Junior Full Stack Developer

BlueWave-ai - Ottawa, ON (9 months ago)

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At BluWave-ai our mission is to deliver innovative AI solutions to accelerate the transformation towards renewable energy. We apply AI to increase the use of clean energy in smart grids and microgrids with distributed energy resources, demand response, and transactive business models.

We are looking for talented people at all levels with entrepreneurial drive to seize on the ground floor opportunities, grow their careers, and make a positive impact for the environment.

Who you are
You love doing both web application frontend and backend software and a rare breed that knows how to make a good frontend, and grasp the challenges of backend for efficient data access at scale
You love to keep on top of the latest and greatest in technology, and are able to be opinionated on which are winners, and which are hype
You’re a strong believer in Continuous integration, and the DevOps mindset
You think it is critical to understand of how your software runs on infrastructure in detail, and are experienced in how it should be designed
You like working in teams, mentoring, and sharing neat things you come across enjoy
Your Responsibilities
Design, develop, and support all aspects of our product platform, with emphasis on Front-end, and API. Including the areas of: Data Access and Storage, Single Page Web Application Frontend, Fault-tolerance, Scalability, IaaS platforms, Security consciousness
Work closely with product management, backend, data science, QA, and Support to build and support product
Analyze, scope, review, and estimate development activities
Be the subject matter expert of your ownership areas of the product
Participate in evolving the team’s processes so we’re efficient, and loving what we do
Your Knowledge, Experience, and Skills

Required:
Experience with your code deployed live and having to support it with customers at arms-length
Experience developing single-page JavaScript applications (SPAs)
Web development experience
Backend experience in Golang, Java, or equivalent
Experience with medium-sized React and/or Angular2+ (or equivalent) SPAs in production
Experience building features end-to-end from UI to DB schema (without ORMs like Hibernate)
Experience building distributed systems and how to build for failure
Proficiency for implementing responsive designs
Experience with CSS preprocessors (i.e. Sass, Less)
Experience with at least once IaaS provider
Clear verbal and written communication and the ability collaborate effectively in a geographically dispersed working environment

Considered an asset:
Familiarity with IOT communications methods
Experience developing integrations with electric utility products, SCADA systems, power-control systems
Working knowledge on how to secure web applications
Deep understanding of vanilla JavaScript, HTML, and CSS (you use libraries but you don’t NEED to)

How to stand out:
Send us examples of projects you’ve built
Send us samples of your code
If you don’t have any public code, at least tell us about an interesting project you’ve built you’re proud of
What You Will Gain
Knowledge, skills, and professional networking in one of the most exciting and positively impactful technology domains that is an intersection of electrical engineering, machine learning, software development, and data science
Startup experience and ground floor opportunities for growth in a team that includes PhD Smart Grid Engineers, Data Scientists, recent grads and seasoned business professionals
Competitive compensation
High quality of life and career in Canada's National Capital Region
Working on a team with a serious approach towards our work, rather than ourselves, together with fun and random team events. You will get the opportunity to come up with one!

Diversity makes us stronger. BluWave-ai provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, nation origin, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, or ordinances.

Authorization to work in Canada will be required for this position.