SMART Technologies is hiring a

Senior Software Developer - Front End

Calgary, Canada
Full-Time

SMART is helping educators and businesses succeed all over the world. Our technology empowers teachers, students and teams to learn and collaborate in innovative ways, inspiring breakthroughs – from improved learning outcomes to moving businesses forward.

Purpose of the position

You will work with your front-end teammates to combine the art of design and the science of software development to improve our world-class applications with a focus on education.

 What would you be doing?

  • Designing and building web products for use in classrooms around the world.
  • Working closely with the User Experience team to design the User Experience and Interface.
  • Working with other developers to architect and design the technical structure of our distributed highly available products.
  • Evaluating and choosing new technologies and libraries to incorporate into our products.
  • Writing and maintaining unit and integration tests to ensure our products meet our quality standards.
  • Working closely with our test team to ensure automated testing has appropriate coverage.

Core Skills

  • 4+ years using JavaScript and/or TypeScript to build interactive HTML interfaces using frameworks like Vue, React or Ember for distributed high availability web applications.
  • 3+ years developing software using a cross functional Agile approach.
  • 2+ years building and releasing software using a continuous deployment pipeline to Google AppEngine and/or Amazon Web Services.
  • An understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • A strong foundation in computer science, in particular data structures, concurrent programming, algorithms and distributed systems.
  • Experience with Firebase is an asset.

Education and work experience

  • Degree or Diploma in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience.
  • 6+ years’ experience in software development.
  • 2+ years’ experience as a senior or lead on a team.

Supervision

  • This position has no direct reports.

Working conditions

  • Can be fully remote within Canada or the United States.
  • Candidates in Calgary, AB or Seattle, WA can optionally work in the office based on SMART’s COVID-19 protocol.
  • Collaborative working experience.
  • Occasional travel may be required

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