Role Overview:

If you get excited about bringing intelligence to life, driving and creating consumer applications while working with leading technologies (AWS, node.js, lex, connect, lambdas, AI), check this role out!

We are looking for a Senior Full Stack Engineer to join our team and work with our client on the implementation of a complex AI chatbot application. You’ll work with a team of engineers in an agile environment to program, integrate and deliver Natural Language Understanding and Conversational Robot AI type solutions on an enterprise scale. Having the ability to balance the long-term “big picture” and short-term implications of decisions will be a huge asset to this role.

The successful candidate for this role will be responsible for working in all stages of development. This includes but is not limited to identifying business requirements, design, implementation and testing. The ability to mentor and provide guidance to a team of engineers with a focus on the quality of code delivery is the priority, being able to identify proper practices and efficiencies towards team goals is an essential part of this role.

Location: Remote North America

Start Date: Immediately

Employment Type: Full Time or Contract

Travel: 1 week per quarter* (every 3 months) to the client site in the U.S.

*travel is currently on-hold due to Covid-19 restrictions but will resume once restrictions are lifted

Responsibilities:

  • Work with peers to analyze technical system problems/defects, and design and implement effective solutions.
  • Handle end-to-end development, including development, testing, and deployment.
  • Work with Scrum Masters, Product Owners, business stakeholders, and peers to iteratively create software that meets business and technical requirements.
  • Contribute to the development of team backlog, plans, and assignments.
  • Develop comprehensive automated tests for multiple scopes (Unit, System, Integration, Regression).
  • Offer mentorship by asking clarifying questions and give constructive feedback through pull requests and team discussions while taking feedback gracefully.
  • Be part of a culture of innovation and learning.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of professional experience.
  • Strong experience developing in Node.js.
  • Strong experience with one or more of the following AWS services: Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB, SQS, and/or Kinesis.
  • Experience with text to speech, speech recognition and extending voice and contact center infrastructure; e.g. Amazon Lex
  • Experience using microservices / Domain driven design.
  • Experience working with distributed agile teams.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Additional Assets:

  • Experience or knowledge working with voice and omnichannel technologies
  • Experience or understanding of Java and/or Python a plus.
  • Experience working with CI/CD Pipelines (Bamboo, Jenkins, Bitbucket, etc.).
  • A deep understanding of layered solutions and designs
  • Knowledge of token-based security programs.
  • Experience with AWS Cloudformation (CFT/CDK).

Applying:
Along with your resume, please include references to any open source contributions you’ve made or example code from side projects. Please include links to Github, LinkedIn, Stackoverflow, etc

Benefits for Full Time hires:

  • 100% paid company paid Health and Dental plan
  • 100% company paid Life Insurance and Illness Insurance
  • Competitive Vacation Policy
  • Week-long paid shutdown to celebrate the end of the year
  • Matching Group RRSP
  • Performance Bonus Plan
  • Remote-first
  • Health & Wellness Stipend
  • Work from home setup provided (airpods, desk, etc.)
  • Equal opportunity employer