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Platform Engineering Manager

BiblioCommons is looking for a Platform Engineering Manager to oversee a team of platform engineers and provide leadership on major initiatives. Reporting to the Director of Software Engineering, this person will be a technical expert with proven experience working on large scale enterprise applications. You will be responsible for architecting features, performing code reviews and working closely with product management to design great products.

How you'll make an impact:

  • Manage a group of talented Platform Engineers of various experience levels, junior to senior
  • Work with Product Owners to establish roadmaps and help plan how they will be met
  • Oversee successful delivery of features and infrastructure built for maintainability, scalability & extensibility using Agile and Hybrid approaches
  • Work with stakeholders (engineers, product owners, QA, UX) to lead delivery of major projects
  • Actively identify bottlenecks and ways to improve engineering productivity
  • Provide guidance on system architecture and software best practices, and facilitate decision making within the team
  • Support, coach and grow direct reports
  • Help recruit great talent
  • Communicate up, down and across the organization and co-ordinate with other teams on key projects

What you'll bring to the team:

  • 5+ years of backend development experience in a senior role
  • 2+ years of leadership experience having multiple direct reports
  • Proven experience with Java frameworks: Spring / Spring MVC / Spring Boot / Spring Integration, Hibernate, and related Java technologies
  • Track record of successful delivery of large projects in an agile setting
  • Degree in computer science or similar discipline or equivalent

About BiblioCommons

BiblioCommons is a growing Toronto-based software company that builds SaaS solutions for public libraries. Located in the heart of the fashion district at Spadina and Adelaide, we have a team of 75+ people that are passionate about making public libraries accessible, delightful and engaging.

A lot of companies tout ‘social impact’, but at BiblioCommons we serve over 8 million diverse users each month by partnering with close to 200 public libraries in Canada, the US, New Zealand and Australia. Libraries are more than just book stacks—they are public spaces that foster learning, connection and community and BiblioCommons is bringing that community online with clever software that powers the world’s largest libraries.

BiblioCommons is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available upon request to support your participation during all stages of the recruitment process.

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