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Software Development Engineer (L1)

Location
Richmond, BC
Details
Full Time
A month ago

Description

At EvidentPoint Software, we work at the forefront of on-screen reading product development, making digital textbooks and eBooks available to K-12 schools and to consumers who enjoy immersive reading. We are passionate about providing the best possible on-screen reading experience to facilitate improved learning and enjoyment across all platforms. The best reading experience on every device both on-line and off-line.

We encourage a collaborative environment that celebrates team success, supports continuous personal development, actively contributes to open source communities and perfects the craft of engineering.  We also believe in maintaining a great work life balance. Our team has people from a wide variety of backgrounds, previous work histories, and life experiences, and we are eager to maintain and grow that diversity.

Requirements

The Active Textbook Platform team provides the backbone on top of which custom client services are built. Recently, we have taken a big bet on the Readium Platform and use it as the basis of our client development.

As a L1 developer on the team you will be responsible for developing and delivering high quality on-screen reading clients and services. You will also be blazing the trail for new digital textbook enhancements, great layout and enhanced student learning experiences. On the consumer side we strive to provide the highest quality, cross device reading solutions to unique audiences.

As a team we’re proud of what we build and how we build it. We run lean, obsess about customers and use an evidence-based approach to decision making. Every week our team talks to customers to make sure we build what customers want. You will be in a position that carries a ton of responsibility and provides opportunities to impact customers’ satisfaction and grow the business exponentially.

This position requires an engineer or recent grad with enthusiasm and some experience in web development and/or cross platform application development. Experience in macOS, iOS, Android and Windows native development is desired. Familiarity with cross-platform development tools is a plus. You will be expected to deliver maintainable well tested code, as part of a larger team. You will work collaboratively with others on your team and receive direction from experienced L2 and L3 engineers.

Upon joining the team, you will:

  • Design and develop Client applications and back-end services that support our content consumption and distribution platforms.
  • Enable us to bring to market innovations in on-screen reading in an agile and reliable manner.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience. 
  • 1+ years of software engineering/internships, web development or custom application development for macOS, iOS, or Android
  • Excellent coding skills, including server-side language experience (Java, Go, Python, C#, C++).
  • Leading development with modern software engineering practices of unit testing, continuous integration and deployment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ruby on Rails or any other MVC web service type framework
  • Javascript experience (React or Angular is plus but not required)
  • Experience with relational databases (MySQL, SQLite, etc)
  • Specific JS frameworks (React, Angular, Backbone)
  • Docker
Benefits

This role is a full-time position based in our Richmond, BC office. Applicants must be legally able to work in Canada. No phone calls, please. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Category
Software and Programming Information Technology