Summary – Leverage your experience to evaluate and determine the ideal technologies and processes we'll use to develop our new platform.
ShareShed is creating a world of unlimited access to adventure with a web and mobile app for renting outdoor equipment off of locals. ShareShed is referred to as Airbnb for outdoor adventure gear such as kayaks, stand up paddleboards, tents and other outdoor equipment.
ShareShed is looking for a person to lead our technical development in beautiful Vancouver, BC. This individual will be an accomplished software professional who understands what it takes to architect and roll out a scalable platform.
This highly motivated and driven individual will have the opportunity of defining how this service will be delivered using cutting edge technology to give our users an unforgettable experience. We currently have an MVP and this person will lead our new technology development within ShareShed.
Business Intelligence – Translate the business needs into technical requirements, which will result in a delightful user experience. This will include the use of analytic tools, design of workflow and logic for the back- end as well as UI/UX integration. The technical lead will select the best software stack to develop ShareShed and will have confidence in the technical direction that they believe is best for ShareShed. Have a say on our strategic direction and be involved in shaping the business and processes outside of the technical domain.
Development Platform – Evaluate and identify the best application frameworks and deployment stack in the context of what ShareShed is seeking to achieve in a marketplace platform. This will constitute choice of specific operating systems, development tools and languages etc.
Technical Support – Provide a responsive support system for both internal and external users of the platform. This will cover the ability to address multiple channel of input for bug reports/feature requests and provide an effective monitoring as well as resolution of outstanding issues.
Qualifications and Experience
We are far more impressed with prior experience in the design and deployment of successful e-commerce applications of a noteworthy scale.
This individual would ideally have managed a team of software developers and can engage with both technical as well as non-technical personnel. The technical lead will be highly competent in a variety of software development tools and is able to lead a team of people to integrate the different components, which comprise the service offering.
ShareShed has office space at Hootsuite HQ2, startup funding, and industry professional mentorship.
Additional Perks: Equity and office space at Hootsuite (Yoga, gym, nap room, beer on tap).
-Ryan Holmes, CEO Hootsuite
-Lance Tracey, Founder of Peer 1 Hosting (Sold for $635 million)
-Brian Wong, Founder of Kiip (Forbes 30 Under 30)
-Zac Boon, sold his company for $40M and joined the ShareShed team full time
-Roger Hardy, Hardy Capital (Founder of Shoes[DOT]com and sold CoastalContacts for $430M)
-Mike Walsh, Structure VC (Seed investor in Uber and Salesforce)
More info on our support:
-Named Top 30 Under 30 (BCBusiness)
-Selected for The Next Big Thing (Canadian version of Thiel Fellowship)
-Came 1st at Ashoka Canada's Changemaker Challenge for Social Innovation
-Won EO Vancouver's entrepreneurship competition (receiving $100,000 of in-kind support)
-2015 Startup to Watch (Tech Crunch and Buzz Media Group)
-Canadian G20 Delegate