Web Development

Senior Python/JS Engineer

  • Location
  • Type
    Full-time candidate
  • Salary
    $45 per hour
  • Budget
    $45 per hour
JavaScript Developer
About the role

What you'll do in your first twelve months at FreshBooks:

  • Build real world applications that have a meaningful impact on customers
  • Make sound decisions even in the absence of complete information, and recognize when to over engineer and when not to
  • Design and develop application technologies that optimize solution operation and minimize maintenance overhead
  • Collaborate with full-stack and mobile developers on cross-functional Agile teams working on features for our customers
  • Work closely with UX designers and Product owners to ensure the best web experience for our customers
  • Contribute to a large codebase that contains a multitude of customer features
  • Participate and share your ideas in technical design and architecture discussions
  • Ensure quality through automated and exploratory testing
  • Ship your code with our continuous integration process
  • Develop your craft and build your expertise in web full stack development
  • Able to make an effective technical or business case for code changes
  • Motivates team members towards high quality work
  • Demonstrate passion about building high quality software that addresses customer needs
  • Be a proactive communicator who enjoys working closely with creative and technical peers
  • Work in a dynamic Agile based environment

What you have:

  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in web application development (Agile or Lean environment)
  • Experience in back-end technologies (our language of choice is Python)
  • Front-end development experience, knowledge of JavaScript modern frameworks (Vue.js, Ember, React or Angular) and client side performance optimization
  • Experience writing and working with REST APIs -- and by “REST,” we really do mean actual resource-oriented REST, and not RPC using HTTP mechanisms
  • Experience with databases and SQL – our database is MySQL
  • Familiarity with continuous integration (or better, continuous delivery) and automated build pipelines
  • Step up to handle tough issues and display a can-do attitude
  • Learn quickly and experiment to find new solutions
  • Take on unfamiliar problems and extract lessons and learn from mistakes
  • Anticipate the impact of emerging technologies and make adjustments
  • The ability to balance desire to ship code quickly to our customers with the responsibility of making good technical decisions
  • A long-standing habit of continuous learning, and of applying new technologies, architectures, and methodologies to improve the code and Engineering organization
About the company

FreshBooks is originally a company from Toronto, Canada, regularly recognized as one of the top IT employers in Canada, and our product is used globally by over 130.000 companies in more than 160 countries, and it is developed in few offices (Toronto, Amsterdam, Mexico City and Zagreb).

FreshBooks product is a modern SaaS cloud-based platform, for invoicing and accounting, used by small and medium companies, business owners, freelancers, etc. 

from all around the world.

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