Software Developer

Software Engineering - Calgary Calgary, AB


Description

Think you have what it takes to join an elite team of software developers, engineers, and data scientists? If you want to make your mark on a national brand’s industry-leading technology, Skip’s Engineering Team is the place for you. They drive the innovation of Skip’s platform by improving the reliability, performance, and scalability of the network. GPS tracking, real-time order processing, scheduling, and balancing are just a few of the pieces the Engineering Team integrates into Skip’s world-class service.

How we work:

  • We take ownership of our work and work closely with our team
  • We move quickly, take risks, and know how to manage the risks
  • Regularly refactoring to improve our existing systems — technical debt isn’t an excuse
  • Unit tests and code reviews are at our core — confidence in our pull request is the result
  • We constantly push our app’s technology, design, and architecture forward to meet new challenges
  • We face challenges no one can predict — we meet them head-on as a team
  • When we have an idea that serves a need, we run with it
  • Our teams are kept tight and efficient

The skills you’ll need:

  • Experience building large-scale responsive web applications
  • Experience with Java 8, Python, React are highly desirable (If you have other experience with similar languages and frameworks, and can adapt, that helps too)
  • Experience with MySQL, or other structured data stores, is an asset
  • Familiar with engineering practices such as TDD, Pair Programming and Code Reviews
  • Solid understanding of REST principles and utilisation of service APIs
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3, SASS, and/or Bootstrap is helpful
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of JavaScript, not just a framework
  • Understanding of service design, microservice architecture, onion architecture, and stored data systems is an advantage
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to the latest technologies
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering or equivalent

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.