SMART Technologies is hiring a

Software Developer (D281)

Calgary, Canada

Purpose of the position

Reporting to the Manager, Software development, you will be a member of a highly agile team tasked with developing new functionality, as well as maintaining and supporting the existing, publicly available product. The ideal candidate must be self-directed and a fast learner, flexible enough to work on new technologies as well as legacy components.

Responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers, with server-side logic
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Design and implement new functionality in our web products
  • Apply test-driven development practices including writing and maintaining unit tests
  • Work closely with our test team to ensure automated testing has appropriate coverage
  • Evaluate and choose new technologies and libraries to incorporate into our products
  • Participate in code and design reviews
  • Write and maintain technical documentation
  • Resolve outages and field escalations
  • Troubleshoot and fix technical bugs
  • Run performance benchmarking tests
  • Estimate effort for work items
  • Participation in the full software lifecycle
  • Other duties as required

Education and work experience

  • Strong foundations in computer science, in particular data structures, concurrent programming, distributed services, databases, etc.
  • Experience developing web services in Go or Java using
    • REST
    • RPCWeb
    • Sockets
  • Understanding test-driven development practices including writing and maintaining unit tests
  • Experience with developing software using Agile software development
  • Building and deploying applications to Amazon Web Services or other PAAS
  • Experience releasing software using a continuous deployment pipeline
  • Deals well with conflict
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and propose solutions
  • Adherence to SMART’s Core Values and Behaviours
  • Ability to work independently
  • Preferred Experience developing/architecting highly available services
  • Preferred Experience developing web clients with Kotlin, Java or Javascript
  • Preferred Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field

Supervision provided and received

  • This position has no direct reports.

Working conditions

  • Hybrid remote/office based role, fast-paced work environment.



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