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Junior Software Developer

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Junior Software Developer

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Used.ca is looking for a Junior Software Developer to join our team in beautiful Victoria, BC!

Department: Development

Reports to: Head of Development


Why we love working here

We proudly make meaningful contributions to our communities. We have invested $2.8 million promoting local events, charities and nonprofit organizations over the last four years. We have partnered with more than 700 organizations to share their message. 

We actively participate in events like the Earth Day clean-up, Victoria Pride Festival and Festival of Trees.

We host six annual bottle drives to raise much-needed funds for local charities like the Victoria Humane Society, Island Prostate Centre and BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. 

We get awesome perks like tickets to food festivals, arts events, symphony performances, music festivals, wine tastings…and the list goes on!

We have a modern open-concept kitchen, foosball, sitting lounge complete with a retro NES, and, of course, friendly co-workers to enjoy it all with!

We take pride in our work, and enjoy the benefits of working with a team that values transparency, integrity, growth and positivity!

Summary

As part of the Development Team, our Junior Software Developer is responsible for developing a software product that delivers exceptional business value to our organization. We leverage the scrum development process and the best of modern lean and Agile Development practices. As a developer, you will have a broad range of both technical and non-technical skills, as each team member is responsible for many aspects of our product offerings. This role will require involvement in many parts of the development process, including architecture and UI design, development/testing, as well as delivery and infrastructure management. In addition to these technical skills, communication and team skills are mandatory, as the developers work closely with customer support, sales and marketing in supporting and monetizing our product.


This role is ideal for a developer who is passionate about a wide array of technologies; is not afraid to try new things and learn from mistakes. We’re looking for someone with a strong technical foundation and a willingness to learn through a strong team environment. A working knowledge of modern development processes is also critical: including Agile Development (scrum), modern Design Patterns, and Test Driven Development.


Prime responsibilities:

Develop software of the highest quality in a number of platforms, environments and languages including: 

 -Web Development: Javascript component frameworks, HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, AngularJS

- Native Mobile App Development: 

     - iOS: Xcode, Swift, Objective-C, Cocapods

     - Android:  Android Studio, Java, Gradle

 - Server Development: Nginx, Python, Django, REST API

- Database Development: Postgres, MongoDB, Elasticsearch

- Participate and take ownership of tasks in the scrum process, by focusing on improvements to the software through design, development, review, test and delivery

- Assist in improving the overall architecture and infrastructure of our product offerings by providing input on design and development on future products

- Communicate within the scrum development team, as well as assist in supporting marketing, sales, and support

- Contribute to design projects using familiar and modern patterns such as Material Design


Success criteria:

Communication skills – the ability to effectively communicate to others is critical on any development team. Includes both oral and written communication

Real technical ability – a thorough grasp of relevant technologies to develop the best product possible

A champion of quality – promote the adoption of modern quality management including automation

Adaptable – responsive to changing priorities and immediate business needs

Ability to remain friendly and positive under pressure


Qualifications:

- B.Sc. or Diploma in Computer Science / Engineering / Systems Technology or equivalent

- One to two years of experience as a developer in web application development

- Participation on an Agile Development team


Great to have:

- Strong experience in any of the following:  Python/Django, iOS/Android, and REST APIs

- Knowledge of and experience using Atlassian products (JIRA/Confluence)

- Experience with developing high traffic software or large user bases

- Experience utilizing cloud technology services for product support and delivery

- An understanding of web-based e-commerce, including credit card processing and payment providers

- An understanding of web-based advertising, affiliate programs, AdWords, AdSense, DFP, SEO and analytics

 

We are committed to being a place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come and do their best work. Even if you don’t have all the experience, but you share our values of - transparency, integrity, positivity and growth - send us an application! 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Careers@Used.ca. We look forward to hearing from you!

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Junior Level

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