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Solarwinds Inc. Technical Lead Developer (PHP) in Ottawa, Ontario


Are you an experienced software developer with a passion for building cutting edge software solutions? Do you love using the latest technology and working in a fast-paced, agile, and innovative environment? Are you a team player who loves to collaborate with others? Then SolarWinds could be the new rewarding challenge you are looking for.

SolarWinds is the leading global provider of complete IT management and Automation solutions for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Our award-winning product suite includes the industry’s #1 RMM Service Automation Platform and has a proven track record of helping MSPs standardize and automate the setup and delivery of IT services in order to achieve true scalability. We believe that the MSPs who use our products everyday should be excited about them. That's why we put our users first in everything we do and strive to deliver powerful functionality while making their jobs easier.

We are looking for a Full Stack Developer to join our Password Management team and help advance our suite of products. The ideal candidate has a passion for secure, scalable and robust cloud software, simple UX, and an appetite to constantly learn/improve. If you enjoy working in a team of smart people and share the same passion for engineering with them we'd love to talk to you!


  • Investigate and resolve complex technical issues with simple and elegant solutions

  • Continually identify areas of improvement with respect to product supportability, development process, quality, and technology stack

  • Design, implement, and test new front end and/or back end features with minimal supervision

  • Mentor junior team members, provide technical guidance, and share best practices

  • Build secure, scalable, distributed and fault-tolerant cloud-based systems, following Agile development processes

  • Perform code reviews at all levels

  • Be self-driven, with focus on achieving team goals and overall project delivery milestones


  • 10+ years of experience designing and developing commercial software

  • Demonstrated proficiency in multiple areas of software development (e.g. secure coding practices, encryption, concurrency, design patterns, SOLID principles, etc)

  • Programming experience with PHP, preferably with Laravel framework

  • Relational database design and development experience, preferably MySQL

  • Experience with JavaScript, ideally with Vue.js or Angular

  • Experience running, testing, scaling and deploying cloud based applications on AWS

  • Ability and willingness to learn new products and programming languages quickly

  • Experience with Agile development practices and working in distributed teams

  • Excellent problem-solving skills; can triage and resolve critical issues independently and collaboratively

  • Automated unit testing experience

  • Familiarity with ElasticSearch

  • Experience with TDD, CI/CD practices and build configuration management

  • Working knowledge of Linux

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2019-12741

# Positions 1

Category (Candidate Search) Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group SolarWinds MSP

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