Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

Toronto, Ontario  - Contract and Permanent

Job Description

Our client is an end to end product partner on a mission to build better products. Their world-class team plans, designs, and builds software experiences for a variety of devices and platforms that are enjoyed by millions of users globally. You likely have their clients' apps on your home screen, their products in your home, or wear their devices every day to stay connected.

Software Engineers here build products on a variety of platforms and digital mediums, including web and mobile apps, wearables, smart cars, AR/VR and their connected home product. As a Software Engineer on their world-class team, you’ll be exposed to the entire product lifecycle, from idea generation, design, prototyping, planning, execution, and ultimately shipping the final product to market. We’re building a team that’s passionate about innovation, apprenticeship (learning by pairing), and building the best experiences. We’re looking for a smart, kind, and reliable Software Engineer who is eager to make a big impact and build amazing products that millions of users use everyday. If you’re ready to grab this amazing opportunity and help us build the future, we want to work with you!

Please note - This role requires up to 25% travel to the U.S.

Special Perks:

We’re proudly employee owned with stock option grants for all full-time employees
4 weeks vacation + personal days
Generous extended health benefits (dental, vision, prescription, massages and more)
$1,000 annual Education Credit for conferences, courses, workshops, and textbooks
$200 annual Fitness Credit for a gym membership, running shoes, or classes
Generous Parental Leave program to help families welcoming new additions
Our ‘Disconnect’ events are a chance to get out of the office and unwind as a team (like our recent ‘Disconnect’ to Algonquin Park)
Weekly team socials to have fun and hangout
Company sponsored recreational sports teams that play every week
Fully stocked kitchen with snacks, fresh fruit, drinks and coffee
Catered Lunch & Learns
In office HoloLens, 3D printer, robots, and other state-of-the-art gear you’ve wanted to get your hands on
You’ll be working on things like:
Building impactful products for Fortune 500 clients
Creating simple, clean code to power new user-facing product features
Maintaining a high level of performance quality and having a reputation for shipping quality product
Collaborating, teaching and learning with fellow engineers, designers, product managers, and our clients
Being reliable, taking ownership and making a big impact
Producing repeatable and predictable delivery of features
Refactoring and improving existing code when it gets brittle
Ensuring code is written to standards, has sufficient test coverage, and adheres to design requirements
Defining product and technical solution architecture
Helping us achieve our mission of building better products

Must Have Skills:

Software development experience in one or a variety of programming languages and frameworks (Java, Node.js, ReactJS, React Native, Objective-C, Swift, C/C++, Python, PHP/Hack, Ruby, Go, NDK, Kotlin)
Experience working directly with clients, leading project teams, and mentoring engineers
Solid understanding of programming and computer science fundamentals
A tenacious, entrepreneurial attitude with the drive to deliver high quality products on time
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate across the team and work closely with clients
Experience building consumer-facing products
Experience and/or interest in Test Driven Development (TDD) and agile methodologies
Strong communication skills and an interest in a pair-programming environment where you will accelerate your knowledge and skills quickly
Experience working in a Continuous Integration & Delivery model
Experience in analyzing, designing, and developing large and complex code bases and software systems, including API design techniques, to improve overall design and keep them clean and maintainable
Comfortable working in a rapidly growing tech company where roles, responsibilities, and projects are constantly evolving


Starting: ASAP