Full-Stack Developer (Blockchain)

EY - Toronto, ON (11 months ago)

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The opportunity

EY’s Canadian Blockchain Development Team in our Technology Consulting group is expanding and looking to hire an intermediate to senior level Full Stack Developer to work on the development of blockchain applications for EY’s corporate and government clients.

Your key responsibilities

Your primary focus will be to work on the development of Ethereum-based blockchain applications.

You will be working in a highly collaborative team and involved in all aspects of the product’s development, within an agile environment using modern web/application tools, UX and workflows.
You will work on executing various user stories from the product’s backlog, assisting in the completion of those tasks within the agreed timeline and in accordance with the story’s acceptance criteria.
You will be expected, within a short ramp up period, to make major contributions to the product’s development across the full stack, including but not necessarily limited to:
Front-end development using React, including integrating front end implementations with the product’s APIs and GraphQL.
Back-end development using Node.js, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and GraphQL.
Ethereum smart contract development using Solidity and other blockchain tools and software.
Assisting in maintaining the products extensive CI/CD pipeline.
Completing code reviews of other team members code and assisting in the mentoring of other developers.
Completing research with respect to the implementation of new product features and refactoring of existing features.

Skills and attributes for success

Able to work independently and with little direction, with the ability to reach out to teammates and other technology specialists when required. You understand that being a highly skilled developer you are continuously learning and exploring new tools and technologies.
You know how to work effectively in a remote environment, but when circumstances permit would have no problem working in the company’s offices several days a week as circumstances require.
You enjoy mentoring and coaching and have no problem pair programming from time to time.

To qualify for the role you must have

3+ years experience working on production applications across the full stack.
Extensive knowledge and experience with modern Javascript frameworks, preferably with React but experience with other frameworks such as VueJS or Angular would be acceptable.
Demonstrated experience working on the backend for production applications (ideally in Node.js but other backend technologies such as Java, Rails, Golang, PHP are acceptable, provided you are confident you can get up to speed with a Node.js backend within a short time frame).
You have experience with microservice architecture and the implementation of prudent application design and architecture principles to enhance the products maintainability and extensibility.
You have knowledge of blockchain and smart contract development through direct or side project experience, with good cursory knowledge with respect to the principles of cryptography.
You have knowledge and/or direct experience of Ethereum and are sufficiently skilled to be able to use that knowledge to deploy Ethereum nodes.
You have significant experience working with NoSQL and SQL databases which might include direct experience with MongoDB, Neo4j, PostgreSQL, MySQL and GraphQL.
You are experienced working with Docker and/or Kubernetes as well as basic deployment knowledge to recognized cloud providers such as Azure, AWS, GCE, Digital Ocean.
You understand the huge benefits provided by a pragmatic testing suite and are highly proficient in knowing how to test code and have experience developing and pushing the code to a CI/CD pipeline.
You have extensive experience with open source software.
You have an undergraduate university or college degree in computer science or a related discipline.

What we look for

We’re interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the technology space. If you have a strong passion for helping businesses achieve their IT strategy, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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