Lead Web Developer

Lead Web Developer

We are looking for a passionate Lead Web Developer to provide technical leadership to our web development team. This role will report to our Director of Technology. We're Plentyoffish Media, the world leader in online dating with over 90 million members and growing. Come join our team and become a part of a recognized and cutting-edge company!

The Lead Web Developer is responsible for the following:
• Providing technical guidance to team members and mentoring and assisting less experienced team members.
• Communicating and enforcing quality coding standards. Leading by example by writing quality code.
• Responsible for code reviews.
• Seeking out opportunities and solutions for improvement based on latest industry innovation and trends.
• Actively assisting with recruitment of new team members - participates in resume screening, job interviews, skill- testing of applicants, and attendance of industry events.
• Participating in performance evaluation of team members.
• Working with management to improve development methodologies.
• When required, participating in project status review meetings.
• Participating in the selection and implementation of third party software, if required.
• Providing technical input into product roadmaps, negotiating compromises between business requirements and technical constraints.
• Working effectively and collaboratively on cross-functional team with Product and Design to develop successful products.
• Owning the web development lifecycle and being responsible for managing technical risks throughout the project.
• Having excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Interacting professionally with a diverse group that includes managers, technical staff, and subject matter experts.
• Motivating team members to achieve company vision.
• Being active in the local high tech community would be a strong asset.

• Strong HTML, CSS and Javascript
• Bootstrap, JQuery, Less and other Javascript/CSS technologies an advantage
• Experience with C#, MSSQL
• Love technology and always be proactively working to stay ahead of the latest in hardware and software developments.
• Experienced with security and high volume, large scale environments is an asset.

Bonus points for:
• Python, Go, C++
• PostgreSQL, Cassandra,
• Linux, Docker, Puppet
• Kafka, Storm
• Elasticsearch, Graphite

What's it like to work at POF?
• We have a fun and casual culture
• We have frequent outings to local restaurants and our Christmas party is legendary!
• Our office is stocked with snacks and beverages
• Great downtown location with easy access to transit
• In-office yoga twice a week
• Awesome state-of-the-art office with fantastic views

Date Posted:
Mar 3, 2015 2:09 PM PST
PlentyOfFish (POF.com)

PlentyOfFish (POF.com)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

PlentyOfFish is the world’s largest online dating site, with over 80 million registered users. Beginning as a small start-up out of CEO and founder Markus Frind’s apartment in 2003, it soon revolutionized the online dating industry as the first free site. Since its inception, PlentyOfFish has offered the first and most advanced matching system in the industry and a series of personalized... more