Node.js Software Developer
Magnitude Software, Inc
Vancouver, British Columbia, USA
6d ago

About Us

Simba Technologies, a division of Magnitude Software, is the industry’s source for standards-based relational data connectivity solutions.

Having co-developed the ODBC specification with Microsoft in 1992, Simba has become the de-facto standard technology stack for ISVs to use when building their drivers.

Our reputation as a connectivity pioneer has made us the partner of choice for innovative enterprise data connectivity solutions, literally, tens of millions of business professionals use our software every day.

This is an exciting time to join the company. Already the market leader, Simba is rapidly expanding its solutions to address the new and emerging database technologies such as Block Chain, Time Series, Graph and others as the market defines and embraces new technologies.

Simba’s latest customers read like a who’s who of the Big Data, Hadoop, and NoSQL worlds including companies like Alteryx, Cloudera, DataStax, Google, Informatica, Hortonworks, MapR, Microsoft, SAP and Teradata.

Simba’s ODBC and JDBC drivers are the most widely used for connecting BI, reporting, analytics and machine learning tools to data sources like Cassandra, Google BigQuery, Hive, Impala, and MongoDB.

Every major Hadoop distribution, including Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR, and Microsoft, have independently chosen Simba’s ODBC drivers.

Job Profile

We are looking for an experienced Node.js Software Developer for a customer facing team within our managed services group in Vancouver.

Apart from writing high quality code, you will be responsible for key deliverables during your team’s software development lifecycle including software design, code review, and comprehensive automated tests.

The successful candidate will have a passion for continuous improvement and must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Key Responsibilities

You will develop and maintain connectivity solutions by working with a team to accomplish engineering tasks and objectives. This includes :

  • Taking ownership of development from inception to delivery, including fully automated testing of components.
  • Adhering to defined coding standards and best practices.
  • Contributing to performance testing & various continuous improvement efforts.
  • Responding directly to customers and / or support representatives. Working to efficiently resolve customer support issues and bugs.
  • Providing and maintaining documentation such as those covering feature use for end users and designs.
  • Participating in all team activities, including sprint planning, constructive code reviews, knowledge sharing sessions, status reporting for project stakeholders, etc.
  • Helping and mentoring others, both on your own team & across related teams.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • A Bachelor's Degree in a computing-related discipline
  • Experience in designing and building software, preferably commercial enterprise applications or systems
  • Programming experience inclusive of Node.js technologies
  • Experience developing on Windows, Linux and MacOS
  • A good understanding of object-oriented analysis, design and implementation
  • A good understanding of the nature of asynchronous programming
  • A good understanding of database concepts (e.g. working with relational data sources such as MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, etc.) and SQL queries
  • Experience with Open Source is helpful
  • Experience with Azure is helpful
  • General Attributes

  • A passion for high quality software engineering and technology
  • Experience writing great commercial application software
  • Reliable, driven and eager to learn
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Perks of Working at Magnitude Simba

  • Catered lunches 2 x week
  • Competitive benefits package
  • RRSP Matching
  • Transit subsidy & Health Care Spending / Wellness account
  • Lunch & learns
  • Monthly social Friday’s
  • Company sponsored events
  • Must be located within commuting distance to Vancouver*
  • We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.


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