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Sr. Full Stack Developer 3 - 15018

Toronto, ON
Our client in Toronto is in need of a full stack Javascript (Node, React) Developer for an initial 12 month contract

Description

This role provides the opportunity to be a part of a top strategic area for the company, working closely with teams across the organization. As a software developer  you will be responsible for designing, building and running the software applications which enable innovative, customer-friendly digital experiences for our customers. You are an experienced, hands-on developer who has shipped medium to large-scale applications and who employs best practices in development, security, accessibility and design.

We use a range of technologies to get the job done: JavaScript and Babel (ES2018) coupled with Webpack, React, Redux and other libraries to provide a Javascript toolchain. We use a Design System for styling and hosting shared components. Our RESTful APIs are built with Node.js, powering custom services. Quality is a primary concern: we employ unit, automation and manual testing at multiple levels.

What you’ll be responsible for
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software applications
  • Identify problem areas in code and suggest solutions on how to tackle
  • Assist in evaluating technology choices and rapidly test solutions
  • Develop scalable systems with performance and security in mind
  • Develop solutions that are maintainable, scalable and performant
  • Help identify and solve application issues experienced by customers
  • Ensure a cohesive experience across different browsers and devices
  • Adhere to accessibility best practices (We believe in an accessible web for everyone)
  • Collaborate closely with team members in an agile environment (we like Scrum, Kanban)
  • Assist in mentoring junior developers on your team

Required Knowledge
  • Proven experience with front-end development (ES2018 JavaScript, React.js, CSS)
  • Proven experience in backend and API development (we use Node.js, PostgreSQL, Redis)
  • Strong Experience with React and Redux
  • Strong Experience with client-side testing (we use Jest)
  • Experience designing and documenting APIs (we use Node.js, Express, OpenAPI Spec)
  • Experience with FRP (functional, reactive programming)

Good to Have
Experience in building scalable production services and monitoring performance (we use Kibana, NewRelic)
Experience with clustering technologies (we use Kubernetes)
Familiarity with the Docker ecosystem

Qualifications
Degree in Computer Science or relevant field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
A minimum of 3 years’ experience producing high-performing commercial websites
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