Adaptavist Group • Toronto

Senior Software Engineer

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 Senior Software Engineer in our team will be a technical specialist who is able to build, contribute and develop great software for the SR4C product. This position will work alongside a tech lead and the wider Product team locally and remotely to shape the development of the ScriptRunner for Confluence DC product. This role will be managing the balance of your individual contributions and supporting your team in delivery. As a senior engineer on the team, the role will be responsible for facilitating solution design, building on the knowledge and skills in the team as well as reaching out to other engineering teams for input.
What you'll be doing
- Providing a platform for developers to perform tasks of varying complexity- Assisting with priority setting for products- Delivering updates to key stakeholders- Providing a platform for developers to perform tasks of varying complexity- Advocating for the team by promoting the right tools, technology, and freedom to deliver their work and innovate- Mentoring, coaching, and developing a team of Software Engineers of varying levels of experience- Facilitating and enabling collaboration- Designing, writing, and testing solutions- Complex, collaborative problem solving- Performing code peer reviews- Writing automated tests at unit, integration, and functional levels and managing code quality within the team- Troubleshooting builds and deploymentsHandling and owning support escalations
What we're looking for
Essential- Strong software development skills in either Java/Groovy technologies- Pragmatic approach to testing new and legacy code- Identifies opportunities to improve code through refactoring- Uses PR process to improve own code and design as well as for others in your team- An attitude of continual learning- Experience of Agile Methodologies
Desirable- Experience with mentoring and coaching more junior engineers - Frontend technologies (JavaScript/TypeScript/React)- Experience working across the full development stack- Knowledge of implementing and running CI / CD- Atlassian Ecosystem experience- Leading of agile ceremonies

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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