Software Engineer

TL;DR

Essential Skills:

  • PHP
  • Any JS front-end library
  • Any version control (git, SVN, etc)
  • Comfortable with Linux/OSX
  • Any SQL database
  • Any NoSQL database

Bonus Skills:

  • PHP 7+
  • AngularJS
  • git
  • Centos 7
  • Experience building highly available web applications
  • Experience with automated testing processes
  • Google Cloud Platform experience
  • Broad technical knowledge – we really like people who can tie together technologies to solve really big problems

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Who are we?

Farside HR (www.squadley.com), a Silicon Valley based company, is looking for a Software Engineer to join their Canadian based R&D team in Kingston, Ontario. This is an opportunity to be part of a team that is looking to do Human Resources software differently. A bold statement – yes – but we are on a bold mission.

About the job

To accomplish this mission, we need someone who can use their knowledge and understanding of technology to solve big problems in fresh new ways. You will need to architect solutions focused on the implementation of exciting new features. You will need to work closely with other areas of the company and our customers to understand their needs be able to deliver holistic solutions.

About you

As an ideal candidate you will have 3-7 years of experience as a Software Engineer with a strong background in PHP and understanding of MVC as well as service-oriented architectures. You have the ability to write clean standards-compliant HTML and CSS using common techniques and libraries such as Bootstrap. It goes without saying that you have strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to work with and manage others.

You are probably thinking, that doesn’t seem that bad (well, except for the working with others), but what else do I need to be successful in this role. Well, if you have advanced knowledge of SQL – MySQL that would definitely be a plus. Other areas that would be helpful include:

  • Strong understanding of JavaScript frameworks like Angular.js, jQuery, React
  • Familiarity with Mercurial or git version control systems
  • Knowledge of Linux or other Unix-based systems
  • Experience with Web Services (consuming and creating)
  • Experience building highly available web applications
  • Experience with automated testing processes
  • Experience with AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform
  • Broad technical knowledge – we really like people who can tie together technologies to solve really big problems

What's Next

If you have ever wanted to experience getting in on the ground floor of a start-up – here is your chance. It is so ground floor that they are still in stealth mode! Farside HR is a group of experienced HR thinkers who are looking to do things differently. If you are a Software Engineer who likes to be different, then there may be a place for you!

If this sounds like you then please contact careers@squadley.com

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Salary
Negotiable
Location
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Relocation
Negotiable
Remote Work
Negotiable
Status
Eligible to legally work in Canada
Travel
Occasional Travel to USA
Key Skills
PHP, JS, HTML, CSS