The Development Lead, Messaging Platform, oversees development resources in a small, highly focused team, responsible for delivery of services for a scalable and robust messaging system utilizing Big Data technology. They ensure that environments are properly managed and monitored in their areas of responsibility, including production systems. They champion the introduction of new technologies, methodologies, development styles and processes to increase overall efficiency. They work with Architects to make sure that technologies chosen by teams are properly evaluated and vetted. The Development Lead contributes to, and participates in, corporate-wide peer learning.Your Job:Lead and delegate tasks to a team of developers and ensure tasks are completed, including personally producing high quality codePeople management for 1 to 3 developers, including performance management and career developmentInitiate and produce design artifacts and spikesPartner with the Test Lead and Product Manager to define requirements and tasks for the teamOversee the implementation of a proper build, deploymentand monitoring pipelineOwn the strategy and implementation of performance testingHelp improve the team through code reviews, documentation, and technical guidanceIdentify and propose strategies around technical problems affecting the teamWork with the Test staff to identify and prioritize the requirements for test automation as well as providing feedback on test plansMonitor and support the operation of production systemsParticipate in knowledge sharing activities with colleaguesAbout You:Minimum 8 years of Java development experience in an Agile environment, building scalable, multi-threaded applications and servicesPeople management and leadership experience, overseeing 1 to 3 DevelopersAPI development experience in service and resource-oriented architecturesExperience with Kafka, including backups and restores of large quantities of dataFluency with LinuxExperience building:3rdgeneration messaging systemsBackends for mobile messaging systemsSoft real-time systemsHighly available systemsPerformance tuningFamiliarity with SIP or XMPPPassion for Test Driven DevelopmentUnderstanding of network protocols such as HTTP, TLS, TCPExperience with any of the following is an asset:HelixHadoopCassandraCloud computing, virtualization and containerizationContinuous integration systemsDeployment technology such as AnsibleGlobal Relay is the leading provider of cloud-based archiving,information governance,surveillance, andeDiscoverysolutions tothe global financesector.We help financial services firms preserve and supervise their communications data for regulatory compliance, risk mitigation, and litigation readiness.We deliverourservices toover 20,000customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 global banks. Our market-leading archiving service supportsemail, instant messaging, text, market data chat, social media, enterprise social networking, voice, trade data, websites, and more.Recently, we also launched a compliant messaging platform specifically for the finance industry.Our Global Operations & Development Center is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In addition, we have offices in six other cities across the world, including major financial centers like New York, Chicago, and London.Over the years, we have won several major awards, including:Company of the Year from the BC Tech AssociationCanada’s 50 Best Small and Medium EmployersCanada’s Top Employers for Young PeopleCanada’s Top 10 Most Admired Corporate CulturesCanada’s Best Managed Companies– PlatinumTechnology Fast 50 – LeadershipWe provide fantastic opportunities to individuals passionate about business and technology. For those with international business aspirations, we offer invaluable opportunities for doing business with some of the world’s largest, most influential firms. Our company is also perfect for those who want to create cool technology using massively scalable, big-data architecture, with a strong focus on mobile.To learn more about our business, culture, and community involvement, visitwww.globalrelay.com.