Senior Software Developer (JavaScript) in Montreal, Quebec for sale

About SweetIQ

SweetIQ delivers industry leading location-based marketing analytics and automation solutions. SweetIQ location and reputation management software enables multi-location brands, marketing agencies, and small/medium sized business resellers to manage their location data, measure consumer engagement, and convert online searches to in-store foot traffic. SweetIQ is offered by ReachLocal, a subsidiary of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI).

Position Description

What the job is about:
Reporting to SweetIQ's Software Developer Lead, you will play the role of a Senior Software Developer in a fast-paced environment filled with passionate Developers, Product Owners and Designers sharing a common goal: to create the best digital marketing products out there!

You will be a key player in the development of backend and frontend functionality. Your daily work will consist of building UI components, API interfaces, database queries and create automated tests, as well as mentoring other Team members.


What you need to have:

  • 7 years of experience as a Software Developer
  • Computer Science / Software Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and frameworks
  • Autonomous, very dynamic, capable of handling working in a very fast-paced environment
  • Solution-oriented approach to problem solving
  • Can communicate clearly and accurately in English with people from various cultural and technical backgrounds. Command of French is an asset.
Technical Skills

What you need to know:
  • Excellent knowledge of Javascript, including ES6 features
  • Experience writing API endpoints in Nodejs using Express, Koa or similar
  • Experience consuming third party APIs and micro services
  • Hands-on experience with at least one front-end framework such as Vue, Polymer, React and/or Angular
  • Git expert, knowledgeable about Github and the pull request/merge process
  • Good familiarity with MongoDB, MySQL and/or PostgreSQL
  • Well-versed at writing unit tests and familiar with continuous integration concepts and tools
  • Experience using techniques that enable team code ownership (test-driven development, literate code, code reviews, pair programming)
  • Proficient with Agile/Lean software development methodologies
It would be great if you are familiar with:
  • Typescript
  • Docker and containerization of services, Kubernetes
  • Cloud Services (AWS, GCP)
  • Messaging system ex: RabbitMQ / PubSub
  • Continuous integration (CircleCI, Jenkins)
  • Project Logging / Tracing / Performance Monitoring
  • Elasticsearch, NewRelic, Prometheus or Graphite
  • Microservices architecture
  • Elixir, Erlang and/or Golang

What you will do:
  • Convert business requirements into working solutions
  • Contribute to product development through coding, unit testing and documentation
  • Scale, manage, maintain and upgrade the specific components of our stack
  • Ensure the efficiency, consistency, and accuracy of components, including writing automated tests, ensuring code coverage and building functionality with a high-quality mindset
  • Identify and drive opportunities to refactor and optimize the performance, availability, reliability, and security of our systems
  • Actively participate in code review / pull requests
  • Coach and mentor other developers
  • Participate in Agile/Scrum ceremonies (sprint planning, daily scrums, retrospectives, demos, etc.)
What SweetIQ Offers:

We love collaboration, desire and commitment - so we’ve built our team that way. The number one benefit to working here is working with passionate people who love what they do and love getting the job done. Here’s what else we’ve got going on:
  • Comprehensive group insurance benefits
  • Great downtown location (including Indoor Bicycle Parking)
  • Dynamic work environment with mentoring and plenty of growth opportunities

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Category:  JOBS & EMPLOYMENT  |  Address:  Montreal Quebec

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