Sr. Software Engineer - Remote

Calgary, Alberta
Entry Level

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Requirements Gathering & Planning
Regularly meet with stakeholders and users to determine requirements and demo development progress. Create wireframes and mockups, architect systems and data models, and plan a development roadmap.

Software Development
Code back-end services, controllers, and APIs; front-end views and components; and data models that meet the project’s requirements. Advance the codebase by removing technical debt. May include managing contractor developers and vendors.

Testing and QA
Incorporate and improve unit test coverage and generate UI tests to automate testing. Smoke test as needed and perform code reviews to ensure the accuracy and clarity of code.

Customer Service & Support
Provide post-release training, troubleshooting, and ad-hoc bug fixes. Write and keep technical documents up-to-date.

Personal & Team Growth
Adopt and advance the team’s best practices and actively contribute new ideas and concepts. Maintain understanding of current technologies and programming practices through continuous education, reading, workshops, and/or groups. Train new software engineers.



Supervisory Responsibilities
Direct Reports
- This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports
- May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports


Travel and/or Driving Requirements

- Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job


Minimum Qualifications
The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job
Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Computer Science or other related discipline

6 or more years of experience:
• Python, PostgresSQL, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, MVC, Object Oriented Design and Coding

Additional experience a plus:
• DevOps, Azure, Bootstrap, jQuery, REST, JSON, Django


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Motivated to learn, experiment, and use the latest technologies
  • Positive attitude with a desire to solve problems
  • Familiar with the stages of the software development lifecycle
  • Knowledge of security best practices
  • Team player who is comfortable partnering with business departments
  • Troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Comfortable shuffling priorities and context switching based on business needs
  • Possess a sense of pride and confidence in authored code
  • Understand the business domain and why a feature is needed, not just how to build it
  • Independent worker requiring very little oversight


Environmental & Physical Requirements
Office / Sedentary Requirements
Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.


Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions
Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.


Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

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