Web Developer


May 22, 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.

Check us out at www.sparklit.com

Job Summary: 

Sparklit is looking for a thoughtful, well-rounded developer to join our team. If you’re the right one for us, you love the Web, take great pride in your work, think of coding as more than just a job, and have a few great projects to show off. You will be dedicated to producing polished, engaging and robust online work that delivers a great experience to the end user.

We are a small team with a flat hierarchy and we look for people we would like to hangout with. You will need strong analytical, design, and troubleshooting skills. We value independent thinkers, creativity and people who can self manage.

You need to be comfortable continuously pushing code used by millions of people without a lot of hand holding.

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.

As an applicant, your skills should include the following:

  • Strong knowledge of at least one high level web programming language (PHP, Ruby etc)
  • Strong Knowledge of Javascript, CSS, MySQL (or other RDBMS)
  • Experience working with REST APIs
  • Experience with source code control (git, svn, or other)
  • Familiar with good software design practices

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 develop software used by millions of people with a great team.

How To Apply: 

Please email applications to jobs@sparklit.com