Talented Solutions
  • 24-Feb-2020 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Vancouver, BC, CAN
  • Full Time

The Development Lead, Data Acquisition oversees development resources in a small, highly focused team, responsible for delivering services associated with collecting and converting data from third party systems. They ensure that environments are properly managed and monitored in their areas of responsibility including production systems. They champion the introduction of new technologies, methodologies, development styles and processes to increase overall efficiency. They work with Architects to make sure that technologies chosen by teams are properly evaluated and vetted. The Development Lead will contribute to, and participate in, corporate wide peer learning. You will be responsible for:

  • Leading and delegating tasks to a team of developers and ensure tasks are completed
  • Personally producing high quality code (a minimum of 50% of the role will include coding)
  • Initiating and producing design artifacts and spikes detailing approaches for integrating services with third party messaging platforms
  • Partnering with the Test Lead and Product Manager to define requirements and tasks for the team
  • Overseeing the implementation of a proper build, deployment and monitoring pipeline
  • Owning the strategy and implementation of performance testing
  • Managing 1 to 3 developers, including performance management and career development
  • Helping improve the team through code reviews, documentation, and technical guidance
  • Identifying and proposing strategies around technical problems affecting the team
  • Working with the Test staff to determine and prioritize the requirements for test automation as well as providing feedback on test plans

We invite you to apply if you have:


  • A thorough understanding of Core Java in a Senior role, with a proven track record of building and deploying scalable, multi-threaded applications and services in an agile environment
  • People management experience
  • API development experience in service and resource-oriented architectures
  • Experience with web services technology such as REST, JSON, or Thrift
  • An understanding of network protocols such as HTTP, TLS, TCP
  • A passion for Test Driven Development

The following are also considered assets and we recommend you include them on your cover letter and resume, if applicable to your experience:

  • Cloud computing, virtualization and containerization
  • Big Data technology, such as Hadoop, Kafka, or Cassandra
  • Python
  • C#
  • Continuous integration systems
  • Security in an Enterprise environment
  • Deployment technology such as Ansible


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