Senior Software Developer

JOB DETAILS

Office Location:
1st Floor, 736 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC (Head Office)

Reference Number:
YYJ052

Number of Positions:
1
 
Employment Type:
Full-Time, Permanent

Salary Range:
Commensurate with experience.
 
 
THE ROLE
We are growing quickly and are looking for a talented Senior Software Developer to add to our development team at our Head Office in Victoria. The primary responsibility of the Senior Software Developer is to work alongside our development teams and to participate in project work at anywhere from 70-85% capacity. The remaining tasks within this role include providing mentorship to individual team members and across the Web department as a whole, in addition to assisting with project planning and business development ventures (such as RFPs) as a Technical Consultant/Architect. 

As a Senior Software Developer, you’re as comfortable with the latest programming technologies as you are providing technical guidance and career support to fellow team members. You know how to estimate work units, how to set up technical architecture on client projects and how to manage the Agile development process. You are a stickler for unit tests, a champion for collaboration and are passionate about initiating process and efficiency where needed within the Web team.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Understanding technical architecture and writing software and automated tests, aligned with agreed-upon standards;
  • Providing technical guidance, mentorship, support, and oversight for other developers;
  • Participating in the developing community, staying up to date on new software technologies and best practices, and sharing insights with others in the organization;
  • Adhering to Agile methodologies for the Software Development Lifecycle, and acting as a Scrum Master when applicable;
  • Demonstrating attention to detail, working well in a team environment, and willing to learn new skills;
  • Advising viable solutions to processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of the team and reduce technical debt;
  • Analyzing user stories and software requirement documents to provide recommendations in terms of technology stack and cost/time estimates;
  • Working as a Full Stack Developer on project work at about 70-85% capacity.


QUALIFICATIONS

Need to Haves:
  • 7+ years of overall web development experience;
  • Hands-on experience with JavaScript frameworks like ReactJS, AngularJS, NodeJS, and /or with Python-Django, PHP-Laravel;
  • Experience setting up database architecture/models/schemas and experience with SQL and NOSQL databases like MongoDB; ability to develop RESTful APIs;
  • A proven track record for coaching, mentoring and developing high-quality developers.


Nice to Haves:
Experience...
  • Contributing writing and/or technical knowledge to RFPs;
  • Defining the architecture for projects of different scopes;
  • Participating in interviews and hiring panels;
  • Identifying process improvements and leading initiatives across multiple teams;
  • Experience acting as a Scrum Master and/or CSM training;
  • Experience interacting with clients and gathering requirements.

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