Lead Full-Stack Developer

  • Development
  • Vancouver, Canada

Lead Full-Stack Developer

Job description

About us:

Redstamp was founded in 2011 by Kelso Kennedy and Spencer Ririe. These two awesome and creatively passionate people lead a team of developers, designers, marketers, and more. Redstampers (That’s what we call ourselves :D) embody our CRFT values, we are all: Curious, Resourceful, Fair, and Tenacious.

We help innovators tell their stories. Our clients are largely SaaS companies looking for creative partners who help them enhance their brands and expand their reach. We are proud of our long-term client relationships with marketing leaders who call us to support them and their teams time after time.

What we offer:

  • Enjoy the flexibility of a remote-first organization with a WFH and in-office culture

  • Be part of a diverse, talented, and passionate team of professionals

  • Competitive salary and vacation days

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits plan

  • Free and unlimited access to Telus MyHealth Mental Health Counselling
    (Available on your first week of employment)

  • Health days that can be used for anything health-related
    (This includes physical health, mental health, political health, democratic health, etc.).

  • Financial support for advanced training, personal and career development

  • Annual group playday events (Remote and in-person friendly)

  • Redstamp Partners Club (Discounts from local and national small businesses

  • Accessible friendly office space

  • Daily employee recognition program (Tacos), with cash and gift redeemable rewards

  • Whether remote or in-office, we celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and momentous occasions

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced full-time Lead Full-Stack Developer with an entrepreneurial mindset. You’re great at coding with ruby on rails and react, and you are a strong collaborator in an agile product development team. Our ideal candidate has worked at an agency and/or a fast-paced ever-evolving environment. You are curious about what is possible, resourceful when finding solutions, fair to those around you, and tenacious in your approach.

A typical day in the life of a Lead Full-Stack Developer at Redstamp:

  • Lead development on SaaS Product development projects.

  • Directly involved with coding and development of software. (Ruby on Rails, React)

  • Design and implementation of application architecture with a focus on security, performance and scalability.

  • Working with QA specialists to implement effective test automation and QA methodologies.

  • Collaboration with product management, designers and front-end developers to deliver premium user experiences.

  • Build DevOps automation for test and deployment pipelines.

  • Work with Product and Project Managers to define development sprints.

  • Mentor and lead developers on your team and also leading on peer code-reviews, merge requests and extensive QA processes for every deliverable.

  • Manage the monitoring, maintenance and technical support of the live application

Requirements

The skills we think you’ll need to be successful in this role:

  • You have 5+ years of experience with Ruby on Rails.

  • You have 3+ years of experience with React or equivalent JS frameworks.

  • You have proven experience integrating with multiple business productivity and messaging API’s such as Google API, Office 365, Slack, etc.

  • You have production experience with PostgreSQL or other relational databases.

  • You understand the security needs for a production web application and have experience implementing secure production environments.

  • You’re comfortable leading a team in a GIT-centric workflow, managing merge requests and leading code reviews.

  • You possess a strong practical knowledge of current full-stack standards and best practices and have a track record of building responsive web applications.

  • You are excited to take the lead on the development of an innovative new product.

  • You know what it takes to deliver a reliable, secure and scalable web application.

  • You have proven experience delivering full-stack solutions with Ruby on Rails and React.

  • You have a passion for developing premium user experiences.

  • You are constantly looking to broaden your knowledge in all areas of development, and you are excited to share what you learn with others.

  • You are motivated by the opportunity to lead, mentor and grow a development team.

  • You lead with passion & empathy and excel in a fast-paced, high-growth environment where critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills are a given.

  • Solid communication skills, in fact, you have mastered the art of over-communicating in this remote-first world and you have a strong ability to build trust in a team and you’re dependable.

  • Your time-management, organization, and project management skills are unparalleled.

  • A high sense of urgency and a commitment to achieving things “by when” they’re due.

  • You assume positive intent and respect people, places, and things.

We have team members located nationally. This role is remote with opportunities for in-person workdays and connection when regulations allow. Our head office is located in Port Moody, British Columbia.

Redstamp welcomes all applicants regardless of race, gender, orientation, sexual identity, economic class, ability, disability, age, religious beliefs or disbeliefs, or status. We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company stronger and we welcome you! (Even if you are a Leafs fan, go Canucks!)

Sound like you? We’d love to connect for an exploratory chat. We can’t wait to meet you!