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Product Architect

Purpose:

As an API Product Architect, you will be responsible for creating a great experience for external developers integrating with our APIs by: 

  • Setting the technical vision for the product 
  • Architecting systems for the product
  • Collaborating with Product Manager to build the product right

This role is an excellent opportunity for growth as you will be working closely with external developers and internal development teams, BA, technical writers, support team and API Design group to improve the overall developer experience (DX) and streamline integrations.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing integrations with other products and services in collaboration with other Product Architects
  • Helping Product Managers ensure the right team is working on the product
  • Writing production code regularly
  • Mentoring developers
  • Delivering a product that meets the overall iQmetrix technical strategy and vision
  • Validating the market problem with the Product Manager
  • Making appropriate trade-offs between short term and long term objectives
  • Building a supportable, scalable, stable, secure and performant product per market needs
  • Meeting with other Product Architects regularly to learn and share knowledge
  • Making decisions that make sense for the lifecycle of the API

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • 7-10 years professional experience with some lead experience
  • Previous experience creating or consuming APIs
  • Previous experience with API concepts and REST architectural style
  • BS or better in Computer Science
  • Comfortable working with multiple programming languages. Preferably C#, Javascript, HTML, CSS, Ruby.
  • Node.js and F# experience is an asset.
  • Strong foundation in object oriented design
  • Capable at all phases of software development
  • Experience with Test-Driven Development, Automated Testing is an asset
  • Previous full-stack development experience (Front and Back End)
  • Comfortable with git
  • Previous integration experience with one or more POS systems
  • Built, shipped, supported at least one API

About iQmetrix

iQmetrix is a leading provider of end-to-end retail solutions.  You can find our software in over 18,000 stores across North America, and we support customers who have one location and some who have thousands of locations, working with retail brands such as Verizon, Sprint, AT&T and many others. Our company values center around an entrepreneurial spirit that focuses on speed and agility, innovation, quality and customer service. We support community-building events and worthy causes because we believe in reaching out, taking part and giving back. It’s a big part of who we are.

 iQmetrix has rated among the Top 50 Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada for five years in a row. Our offices are casual, accessible to bus routes and within striking distance of coffee shops, pubs and yes, restaurants. We support our employees in their pursuit for overall lifestyle balance, with subsidies for fitness classes, group team building events, time off for community volunteer opportunities and much more.  In addition to competitive group benefits, we have a Retirement Planning Program consisting of a matching 401K and/or Employee Share Ownership component. We balance hard work with a commitment to lifestyle, competitive benefits and exciting perks, but what really make iQmetrix a great place to work are our fun and energetic employees!

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Peek into our four offices on our Staff Lipdub Video!

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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