Askuity is seeking a Senior 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.

 

What you’ll do:

  • 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 Amazon Web Services
  • Evaluate new technologies and assess their suitability to solve challenges of today and into the future

 

What you’ll bring:

  • Proven experience as a successful technical leader in a highly collaborative environment
  • Strong, hands-on technical expertise and demonstrated ability to design and implement reliable, scalable, high performing solutions
  • Experience building service-oriented architectures and web applications – we have a lot of things that are HTTP and REST-based
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven experience working with AWS products, optimizing performance and costs
  • A thirst to innovate with machine intelligence
  • A self-starter attitude – at Askuity, the drive to do better and be better is baked into our culture

 

Experience with the following is a bonus:

  • Functional programming – Scala, Kotlin, Erlang, Elixir, or Spark
  • Amazon AWS – EC2, RDS, EMR, Lambda
  • SQL – particularly PostgreSQL, OLAP
  • Machine Intelligence – Tensorflow, Torch, or Spark MLlib

 

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and health benefits
  • Spacious, collaborative workspace in the heart of the Toronto tech district
  • Team lunches and an impressive lineup of snacks
  • Weekly beer o’clock
  • Ping pong and video games (and some seriously competitive gamers)
  • Indoor bike parking

 

Help us build software that showcases your impressive development skills and ultimately makes our customers happy. If you’re interested in designing and building beautiful software for a fast-growing Toronto startup, then drop us a line at careers@askuity.com.