Full Stack Developer

Boast.AI - Calgary, AB (13 months ago)

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Boast automates R&D Tax claims by combining proprietary AI-driven software with in-house engineers and CPAs. 300+ companies in the US and Canada use Boast to maximize their R&D tax returns and de-risk their audits while drastically reducing the impact on their internal resources. Our offices are in San Francisco, Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and support overall web architecture for multi-tenant SaaS platform
  • Design and implement continuous integration and deployment
  • Ensuring the entire stack is designed and built for speed and scalability
  • Design and deployment of our database
  • Design and construction of our REST API
  • Integrating our front-end UI with the constructed API
  • “Pixel-perfect” implementation of our approved user interface
  • Communicate with the business teams in order to ensure the technical solution meets business requirements/needs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience building end-to-end web applications
  • BS degree in Computer Science, a similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience
  • Solid grasp of fundamental concepts related to system design, such as data structures, algorithms, and operating systems
  • Experience with Python web frameworks such as Django, Django Rest Framework
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience working with machine learning, information retrieval, natural language processing.
  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages and frameworks as needed
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices across the development lifecycle, including agile methodologies, coding standards, code reviews, source management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience with automation using either Shell scripting, Python or other similar languages
  • Understanding of basic financial and accounting language and terminology
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English
  • Ability to work unsupervised, in the office or remote as part of a distributed team and be able to produce high quality work

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of technologies such as virtualization and global infrastructure, load balancing, networking, massive data storage, and security
  • Demonstrated strength in data modeling, ETL pipeline development, and data warehousing
  • Experience in systems design, with the ability to architect or explain complex systems interactions including data flows, common interfaces, APIs and methods available
  • Experience architecting, developing and/or maintaining production-grade cloud solutions in virtualized environments

Why work with us?

  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • Flexibility in your workplace – you have the option to work from our downtown office or from home
  • Open and transparent management structure – collaboration is how we make decisions happen
  • Career growth within this role, including leadership and product innovation opportunities

Job Type: Full-time


  • web application development: 5 years (Required)
  • software development: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)


  • Calgary, AB (Required)


  • Computer science or computer/ software engineering (Required)


  • English (Required)