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Senior Platform Engineer

Toronto, Ontario  - Permanent

Job Description

Our Client brings people together by giving them the tools to change the world. Their mission is to empower people to change the world, locally and globally, achieving outcomes that are transformative for themselves and others.

Our Client is seeking a dedicated individual to act as Platform Engineer Developer who will join the Enterprise Services Department. This individual must be passionate and committed to the core beliefs of the organization.

Your Impacts:

•Work on building our new platform, a set of APIs to power the business of WE
•Be part of a dynamic team that is based on Agile principles – self managing teams, continuous improvement and iterative development
•Work with a team whose focus is to create best-in-class product and APIs
•Contribute to the decision of what technology to use for projects with collaboration and guidance from the greater team
•Champion process improvements based on industry best-practices
•Be part of a mentoring relationship with other technologists in the organization

Special Perks:

Our Client is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and welcomes all interested parties to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We sincerely thank all those who apply, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

• Goodlife gym membership provided for all employees
• Health benefits plan at no cost for the employee
• Employee Assistance Program with no payroll deductions
• Vacation package includes a holiday shutdown between Christmas Eve and New Year’s, staff take their birthday off, moving day, appointments can be taken without using vacation time along with standard vacation (see below for further details)
• Professional development opportunities that offer support from day one through our innovative onboarding program and ongoing mentorship from business leaders, academics and professionals across diverse fields
• The opportunity to work on groundbreaking transformative events such as We Days and other special events
• An incredible office culture
• Vacation: 10 days+ winter holidays days off between Christmas and New Year’s, birthday day, stat holidays–including Easter Monday and Civic Holiday
• Health Benefits: Available after 3 months

Must Have Skills:

What you bring:

•Working knowledge of software development concepts, such as Functional Programming, MV*, etc.
•Hands-on programming experience with scripting language such as Python or Elixir and emerging Javascript Web technologies, platforms and frameworks
•Experience with various relational and non-relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis, ArangoDB, etc.)
•Working knowledge of SQL, and designing RDBMS schemas
•Understanding of cloud service architecture using AWS or Azure
•Experience working with and building RESTful services
•Experience and interest in automated testing and agile methodologies
•Passion for growing your skills, learning new technologies, tackling interesting work and challenging problems
•Strong oral and written communication skills

Starting: ASAP
Dress Code: casual
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