Technical Lead

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CONTRACT
Canada
Posted 6 months ago

We are looking for a Technical Lead! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!

 

Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Technical Lead
Term: 6 months contract with extension
Location: Toronto – Hybrid once or twice a week on-site
Job ID number: C1268

 

Brief Description of Duties:

 

The DBTS Innovation Lab is a team of skilled professionals who dedicate their careers to accelerating the growth of digital platforms through the exploration of emerging technology-based solutions. We focus on identifying, testing and de-risking innovative solutions in emerging digital technology areas such as Generative AI, VR/AR, IoT and Blockchain to help our clients achieve lifetime financial security, live healthier lives and connect with us. Come join us as we explore the future!

 

We are currently seeking a Technical Lead – Innovation Lab to provide technical planning, design, and development of our rapid prototypes and PoCs. The successful candidate is a team player with broad technical and problem-solving skills, is curious about emerging technology, questions the status quo and can thrive in an ambiguous and rapidly changing technology environment.

 

What will you do?

 

  • Collaborate with a wide variety of technical and business people to understand the value proposition of the idea under exploration and design, develop and deliver quality prototype/PoCs to explore and test solution fit
  • Configure and design applications and workflows using rapid prototyping to create innovative ways to advance our client first strategy.
  • Establish and maintain the Innovation Lab’s technical infrastructure and tooling.
  • Coach, mentor, and lead members of the lab development team
  • Provide technical direction and guidance to projects, ensuring risks are mitigated and projects are implemented quickly and successfully.
  • Contribute to defining timelines and plans; analyze and estimate feasibility, cost, time, and scope of our exploration projects.
  • Ensure coding, testing, debugging and implementation activities are completed with quality.

 

What you need to succeed:

 

  • Minimum 7 years of progressive information technology experience with full application development life cycle and systems integration experience
  • Strong experience with development and ops in the AWS stack including EC2, Lambda and Serverless
  • Full-stack web development with advanced overall understanding of Web applications and server technologies
  • Working experience with Java, J2EE, Spring MVC, Unix/Linux, middleware technologies, web and web hosting technologies
  • Hands on experience using DevOps tools (BitBucket, CDD, Jenkins)
  • Understanding of JavaScript and JQuery
  • React and Web Accessibility experience is a bonus.
  • Experience with Unit testing tools (e.g., Junit, Mockito, RESTAssured) is a bonus.

 

 

Individual skills:

 

  • Breadth of technology experiences with the ability and desire to quickly explore and learn new technologies and help others do the same.
  • Experience rapidly creating solutions at the prototype level with an emphasis on user desirability and technical feasibility testing.
  • Curious, flexible, and adaptable with the desire to explore the application of technology to solve difficult business problems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in an Innovation Lab, Tech Start-up or similar development environment is a bonus.

 

What are the main 3-5 responsibilities of this resource?

 

  • Collaborate with a wide variety of technical and businesspeople to understand the value proposition of the idea under exploration and design, develop and deliver quality prototype/PoCs to explore and test solution fit.
  • Configure and design applications and workflows using rapid prototyping to create innovative ways to advance our client first strategy.
  • Establish and maintain the Innovation Lab’s technical infrastructure and tooling.
  • Coach, mentor, and lead members of the lab development team
  • Provide technical direction and guidance to projects, ensuring risks are mitigated and projects are implemented quickly and successfully.
  • Contribute to defining timelines and plans; analyze and estimate feasibility, cost, time, and scope of our exploration projects.
  • Ensure coding, testing, debugging and implementation activities are completed with quality.

 

Must Haves

  • Breadth of technology experiences with the ability and desire to quickly explore and learn new technologies and help others do the same
  • Experience rapidly creating solutions at the prototype level with an emphasis on user desirability and technical feasibility testing
  • Curious, flexible, and adaptable with the desire to explore the application of technology to solve difficult business problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in an Innovation Lab, Tech Start-up or similar development environment is a bonus

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