Adaptavist Group • Toronto

Engineering Team Lead

Employment type:  Full time


Fully flexible hours

Job Description

Working at Adaptavist
The Adaptavist Group is a global family of companies with a common goal. We combine the best of teamwork, technology, and processes, helping all kinds of businesses be better today and tomorrow.
We are experts at delivering enterprise software, tailored solutions, and quality services across some of the world’s most trusted technology ecosystems, including Atlassian, AWS, Slack, GitLab, and Aha!
We make change happen. From anywhere.
Our flexible, remote-first way of working means that work can fit around your life, rather than your life fitting around work.
About us
As part of The Adaptavist Group, we make up a family of brands that combine people, processes, and technology to make businesses better. Offering trusted consultancy, app development, training, hosting, and licensing, we believe our unique and open culture underpins our status as the go-to partner of choice within the Atlassian Ecosystem.
Some of our benefits in Canada include:
- Unlimited paid vacation - Canada Life Care including Life Insurance, Healthcare and Dental Care- RRSP matching up to 4%- Flexible working- Udemy online learning- Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave- Employee assistance programme- Volunteer days- Free online streaming service subscription
About the role
The Engineering Team Lead will help shape and define the Engineering culture alongside the other Team Leads and Engineering Managers. You will work alongside an Engineering Manager and the wider Product team locally and remotely to shape the development of ScriptRunner for Confluence DC product
In addition to leading a team of engineers, you'll work closely with product managers and leadership to build a roadmap to deliver quality features and fixes to our customers. You'll be managing the balance of your individual contributions and supporting your team in delivery. As the team lead, you'll be responsible for the technical direction of the team, coaching and mentoring the team, and completing code reviews as required
What you'll be doing
- Leading a software development team following agile processes- Practicing a build, measure, learn mindset for the team to deliver the most value in the shortest time for customers and the business- Providing a platform for developers to perform tasks of varying complexity- Ensuring the team has the right tools, technology, and freedom to deliver their work and innovate- Delivering updates to key stakeholders- Hiring and onboarding new team members- Mentoring, coaching, and developing a team of Software Engineers of varying levels of experience- Working with direct reports to agree on objectives and to create and support development plans- Facilitating and enabling collaboration- Aligning the team with product and business priorities- Owning and driving new functionality from discovery, design, implementation, and testing to deployment and monitoring- Investigating problems, identifying root causes, fixing and documenting issues, and implementing preventive measures- Analysing logs and metrics for performance and behaviour to identify and solve issues before they start impacting the platform- Providing escalation support for our product following our support process
What we're looking for
- Strong development experience in one backend language (Java, Python, etc.) and one frontend Javascript / Typescript framework (React, Angular, Vue)- Experience in Agile Methodologies, preferably in playing the role of ScrumMasterExperience with using CI/CD to deliver software- Experience leading and managing a software engineering team- Experience in mentoring junior engineers

At Adaptavist, we are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community, and believe this positively impacts both the creation of our innovative products and our delivery of bespoke solutions to our global customers and our own unique culture. We encourage all qualified applicants, regardless of age, disability, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, sex, gender identity, pregnancy and maternity, marriage, and civil partnership status. From our family-friendly policies to our flexible work environment we offer a range of benefits and policies in order to support staff from all different backgrounds. If you have any questions, please do ask us.
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We look forward to your application!

Company benefits

Unlimited annual leave
Flexible working week
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Dog friendly office
Health insurance – BUPA
Life assurance
Work from anywhere scheme
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Share options
Employee discounts
Charity donation scheme
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Adaptavist Group

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Global offices across UK, Europe, North America and Malaysia

Hiring Countries







South Africa



United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

1st – Medium companies

1st – Medium companies

Flexa100 2024
SaaS & Software

SaaS & Software

Industry awards 2023

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