Technical Lead

Product - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - Full Time

About iQmetrix:

With our retail POS and management solutions found in over 20,000 stores, iQmetrix’s software is designed to power specialty retailers. From wireless dealers and repair shops to home goods, liquor stores, and everything in between, we support retailers who are focused on delivering a unique, personalized experience to their customers. You can find our offices in across Canada and the U.S. Learn more us at


As a Technical Lead, you will be a very important member of the SKU Management Team. You will be responsible for owning the technical success of our product information management system that powers our high-impact retail products. This area of our business plays a pivotal part in our ability to not only expand our offerings to our current client base but will open doors to other verticals.

We are currently a small, enthusiastic, lean team, and you will need to wear multiple hats; you could be reading requirements documents and doing research, deciding on the use of technology, writing and reviewing production code, or quickly spiking proof of concepts. You will be working in the early stages of defining and developing towards the long term version of our product information system and will be making very important decisions.

Ideally, you are:

  • A good listener and communicator; you are receptive to feedback and can give constructive feedback;
  • A good mentor to other developers
  • A very experienced developer, who has strong fundamentals of programming;
  • Someone who has experience working across many projects, with a solid understanding of iQmetrix's ecosystem;
  • Someone who enjoys working in the early stages of projects where you help define its direction, and constantly need to make decisions;
  • Constantly learning new things and enjoy knowledge sharing;


  • Setting the technical vision for the product
  • Stewarding and maintaining the technology architecture for the product
  • Working with the Product Manager (or Product Owner) to create and lead the validated product backlog
  • Assisting the Lead Link to ensure the right team is working on the Product/s.
  • Coaching and mentoring the team
  • Ensuring the software development practises are at their best to deliver high quality features fast.
  • Delivering and executing on a strategy for faster cycle time of high quality software delivery
  • Ensuring product is secure and compliant in relation to iQ standards
  • Delivering product in accordance to Standards outlined by Technical Excellence
  • Ensuring there is clear visibility on the cost of your technical areas on the product
  • Ensuring your product is supported in production and is stable
  • Ensuring your products have clear DR plans in relation to your customers risk and SLAs
  • Representing the technology of the product for customers


  • Previous experience in a Technical Leadership role
  • Previous experience mentoring other developers
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
  • 5+ years experience with ASP.NET, C# & MVC
  • Clean, modular, testable and extensible code
  • Some experience with client-side web development
  • Experience working closely with leadership and development teams to decide how things should be built to meet business goals.
  • Experience in mentoring junior to intermediate developers and empowering them to make proper technical decisions without constant supervision.
  • Previous experience building enterprise level software is an asset
  • Experience working on RESTful APIs and class libraries.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with cloud infrastructure and devops on Azure or AWS.

What does it mean to be an iQer?

  • Communication Skills and Emotional Intelligence, someone who can listen to others and take multiple perspectives into consideration when decision making.
  • Passionate about their work.
  • Someone with interpersonal skills who can build strong relationships from scratch.
  • Humility, someone not afraid to admit their mistakes and work towards preventing them in the future.
  • Thinks about the health of the company before personal agendas. Someone who understands the importance of P&L and how it fits into the big picture of a company.
  • Being a self starter, able to dive into the work without fear of making a mistake.
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to an evolving environment will go a long way at iQmetrix.
  • Not afraid to stick by their decisions and justify them, but willing to admit and learn from mistakes.

Application process:

If you are interested in joining our company and are committed to succeeding, please submit your resume and cover letter.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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