Senior Software Engineer – Toronto ON

daVinci is uniquely positioned to deliver best-in-class advanced planning software to the retail industry. Today, and throughout our history, daVinci’s innovative software helps fashion retailers advance digital transformation, grow revenue, increase profits, and operate more efficiently through intelligent assortment planning. With customer satisfaction as our top priority, our dynamic and collaborative environment draws upon all our people’s full knowledge capital to provide the best solutions possible.

An opportunity exists from our downtown Toronto office (currently working remotely) for motivated Senior Software Engineers looking for a chance to make an impact. The successful candidates will be assessing and redesigning the current platform with the best practices for highly available and scalable software design and architecture in mind. In turn, it will be part of the implementation. This role plays a vital part in ramping our software delivery velocity by leveraging the latest microservices DevOps techniques and delivery mechanisms.

What you will be doing:

  • Work closely with business experts, UI/UX, DevOps, QA, and other software engineers. Expect to be involved in all stages of the SDLC.
  • Design and develop application features in Java using Spring Core, Sprint Boot, Spring MVC, and other Spring modules.
  • Design and develop web-based single-page applications in JavaScript ES6 + HTML + CSS using Angular, AngularJS, Bootstrap, and other popular frameworks
  • Design and develop data schemas to support new features in our applications
  • Develop testing code (Unit Test, Integration Test, E2E, Stress test)
  • Review and test your peers’ code to ensure quality.
  • Participate in daily stand-ups, sprint plan meetings and perform tasks related to the Agile (Scrum and Kanban) methodology
  • Maintain open communication with the team of the development tasks
  • Support and improve the DevOps pipelines

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of development experience in Java with a deep understanding of object-oriented techniques and design patterns
  • 2+ years of development experience with web-based single page applications using Angular, React or VueJS
  • Experience building scalable RESTful APIs with Spring Frameworks
  • Expertise with Relational Databases (PostGRE, Oracle): transaction management, performance tuning, writing complex queries, triggers, and stored procedures
  • Strong understanding of web protocols and services
  • Knowledge of microservice architecture as well as highly scalable and available systems
  • Experience with Java persistence frameworks such as JPA, Hibernate, MyBatis, jOOQ
  • Experience with testing frameworks (JUnit, Mockito, Spring Test Framework)
  • Knowledge of relevant security considerations for applications on the cloud
  • Working experience in a Scrum or Kanban based Agile team, with software development planning/tracking tools such as Jira.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work effectively with others in a team
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity and working knowledge with cloud computing (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS)
  • Experience with DevOps practices and tools such as Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Git
  • Experience building GraphQL APIs
  • Experience with test-driven development methodology
  • Knowledge of performance testing practices and tools such as JMeter or LoadRunner or Gatling
  • Experience with NoSQL Databases such as MongoDB, Redis, Apache Cassandra
  • Experience with message queue systems such as ActiveMQ

Here’s Why You’ll Love Working Here

  • Working out of our downtown Toronto office*
  • Currently working in a remote environment
  • Ability to make an immediate and lasting impact
  • Work with a talented team of innovative and creative players
  • Valuing growth and development, we embrace accountability, transparency, and continuous learning
  • We have flexible hours and no dress code
  • Annual celebrations and milestone outings
  • Career mentoring and skills training
  • Work in a safe, secure, and positive collaborative work environment
  • Competitive benefits package including a comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plan

At daVinci we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Thank you for your interest in daVinci. We advise that only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

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