Staff Developer

Vancouver, British Columbia, ca
Company: AlayaCare
Category: IT
Published on 2021-02-08 15:01:01

We are looking for a passionate Staff Developer to join our Engineering Department and take part in building the future of homecare software. Delivering over 500,000 episodes of care per month across three continents, the applications you build will literally be in caregivers’ hands as they’re visiting clients in the places they call home.

We are revolutionizing the way home care is delivered. Our leading cloud-based software allows our clients around the world to manage their employees, scheduling, billing, and enable better delivery of care. We aim to be the operating system for our clients’ businesses, helping them and their employees improve clinical outcomes.

We are looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our purpose of enabling the care we want our loved ones to receive in the place they call home. We pride ourselves in our open and transparent culture, our diversity and being committed to a workplace where we all feel that we can be ourselves.

About the Role:   

You will be part of a team of 150+ employees dedicated to product development with engineering hubs in Toronto, Montreal, and Victoria. 

As a staff developer, you will be the senior technologist on a product delivery team. Working with your colleagues from the product team and your engineering manager, you’ll be responsible for scoping your team’s technical work, using your knowledge to ensure it’s sequenced properly, and designing & implementing it. 

In partnership with other staff developers, you will be responsible for setting the product-wide technical roadmap, matching our aspirations with our technical capabilities. You will use your experience and perspective to build security and performance into all you do, and will be on the vanguard of our move to continuous software delivery.

AlayaCare Engineering has parallel career tracks for individual contributors and managers. Staff Developer is on the individual contributor track, at the same level as Engineering Manager.

AlayaCare Cloud is written in Python and PHP on the back-end, uses Vue.js on the front-end, and runs on AWS. AlayaCare Cloud is written in Python and PHP on the back-end, uses Vue.js on the front-end, and runs on AWS.

In this role you will:  

  • Design, code, test, and debug complex software with a high level of quality, sitting as a full-time member of a feature development team
  • Provide technical leadership for your team, and assist in improving your colleagues’ skills through technical mentoring, role-modelling, coaching, and knowledge-sharing
  • Participate in code reviews to lead technical innovation in the areas of component re-use, extensibility, maintainability and scalability
  • Monitor your code in production, and proactively identify and fix issues clients are encountering
  • Participate in setting the product-wide technical roadmap, ensuring the success of technical cross-team initiatives and responsible adoption of new technologies and industry trends
  • In the future, participate in an on-call rotation (that respects your time) to support your team’s software
  • About You:   

  • 7+ years professional software engineering experience
  • Degree or diploma in computer science or engineering, or demonstrated learning experience
  • Deep development experience in one of Python, PHP, or JavaScript, and an interest in becoming familiar with the other two
  • Awareness of contemporary industry trends in technology, performance, and software development tooling & practice
  • Experience making difficult technical decisions in ambiguous situations
  • Strong written and spoken English communication skills, targeting both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Pride in your work
  • Nice to Haves:   

    If you have experience writing software for the healthcare or financial services sectors, you should be sure to mention that.

    AlayaCare values T-shaped skill profiles, where developers have a breadth of general knowledge and capability across our platforms, combined with a deep knowledge of one or two areas that contribute to effective and performant software delivery. We look forward to hearing about the unique combination of skills that you would bring to this role and to our team. 

    If this sounds like the perfect job for you, apply today. As well as joining a great culture and a market leading company, you will be part of a team making a positive difference in the community of home care. 

    If this isn’t the job for you, you may know someone who is a perfect fit. Please feel free to share this opportunity. 

    More about us:  

  • We are a fast-growing company with offices in Canada, US and Australia and a team of over 430 employees 
  • We’ve been recognized as one of the top growing companies in Canada
  • We are mission-driven and live by our values
  •   What We Offer:  

  • Supportive and Collaborative Environment
  • Career Growth and Development
  • Health and Wellness Activities
  • Health Benefits Package 
  • Flexible Vacation Policy 
  • If you want to explore AlayaCare further, please visit our website . 

    Thank you for your interest in AlayaCare! 

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