Junior Developer

Real Matters - Markham, ON (30+ days ago)

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About Us

Solidifi, a Real Matters company, is one of North America’s leading independent providers of valuation and closing services in the residential real estate mortgage industry. The company has built a strong reputation and partnerships with a network of more than 100,000 qualified independent field agents and is the mortgage service provider of choice for more than 60 of the top 100 lenders. Understanding the power of technology to boost productivity both internally and for our clients, the Solidifi team is made up of mortgage industry specialists and technology innovators.

Solidifi has offices in Markham (ON), Buffalo (NY), Denver (CO), and Middletown (RI). For more information, please visit www.solidifi.com

Position Description

The fast paced and exciting technology division of Real Matters’ is looking for an innovative, talented engineer to work with our team on our cloud-based technology platform.

You will work with a world class technology team and be responsible for the development of web applications using the latest JS frameworks, to serve our customers with the best possible user experience, and empower them to take advantage of our unique services

You are the kind of person who is seeking a position that is focused, creative, dynamic and bent on finding the best solution to the problem at hand. The successful candidate will function in a multi-faceted role that offers the opportunity for career growth, intellectual stimulation, creative problem solving, and the opportunity of working on great stuff.

What You Will Do:
Collaborate with internal business units to understand business goals & objectives
Lead by example, developing efficient, high-performance software, implementing both front end using ReactJS and core backend software components primarily in Java
Mentors and builds relationships with team members
Provide task estimates adjusted for complexity schedules and engineer skill levels
Works with the team to break out stories and assigns to team members
Defines quality software solutions mindful of performance, scalability and re-usability, in concert with our Enterprise Architect
Establish best practices and an architectural roadmap, working closely with our Enterprise Architect & Engineering Leads
Investigate and resolve system issues
Monitors progress, identifying potential impediments and bottlenecks; steering the course so commitments are held and projects remain on track
Contributes to QA efforts where needed
Represents RM in settings where deep knowledge of our tech stack is needed such as RFPs, Security Audits, employee on-boarding, etc.

What You Will Bring

Minimum of 1-3 years of experience developing web applications in a similar position, implementing applications in a full stack capacity using Java / ReactJS / MySQL & Spring Boot framework
University Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent knowledge/experience
Additional technical and/or business certifications are an asset
Experience in Open source Framework such as Hibernate, JPA, etc.
Experience with MySQL database
Hands-on experience in Linux/Unix environment
Enterprise level Front End developmentExcellent oral and written communication skills are required ReactJS, React-Redux, Redux-Saga
Knowledge of Create React APP and Web-pack
HTML/HTML5 CSS3, SCSS, Styled Components
Testing frameworks; Jest / Enzyme
Rest APIs
Experience with Axios and Express
Experience in all stages of the software development life cycle
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

Nice to have, but not necessary

Full-stack experience
Working on middleware applications
Knowledge of latest ReactJS developments. Hooks: useEffect, useState, useReducer
Familiarity with micro-services architecture, working with service discovery technology such as Consul or Eureka, Apollo Graphql, KOA
Experience coding apps in GoLang
Experience with Tomcat, Apache ActiveMQ, Apache Solr
Developing applications related in the real estate, mortgage / financial industry

Scope of responsibilities for this particular opportunity may change and will include, but not be limited to the above mentioned.

The opportunity is here if you're ready for it: work with the industry's top talent on dynamic, challenging projects for the North American mortgage industry.

We take great pride in the work we do and the talented people who work with us. We're always looking for highly skilled, driven people who value a collaborative, open environment and a flexible, professional culture.

Please note that ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES will be contacted for this particular opportunity