Technical Lead, API Gateway

Technical Lead, API Gateway

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, API Gateway, we would be looking to you to make sure that the organization's complex gateway is able handle high available traffic along with the stress of dealing with 100+ million users. 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 education.

Must Have Skills:

Significant knowledge along with demonstrated experience APIs and GraphQL
Proven experience building out end-to-end process and launching new services for a high availability distributed system
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 evolution of the organization's API and service development to handle more traffic set by our ambitious growth targets
Your technical leadership will enable our Developers to improve the product and ship code faster
Prodigy will look to you to bridge communication gaps between multiple cross-functional product and technology teams like Product, Development, and QA

Nice to Have Skills:

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, React Native, ES6
Game: HTML5, Canvas, WebGL, Phaser, Pixi, Typescript


Starting: ASAP
Travel: 0%
Dress Code: Casual

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