do-it-yourself legal solutions. Using a unique step by step method, LawDepot simplifies the process of creating a customized legal document. LawDepot products cover all facets of the legal industry including: Estate Planning, Family Law, Real Estate, Business and Human Resources. Over ten million satisfied customers have trusted LawDepot to solve their legal needs. LawDepot attracts over two million monthly visitors and is one of the top 5000 largest websites in North America.
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