Software Engineer

Location: Vancouver or Remote, BC
Date Posted: 06-19-2018
On behalf of our client, Affinity is seeking a Software Engineer to contribute to building systems at scale and delivering business-impacting projects

 

Responsibilities

  • Application and infrastructure design, from concept through development and implementation.
  • Data modeling, business logic, distributed processing to service messaging, system insights, data diagnostics, and beyond.
  • In this role, you will:
    • Design and implement critical cloud-enabled front-ends and/or services & libraries .
    • Build front-ends and/or server & systems that leverage Amazon AWS platform offerings.
    • Provide detailed and constructive design and code reviews.
    • Evangelize best practices in cloud computing and end-to-end architecture.
    • Support a continuous integration environment with automated testing.
    • Help build our growing development knowledge base.
    • Help others around you grow as developers and be successful.

 

Qualifications

  • Passionate about solving complex challenges, fearless about asking questions when you don’t know the answers, and capable of managing your own time.
  • A self-starter, proactive, organized and interested to work in a highly cross functional environment and provide creative solutions to remove roadblocks.
  • To succeed in this role, you will need:
    • Expertise in programming languages like Java, C++, C# or JavaScript.
    • Experience with Amazon AWS or similar Cloud Computing platforms.
    • Experience with distributed systems and client-server architectures.
    • Great communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Desire to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
    • An open mind, always learning.
    • A post-secondary degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

 

Nice-to-haves

  • We are looking for candidates with a good understanding of web APIs, browsers—but most importantly JavaScript. Experience working with modern JavaScript tooling is a bonus, as is experience developing applications with Node.js.
  • Experience using and building RESTful web services.
  • Experience building and managing automated build/test/deployment environments.
  • Understanding of Cloud-based authentication and key management.
  • Familiarity with eCommerce and Billing/Payments.
  • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks such as Backbone, Angular, and React.
  • Familiarity with programming languages like Node.js, Golang, Scala, or similar.
  • Familiarity with Amazon AWS platform specific offerings such as EC2, API Gateway, RDS, S3.
 

About Affinity Group:
Affinity Group is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.
 
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www.affinity-group.ca
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