Software Developer

Shopify - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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At Shopify, our business operations run in the cloud and we have a diverse landscape of both scalable SaaS-based applications, and custom developed applications which complement them. As Shopify continues to grow, we need to scale our operations accordingly. We are constantly building, rethinking, and evolving our business systems to become more efficient, generating leverage so we can do more, with less.

You’ll be a part of the Technology Acceleration team, focused on building and maintaining the internal applications that power our business operations - we “build the Shopify that runs Shopify”. You will contribute to building and maintaining emerging technology-based applications that are used every day by Shopify employees, enabling them to deliver on the Shopify mission to “make commerce better for everyone”.

You will be:
Working with a small team, collaborating on and contributing to the design and evolution of our internal IT and business systems applications using Rails, React, MySQL, and GraphQL
Building new applications leveraging and integrating with existing 3rd-party tools and applications such as Slack, Jamf, Freshservice, G-Suite, Netsuite, and Workday
Building React components for new and existing applications
Writing and improving our unit and integration tests and practices
Participating in collaborative code reviews using Github
Embracing the abundant opportunities to learn and grow constantly to feed your passion for self-improvement and make those around you better
Working through problems with your team, rolling up your sleeves, forming an opinion and advocating for engineering-specific roadmap items

You have experience with:
Developing full-stack web applications that perform well on all devices using modern languages and frameworks
Using React JavaScript (or TypeScript) and CSS to build applications
Applying strong foundational object-oriented design concepts
Using Git for source code version control
Developing on a leading cloud provider (GCE, AWS, Azure, …)Working with one or more modern web stacks (including CI/CD build and deployment tools, monitoring and debugging tools, etc.)
Providing highly effective code reviews and peer support
Working in an environment focused on commitment and drive for quality, technical excellence and results
Experience comes in many forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. If your background is *thisclose* to what we’re looking for, please consider applying, even if you aren’t able to check every box above.

This posting will be closed on December 20th, 2019 at 12:00pm EST

At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.