Node.js Engineer (#242)

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Technical Level:
Job Category:
Software Development
Canada’s leading online broker

Our customer is committed to helping Canadians become much more financially successful and secure. We are everything a traditional financial institution is not. Our vision is to revolutionize financial services for the benefit of Canadians by providing the most innovative and cost-efficient financial services online.

The Node.js Engineer is experienced in designing and developing highly performing and scalable web and mobile Insurance applications that meet the business requirements. The Backend Engineer will be involved in large scale projects through all stages of the software development life cycle.
Our client is looking for someone with:

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organization, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • A strong commitment to upgrading technical skills on an ongoing basis and a willingness to share their knowledge with others

They will need strong skills in modern backend technologies in order to handle a variety of projects through all stages of the software development life cycle.


  • Participate, follow and implement solution design exercises with designers, enterprise architects and other engineers in order to
    thoroughly understand, document and implement requirements
  • Provide support and expertise for a multi-tiered environment; evaluate/recommend any additional infrastructure or software
    required to support our web applications.
  • Play an active role in defining and implementing best practices, standards and procedures including quality and delivery
  • Ensure compliance with the documented software processes and procedures throughout the life cycle of software products.
  • Develop unit tests, extend and enhance existing automated testing frameworks
  • Assist in developing and refining CI/CD pipelines for web applications, participate in deployment and release activities.
  • Roll out patches and upgrades in order to maintain the security and integrity of our applications
  • Conduct research and proof of concepts for new features and processes
  • Willing to share knowledge, lessons learned with team members.



  • Solid software engineering knowledge
  • Strong knowledge in backend application development technologies.
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented development.
  • Ability to quickly learn and adopt new languages as needed
  • Hands-on experience and proficient knowledge of the following technologies:
    ○ NodeJS and Socket.IO.
    ○ NodeJS, Java and satellite technologies, i.e. Web API
  • System environment: Windows and Mac OS X.
  • Experience with unit testing frameworks and supporting tools, i.e. Jasmine, Jest.
  • Exposure to the full software development life cycle, ideally including design, configuration, integration, testing and support
    including, but not limited to, gathering requirements, designing the future state solution, the development work breakdown, as well
    as supporting quality assurance and post-production efforts.
  • Experience in technical stack:
  • Technical: REST APIs using microservices in Node.js. (Potentially other languages being considered.)
  • Data: MongoDB, Google Cloud Firestore, Redis Cache, SQL Server, MemSQL.

Nice to have:

  • Experience working with Google Cloud Platform is a plus
  • Experience with Google Analytics 

We offer:

  • Flexible working format - remote, office-based or flexible
  • A competitive salary and good compensation package
  • Personalized career growth
  • Professional development tools (mentorship program, tech talks and trainings, centers of excellence, and more)
  • Active tech communities with regular knowledge sharing
  • Education reimbursement
  • Paid vacation days, sick leaves, and days off
  • Healthcare & Sport program
  • Medical insurance
  • Memorable anniversary presents
  • Corporate events and team buildings