Staff Software Developer

  • Anywhere

Blackline Safety is currently hiring an experienced software developer to help build the next generation of new features and functionality for our highly available, highly scalable safety monitoring platform.

We are looking for someone capable of the following:

  • Developing scalable, high-quality microservices in a cross-functional environment
  • Providing technical leadership to the scrum team(s)
  • Mentoring team members, in areas including resource for process and domain knowledge.
  • Leading new product technical evaluations
  • Able to work with architects to take abstract product management requirements and break that down into functional allocations to services
  • Responsible for product quality for their services, looks not just at new features but ensures service running in production are operating properly
  • Responsible for generating units of work breakdown for features, this includes understanding how a new feature may impact current services, performance
  • Translating product requirements into detailed agile stories for the team to work on
  • Driving resolution to complex cross team issues,
  • Being responsible for functional and not functional operation of services
  • Understanding all the facets of development needed to deliver and support software in a SaaS environment
  • Providing rotational on-call support and root cause analysis of software and system defects

Skills & Qualifications:

  • At least 7 experience in software development role.
  • Strong development experience in a distributed microservice environment
  • Master of technology used by the team and is capable of learning new technologies and languages as needed
    • Deep knowledge of Java (Spring Boot), Python, PHP or Angular
    • Experience with monitoring tools (DataDog, Splunk, etc. )
    • Experience with running large deployments at scale (AWS, AWS Fargate preferred)
    • Experience with CI/CD systems (Github, Gitlab, other)
  • Deep understanding of product domain, how does the dev services or test frameworks work and achieve the end goal
  • Experience developing high performing database queries
  • Experience with data transformation technologies is a plus
  • Experience with performance testing and code optimization
  • Experience with message bus technologies (Kafka, etc.)
  • Experience with Single Sign On applications and OAuth frameworks is a plus
  • Solid understanding in core web and browser concepts is a plus
  • Experience migrating legacy applications to microservices is a plus
  • Experience with Infrastructure as a Service (Terraform, Cloud Formation) is a plus

About Blackline Safety

Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!