Technical Lead, Identity & Authentication

Technical Lead, Identity & Authentication

Toronto,Ontario -Permanent

Job Description

Our client has grown from 3,000 local users to more than 100 million registered users worldwide. As one of the fastest-growing ed-tech start-ups in North America with global impact that now has its sites on Europe and East Asia.

Our passion is our mission - to help every student in the world love learning!

Please note: During the Covid-19 pandemic, in order to keep all our candidates safe, all hiring and on-boarding is 100% remote for the time being.


As the Technical Lead on the Identity Team, we would be looking to you to make sure that our users identities are authorized and authenticated without any disruption to any of their subscriptions. You'll help bridge important communication gaps to enable us to ship faster, and better so that we can give all children access to fun math education.

Must Have Skills:

A diligent Developer, passionate about designing and developing software
Significant knowledge along with demonstrated experience of Identity and Access Management Protocols and technologies like OAuth and OIDC
Experienced with technical leadership for product teams and have a proven track record of success
Excited by the challenges that come with a rapidly growing and scaling company, and have thrived in this kind of environment
A strong technical leader with the ability to set a technical vision for your team, and lead them to strong execution and delivery
Providing exceptional technical mentorship is your passion - you thrive on seeing your team members grow their knowledge base in technology that you bring to the table
Not afraid to stretch yourself outside of your comfort zone to take on new technical challenges, and have a love for continuous learning

Your Impact:

You will lead the charge in Identity services consumed by various teams to hit our ambitious growth targets
Your technical leadership will enable our Developers to improve the product and ship code faster
Our client will look to you to bridge communication gaps between multiple cross-functional product and technology teams like Product, Art, UX & Design, Development, and QA

Nice to Have Skills:

Exposure to Front End Development and experience with React, Reactive Native, ES6
Experience with programming languages and frameworks like JavaScript, NextJS, Python, or Django

Our Core Technologies:

Backend: Ruby on Rails, Node.js, GraphQL, Postgres, DynamoDB, Redis, AWS, Lambda
Frontend: React, Reactive Native, ES6
Game: HTML5, Canvas, WebGL, Phaser, Pixi, Typescript


Starting: ASAP
Travel: 0%
Dress Code: Casual

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