Jr. Software Developer



Software Engineering
Posted on Monday, February 13, 2023

Are you passionate about design and aesthetics? Do you love helping people?

We're hiring a student Jr. Software Developer to join our growing Focal team. Together, we'll grow the Focal platform as a leading choice for professional photographers all over the world!

  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Currently Enrolled Post Secondary Student

This position may be funded by the Digital Skills for Youth Program.

The rundown:

This is a full-time position (35-40 hours/week). Co-op students are welcome. 8-month co-ops are encouraged.

What we’re looking for:
  • Fully fluent in python + javascript
  • Web development experience in Django Rest Framework and/or REACT
  • Understanding of the benefits of testing, TDD, and continuous integration
  • Foundational knowledge of SQL databases
  • Understanding of database principles and the strengths and weaknesses of an ORM
  • A high-level understanding of user experience and user interface design
As a key member of the project team you will:
  • Work with a small and focused team to design and develop new features and releases.
  • Collaborate with other team members to flesh out technical requirements.
How you like to work:
  • You're in your element when working in an integrated team that is small, flexible, and Agile.
  • You're eager to contribute to the team without an ego.
  • You care about helping teams collaborate and be productive and efficient.
  • You know that communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills are simply a part of the development process.
  • You like to solve complex problems and have an open mind to considering different approaches.
What we offer:
  • Competitive wage
  • Flexible work environment and hours
  • Exposure to technology startup industry in Victoria
  • Autonomy and input in development decisions and product strategy

Sound like a good fit?

Send your CV to contact@bookfocal.com

Please indicate if you are a Canadian Citizen, PR or on a work visa