May 17, 2021

Lead Full Stack Software Developer

Job title: Lead Full Stack Software Developer

Reports to : Director of Architecture & Development

Team: Digital Innovation & Technology

At C2 International, our mission is to bring B2B communities together through rich experiences and compelling content – both in person and online. We design and deliver groundbreaking event experiences for forward-thinking individuals and organizations that focus on broader social, technological, environmental and political agendas.  

As a leading innovator in the business events industry, C2 International has delivered award-winning events for companies such as Google, EY, Microsoft, and HubSpot. Our flagship proprietary event, C2 Montréal, has been voted the #1 Business Conference by Eventex for the last four years. 

In response to the global pandemic, we’ve rapidly expanded our digital capabilities. They include live streaming, video on demand, video feed management, content delivery, registration, networking, audience interaction tools, sponsorship integration, and analytics and reporting.  Now, we are evolving our digital MVP into an Event Experience Platform that can connect 1 million+ participants online, and we are growing our Digital Technology Team to help get us there.

That’s where you come in!




As our Lead Full Stack Software Developer, you will play a critical role in building our Event Experience Platform and facilitating our development team’s training.

Reporting to our Director of Architecture & Development, you’ll be the driver of software development at C2 International. You’ll own building out new key features and functionality like breakout rooms and a recommendation engine, delegate tasks, and provide technical direction to a small team of developers. 

You’ll mentor and help increase the depth of the team’s full-stack knowledge and expertise. In addition, you will take the lead to better our coding standards and best practices, optimize workflows, and help choose new tech, tools and systems.




  • You have a passion for platform-based development, an interest in working at the cutting-edge of event tech and keep an eye on digital and interactive technology trends.
  • You find joy in helping other developers grow.
  • You are a self-starter, have a learner’s mindset and are solutions-oriented.
  • You thrive in small, agile teams and fast-moving agency-like work environments. 




  • Drive product, process, and toolset decisions for projects that will help scale the business for the next 3-5 years
  • Maintain, assess, and create systems using React/Redux and Symfony frameworks
  • Build scalable cross-platform components and libraries
  • Translate designs and wireframes into functional code
  • Design and build using React consuming APIs
  • Facilitate technical conversations with other developers and help steer decisions in the best direction
  • Offer constructive and respectful feedback via code reviews
  • Coach and mentor developers, helping them removing blockers in their way
  • Research and promote design patterns and practices that meet our technical challenges
  • Write automated unit and integration tests 
  • Collaborate with DevOps and QA to ensure quality in our builds and release and that our CI/CD pipeline fits our evolving needs




  • 5+ years of professional experience as a developer, part in a senior or team lead role
  • Fluent in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • In-depth knowledge and experience building with React and Redux
  • Exposure to tools like Node, NPM, GraphQL, and Webpack
  • Working experience in at least one PHP framework, preferably Laravel or Symfony
  • Comfortable with backend/API development and RESTful APIs
  • Deep knowledge of MySQL, including query optimization and performance tuning
  • Hands-on experience with build and deployment solutions (Jenkins, Google CI, etc.)
  • Comfortable working in a Linux environment
  • Coached and impacted the personal and professional development of other developers


Full-time permanent position, start date as soon as possible. 

Remote work due to the pandemic. 

Location: Montreal preferred, but will consider remote candidates in Canada.


At C2, we look beyond your CV. Tell us how you could contribute to the team. If this opportunity interests you, send your CV and a short cover letter to


C2 is an equal opportunity employer and does not condone discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information or other non-merit-based factors. All applicants will be considered.

N.b. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


C2 International
The most forward-thinking 360 convener of communities — live and digital.

C2 International is a year-round convener of communities. Through rich experiences and compelling content in person and online, C2 International unlocks business ecosystems’ value by helping clients mobilize, engage, expand and monetize their communities. C2 has created a range of programs encompassing online and live events, content creation and community management. C2 International has delivered award-winning events, strategies and programs in 36 cities worldwide in North America, Europe, United Arab Emirates, Asia and Africa. The flagship proprietary event, C2 Montréal, has been voted the #1 Business Conference for the last four years in a row. C2 International is a member of kyu, a renowned international collective of leading companies such as IDEO, Sid Lee, Kepler and SY Partners comprised of more than 3,000 creative and strategy professionals.