Front-end Developer – Traction Pulse

Traction on Demand - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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As a Front-End Developer on the Traction Pulse team, you will be responsible for customizing, developing and supporting the Pulse platform. You consider the technical side and the human side, the day-to-day and the big picture, guiding best practices and Traction’s values along the way.

Traction Pulse is a subsidy of Traction on Demand. Traction on Demand’s hiring philosophy is based on culture, intelligence and then skills. Here’s what we mean by that:


Culture at Traction on Demand isn’t about drinking beer and playing ping-pong – it’s much more. We are looking for people who want to join an active community of engaged individuals who see business as more than just a vehicle to make money. We care about our people, wider community and planet. Come join us on this journey!

Traction is a group of entrepreneurs committed to creating ecstatic clients, doing enjoyable work and being efficient in everything we do. We fail fast and love to innovate. Change is our middle name.

Our values don’t just sit on a glossy page. We live them every day. Our values are the cornerstone of who we are – do they resonate with you?

Embrace Knowledge
Do the right thing
Seek adventures and smiles
Healthy hearts and heads
Pursue opportunity
Build community

People often ask what it takes to succeed at Traction on Demand – you’ve got to be smart, without having an ego. What does that mean? Imagine working with a group of your smartest friends who all love to learn. Everyone is always pushing each other to grow and innovate at a pace that can only be called furious. We are never idle or stagnant. We seek and share knowledge. We are comfortable with the unknown. We just “git ‘r done.”


Tractionites come from a variety of backgrounds, and we are eager to find people that are from non-traditional backgrounds. Typically, we find that people are successful in this role when they have:

Computer Science Degree or equivalent experience
3-5 years’ development experience in Java, .NET or another C-style language through personal or work experience
Expert in front-end web development (e.g., JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Bootstrap etc).
Experience in NodeJS, JavaScript frameworks (e.g., Vue.js, React, Angular).
Experience with chrome extension development is a nice to have
Nice to haves: Chrome Browser Extensions, Mobile app dev, AWS Lambda, Jira, Machine Learning.
Exposure to Git.
Strong knowledge of relational databases and SQL
Ability to effectively communicate technical issues in laymen's terms to customers
Self-Motivated problem solver who loves getting their hands dirty debugging issues
Highly motivated with the ability to prioritize what’s on your plate
What You Will Be Doing

Working on AWS with cutting edge technology, such as serverless architecture and AI
Build a high-quality, robust product using various JavaScript libraries/frameworks
Developing APIs to be used internally and by customer integration processes
Customer data transformation and migration
Involvement in code reviews, sprint planning, and sharing ideas for continuous improvement via sprint retrospectives
If you’re interested, so are we! Send your resume our way, and we’ll contact you for a phone interview if we see a fit.

At Traction on Demand, we aim to change the world by challenging the traditional consulting model and building community with our clients, partners and neighbours. At our core, we’re about improving the way companies do business by leveraging technology –, technology partners and our own libraries of intellectual property. We are a people-first organization, creating long-term relationships with our clients and growing with them as strategic business partners. Our clients are varied in size, geography and industry, and include some of the world’s largest technology firms. Traction for Good, our community engagement program, and our involvement as one of the first 100 B Corps in Canada are just a couple of the reasons why we have been named to the Best Places to Work in Canada top 10 list for several years running.

We are an equal opportunity employer and love diversity at our company! We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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