Software Developer Tech Lead



Software Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, July 15, 2023
Do you want to design new ways of processing Enterprise scale data at speed, introduce leading edge technologies, invent complex big-data algorithms, shape processes into a growing engineering organisation, all while helping to scale a Series C rocket ship to the next level?
Then welcome to Enable 🚀
What is Enable:
Enable is the SaaS rebate management platform that drives trusted relationships between B2B trading partners. We create money for our customers by providing them with the technology solutions to automatically detect and report on rebate due. Customers configure their deals, Enable ingests and process all their sales transactions, allowing them to find rebates they are owed that they would otherwise have missed.
All this has major challenges, we process enormous amounts of data in very short time frames, performing billions of calculations per customer and storing it all in Enterprise scale databases. We provide customers with reporting, deal editing and collaboration capabilities. There are no standard techniques for doing this, we are the market leader, and we create new solutions every day.
We launched our flagship product in 2016 and have raised $156m to date in Series A, B & C funding. We are continually growing our client base, product portfolio and hyper-talented team.
This is a key role that will be accountable for the development and operations of the Cloud Platform to drive maximum value for business users, built in line with company best practices. This role is fully hands on and represents a highly senior technical position within Enable’s Engineering group.
You will be instrumental in the definition and delivery of the technical strategy for the company and the platform using modern industry standard SaaS and Cloud. This will involve ensuring that the team have everything they need to be successful in delivering against this strategy from a technical competency perspective.
You will work as part of a cross-functional agile delivery team, including front and back-end engineers, data engineers, customer support, product managers, QA (Quality Assurance) automation team and infrastructure.
You will have the opportunity to work on complex problems, implementing high performance solutions that will run on top of our cloud-based platform in Azure.


  • Own the technical delivery of solutions, you will drive the Enable Engineering group to uphold and evolve common standards and best practices around coding standards, estimations and internal communications, collaborate to ensure that our platform solutions are complementary and not duplicative.
  • Be the custodian of high-performance, fault-tolerant, secure, and scalable cloud platform solutions that support multiple product and solution use cases.
  • Own the relationship with other technology teams to ensure we design and implement robust products, services and capabilities for the platform making use of infrastructure as code and automation.
  • Drive the technical strategy, working with our product engineers and data engineers to build and maintain a world class scalable and highly available cloud-based SaaS platform.
  • Champion the use of patterns, common ways of working, and standardised guidelines to ensure consistency across the organisation.
  • Drive a close working relationship with the DevOps team to build applications which can be deployed quickly and on demand
  • Encourage tight collaboration with the Product Management team to ensure we are delivering high value products, which are on point with the market and our customers
  • Work in a highly agile environment, driving Agile best practice across the whole technical group – guiding teams through change and course corrections to ensure maximum efficiency in delivery
  • Work closely with the QA team to ensure velocity can be maintained through considered testing and targeted automation – with a strong TDD driven approach to solution design.


  • Expert with object oriented and functional design, coding, and testing patterns as well as experience in engineering software platforms and large-scale data infrastructures.
  • Outstanding understanding of Event Driven programming
  • Experience of driving technical strategy and approaches across technical teams
  • Experience of implementing and guiding teams to adopt technologies such as Docker/Kubernetes is highly desirable
  • Proven experience and ownership of platform-level design, architecture, implementation and troubleshooting skills.
  • Solid understanding of modern data storage concepts and technologies (e.g., NoSQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift and RDBMS).
  • Experience of evolving systems, designing, and building using loosely coupled services (specific experience of transitioning from a distributed monolith type architecture to microservice would be beneficial)
  • Experience of using feature flag/toggles technologies to deliver software (e.g., LaunchDarkly, would be beneficial
  • Having led at least 2 complex software engineering projects as either the Tech Lead or engineering manager prior, particularly in the SaaS/Cloud Engineering Space


  • Expert problem-solving skills, and the ability and confidence to hack their way out of tight corners.
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Conscientious, self-motivated, and goal orientated.
  • Excellent attention to detail and solid written and verbal English communication skills
  • Willingness and an enthusiastic attitude to work within existing processes / methodologies
  • Mentoring mindset – able to bring teams along with new ideas and concepts
  • A proactive mindset – the ability to consider innovative solutions and have the volition to own and implement them
Enable Global Inc provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Enable complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Enable expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Enable employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.