Engineering Team Lead

Toronto / Calgary /
Engineering – Engineering - 360, Data, & Edge /
Who we are
At Validere, we’re on a mission to transform the world's largest supply chain by making critical product quality data available, accessible, and actionable. Our data intelligence platform is the first and only system of record for product quality in oil and gas, bringing disruptive transparency to an industry underserved by technology. Over 50 of North America’s leading energy companies rely on Validere’s insights to enhance operational and trading margins and reduce waste and emissions. We’re backed by notable tech and energy investors including Wing VC, Greylock Partners, Sallyport, and Y Combinator. Our offices are in Houston, Calgary, and Toronto.

Who you are
To support our rapid growth, we are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with expertise in software architectures and design principles, database management, DevOps, and/or embedded systems. Above all, we’re looking for someone who is driven and excited about the positive impact technology can have on business.

What you will do:

    • Design and develop new cutting edge features in our Edge and 360 platforms
    • Collaborate with Product team to plan and coordinate feasibility and delivery of future work
    • Participate in code reviews to push for high quality and coding standards
    • Mentor and coach fellow team members

Our tech stack:

    • Platform: - Elixir, React, Postgres, Redis, Docker, GraphQL, Terraform, AWS, Prometheus
    • Data Science / Machine Learning: Python, Numpy, SciPy, Pandas, Numba, PyTorch, Tensorflow

What you bring to the team:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or extensive practical experience with software development
    • 2+ years of experience leading teams and projects to successful delivery
    • 5+ years of professional experience, preferably in a fast-paced environment such as a startup or rapidly growing company
    • Deep understanding and familiarity with functional programming languages (we use Elixir)
    • Proficiency in a modern front end framework (we use React)
    • Experience with relational databases (we use Postgres)
    • Strong sense of ownership and accountability

Nice to have:

    • Experience with Elixir/Phoenix
    • Experience with React.js
    • Experience with AWS
    • Experience with Data Analytics

Why job seekers choose Validere:

    • Competitive compensation
    • Comprehensive health benefits
    • Stock options (at Validere, we're all owners)
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Professional development budget to master your craft
    • Generous time-off with parental/family leave
    • Quarterly Employee Wellbeing Days and No Meeting Friday Afternoons
    • An inclusive, ego-free environment where diversity of people and thought is valued
    • Opportunity to impact the trajectory of a fast growing tech company

Our shared values:

    • Deliver (the highest) value
    • Remove friction
    • Everyday, more scalable
    • Be well, fair & transparent
Validere is an equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability status. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the interview process and beyond. We are committed to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.