Senior JavaScript Engineer (Back end)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
8d ago

We’re experienced entrepreneurs building a startup within the innovation group of RBC, Canada's leading bank.

Though we’re in a big company, we act like a startup with a bias towards shipping, learning, and iterating. If you’re a smart, ambitious, motivated developer with a broad set of skills, a few areas of deep expertise, and want to join a smart, fun team focused on solving big problems, we want to talk to you.

What you will do?

Butter is seeking a talented and passionate Sr. JavaScript Engineer to join our team. We want vocal futurists who will be excited about creative problem-

solving; will obsess over writing smart, simple clean code; and will tirelessly strive for the best end-user experience.

  • Work within a cross functional team aimed at delivering high valued solutions
  • Work with modern JavaScript frameworks (React, React Native) and Node.js
  • Code, test and implement full stack solutions to meet business needs
  • Create intuitive, robust and reusable user interfaces using modern frameworks
  • Maintain code quality and best practices across the front-end team
  • What do you need to succeed?

  • You think digital first and believe all customer experiences should be simple and effective
  • A creative problem solver that can develop a plan, take ownership of tasks, and are outcome focused
  • A team player, technical mentor, keen to coach others and share ideas with your team
  • An exceptional communicator able to articulate technical issues in plain language
  • You keep up to date on web and mobile development trends and understanding how it applies to our customers’ needs
  • You understand web and application security
  • Must Have :

  • 4+ years of JavaScript experience building web applications, HTML / CSS experience, including concepts like layout, specificity, cross browser compatibility, and accessibility
  • 4+ years of experience with browser APIs and optimizing front end performance with backend development in Node.js building API / Microservices.
  • Strong understanding of responsive / mobile-first design, web standards, UI / UX best practices, microservices, client-
  • side templating (e.g. Mustache, Handlebars, Jade)

  • Experience with source control (e.g. Git, SVN) and working with data-handling using AJAX, JSON, and REST API
  • Github account with a Portfolio for demonstration and review
  • Nice To Have

  • 2+ years with experience in the development of the Front-End React and React Native applications
  • Experience with other JavaScript technologies including Angular
  • Experience building and deploying solutions to cloud infrastructure including AWS
  • Experience working with startup companies and working in an agile environment
  • What’s in it for you?

    The successful candidate will be joining on the ground floor of building a product that has an opportunity to touch millions of consumers.

    You’ll work closely with the product co-founders and see how your work and decisions impact the product and consumers.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
  • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • A world-class training program in financial services
  • About RBC

    Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization.

    We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis.

    We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.

    S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit

    Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

    RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal / Native American status or any other legally-

    protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

    Work Hours / Week : 37.5

    Work Environment : Office

    Employment Type : Permanent

    Career Level : Experienced Hire / Professional

    Position Level : PL07

    Required Travel(%) : 0-25

    Exempt / Non-Exempt : N / A

    People Manager : No

    Application Deadline : 09 / 24 / 2018

    Req ID : 164566

    Ad Code(s) : RBC Ventures

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