Looking to break new ground in a bleeding-edge development environment at one of the Top 20 Most Innovative Companies in Canada?
We’ve got a job for you with plenty of variety and opportunities to grow!
skritswap is a dynamic Canadian AI start-up that is looking for full-time UI / UX professionals to join us in our Waterloo office.
skritswap is bringing the next level of information accessibility to the world : changing the complexity of information.
Imagine Google Translate but, instead of different languages, skritswap works with different reading levels.
At skritswap we make information accessible to everyone, regardless of their backgrounds and circumstances. We feel the same way about our team that they should come from all walks of life and represent all possible backgrounds.
Inclusion is one of our most core company values. It only makes sense the more diverse we are, the better we can serve our diverse audience.
As a team we anchor our everyday behaviour around key values that we co-created together :
Considerate - we are a kind, empathetic team
Sustainable - a start-up is a marathon not a sprint
Communicative - key with a distributed team
Impactful - following skritswap's mission & vision to make the world more equitable
See more at skritswap.com .
As Full-Stack Developer, you will architect, build and maintain skritswap products. Working closely with the CTO and Product Management, you will be a pivotal part of the Development team.
Being a relentless advocate for all our users
Acting as team lead to build reliable, flexible products under the direction of the CTO
Keeping a constant eye open for issues of architecture, scalability and efficiency
Acting as a liaison to the broader development community
Working in harmony with the members of your team and other dev teams
Taking direction from Product Management, but always sharing your views
Picking up new tools and technologies quickly and effectively
Being eager to wear many hats that might change day to day we’re a growing company!
Bringing all your creativity and ideas to the table and being comfortable with and professional about the ideas of others
Helping drive the selection process for which development tools we adopt
Great to Have (Most Important Skills)
Don’t worry if you’re missing a couple of these, as long as you’re willing to learn!
5 10+ years Development experience, preferably in innovative environments
Mastery in programming techniques and processes, infrastructure, databases, and application development
Deep Python programming experience
Cloud Computing skills and experience
Ability to write both prototype and production code and to know the differences!
Creative approach and an eye for usability and accessibility
Top-notch communication skills
To be with the team in the office at least 3 days a week (some remote work allowed)
Nice to Have (Bonus Skills)
Post-secondary education in computer science or similar field
Experience in fast-growing start-up environments
Familiarity with the NLP / AI industry
Word Add-In development experience
SaaS-based technology experience
Experience in the QA process