Localcoin is hiring a
Web3 Engineering Team Lead

Compensation: $76k - $91k *

Location: ON Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Localcoin, founded in 2017 with headquarters in Toronto, is on a mission to simplify the process and experience of buying or selling digital currencies across Canada. We envision bringing digital currency to the mainstream financial market through partnerships with leading corporate and franchised retail spaces. With terminals across Canada and Australia, Localcoin is now the largest Bitcoin ATM provider in the nation. At its core, Localcoin believes that everyone should be able to own cryptocurrency and have a deep understanding of blockchain technology. As a member of our rapidly growing team, you'll join a talented, dynamic group of team members who will encourage you to learn, grow and thrive in your career every step of the way. If you're a self-starter looking to hone your skills in a startup environment that fosters innovation, transparency and team connectivity, we look forward to hearing from you!


The Engineering Team Lead reporting to the Director of Engineering will work closely with product managers and leadership to build a roadmap to deliver quality features and fixes at Localcoin. You'll be managing the balance of your individual contributions and supporting your team in delivery. As the Team Lead, you'll be responsible for the technical direction of the team, coaching and mentoring the team, and completing code reviews as required.


  • Leading a software development team following agile processes
  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user's functional and non-functional requirements
  • Mentoring, coaching, and developing a team of Software Engineers of varying levels of experience
  • Participate in the hiring, evaluation and training if new team members
  • Delivering updates to key stakeholders
  • Working with direct reports to agree on objectives and to create and support development plans
  • Owning and driving new functionality from discovery, design, implementation, and testing to deployment and monitoring
  • Investigating problems, identifying root causes, fixing and documenting issues, and implementing preventive measures
  • Analyzing logs and metrics for performance and behavior to identify and solve issues before they start impacting the platform
  • Providing escalation support for our product following our support process


  • 5+ years in backend development and strong knowledge in JAVA8+ Programming
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering required; master's degree in either field is highly desirable
  • Proven experience (2 years) in leading or managing a software engineering team using agile methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban
  • Experience in mentoring junior engineers
  • Level-headed and positive attitude under pressure
  • A team-first mentality. Speak up when you need help and help those in need
  • Detail-oriented mindset. Dive deep into the problems you are solving
  • Excellent communication skills with a knack for effectively conveying complex technical concepts to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Working experience with (mTLS)TLS protocol and microservices design using Spring - Boot, JPA
  • Working experience with functional testing, unit testing (JUnit), Integration testing, code coverage and static code analysis tools such as Sonar
  • Highly proficient in SQL. DDL, DML, relational database design patterns and indexes in any well known SQL relational databases such as MySQL and NonSQL platforms such as Mongo
  • Proficient on Git flow lifecycle, NGINX and Docker
  • Proficient on AWS products such as EC2, ECS, RDS, VPC, LB, SSM
  • Proficient on Linux shell/bash scripting as well as command line for Ubuntu environments
  • Knowledge of security best practices and compliance requirements related to data in-transit/at rest
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities


  • Experience working with Snowflake, including designing and implementing solutions using Snowflake's architecture
  • Familiarity with ELT processes and data integration platforms such as Airbyte
  • Familiarity with Data Warehousing modeling and reporting platforms such as PowerBI
  • Familiarity with Datadog monitoring, alerts, metrics and infrastructure setup


  • Competitive Salary
  • Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Hybrid & Flexible Office Environment
  • Professional Development
  • Standups, Demos and Monthly Socials to keep us aligned and connected
  • And so much more!

Localcoin is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive and diverse we are, the more our work will improve. If you're determined and great at what you do, come as you are.

If you require accommodation at any stage throughout the recruitment process, please notify your talent team or send an email to [email protected].

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Compensation: $76k - $91k *

Location: ON Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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