Software Engineer Team Lead in Tucows


    Remote — Full time

Programming | Senior

Salary: $9500 - 12500 USD/month

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Tucows last checked this job 4 days ago.

About Tucows:
Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC) is possibly the biggest Internet company you’ve never heard of. We started as a simple shareware site in 1993 and have grown into a stable of businesses; mobile, internet and domains.

We embrace a people-first philosophy that is rooted in respect, trust, and flexibility. We believe that whatever works for our employees is what works best for us. It’s also why the majority of our roles are remote-first, meaning you can work from anywhere you can connect to the internet!

Today, close to a thousand people work in over 16 countries to help us make the Internet better. If this sounds exciting to you, join the herd!

At Tucows we care about protecting the open Internet, narrowing the digital divide, and supporting fairness and equality.

About the Role:

Tucows Wireless Services is building a new modern SaaS platform to help wireless companies operate around the world. The rollout of 5G networks in the US and elsewhere provides opportunities for innovation in the telecom space. And as an Internet company, our culture, experience, and approach position us well to take advantage of these. It is a thrilling time to be working with native 5G, and we’re looking for the right players to help us.

If you are a seasoned software engineer and this sounds like something you might like to be a part of, we may have a job for you!

What you'll do:

  • Provide level of effort estimates for delivering features and meet commitments.
  • Develop systems that follow an event driven architecture.
  • Establish & encourage healthy team norms
  • Participate in code reviews that encourage best practices
  • Mentor team members to be as awesome as you
  • Utilize Kafka
  • Build, launch and support scalable, reliable distributed applications and resilient microservices.
  • Write highly observable systems using any of Prometheus, Grafana, Datadog, New Relic etc.
  • Implement Infrastructure as Code using technologies such as Terraform, Nomad and/or Docker.
  • Learn, grow, and have fun!

Who you are:

  • Have software engineering experience and a consistent record of writing elegant, maintainable, self-documenting code in Python.
  • Have 5+ years of software engineering experience.
  • Have experience in leading teams that can routinely ship value
  • Have experience with web frameworks such as Flask, Django, and FastAPI.
  • Have experience with high-volume API-based applications utilizing technologies such as Traefik and Kong.
  • Familiar with microservice architecture frameworks and design patterns.
  • Know, and can demonstrate, the value of agile processes, continuous integration, and continuous delivery.
  • Enjoy sharing your knowledge with people you work with.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Wellness program Tucows offers or subsidies mental and/or physical health activities.
Fully remote You can work from anywhere in the world.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Internal talks Tucows offers space for internal talks or presentations during working hours.
Paid sick days Sick leave is compensated (limits might apply).
Digital library Access to digital books or subscriptions.
Health coverage Tucows pays or copays health insurance for employees.
Computer provided Tucows provides a computer for your work.
Education stipend Tucows covers some educational expenses related to the position.
Fitness subsidies Tucows offers stipends for sports or fitness programs.
Performance bonus Extra compensation is offered upon meeting performance goals.
Personal coaching Tucows offers counseling or personal coaching to employees.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Shopping discounts Tucows provides some discounts or deals in certain stores.
Vacation over legal Tucows gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.
Time for side projects Tucows allows employees to work in side-projects during work hours.
Parental leave over legal Tucows offers paid parental leave over the legal minimum.

Remote work policy

Fully remote

Candidates can reside anywhere in the world.

About Tucows

Making the Internet better since 1993. We are Hover, Ting Internet, OpenSRS, Enom, and more. #JoinTheHerd — Tucows's full profile

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