Front-End Developer

Software Engineering - Calgary Calgary, AB


Think you have what it takes to join an elite team of software developers, engineers, and data scientists? If you want to build world-class products and make your mark on a national brand’s industry-leading technology, Skip’s Engineering Team is the place for you. To be clear, we aren't just developing a single site; we're expanding an entire ecosystem around the world that integrates the consumers, merchants, and couriers, as well as all the internal systems supporting that ecosystem. This is a role where you'll be empowered to create pixel perfect UI, implement APIs and optimize performance. The right person will be working with cutting edge technologies and amazingly smart people.

Who you are:

  • Obsessed with beautiful design and user interfaces
  • Experienced building large-scale responsive web applications
  • Understanding of cross-browser compatibility, responsive design and website performance
  • Passionate for engineering practices such as TDD, pair programming, and code reviews
  • Solid understanding of REST principles and exposure to backend APIs
  • Mastery of HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Bootstrap
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of JavaScript (jQuery plugins are awesome, but you should be able to write your own, too)
  • Comfortable in Angular, React.js, Ember.js, or similar MVC/MVVM framework
  • Keeps up with evolving web standards and best practices (we’re constantly looking at new tech to build even better UX)

What we can offer you:

  • An important role in one of Canada’s fastest growing tech companies
  • A high level of responsibility from day one and exposure to a wide array of the latest tech
  • The opportunity to specialize in several different programming languages
  • Exciting advancement opportunities for overachieving performers
  • A refreshingly meaningful and rewarding work environment
  • The rare opportunity to build a product that you can show off to your friends and family
What it’s like to work at Skip:

At Skip, you have the opportunity to work with industry-leading technology in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment. You can take part in building a major Canadian tech company that is growing every day — and you can grow with it. We will work with you to find your limits, and then help you surpass them. The more you contribute, the further you’ll go. Since establishing our Winnipeg headquarters in 2012, Skip has grown from less than 20 staff to a national brand with more than 1800 employees and processing millions of orders each month.