Team Lead, Software Development

Full Time
Modern Campus
Who we are…
Modern Campus is obsessed with empowering its 1,800+ higher education customers to thrive when radical transformation is required to respond to lower student enrollments and revenue, rising costs, crushing student debt and administrative complexity. 
The Modern Campus engagement platform powers solutions for non-traditional student management, web content management, catalog and curriculum management, student engagement and development, conversational text messaging, career pathways, and campus maps and virtual tours. The result: innovative institutions can create a learner-to-earner lifecycle that engages modern learners for life, while providing modern administrators with the tools needed to streamline workflows and drive high efficiency. 
Learn how Modern Campus is leading the modern learner engagement movement at and follow us on LinkedIn.
What’s the role?
As a Team Lead at Modern Campus, you will be primarily responsible for designing, developing, and supporting an enterprise SaaS application platform as well as guiding members on your team who are doing the same.  You strive to continually improve the quality, performance, and reliability of any code that you develop.  You are analytical and have the ability to solve interesting and complex problems and implement innovative solutions.  You will not only be utilizing your technical skills but also assist in translating business requirements into technical solutions by closely collaborating with Product Management.

We are looking for someone who communicates effectively and has a solid understanding of Agile development methodologies.  They will have a proven track record in delivering projects on schedule.  And, most importantly, they will thrive in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Build end-to-end solutions, implementing and designing both the GUI and the server-side designs with high efficiency and quality. One of the main contributors to technical decisions made to the design and development of our software.
  • Be involved in all phases of the software development lifecycle – requirements, architecture, design, development, testing, deployment.
  • Drives the Agile development practices, including sprint planning, demos and retrospectives, and ensures the team is adhering to best practices.
  • Aids team in defining tasks related to user stories.
  • Provide technical mentorship to team members, including code reviews.
  • Deliver solutions that are highly usable, efficient, secure and scalable.
  • Strive at all times to do work using best practices – through experience or experimentation.
What we offer…
  • The salary range* for this full-time position is between $90,000 - $150,000
  • Remote first workplace – whether working from one of our offices or remotely, and you are located in anywhere in North America our employees get things done!
  • RRSP/401(k) with matching employer contributions
  • Professional development and internal career mobility opportunities
  • Flexible time off
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Mental health benefits
  • Financial health benefits
  • DEI, Culture and Environment employee led committees.
  • Collaborative work environment
What you offer…
  • You have either a diploma or a degree in Computer Sciences, IT, or related field and/or related progressive experience as a software developer.
  • 8+ years of professional software engineering experience in a progressive capacity.
  • You have demonstrated experience leading Agile ceremonies
  • The tech exposure. You have experience with most of the following technologies:
    • Java EE
    • Tomcat, Apache
    • JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, Bootstrap or other front-end frameworks such as Backbone.js, AngularJS, React and Node.js
    • MSSQL Server
    • Spring, Hibernate
    • Tableau, SnapLogic, Crystal Reports
    • RESTful API
    • CI/CD tools such as Jenkins. 
    • Exposure to or familiarity with Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes and AWX, as well as AWS services such as EC2, S3, Glacier, Lambda, VPC, IAM, CloudTrail, Route53 etc would also be beneficial.
  • Ability to learn, adapt and grow. You want to be part of a team dedicated to creating and delivering quality software. You define and follow software engineering best practices.
  • Outstanding communication. You will split your time between heads-down coding and team collaboration and innovation. We support each other out loud, working out solutions.
  • Pride. You enjoy your work and getting a job done well. You want to be part of a team that promotes their accomplishments and sees the difference they make.
  • Ownership. You can be counted on to deliver the best solution in collaboration with your team. You take ownership for your work, your tasks, your timelines.
  • Driven. You want to be challenged and you are constantly seeking new opportunities to learn, gain and apply new skills and knowledge.
What we believe…
At Modern Campus, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace furthers relevance, resilience, and longevity. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply for our positions. Modern Campus is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to bring on hires regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status (for US candidates).  If you require accommodations during any part of the interview process due to a disability, please let our recruiter know.

Please note that selected candidates for this role will be required to complete a background check which includes resume verification, criminal record and references check.

* Our salary ranges reflect the minimum and maximum target for new hires for the position within the US and Canada. Within the range, individual pay is determined by factors including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

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