Software Developer
Toronto, ON CA
2d ago

Job Summary : Who we are.

Who we are.

At Universe, we believe in a future where virtual and real-life experience are the new stage for people to meet, connect, be inspired, and learn from one another.

That’s why it’s our mission to deliver event technology that transforms the way people host events. We build products that enable our hosts to provide unforgettable fan experiences.

Given the realities of COVID, Universe has launched some popular new product solutions, including for virtual events, timed-entry and drive-ins.

If you’re passionate about the magic of live experiences and want to work at a company dedicated to helping millions of fans experience them, we want to hear from you.

Why you should work with us.

Our biggest investment is in people like you! We offer comprehensive health benefits and an RRSP matching program, student loan assistance, plus career-boosting opportunities like tuition reimbursement and targeted development sessions to help you thrive.

At Universe you can expect the fast-paced excitement of a startup with the rock-solid support from an industry leader with plenty of ticket perks on the side.

The role.

As a Software Developer at Universe, you will apply your passion for technology and live events in our quest to build a world-class Event Ticketing platform.

In this deeply technical and business-minded position, you’ll evolve our front-end and back-end systems and level-up your own skill-set.

You’ll be challenged with the rewarding tasks of understanding our customers with strong empathy, curating a fantastic product experience, and championing our vision to new heights.

What your day could look like :

  • Writing new React components with our GraphQL API, building new features and maintaining existing ones
  • Architecting new back-end data models and services in Ruby on Rails and Phoenix Elixir
  • Testing your code with automation
  • Pair programming with other developers
  • What we're looking for :

  • You have a minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience working as a software developer
  • You’re a hacker at heart who lovingly crafts elegant solutions with pride
  • You are an independent, fast-learning, self-starter who takes ownership over solving hard problems
  • You’re dedicated to levelling-up your skill-set
  • You’re energetic, passionate and driven
  • Experience with at least three (3) of the following :

  • Patterns-based web servers such as Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, Django, Flask, Express, Phoenix, or Spring
  • Scripting languages such as Ruby, Python, or Javascript
  • Client-side web application framework such as React, Ember, Angular, or Backbone
  • Persistent data stores such as PostgreSQL, Monogo, Redis, MySQL, SQL Server, or Elasticsearch
  • Nice to have :

  • A flair for visually designing beautiful products and user experiences
  • Here's why you'll love working at Universe :

  • You’ll work with veteran engineers who will challenge you to ship frequently, develop your skills, apply new technologies and techniques, and lead your team to success
  • You’ll work with talented junior developers who will look to your expertise for guidance and learning as you help them grow as developers and contributors
  • You’ll work with amazing designers, you will challenge you to implement beautiful, interactive user interfaces that provide an excellent user experience to our customers
  • You’ll be at the helm of your own career, shaping it with your own innovative contributions to a nascent team and product, with opportunities to grow both within Universe and the larger Ticketmaster family
  • You’ll build products that are used and loved around the globe by dedicated event hosts each with unending passion for providing amazing experiences to their fans
  • You’ll enjoy the culture and perks of a startup, with the stability of a Fortune 500 company; perks include kombucha and cold brew coffee on tap, 4 tickets to see a concert of your choice every year, unlimited access to Amphitheatre shows in North America for you and a friend, extended parental benefits, and 4 weeks’ vacation
  • To Apply :

    If you’re interested in helping us shape the future of the event industry, send us your resume, portfolio and cover letter.

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