Software Engineer (.NET)



Software Engineering
Richmond, BC, Canada
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023

PressReader is a rapidly growing technology company that partners with the world’s leading publishers to deliver content to millions of users in over 160 countries. Our progressive approach to digital distribution has allowed publishers such as The Washington Post, The Guardian, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, The Globe and Mail, and Vogue to find new audiences through business partnerships, including airlines, hotels, cruise ships, libraries, and thousands of other companies worldwide.

We have a full-time opportunity for a Software Engineer, with expertise in .NET, to join our Engineering Team.

As part of the Engineering team, you will work on an award-winning digital platform, and work across various stages of the software development cycle on a wide range of development projects. You will use your proven experience in .NET to heighten our current and future projects. You will help shape the culture and success of our Engineering department.

This is a great opportunity for a developer who has about 4+ years of experience working with .NET applications as part of a professional team. Solid experience with C# and SQL is essential.

In this role, you will:

  • Design and build core logic and backend services for PressReader applications.
  • Deliver quality code by applying development practices, leveraging test driven development methodology and supporting test automation.
  • Participate in estimating project efforts and delivery timelines.
  • Participate in peer design and code reviews.
  • Identify technical, schedule, and other project risks and provide relevant feedback.
  • Proactively collaborate with teammates and communicate with project stakeholders to ensure project efforts proceed efficiently and with predictability.
  • Document your solutions.
  • Use feedback analysis.
  • Provide technical input into product roadmaps, negotiating compromises between business and technical constraints.

You are a great fit if you have:

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in building .NET web applications.
  • Proficiency in C#, SQL, and database design.
  • Experience building and designing scalable and reliable systems.
  • Experiencing configuring and maintaining CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience with refactoring complex code using SOLID principles to improve testability and maintainability.
  • Knowledge or experience with test driven development and agile/iterative development methodologies.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • A team-player mindset and the desire to expand your skills while being able to share ideas and knowledge.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple concurrent assignments.
  • Experience in migrating legacy .Net applications to .Net core or .NET 5+.

Bonus points if you:

  • Experience building and designing micro services.
  • Have experience with .NET 5+, Azure DevOps, Docker/Kubernetes.
  • Experience with a modern front-end development framework, e.g., Angular, React, Vue.js.
  • Have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering.
  • Have a strong interest in the technology sector.

We thank everyone who is interested in our role. Only qualified candidates legally eligible to work in Canada will be directly contacted for this position.

PressReader offers a hybrid work environment to balance the flexibility of working from home and being together to collaborate, celebrate, and connect. All employees come into the Richmond, BC office once a week on Tuesdays, and where operationally required, more frequently throughout the week. Our office also remains open 24/7 and we encourage everyone to use the space to best suit their needs. When not in the office, employees have the opportunity to work remotely.

If you don’t see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed for this job, we still encourage you to apply. We are committed to creating a more equitable, inclusive and diverse company and we welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, sexual identification, and life experiences. If you require accommodation in completing any pre-employment assessments or applications, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the recruitment process, please email people [at]

Sometimes emergencies happen and you may need to reschedule an interview. We understand. Please let us know without worrying about losing the opportunity or your credibility.

PressReader offers a compensation package which includes extended health care, dental, vision and accidental death insurance paid by the company; 15 paid vacation days to start, sick and bereavement days; reimbursements for professional training and membership in professional associations; fitness subsidy and more, along with a chance to be working with amazing people.