Software Development Team Lead: Open Source Languages at ActiveState Software
Vancouver, Canada (Posted Jan 6 2017)
About the company
ActiveState, the Open Source Languages Company, believes that enterprises gain a competitive advantage when they are able to quickly create, deploy, and efficiently manage software solutions that immediately create business value, but they face many challenges that prevent them from doing so. The Company is uniquely positioned to help address these challenges through our experience with enterprises, people and technology.
Founded in 1997, ActiveState is a global leader providing software application development and management solutions. The Company’s products include the ActivePerl®, ActivePython®, and ActiveTcl® dynamic language distributions, as well as the popular Komodo Edit® and Komodo IDE®. ActiveState is expanding their distribution offering to include ActiveGo™, ActiveRuby™, ActiveNode™, and ActiveLua™. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, ActiveState is trusted by customers and partners worldwide, across many industries including telecommunications, aerospace, software, and financial services.
ActiveState is proven for the enterprise: More than two million developers and 97% of Fortune-1000 companies use ActiveState's end-to-end solutions to develop, distribute, and manage their software applications. Global customers like Bank of America, CA, Cisco, HP, Lockheed Martin and Siemens trust ActiveState to save time, save money, minimize risk, ensure compliance, and reduce time to market.
- Remote work possible
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
Providing hands on leadership to a distributed team of four or five mostly senior developers working on building our suite of ActiveState languages across a wide variety of platforms
Technical leadership to help solve critical software design and development challenges
Working through all aspects of the software development lifecycle
Working on our custom Perl-based build system and increasing our use of standard tools
Owning development projects from start to finish
Working in a collaborative environment with QA, Tech Writing, Product Management, and Special Projects to solve hard Enterprise software problems with leading-edge language distros
Skills & requirements
Minimum 2 years team leadership experience, preferably in a distributed environment
Minimum 7 years' software development experience
Perl development skills are highly desirable--we build all kinds of languages… using Perl!
One or more of Python, Ruby, Node.js or other dynamic language skills. We are polyglot.
Comfortable with git
Experience programming in C/C++ at the system level. Interpreters are C programs.
Excellent debugging skills
Excellent written and spoken communications skills
Experience (or interest) in managing and improving a complex Perl-based build system
Ability to help flesh out precise requirements from customer input
Experience building and debugging software on multiple platforms
Enterprise software experience
“Big Iron” (AIX, HP-UX, Solaris) experience
Being a bit of a language nerd. What’s your favourite?
Instructions how to apply
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