JavaScript Engineer
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
7d ago

RBC Ventures

Ampli is building a new national loyalty rewards platform with WestJet and other partners. We need your help to build and scale this to millions of happy customers.

As an RBC Venture, we're operating much like any other startup.

This isn't the traditional bank.

We keep process light, choose the right tools to solve problems, use modern practices such as automated testing, pair programming and peer review, iterative development, continuous integration, and frequent delivery.

You'll have the opportunity to work with and learn from seasoned engineers who can provide mentorship.

You'll contribute to all layers of our stack while having freedom to pursue expertise in tech that's interesting to you.

What We Are Looking For

RBC Ventures is seeking a talented and passionate Sr.

JavaScript Engineer to join our team.

We want vocal futurists that can advocate their vision, who will be excited about creative problem-solving as part of a cross-

functional team; will obsess over writing smart, simple clean code; will tirelessly strive for the best end-user experience and will have the drive and desire to keep learning the latest development techniques.

We're building a fully distributed microservices architecture using React, React Native, Node.js, and AWS.

What you will do?

  • Help build a strong team of skilled Javascript developers creating new digital products for consumers
  • Look outside for opportunities to disrupt from within and continually expand what is possible through technology
  • Work within a cross functional team aimed at delivering high valued solutions
  • Work with modern JavaScript frameworks (React, ReactNative) 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
  • About You

  • 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
  • What do you need to succeed?

    Must Haves :

  • You enjoy working as part of an agile team
  • You've built and maintained something that made it out to production
  • Desire to learn about all aspects of the software stack including mobile, web, database, architecture, and cloud computing
  • You write tests for your code
  • You have opinions but are open-minded enough to change them as you learn
  • You enjoy mentoring and otherwise helping your teammates grow in their knowledge and experience
  • Experience with source control (e.g.
  • Git,+ Github) and modern software delivery techniques and tools

    Nice To Haves

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a computer or design related program
  • 2+ years with experience in the development of the Front-End React and React Native applications
  • waterfall is your mortal enemy
  • you know Javascript really well
  • you know how the cloud works and you have experience with deployment automation
  • you understand relational databases
  • you have React and / or React Native experience
  • What’s in it for you?

    We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper.

    We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • 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
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • A world-class training program in financial services
  • SFDG RBCVentures

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    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.

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    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.

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    Work Hours / Week : 37.5

    Work Environment : Office

    Employment Type : Permanent

    Career Level : Experienced Hire / Professional

    Pay Type : Salaried

    Required Travel(%) : 0-25

    Exempt / Non-Exempt : N / A

    People Manager : No

    Application Deadline : 07 / 23 / 2018

    Req ID : 168077

    Posting Notes : SF : EFC; SF : JB

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