Software Developer

Engineering Ottawa, Ontario


Job Summary:

j2 Global® is seeking an energetic experienced Software Developer with exposure to distributed SaaS solutions.  Candidates need to be strong team players with excellent oral and written communications skills  This position involves designing, developing and deploying new customer functionality in a distributed services cloud environment.

Job Duties:

  • Collaborate with product management to perform requirement analysis and estimates on stories.
  • Develop design options and recommendations to address requirements not only from a functional perspective, but also from a scalability, performance and reliability perspective required of a SaaS service.
  • Based on chosen solution, work with the development team to provide estimates and plans to deliver.
  • Work with a cross functional team in the implementation and delivery of new functionality and corrective content.

Continue to evolve the development and delivery processes through retroactive reviews.

Job or Project Requirements and Experience:

  • Bachelor in Computer Science /Engineering or equivalent.
  • 4-6 years of experience developing cloud services in a distributed cloud environment.
  • Experience with.Net, C#, Visual Studio.
  • Experience in developing cloud services and their scalability and performance requirements.
  • Experience with SQL server, experience with non-SQL databases considered a bonus.
  • Experience with SOAP/REST web services would be an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written communications and ability to learn quickly.
  • Motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment.

Working with JavaEE (JBOSS, Wildfly), Eclipse would be considered a bonus.

About j2 Global

Founded in 1995, j2 Global® (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.

The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe® and Onebox® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.

The Digital Media Division, created with j2 Cloud Services’ November 2012 acquisition of Ziff Davis, Inc.

Ziff Davis, Inc. is the leading digital media company specializing in the technology, gaming and men's lifestyle categories, reaching over 117 million unique visitors per month. Ziff Davis sites include,,,,,, and Ziff Davis also operates NetShelter, the largest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications. Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors.

As of December 31, 2016, j2 Cloud Services had achieved 21 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth.

For more information about j2, please visit

Our Culture:

At j2 Global®, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community. We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for an environment that rewards your best work.

J2 Global offers competitive salaries, health benefits, a 401k, and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then j2 is the place for you.

J2 Global® is an Equal Opportunity Employer.