Senior Software Developer - Lead

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Tagline: Lead in the development a software products that truly improves the lives of others

Type of Position: Full time, Permanent

Location: Kitchener HQ, 809 Wellington St. N. Kitchener, ON


The Position

As the Senior Software Developer - Lead, you will be someone the team looks up to because of your technical expertise and software development experience. Your primary focus will be software development but you will play a lead role in architectural design, feature designs and breakdown, and ensuring quality via code reviews and testing, and facilitating verification and validation activities. By playing a key role in major projects you will help drive the direction of our features and products.

As a snapshot, we are looking for someone who is:

  • An experienced Software Developer who has learned the ropes at several companies
  • Able to offer wisdom and advice to a young but eager team of software developers
  • Keen to keep learning and improving both self and team
  • An effective communicator that is able to explain complex concepts and designs
  • Collaborative and a good team player who is open to others’ ideas


Main Duties:

  • Software architecture design, development and decision making
  • Feature design, development, testing and integration
  • Coaching and mentoring other team members
  • Help shape the team’s best practices and development processes as we grow
  • Complex algorithm implementation (image processing, optimization methods, etc)
  • Documentation (capturing design and testing activities as part of Quality System and supporting FDA and Health Canada submissions)


Skills and Experience to Enable Success:

  • Strong software development fundamentals
  • Experience designing and implementing software architecture (e.g. MVC and MVVM)
  • In depth knowledge of OOP concepts and principles (e.g. C++, C#, or Java)
  • Bachelors Degree in a relevant field

Bonus/Willing to Learn: (if you know some of these, great! If not, don’t worry, we value both knowledge and curiosity and we encourage growth)

  • macOS-specific development (XCode, Cocoa, Swift, Objective-C)
  • Git version control System
  • Linux scripting
  • Continuous integration
  • Image processing and Computer Vision
  • Linear algebra concepts (transformation/rotation matrices, vector/matrix math)
  • Functional, reactive programming (e.g. RxJava, RxSwift)
  • 3D Visualization (OpenGL, SceneKit)
  • Multi-threading
  • Agile development
  • Interested in medical technology and how it can genuinely improve surgical outcomes


Expectations and Employee Experience

  • We do not expect to hire someone who fits the position 100%
  • We expect that you will be passionate about growth and you can expect that we will support you along the way
  • You can expect to work hard but know that you will be rewarded for that hard work
  • You can expect change within our growing company
  • You can expect that we help you be you!
    • Flexibility so that you can do your best both at work and outside of it
    • Relaxed yet professional workplace that encourages inclusivity
    • An understanding of how your performance is measured
    • Culture = Passion. We have a ton of passion for the product, improving patients’ lives and working collaboratively to achieve common goals.
    • Oh ya, some amazing social events too! These will be formal, informal, scheduled and pop up out of no where. Be prepared, we like to work hard but have some fun too!


*If you aren’t happy about these expectations, we may not be the company for you.

**If you are happy, great, we would love to hear from you!


The Journey, Mission and Future of Intellijoint

  • What we are doing is “improving patients’ lives by providing every surgeon with effective, easy-to-use technology.”
  • Born out of a University of Waterloo final year design project, Intellijoint HIP® improves the accuracy of hip replacements by providing surgeons with real-time, interoperative measurements to ensure proper positioning of orthopaedic implants during Total Hip Arthroplasty.
  • Already, our product is being used in thousands of surgeries that spread throughout the United States, Canada and Australia and we will continue to look at expansion into other areas.