Software Engineer - React.js

Software Engineer - React.js

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE / Toronto, Ontario, Canada  - Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely 


Job Description

A founder-led company based in downtown Toronto is looking to grow their software development team. Their platform helps talent scouts around the world find the best-undiscovered artists through data analytics and machine learning. You will be working with a small team of talented engineers who have a shared passion for the music industry.

Responsibilities:
- Developing large-scale crawling, ingestion, and processing pipelines to power their Platform and AI
- Writing complex queries over our terabyte-scale database to extract insights from that data
- Using those insights to design and implement backend APIs to power new features for their Platform
- Building automation tools to make sure their systems remain operational, healthy, and scalable as they add new features


Must Have Skills:

- 2+ years of professional experience building applications using React.js
- Strong understanding of database design principles and optimization techniques
- Experience drawing insight from data: formulating hypotheses, applying basic mathematics to validate them, and using intuition to guide further investigation
- Proven ability to prototype, ask for feedback and iterate quickly
- A passion for the music industry as well as an interest in emerging artists and the latest trends


Nice to Have Skills:

- Experience with AWS
- Experience with an MVC application framework
- A body of work (not necessarily open source) that you'd be proud to show us during an interview, preferably one that's reached real users
- Ideally, you've built an exciting SaaS product and loved the satisfaction that comes with knowing that people around the world are using what you've created


Special Perks:

- They're currently fully remote. Once the COVID-19 pandemic has subsided, they will have a
flexible working arrangement, with a mix of onsite and remote work based on your preferences. Their office is located at Richmond/Spadina in downtown Toronto.
- Great benefits package


Details:

Starting: ASAP
Dress Code: Casual







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