Intermediate Software Developer, Full Stack


May 08, 2015

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

For 14 years SparkLIT has been creating SaaS web apps used by millions of people. Join our team and work on interesting problems in a fun environment with an experienced group of programmers.

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Job Summary: 

This position requires knowledge of programming, software engineering principles, and web technologies. Being a small team we look for people with a lot to contribute – you won’t be sitting in a corner doing the same thing everyday. You will need strong analytical, design, and troubleshooting skills as well as the ability to collaborate and take ownership of projects. We value independent thinkers, creativity and people who can self manage.

With our rapid development cycle you’ll continuously push code and see it working for millions of people.

Who is SparkLIT looking for?

  • Someone with excellent programming skills
  • Someone with excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Someone who enjoys working in a high-energy, unstructured environment on small teams to design and build amazing products used by millions of people.
  • Someone who will help shape our engineering culture by improving our processes and codebases

As an applicant, your skills should include the following:

  • Proven skills building high-performance, large-scale, distributed server websites
  • Expert knowledge of PHP, Javascript, Twig/Smarty, CSS, MySQL (or other RDBMS)
  • Experience working with REST APIs
  • Champion of optimization and performance best practices
  • Familiar with good software design practices
  • Skilled and familiar with Agile Scrum and continuous delivery
  • BSc or MSc Computer Science or related field, or related experience

We openly encourage new ideas and concepts that will help increase our knowledge depth and allow the company to grow and expand.

What draws people to SparkLIT?

At SparkLIT we strive to provide a positive team culture that balances life and frequently challenging work as we push ourselves to delight our users.

We live and work in beautiful downtown Victoria, on the west coast of British Columbia, Canada. Our offices, located in the heart of the downtown core, overlook the inner harbour and are surrounded by hundreds of restaurants, pubs, eateries and city entertainment.

Work, play and probably develop some software used by millions of people with a team you will respect and like.

How To Apply: 

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