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Senior Developer/Technical Lead

Posted on: March 10th, 2017 Kelowna, BC Discovery Agents

Discovery Agents is a start-up tech company dedicated to creating innovative and educational gaming products and services. We develop cutting-edge gaming features like augmented reality, location-based gaming, and game editors for user-generated content. Our mission is to attract talented and principled team members who are passionate about creating outstanding products that are good for the world.

We’re looking for a Senior Technical Lead to join our team in our Kelowna office. This is a senior role reporting to our CTO. As Senior Technical Lead, you will be responsible for leading the development team in our Kelowna office as well as working collaboratively with the Technical Product Manager in our Vancouver office. You’ll be working with our team to lead  If the word “implement” resonates strongly with your approach to the workplace, we want to hear from you.

What You’ll Do

  • Work with leadership team to create implementation strategy for product development

  • Lead the development team within Kelowna

  • Work in a hands on development capacity

  • Work across teams to understand technical challenges and make educated decisions

  • Participate in establishing process to ensure that technical objectives are achieved, risks are managed appropriately, and the organization’s technical resources are used responsibly

  • Ensure that technology standards and best practices are maintained across the team

  • Establish and monitor pipeline strategies, guidelines, scope, and innovative solutions

  • Share knowledge, mentor, and educate within and outside of the development team.

  • Work with the HR team to help build the Kelowna development team

  • Participate in team evaluations, goal-setting, and feedback

About You

  • You’ve had experience leading a team of developers and are interested in growing a development team

  • You come from a solid development background  (At least 7+ years of experience in software engineering and experience in the Game industry would be great!)

  • You have experience in systems administration (hosting web servers, database maintenance, overseeing deployments)

  • You want to

  • You’ve got a strong understanding of best security practices and know how to implement them

  • You’re excited by the idea of wearing multiple hats, are able to prioritize competing tasks, and have strong project management skills.

  • You have understanding of high level strategy but are focused on implementation and getting things done.

  • You’ve got expert knowledge of .Net, ASP.Net, and agile development practices using Atlassian tools, C#, Web Development, and Python/Django

  • You’re proficient in secure and efficient API design

  • You’re capable of actively communicating with all levels of staff at different levels of technical understanding

  • You’re strategic and proactive

How to Apply
Please send your resume, samples of your relevant work-preferably a link to something online, and a brief cover letter to

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