Development Team Lead







At Neo, we empower people to get the most out of their money and time. We're a tech company reimagining everyday banking from the ground up to create rewarding experiences and build community for all Canadians. We're looking for passionate go-getters who want to move fast and create a lasting impact.

Neo Financial is looking for a full-time Development Team Lead to build and lead our software development team in Winnipeg.

A successful Development Team Lead at Neo is a hands-on coder and architect who sets the bar for engineering excellence, while also running our development process and leading, mentoring, or helping to hire other developers.  You‘ll be responsible for team deliverables, dev culture, and best practices like agile, automated testing, code reviews, and continuous delivery.

Our tech stack is built with a Microservices approach and includes TypeScript, Node, Serverless, GraphQL, React, MongoDB, and AWS - but we believe great developers can learn any tech stack.

Our engineering team casts a wide net of problem solvers and self-starters, who are all energized by fast-paced work and can adjust their footing swiftly on any given day. Make your mark with transformative products and technologies, alongside some of Canada’s most successful developers and tech minds.

What you'll be doing:

  • Set the pace as one of our best developers - using Typescript, Node, Apollo GraphQL, MongoDB, React & more
  • Help evolve our cutting-edge micro-services architecture following best-in-industry patterns
  • Provision cloud-based resources using Terraform, Docker, and “Infrastructure-as-Code”
  • Lead standup meetings, retrospectives, code reviews, API design reviews, or technical reviews of product stories
  • Help recruit, interview and hire engineers in our growing Winnipeg office
  • Own the technology, code, deliverables, and milestones for major Winnipeg-based software development projects
  • Hold 1:1 meetings with your team, provide feedback, hold people accountable to a high-performance standard
  • Champion practices including Unit Testing, Continuous Delivery, Domain-driven Design, Kanban Process, etc.

Who we're looking for:

  • At least 5 years experience building full-stack projects with a significant focus on back-end code and business logic
  • Experience leading development teams or major software development projects
  • Strong knowledge of our tech stack (or similar technologies); excitement to learn and code
  • Fluent in > 1 programming language - preferably at least one dynamic/interpreted language
  • Comfort working with cloud-based infrastructure such as Amazon AWS (or similar)
  • Proven ability to interview and hire; involvement in the Winnipeg development community a plus
  • Knowledge of the current tech ecosystem, state of the art, trends and announcements

What will help you succeed:

  • Adaptable, high-achievers energized by a startup environment
  • Team players who love being part of and leading an agile ecosystem
  • Project owners who can engage with designers and stakeholders
  • Makers with a drive to finish, impress users, and delight customers

What it’s like to work with us:

At Neo, you’ll be working with industry-leading technology that changes the way we live and realize a better financial future. It’s a serious deal, but that doesn’t mean we don’t know a thing or two about having fun. Our entrepreneurial environment gets our adrenaline pumping and beats the regular 9-5 job. We’re in it together, always. Gain hands-on experience and be part of the future.

About applying with Neo:

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Neo Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We are excited to meet with and hire the top talent out there. We appreciate your interest in working with us; however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Successful candidates for this position will be required to undergo a security screening, including a criminal records check and may require a credit check.