Senior Full Stack Developer, Freedom

News America Marketing   •  

Toronto, ON

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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Not Specified years

Posted 201 days ago

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You'll be responsible for:

  • Adding new features to our API endpoints that feed the web, iOS and android apps
  • Adding new features to our web app and backend administration interface
  • Working with product managers and designers to enhance and build on our entire platform
  • Writing SQL queries that dig through huge data sets to provide insights to our data analytics team
  • Writing code that will scale with our growing user base and data stores
  • Writing tests and performing code reviews to ensure that we’re shipping reliable, readable, and reusable code on a daily basis.

What we're looking for:

  • Comfortable working with PHP 5.6 (we just moved to PHP 7) or another object oriented language
  • Have a solid history working with MySQL, Postgres or other RDBMS TDD and source control (Git) are second nature
  • Have an excellent understanding of Object-oriented Design
  • Are familiar with how to design and integrate with APIs
  • You think at scale and can talk about large-scale applications you’ve worked on
  • Comfortable working with frontend technology such as HTML, CSS, JS and jQuery
  • Know your way around the command line (we use Macs and Ubuntu servers)
  • You want to take ownership of what you work on. You’re ready to explain it to your colleagues and support it in production
  • You love building software as much as you love helping your co-workers becomes stronger developers
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Bonus points if you:

  • Are strong with Java
  • Have worked on prediction/relevancy systems
  • Have worked with Vagrant and/or Chef
  • Love automating, optimizing and making things faster
  • Are familiar with AWS tools and services including EC2, RDS, Redshift,
  • S3 and auto-scaling
  • Have a sense of humour!
  • Feel like you’re a HTML / CSS / JS pro