Appnovation helps brands thrive through innovative, people-inspired experiences and solutions. By embracing the powerful combination of technology and agility, we seamlessly integrate strategy, experience, design, development and analytics.

We create standout digital experiences by collaborating with brands to understand the individual challenges and goals for every initiative. Focusing on our clients’ customers, we effectively combine empathy, evidence and real-world insight so that solutions are derived from truth and meaning. Appnovation is an award-winning team dedicated to inspiring possibility.

Technology is foundational to all of Appnovation’s offerings, from consulting to digital innovation, to digital product and service creation. The technology department is focused on delivering software solutions that enable rich consumer experiences, from mobile and web applications to advanced analytics and machine learning, to content and engagement management service
enablement platforms.

Inherent throughout our tech capabilities is deep expertise in the Software Development Life Cycle, a drive for creativity, a passion for the craft, and collaboration with other disciplines - all foundational ingredients in successful digital experiences and client partnerships.

As a hands on Technical Lead/Architect, you will join a highly motivated and experienced team, building web and mobile applications as well as providing strategy consulting for Appnovation’s clients. We are looking for people who can bring a strong, consulting and solution focused mindset and contribute to architectural decisions, best practices and get things done.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, business (ideally marketing focus) or equivalent (Masters or MBA preferred)
  • 7+ years of development experience, with at least 3 years of technical leadership experience at the project level
  • Experience architecting large scale solutions, web and/or mobile
  • Experience designing and implementing SOA, Microservices and REST API
  • Expert knowledge in several development technologies and programming languages (e.g. PHP, Python, Java)
  • Extensive experience in multiple JS frameworks (e.g. React, Vue, Angular, Node, ES6)
  • Expert knowledge in MVC Frameworks (e.g. Laravel, Django)
  • Experience with RDBMS (e.g. MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (e.g. Couchbase, DynamoDB, MongoDB)
  • Experience data modelling for large scale solutions in NoSQL and Relational Databases
  • Experience with CloudComputing and Serverless Architecture. (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Understanding of architectural principles necessary for delivering scalable, extensible and maintainable high-performance data driven cloud, web and/or mobile experiences
  • Understanding of DevOps principles, processes and tools (e.g. IaC, configuration management, CI/CD orchestration, Git, Jenkins, Travis CI)
  • Understanding of agile principles and methodologies

NICE TO HAVES: 

  • Experience working with one or more omnichannel content and engagement management service enablement platforms (Content Management Systems, Digital Asset Management Systems, Commerce, Integration and API Enablement Platforms, Product Information Management and Data Warehousing)

WHO YOU ARE: 

  • You have customer first mindset and a devotion to customer service
  • You engage and build positive internal and external client relationships, while managing multiple initiatives, often with competing priorities
  • You have strong self-initiative, passion, interpersonal, oral and written communication and collaboration skills with the ability to work, influence and make an impact in a cross-functional environment with all levels of the organization
  • You have the ability to take business requirements and transform them into technical designs for software developers, infrastructure specialists and other technology enterprises
  • You have the ability to explain complex technical solutions in an engaging manner to technical and non-technical audiences and to connect technological solutions with measurable business value.
  • You have solid analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • You set high standards for code quality, performance/scalability and security and seek continuous improvement
  • You actively seek out things outside your comfort zone with the ability to rapidly learn and take advantage of new concepts, business models, and technologies
  • You have prior experience in consulting and client negotiations
  • Mentor and coach Junior Developers on quality, security, conventions & standards
Thank you for your interest in a career with Appnovation Technologies! Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
Appnovation is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and accommodations are available upon request throughout the recruitment process.

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