Mysa

Say hello to the Mysa team!
The grass really is greener over here. Why? Most importantly, we’ve built a company that’s based on a people-first culture. We encourage (like, really encourage) work-life flexibility, and we’re all about employee recognition. We believe that we do exceptional work when we’re encouraged to play and we’re proud that our team members brag about their jobs to their friends. Of course there’s lots of perks too!
We are looking for a Software Development Team Lead to join our Connectivity and Integrations – Software team in St. John’s, NL or remote. In this role, you’ll lead a team of experienced developers building world-class customer experiences for IoT connectivity and Smart Home integrations. You’ll be responsible to guide the team through the software delivery lifecycle while continuously adding new capabilities and communication protocols to all of Mysa’s hardware products. Your team will design software and firmware that runs on all of Mysa’s products, apps and services.
With thousands of customers and connected devices interacting with our cloud service, the role will involve managing development of highly scalable and reliable software. Building, mentoring and monitoring the team is critical to success in this role.

What You Will Do:

    • Oversee and coordinate people, resources and processes required to deliver new software or upgrade existing products.
    • Stay informed on the latest trends in Smart Home technology.
    • Monitor the performance of team members against strategic and developmental targets.
    • Provide mentoring or training, and feedback to individuals on the team.
    • Assist the Product Manager in identifying the functional requirements and perform feasibility analysis for new software products.
    • Ensure that the team has access to the resources they need, such as computing systems, development tools and communication platforms.
    • Conduct regular team meetings to review progress and to identify potential obstacles to completion.
    • Monitor quality to ensure that products meet their technical and business objectives.
    • Inform stakeholders to update them on project status and obtain feedback.
    • Work with the other Software Development Leads to align processes and prevent duplicating effort.

Who You Are:

    • Diploma/Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field combined with software development training.
    • Minimum of 10 years of relevant software development work experience.
    • Experience in managing software development teams.
    • Strong organizational leadership skills.
    • Experience with modern languages and frameworks. JavaScript, TypeScript, Python and React would be considered an asset.
    • Must be knowledgeable about industry trends and best practices.
    • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases would be considered an asset.
    • Experience with cloud technologies (AWS preferred) would be considered an asset.
    • Experience with the following tools would be considered an asset (Git, CircleCI, npm, Jira, Confluence).
    • Experience with infrastructure as code (AWS CDK preferred) would be considered as asset.
    • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes would considered an asset.
    • Analytical thinker, with a creative mind, and an adaptable nature.
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to clearly present solutions, while efficiently multi-tasking various priorities
Our Story
Since entering the market in 2018, Mysa Smart Thermostats have been warmly welcomed into  customers’ homes, earning thousands of 5-star reviews.
Our mission is to fight climate change! As the premier Canadian-designed smart thermostats for heating and cooling, Mysa creates thoughtful, innovative technology to help our family of customers across North America stay comfortable and save money by using home energy more efficiently. To help us build a greener, more sustainable future, we’re creating an ecosystem of energy-saving smart thermostats and fostering a unique, people-first company culture that brings out the very best in our team.
What’s in it for you?  
– A rewarding career path that helps you learn, grow,  and showcase your talent
– An environment in which you are recognized and appreciated for what you do
– Unlimited paid vacation (Yep. Unlimited. Paid. Vacation (within reason, of course!)
– Flexible environment (work from a coffee shop, a blanket fort, or your home – wherever you’re most comfortable)
– Flexible hours (no set ‘office hours’— you work 40 hours per week and meet your role requirements)
– Training and Development Allowance Program
– Health and Wellness Allowance Program
– Competitive salary structure
– Annual salary increases
– Employee Stock Option Purchase Plan
– Comprehensive Group Health, Dental and Vision Benefit Plan
– Employer-matched RRSPs
– Maternity & Parental Leave Top-Up Program
Feeling intrigued? Enticed? Here are some extra perks: 
– Modern, open, fun office environment (we work hard, but we’re not scared of a good time)
– Dynamic downtown location with free parking
– Fun, quarterly team-building events
– New pair of high-quality noise reducing headphones
– Innovative workflow software and technology (we’re major Slackers — internal communications have never been more awesome)
Simply put, we know that people are the heart of our business and we appreciate your  unique qualities and diverse experiences. If this opportunity sounds amazing and you feel that you’re a great fit for most of the listed criteria, you should apply —   we value individual abilities over a profile on paper.
Mysa is an equal opportunity employer focused on promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. We value diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us all different. Your application to this posting is deemed to be consent to the collection, use, and necessary disclosure of personal information to facilitate our recruitment process. We respect the confidentiality and privacy of all of our applicants.
Thanks for thinking about making Mysa your work home. We look forward to getting to know you.

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