Askuity is a Toronto-based retail analytics software company operating as an innovative new division within The Home Depot. Askuity’s mission is to enable suppliers and merchants at The Home Depot to make profitable, data-driven decisions and drive real-time execution.

Askuity is seeking a Back End Developer eager to join our growing team. As a member of the development team at Askuity, you will help drive the technical direction of our industry-leading analytics platform that has a meaningful and immediate impact on our growing customer base. If you’re committed to great work and are constantly looking for ways to improve the systems you are responsible for, then we’d love to hear from you.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Get deeply involved in our technical direction while delivering well-tested, performant, and maintainable code for our data powered SaaS platform
  • Gain an understanding of the real-world problems of our users to help build a great product that exceeds the expectations of our customers
  • Collaborate with product stakeholders to understand, design, and implement product features and realize our product vision to help our customers make better sense of their retail data
  • Deploy and run software in Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Evaluate new technologies and assess their suitability to solve challenges of today and into the future

Experience/Knowledge Required:

  • Experience building service-oriented architectures and web applications – we have a lot of things that are HTTP and REST-based
  • Experienced with microservices based architecture running in a Kubernetes cluster
  • Hands-on technical expertise and demonstrated ability to design and implement reliable, scalable, high performing solutions
  • Experience working with a cloud platform and products is preferred
  • Willing to consider new graduates who have some co-op experience and an interest in working on an enterprise-class level platform written in Scala

Tech Stack:

  • Functional programming – Scala and AKKA
  • Play and Lagom framework
  • GCP and its eco-system (GKE, Google Cloud databases, Memorystore, and pub-sub)
  • SQL – PostgreSQL, OLAP
  • DevOps – Docker, Kubernetes, YAML

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance and more
  • Access to a top-up for both parental and maternity leave for up to 18 months
  • RRSP, DPSP, Success Sharing and/or Management Incentive Plan, stock purchase plan
  • Tuition, professional development, and health & wellness reimbursement
  • Work from home flexibility
  • 3 weeks of vacation plus 5 personal days to start