Lead Full Stack Developer

Sault Ste. Marie or Kitchener
Regular Full-Time

Are you a community-minded person that’s passionate about investing locally and giving back to your community? Do you like working with other awesome and like-minded people toward a common goal?

Here at Your Neighbourhood Credit Union (YNCU), we are all about putting our money where our mouth is and keeping our dollars local and investing back into our members, staff, and community; and we are looking for people like you to join our team.

Take a look at this job posting, and if it’s a good fit, we encourage you to apply. If it’s not for you but you know someone that may be better suited for it, we welcome you to share it with them! Thanks for checking us out!

The Role

 The Lead Developer will lead a small team of Software Developers dedicated to developing, enhancing, and connecting with in-house, cloud and SaaS vendor ecosystem. The Technical Lead will provide technical expertise and act as a technical liaison consulting with internal and external stakeholders on technical, security, compatibility, availability and other requirements. The ideal candidate will have a passion to build secure, scalable, de-coupled applications that can integrate with internal and external technology landscape.

  • Develop agile practices and in demonstrate the best techniques necessary for the successfully delivering features, stories and tasks using agile practices
  • Hands-on code, collaborate with team members to develop high-volume low-latency applications while delivering high-availability and performance
  • Build, optimize, and scale the service delivery platform and infrastructure
  • Perform code reviews and design reviews to ensure compliance with development standards
  • Draft and review architectural diagrams, interface specifications, class structures, and other design documents

Why work at YNCU?

 YNCU employees get to be a part of the growing credit union movement and help us get the word out on why banking locally is so important. We’re your friendly, helpful, and financially savvy neighbour who provides tailored financial services to our members, supports small businesses, creates local jobs, and gives back to causes that matter. Through our Good Neighbours Employee Volunteer Program and Monthly Staff Donation Draws, we even let you choose the causes we donate to and support.

  • Certified Ontario Living Wage Employer
  • Competitive Compensation, Incentive Programs and Benefits
  • Remote/working from home hybrid option if desired
  • 37.5-hour work week
  • 7% matching pension
  • Benefits are 100% paid for by YNCU
  • Wellness Initiatives including our Employee and Family Assistance Program, premium membership for Calm, Consult+, and LIFT Virtual Fitness
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • Community Sponsored Events Employee and paid Volunteer opportunities
  • Fun Squad
  • Free banking account
  • Discounted Employee Rates

What we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar discipline
  • Minimum of three (4) to five (7) years progressive experience in Software development, Digital/ Agile / Product / Dev-ops, Delivery, Project Management /or IT Management
  • Experience with SQL, relational databases, multi-tiered software development, and Web-based software development is a must
  • Advanced understanding of design, implementation and operation of distributed Web-based services and APIs
  • Expert-level knowledge of JavaScript
  • Experience designing and consuming REST APIs
  • Software development experience in one of the following languages: JavaScript, Node.js (Typescript), Python, Angular.Js, React.Js and/or Vue.Js
  • Strong knowledge and experience in design patterns (such as SOLID Principals) and architecture
  • Expertise in a microservices architecture
  • Understanding of the full Web technology stack (HTML, CSS, HTTP, cookies, headers, sessions asset loading/caching, etc.) and a broad knowledge of the JavaScript ecosystem
  • Experience testing code using one of the following: Mocha, Karma, Chai and Sinon, Jasmine
  • Experience with implementing software in a variety of operating environments (UNIX, Linux and Windows)
  • Experience with Azure, Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Shell Scripting Python/Bash, an asset
  • Must be bondable

YNCU strives to be a diverse workplace reflective of the communities that we live in. We are committed to a diverse workforce and invite everyone to apply. YNCU makes hiring decisions solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

YNCU is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by national, provincial, or municipal laws. This applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, and training.

Your Neighbourhood Credit Union will provide accommodations for persons with disabilities, where needed, to support their participation in our recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources at careers@yncu.com.




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LEARN MORE ABOUT YNCU

We want to know about you, but we also want you to know about us. And if you have an interview coming up, your insight and knowledge of YNCU will surely wow us!

The Credit Union story – a story of compassion, community, and commitment to the local economy – is a story we want you to not only hear, but share. Credit Union members are owners too, which is the underlying foundation that drives our story. But Credit Unions are also full-service financial services companies with competitive rates and products! It’s all that people need from their financial institution! By joining YNCU you can be a part of this great story and help us tell it.

In the About Us section you can learn all kinds of things, from our guiding principles to our unity story.


About YNCU

CONTACT YNCU

Human Resources 519.804.9190 x673 or careers@yncu.com

YNCU will provide accommodations for persons with disabilities, where needed, to support their participation in our recruitment process.