Junior/Senior Python/JavaScipt Web Developer for Socoloco

TP Systems

May 01, 2015

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Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Job Summary: 

Avocette is currently searching for a Junior and Senior Python/JavaScipt Web Developer for Socoloco. This is a permanent position to work for an amazing start-up company located in downtown Victoria. This is a great opportunity to join a growing team and to help enhance and develop their marketplace technology. Working with a strong cross functional agile development team, the ideal candidate should be able to communicate well with others, have a passion for creating quality software, and have experience with a successful software delivery life cycle.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop web applications in Python and JavaScript (jQuery), and possibly other languages as appropriate
  • Contribute to the design process, being mindful of the user experience
  • Work actively with other developers to design, build, test and maintain the applications in a robust fashion that can be reused and maintained as easily as possible
  • Provide estimations on the difficulty of tasks and features
  • Always being mindful of code quality, and testing your own code

Technical Qualifications:

  • Python experience and knowledge
  • JavaScript(jQuery)/CSS experience and knowledge
  • Experience working with MVC Web frameworks
  • Understanding of HTML5, Ajax

Technical Assets:

  • Django
  • Experience working with relational databases like PostgreSQL or MySQL
  • Experience using version control (Git)
  • Excellent debugging and optimisation skills
  • Knowledge of Agile development principles and process
  • Continuous Integration

If you feel that you meet all of the above requirements, please apply to this posting directly in the strictest of confidence. Please note that, due to overwhelming response, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

About Socoloco:

Socoloco Inc. is a world class innovation lab which develops online and mobile social commerce applications.  They have created a marketplace platform that has been used for several different web applications.  Their first brand, Diggit.ca, provides local C2C and B2C transactions across Canada. Their other brands are targeted at the charitable and fundraising sectors.  BeGiving.ca accommodates local C2C transactions with proceeds going to charity and GoBid.ca gives fundraisers the ability to raise money through online auctions.

About Avocette:

Avocette, formerly TP Systems, is a leading provider of IT products and services to public sector clients across Canada and the US. We specialize in providing Managed Services, Product Integration, Consulting and IT Staffing to our clients. By leveraging technical and business skills from employees across Canada and the US and developing key best-of-breed software partnerships, Avocette provides clients with superior solutions. 

How To Apply: 

Please send your resume to it.staffing@avocette.com