Back-End Web Developer

at ShareDesk in Vancouver

ShareDesk is looking for an experienced Back-End Web Developer to enhance, develop and maintain our web application.

This is an opportunity to work with a small, dedicated team of developers, where you’ll be asked to take a significant amount of personal responsibility for the code you ship. It means you’ll make decisions that have a direct impact on our business, every day.

We need you to contribute technical expertise to all aspects of our software development process. From planning, architecture, through to testing, deployment and maintenance.

We’re looking for enthusiasts. Candidates who can demonstrate passion for what they do, and an interest in what we’re trying accomplish at ShareDesk will win us over.


  • Implement new features, refactor and improve existing code base
  • Support the continuous improvement of our system architecture and server structure
  • Identify and prototype best practices for back-end engineering
  • Actively participate in architecture decisions, complex development tasks and challenging projects
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Write clean, modular, robust code to implement the desired requirements


  • 5+ years of experience building web applications
  • Expert knowledge of PHP5/OOP, MySQL-databases and data modelling
  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes.
  • Linux administration know-how
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (Git)
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Familiarity with OAuth 2.0 protocol
  • Experience integrating 3rd party web APIs
  • Apache configuration basics

Great to haves

  • Test Driven Development and continuous integration experience
  • Ability to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Mobile development experience (iOS/Android)
  • Basic Bash shell scripting knowledge
  • Experience with Nginx

This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing technology startup. We take care of our team and offer a competitive salary compensation and perks to keep you happy:

  • Competitive salary compensation
  • Employee stock options
  • Personal and professional growth
  • Health and fitness program
  • Awesome Gastown workspace & flexible work options

About ShareDesk:
ShareDesk is evolving the way people work. By seamlessly connecting mobile professionals with flexible work and meeting spaces through our apps, we make it possible and easy to work anywhere, anytime. We are opening up new opportunities for our venue partners and supplying them with more business and new clients. With a network of over 4,500 locations we are providing the new economy with on-demand spaces at a touch of a button.

With ShareDesk Optix we are powering our venue partners with delightful flexible workplace management tools – from generating new leads to serving existing members with a modern client management system. Optix provides all the tools for coworking spaces and serviced offices to manage their business.

To Apply:
Send us your CV and link to portfolio, with a focus on what you can bring to the team, and relevant links to projects you’ve worked on.

Please only apply if you are have current, valid working status in Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Published at 21 Jun 2016
Expires on 21 Dec 2016
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