Senior Full-stack Developer (Software Development)

Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton
Job ID
2021-1735
Category
Information Technology
Type
Regular Full-Time

AMA

TECH life

AT AMA

Posted: 2021-11-23
Closing: Until Filled
Location: Edmonton South
and/or remotely

 

You’re a wizard with code — and proud of it. You love working and playing with computers, and there are simply no words to describe your deep love for technology. You can’t visit a website without dissecting it to figure out how it works and how it could be better for the end user. We could use a passionate techy like you! As a Senior Full Stack Developer for our Application Services team, you’ll help provide AMA with new business solutions and improve existing technology solutions. The primary responsibility of this job is to translate software requirements into working software and to code, maintain, enhance, develop and test applications for use in AMA. This is a fantastic opportunity to engage in a positive and creative work environment that offers excellent benefits

 

WHAT MOVES YOU

  • You tackle every project with anticipation and excitement — no matter how big or how small.
  • You ‘get’ what it means to be part of the team and enjoy working in a collaborative environment.
  • The words “that will do” aren’t in your vocabulary. You always strive to find the best, most innovative solution.
  • You don’t sit around waiting to be told what to do. You know what needs to be done and you do it.
  • You love rolling up your sleeves and digging into the details.
  • You handle even the tightest deadlines with a cool head and a clear vision.
  • You’re a natural mentor. Bringing out the best in others, brings out the best in you. 

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Reporting to the Agile Team Lead, you will be working with web applications, with a strong focus on Serverless apps.
  • Mentor and share expertise with other developers on team and in the department.
  • Opportunities to be involved with higher level architecture and design.
  • Research and resolve problems, coordinate problem solving with vendors, network and hardware support staff, and business users.
  • Promote a positive security culture, particularly in the development of software systems.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of IT service management standards, tools, and methodologies.
  • Investigate new products, tools, and technology to add value to the business; ensuring that applications are on the right platform.
  • Follow modern application architecture guidelines and design principles such as separation of concerns, single responsibility, and least knowledge.
  • Create user-centric applications by considering customer feedback, technical constraints, opportunities, and usability findings.
  • Coordinate with product owners, other developers, and business users through the project life cycle to gather and understand requirements, determine best solutions, and demonstrate functionality to end users.
  • Enforce test-driven development (TDD) and continuous integration to ensure our products consistently meet or exceed expectations.
  • Ensure all application changes are developed, tested, and implemented in a well-controlled environment.
  • Follow a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery workflow to enable frequent, reliable production deployments.
  • Participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation backed by automated monitoring and an incident management platform. 

WHAT YOU'VE DONE

  • You have a university degree or technical diploma in a related field such as Information Technology or Computer Science.
  • You have a minimum of 5 years progressive web development experience in everything from architecture to a firm understanding of design concepts and deployment of highly available web and mobile applications.
  • You’re highly skilled with authentication and authorization frameworks and policies.
  • You’re comfortable working with data security at rest and transit, database modeling, and database transaction management.
  • You have extensive experience with the following:
    • React, Node.js
    • Full web stack (HTTP, cookies, caching, browser rendering)
    • Developing data-backed applications using a combination of REST, GraphQL, NoSQL and RDBMS technologies
    • Microservice and serverless architectures
    • Working with CI/CD pipelines
    • Git (Azure DevOps, GitHub)
  • You’ll get bonus points if you have:
    • AWS experience with CDK, CloudFormation, Lambda, and CodePipeline.
    • TypeScript
    • C#, .NET Core
    • Ruby, Ruby on Rails
    • Open-source contributions

 WHAT YOU'LL GET

  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexible benefits.
  • Outstanding employer-paid Defined Pension Plan.
  • Great AMA discounts.
  • Unlimited learning opportunities.
  • Paid vacation and floater day.

 We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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