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Employee Type - Full-Time EmployeeExperience - Not SpecifiedIndustries - Engineering

Description

Are you excited about influencing engineering decisions and writing production code that will definitely be used by hundreds of thousands of passionate users? Are you excited about being part of a tech startup that's grounded in social cause and early education? Then we want YOU to join our engineering team!
HiMama Engineering
As a Full Stack Engineer with HiMama, you'll have the opportunity to make a big impact on a growing product with a wide and varied feature set. From feature enhancements to the core product, ground-up engineering on brand-new architecture, data scaling, and system performance on Android, iOS and web-based applications, our small team does it ALL.
Engineering at HiMama requires being an adept problem solver that is hard working and motivated to get stuff done. Hustle is what this company was built on.
HiMama Products
HiMama has three main products: Tablet apps for teachers, desktop web application for owners, and mobile apps for parents. We bring all three products together to empower preschool teachers to connect with parents and engage them in children’s learning and development, and help owners streamline running their business. And so you'll also be looking to make an impact on the world beyond dollars and cents– working with a social enterprise you will personally have the opportunity to improve outcomes for tens of thousands of children in Canada, the U.S. and abroad.


What You'll Be Doing

  • Develop high performance Ruby on Rails and front-end code for web-based applications
  • Opportunity to work in mobile development (Android/iOS)
  • Opportunity to contribute to product strategy / vision and user experience if interested
  • Independent research and selection of best tools / methods of implementation to solve problems
  • Quality assurance and testing of own work


What We're Looking For - Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from an accredited University
  • Agile, competent programmer and problem solver
  • Knowledgeable about newest trends and best practices / plugins
  • Ambition to work hard in order to make an impact
  • Evidence of independence and self-starter attitude
  • Propensity to always want to learn and improve


Required Technical Skills

  • Ability to work across the entire web stack (we don't pigeonhole here!)
  • 5+ years experience with Ruby on Rails (or similar MVC setup)
  • 5+ years experience with javascript / jQuery (Angular, Backbone, React experience a plus)


HiMama Perks!

  • Flexible work hours in pet friendly environment
  • Catered lunch and learns for personal and professional development
  • Ongoing team success celebrations and social activities, including beer and wine Fridays
  • Supportive team atmosphere with strong team culture
A Little More About Us
HiMama is improving learning outcomes for children aged zero to five. We are a social purpose business that connects families with the early childhood professionals who serve them. Thousands of child care professionals use HiMama to share learning and development updates to families. Special moments are shared across the globe every second. HiMama is based in Toronto, Canada.
 
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