Web Application Developer

SV Academy - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Web Applications Developer

About SV Academy

SV Academy creates career opportunities in the tech industry for thousands of diverse job-seekers across the country who may not have the skills, experience or connections to do so on their own. In just two years, nearly 100 of the industry’s top employers, like Survey Monkey, Palo Alto Networks, Pure Storage and Talend, have hired our graduates -- the majority of whom are women and minorities -- who see their incomes rise, on average, 2.2x, on the first day they start their new job. SV Academy is funded by Bloomberg, and has been featured in the WSJ, Fortune, Fast Company and the SF Chronicle.

About the Role:

You will be a jack-of-all trades. On some days you will focus on designing and implementing application back-end functions, including the integration of 3rd party technologies and the extension of our core database. At other times, you will be working with our marketing and UX teams to deploy new features on our outward-facing website.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Engagement in a collaborative approach to problem-solving
  • Commitment to test-based development practices to ensure the rapid production of high-quality, easily-maintained code
  • Understanding of required development operations tasks
  • Focus on creative solutions
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development, especially in the areas of estimation and technological innovation


  • 2+ years of software development experience
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science, or 5+ years of relevant, directly-applicable experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to build rapport and communicate with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience with server-side technologies such as Python, Ruby, or Java
  • Solid knowledge of one or more SQL programming environments
  • Experience with front end development using Angular or similar tools
  • Code management best practices using Git or similar tools
  • Complete understanding of development operations

Job Type: Full-time


  • Web Development: 1 year (Preferred)