Front End Developer

PiinPoint - Waterloo, ON (18 months ago)

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PiinPoint is a Y Combinator backed startup building the next generation location analytics software. As a Full Stack Developer at PiinPoint, you will specialize in building an elegant web application that turns the complex process of geospatial mapping into an easy-to-use software focused on helping retailers find their next store location, and enabling them to monitor the performance of their current ones.

You will be involved with all parts of the product lifecycle: brainstorming, design, planning, execution, and shipping. You'll tackle difficult problems in product design and the field of geospatial analysis and will be a large part in creating a web application that will be used by some of the largest retailers and real estate brokerages in North America.

Required Skills

Able to work independently and be responsible for decisions made involving user interfaces
Care deeply about design, be it visual representation or code structure
Able to work well with others to collaborate on tough problems
Open to building prototypes quickly to validate an idea
Desire to constantly learn, grow, and develop
A mind for writing clean and testable code

What we're looking for in you

Experience with React.js and CSS
Experience designing and building components
Development experience in a Python web framework

What you'll be working on

Design and implement new user-facing features in PiinPoint's products
Build the libraries and frameworks that support our large and complex location analytics software
Optimize web applications to maximize speed and scale
Write client-side code for web-based applications, create fast, easy-to-use, and develop prototypes quickly

Technologies we use

Docker, Convox/AWS APIs for devops
Python, Django, Pyramid for back-end
React + Redux for front-end
PostgreSQL and Mongo for storage