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Back-End Lead

Toronto,†Ontario †-†Permanent



Job Description

We are searching for a Lead Back-End Engineer to join our client's team in creating the next generation of digital platform and systems. This is a full-time position in Toronto, Ontario. The Lead Back-End will work closely with product owners, and other software engineers to design and implement technical solutions to meet business objectives and requirements. The incumbent will also be responsible for researching new technologies & techniques, rapid prototype, select and integrate new technologies into platform and systems.


Must Have Skills:

The ideal candidate should have:

At least 2 years of professional hands-on back-end development (Go development experience is a huge plus).
At least 1 years of professional hands-on web app development experience.
Bachelorís degree in computer science, software engineering, or computer engineering.
Proficiency with JavaScript / Node frameworks, such as React, Vue, Angular, Express, Ember.js, Socket.io, Hapi etc.
Proficiency with RESTful Web Services and relevant tools.
Proficiency with PostgreSQL.
Have mastered Git.
Have mastered test frameworks and methodologies, such as BDD.
Experience scaling applications on popular Cloud-based services, such as AWS EC2.
Proficiency with running software development using agile SDLC processes.
Design, develop and deploy high availability, high scalability, and secure systems.
The ability to translate high-level business requirements into tactical project definitions across multiple applications.
The ability to scope initiatives accurately and prioritize work items appropriately.
Able to create system prototypes in lightning speed, and have fun doing it.


Nice to Have Skills:

Previous work experience with Redis or Firebase
Previous work experience with Reactive and Event-Driven architectures.
Previous work experience with Java, Python, NodeJS or Elixir.
Previous work experience with NoSQL and Graph databases.
Familiar with micro-services architecture and best practices.
Contributors to Open Source projects. Please include link to your GitHub or GitLab profile.


Details:
Starting: ASAP
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