Intermediate Web Developer

at SilkStart in Victoria

Come work with us. SilkStart is a leading provider of association management software. As a company we offer competitive salaries, benefits, and plenty of time off. We want everyone to think and act like owners, so every employee gets stock options meaning you are, in fact, a part owner.

We’re a hardworking and results oriented team and we’re looking for new talent to help us grow.

The Role: We’re seeking a highly motivated and results-oriented developer with a passion for coding and full stack technology built around testability and maintainability. The Intermediate Developer will contribute to many areas including software development, requirements analysis, estimation, sprint planning, investigation, bug fixing, QA, and documentation.

What you’ll be doing:
-Contributing to the design and development of new features and improving platform functionality.
-Helping extend the automated test suite to cover new features and improve existing coverage
-Proactively identifying gaps and continuously working to improve the customer experience.
-Ongoing QA testing of new features and fixes before they go live.
-Contributing to dev-ops and system administration
-Contributing technical support to our Customer Success team by investigating issues and bugs, diving deep to determine root cause, and where possible, resolving issues.
-Continuing to learn and staying up to date with tools, trends, technologies and frameworks, then sharing that knowledge in a meaningful way with the team.
-Bringing problems AND solutions to the table.

Basic Qualifications
-5+ yrs experience in web development
-Strong knowledge of front end development, including HMTL/CSS, JavaScript (including frameworks like Backbone or Angular) and building rich one-page JavaScript apps.
-Strong knowledge of software engineering best practices, coupled with an ability to write clean, tested, and maintainable code.
-Some knowledge of web development in Python, including framework architecture, testing, package management, and tools
-A proven track record of software delivery through all phases of development and a strong track record of shipping software within a team environment

Preferred Qualifications
-Experience with web-based enterprise application development in Python: knowledge of Pylons and/or Pyramid a major asset.
-Experience with custom CMS design and development.
-Experience in writing automated tests at multiple levels, from unit to end-to-end, (we use pytest, xUnit style harnesses and Selenium).
-Experience with a variety of server side technologies/languages (we use Python, ---Pylons/Pyramid, Celery/RabbitMQ, Redis, Postgresql, and NGINX to name a few).
-Some experience with enterprise architecture patterns such as messaging (RabbitMQ), caching (Redis), dependency injection (Zope Component Architecture), and Domain Driven Design principles and architecture.
-Some SQL knowledge and relational database design experience.

Must Have Attributes:

-Smart. We expect you to quickly get up to speed on our technology and add value. We’re also going to give you autonomy on important things and expect great work.

-Great Attitude. You are willing to roll up your sleeves and do what needs to be done. This is not a ‘that’s not my job’ or ‘I don’t know how to do that’ environment. We’re a small, entrepreneurial team that all pitches in to get the job done.

-Self-Directed. You’re independently driven and resourceful enough to figure things out and deliver results with minimal direction.

-Hustle. You like a fast paced environment and possess a strong desire to just get things done.

-Customer Obsessed. You always think about the customer and how your work impacts them.

-Good Communicator. You’re comfortable communicating with both the business and tech team.

-Desire to Learn and Grow. You’re a lifelong learner eager to take on new challenges and grow.

-Right a Lot. You have good instincts and strong technical judgement which allows you to make informed decisions.

Sound like you? If yes, please send a resume and cover letter to hr@silkstart.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Published at 23 Aug 2017
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