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Hootsuite Media Inc.
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Software Developer, Frontend (API's and Integrations)

Reference ID: 4854
Software and Programming
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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Hootsuite is more than a social media company. We’re more than a tech company. We’re a collective of creators and makers, builders and hackers, teachers and students.

We believe deeply that social media is revolutionizing how we communicate – and we’re driven by our mission to empower organizations to turn messages into meaningful relationships.

We believe that culture is the compass to success and so our culture manifesto is woven into the fabric of all we do. We seek exceptional talent that believes joining a passionate, egoless team that is building something bigger than themselves, and having fun doing it, matters.

We know you have a lot of choices on where to take your career next. Whether you’re based in Vancouver, London, Singapore or any of our 8 nests around the globe, you will have 800+ #HootsuiteLife peeps who will have your back to support your growth everyday.

Here’s where it might start…


Hootsuite Cultural Manifesto


Guru Career Track

B Corporation Certification

Who You Are…

Our team is creating a world-class API and App platform to allow organizations to integrate with Hootsuite and leverage the power of social. We are building both awesome UI/UX components and highly available, intuitive APIs so developers can easily create custom UI apps and API integrations.

You're an experienced Software Developer, with more than 3 years of front-end web application development experience and who’s also eager to work with back-end too. You're comfortable collaborating in small teams to design, build and ship high quality software and experienced in iterating in an agile fashion.

You have experience liaising and collaborating with other departments in determining requirements and specifications.

You love to coach, lead and nurture the development of more junior developers while sharing your knowledge within the team along with the broader technical community, all the while shaping our software development culture by improving our processes and codebases.

You are super smart and have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or have equivalent work experience.

You’re Great at...

Javascript and UI development, specifically with React JS or other JS framework (Angular, Node)

Building high-volume, highly available, and distributed server applications using PHP, Ruby, Python or Java

Using RDBMS databases such as MySQL or NoSQL databases such as MongoDB

Working with REST APIs (bonus if you’ve worked with Twitter or Facebook APIs)

Creating automated test suites and ensuring quality in your code

Using front end tools like grunt, bower etc.

Optimizing and applying best practices

Bonus Points...

  • Experience with Docker, Kafka or Scala
  • Experience creating and supporting Javascript SDK or libraries
  • Effective communicator
  • Drive to succeed in a fast pace and continuously evolving environment
  • Love social media
  • You have open source contributions or personal projects you’ve shipped successfully
  • Finding great lunch spots!


Posted: October 18, 2016
Closes:November 23, 2016
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501-1000 employees
Marketing, PR and Advertising

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About Hootsuite Media Inc.

Hootsuite is a social relationship platform that empowers users to execute social media strategies across their organizations. Our vision is to revolutionize communications; our mission is to empow...