BioRender is a software tool that allows scientists to accelerate groundbreaking research across the life sciences by reducing the time it takes to visually communicate research from many hours to just minutes while drastically improving outputs. We aim to save scientists over 1 billion hours of wasted time per year so they can spend it performing life-changing medical research, teaching the scientists of tomorrow, and helping people understand the world around them.

Science Suite Inc. (BioRender)


Engineering Team Lead

This is an exciting, hands-on position with a lot of autonomy and the opportunity to flourish in a leadership role. We are looking for someone who is not only a stellar software developer with a lot of web development experience, but also someone with the managerial mindset and technical leadership experience to lead a small team.

Our ideal fit

    • Motivated self-starter who is dedicated to building scalable software products that users love
    • Has technical leadership experience managing and growing a high-performing team
    • Is knowledgeable in our stack (React.js, Node.js, MongoDB, Typescript, AWS/Heroku) and has experience working on a large-scale React project
    • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and loves working on a diverse array of projects that span cross-disciplinary teams
    • Curious, enjoys asking questions, and thinks outside of the box
    • High-reaching, results-focused, and metrics-driven
    • Takes initiative and loves solving big problems
    • Wants to revolutionize how science is communicated around the world

Role Objectives

    • Own the technical roadmap and mentorship for a team of 3-4 developers
    • Assist in interviewing and hiring
    • Scope and lead large technical projects that will directly impact hundreds of thousands of scientists around the world
    • Lead implementation of projects, including architecture, testing, team coordination, code reviews, QA and maintenance
    • Participate in design, coding, testing, debugging, configuration and documenting of code

What you bring to the table

    • Strong technical background in web development and frontend (4+ years)
    • You've previously worked on a large-scale React project or similar framework (Angular or Vue.js)
    • You've demonstrated the ability to solve complex architectural problems, think about tradeoffs and systems design
    • You have a strong track record of both management and technical leadership and driving results from your team
    • You have experience working on a team with a mature scrum/agile process
    • Legally authorized to work in Canada