Intermediate Software Developer

YTZ International

May 12, 2015

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

YTZ is an international performance network that specializes in inventory that is often untargeted.  For publishers, we offer a simple solution to make money on under-performing traffic by filtering it through our proprietary optimization technologies for both ad selection and ad marketing.  Using this same technology we are able to provide advertisers with quality conversions and unparalleled global reach.  YTZ is excited to be expanding its team in Victoria.

Job Summary: 

As the Intermediate Software Developer you will be building and maintaining a bidding platform for our company. The build will interact and rely on calls from one of our core platforms. Your role requires you to be responsible for improving efficiency, speed and reliability of the platform as well as building new features and debugging problems and issues.  Are you ready to build something cool and charter a new way of bidding for our company?

To be successful in this role you:

  • Have a Bachelor's degree and 3+ years software development experience
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to self-manage and set priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Can dive into the details.
  • Are solution focused and results orientated.
  • Learn quickly because things move fast. 
  • On the technical side you have:
    • PHP 5.5+
    • MVC frameworks
    • Relational database design experience
    • JavaScript, HTML 5, Ajax, CSS3
    • Experience with building or using REST API's
    • Familiar with LAMP environments (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
    • Write clean, efficient, maintainable and robust code.
    • Experience working in development teams
    • MS Excel

You would be a top contender if you also had: 

  • JQuery
  • Web analytics
  • Experience with Amazon web services (AWS)
  • Versioning software - Subversion or Git

What we offer: 

  • Small and nimble kick ass team
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • A sweet Downtown Bastion Square office 
  • Gym Membership 
  • Comprehensive benefits 
  • Opportunity to work with new technologies 
  • Casual and relaxed working environment
How To Apply: 

In order to be considered for this position be awesome and please email your cover letter with an intro why you will stand out, including a list of operating systems, software programs and applications you are familiar with, as well as your resume, link to your Github page (or any examples of what you have been building) all in one PDF attachment to  We look forward to chatting with you more about why YTZ is the team you would like to make your mark on.  

Posting closes: May 15th, 2015.