Application for Senior Software Engineer
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Job Summary

At Writeway (writeway.com), people have the vision to bring revolutionary writing and researching tools to all content creators. The tools enable content creators to only focus on what they do best — expressing ideas into words creatively.

We are seeking a person with a strong desire to succeed in a startup.

We are seeking an absolute hard-core full-stack developer with a special passion for front-end architecture design, and implementing mind-blowing product features using React/React-Native framework and related technologies.

You are a team player and a leader. Your leadership encourages the entire team to innovatively architect and implement new product features, improves existing product features while adding performance and software quality metrics to our codebase. Your responsibilities will include all aspects of software development, from design and analysis to development, implementation, and maintenance. You will work closely with other engineering teams, quality assurance, and management. You will play a hands-on development and design role, and deliver products in a rapid and multifaceted environment.

You will lead the team on technical design, work estimation, and implementation of new UI features including visualization aspects and server interfaces/contracts. You will work with executives and other technical teams, in a multi-functional environment, to implement quality products that meet the business goals. You will continually improve software development processes and practices. You will work together with phenomenal young blood with many challenges and works well in fast-paced product development.


Must Show

Proof of successful experiences of leading a team to deliver a sophisticated product using React.js


Great to have

Experience with Slate.js or Plate.js


Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or Masters in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks including ReactJS and NodeJS
  • Proficiency in CSS pre-processing platforms such as SASS
  • Strong understanding of TypeScript and the latest ECMAScript standards
  • Strong understanding of cross-browser compatibility
  • Strong understanding to optimize the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Experience in REST API design and implementation
  • Experience building web services, micro-service architecture
  • Experience with non-relational, NoSQL databases and various data-storage systems such as MongoDB
  • Experience with React-native-web, building apps targeting multiple platforms with highly shared code.
  • Knowledge of accessibility standards and guidelines.
  • Ability to improve existing codebases using standard methodologies
  • Ability to work on multi-faceted, multi-functional projects
  • Ability to collaborate optimally with teams located in locations

Location: Saskatoon, work from office

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: CAD $90,000.00 - $110,000.00 per year

Benefits: Employee stock purchase plan, Stock options, Paid time off, Dental care, Disability insurance, Extended health care, Life insurance, Vision care


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