Full Stack Developer
Varafy Corporation
Edmonton, AB

Varafy Corporation is a learning technology software company. Our mission is to improve student outcomes in learning STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math). Varafy’s content authoring and assessment platform enables learning content creators to easily create practice problems and their detailed solution for digital use. The Varafy content generation platform is a cloud-based SaaS product.

Varafy’s customers include some of the leading educational content providers both in North America and globally. Our leadership team brings strong SaaS leadership and technical experience along with previous successful start-up exit experience. We are a team of people committed to tackling some of the most challenging issues in creating a leading content authoring platform – and have great success in doing so!

About the Role:

We are looking for someone who is energetic and highly creative. Someone who has a passion for building beautiful, game-changing products that scale. You will work in an agile environment with a highly skilled development team using all the latest and greatest in web technologies. You’ll contribute to a UI that has "ease of use" as priority. You’ll ensure solid code by writing fast unit and integration tests.

What We Care About:

  • Weekly sprint planning & review sessions
  • Setting realistic developer time estimations and completing them on time.
  • Pushing code that’s well tested
  • Being open to teaching others
  • Making sure all user-facing bugs are squashed as soon as possible
  • Continually improving our engineering processes
  • Developers take ownership over their parts of the app

What You Bring to the Role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • 3+ years experience in developing web applications
  • 3+ years of full-time HTML5/CSS3 /Javascript /ES6
  • Strong React experience (Redux is a bonus)
  • Proficient with MongoDB and NodeJS
  • Experience with Git or another source control
  • Nice to haves:
  • Experience with the modern JS ecosystem (Webpack, npm)
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience writing performant code to be used at scale
  • Experience with UI/UX design

What you’ll be doing:

  • Build and maintain high-performance and maintainable code
  • Collaborating with a strong team of developers
  • Participate in code reviews and pair programming to ensure great execution

What we Offer:

  • Competitive salary + equity (min 0.75%)
  • Generous computer purchase allowance
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Weekly corporate paid lunch

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • ReactJS: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Node.js: 1 year (Preferred)
  • JavaScript: 1 year (Preferred)