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Software Development Lead, Switch Tech

Montreal, CA, QC H4P 2G7

Oct 3, 2020


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The dormakaba Group is one of the top three companies in the global market for access and security solutions. The company is a single source provider of products, solutions and services related to doors and secure access to buildings and rooms. No matter where you are, if you need reliable and innovative access and security solutions, we will provide you high quality service – in hotels, shops, sports facilities, airports, hospitals, at home or in the office. Around the globe.

With over 16,000 employees worldwide (580 in Montreal), dormakaba is present in over 130 countries and has more than 150 years of experience. The dormakaba Group is headquartered in Rümlang, Switzerland, and generates annual revenues of over 3 billion dollars CAD.


dormakaba digital is an organizational unit dedicated to connecting the Internet of People and the Internet of Things. We are experts in the field of digital transformation, acting as advisor and strategic business partner for our customers and developing digital products and services based on open platforms and ecosystems.

dormakaba offers you a career not a job. Join us now and make a real difference in creating the next generation of products and services. Visit our website www.dormakaba.com



You will be responsible of the development of dormakaba’s cloud service managing Switch Tech technologies (see references below). Further integrating this service into dormakaba’s platform will provide a great synergy across dormakaba’s product and provide a streamlined dormakaba’s experience for all our customers. As a team member you will be responsible to find innovative solutions, plan the work for local and remote associates, develop and deploy software for the cloud platform service.  

You will be a key contributor on a dynamic team, expand your skillset and become an expert in the most popular cloud software development strategies within the dormakaba digital organization. We are looking for an independent, self-motivated, and innovative person to implement industry best practices in a true DevOps environment.   


As the Development Lead you will be given the freedom and responsibility to create the best business value service for our customer. With a strong focus on customer satisfaction and collaboration, the candidate will be required to perform at the best of his abilities.

The position requires global collaboration with interface points and team members in Europe and Asia. The candidate will be learning the global dormakaba service lines in order to create synergy between the cloud solution and dormakaba platform services.

If you believe this challenge is right for you then, and you want to make a difference do not hesitate to apply!


     Key Responsibilities

  • Lead Switch Tech software development for project & ongoing work (internal & external) of a group of up to 10 remotely located people
  • Lead a devOps team and product evolution for the live Switch Tech cloud platform
  • Conduct design, code reviews and help resolve production issues
  • Design performance and reliability improvement solutions
  • Help establish & maintain the test and build automation strategy
  • Participate at improving release cadence.


Key Competencies

  • Have a data driven mindsetBe able to scale from an overall system view to understanding of the detailed component elements
  • Strong empathy with customer situation
  • Strong ownership of workmanship and end product reliability.


     Required profile

  • Strong knowledge of Java / Spring
  • Strong knowledge of web Angular
  • Strong knowledge of microservices architecture and orchestration
  • Basic knowledge of Kubernetes
  • Good knowledge of UML diagrams
  • Good knowledge of terraform language
  • Good knowledge of NoSQL
  • Good knowledge of AWS
  • Knowledge on Node.js is a plus
  • Strong communication skills and work ownership
  • Should be very adaptive to ensure agility or the product and the organization
  • Experience with agile development and Scrum methodology.
  • Knowledge of continuous integration tools and processes is an asset
  • Knowledge of Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence) is an asset
  • Knowledge of containers and Kubernetes is an asset
  • Knowledge of Jenkins is an asset.


We offer

  • A fast-growing international company
  • A stimulating, fast and friendly work environment
  • An opportunity to highly contribute to the success of the company
  • Competitive global compensation
  • A 12-minute walk from Du College metro station.


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