Posted Jan 24
gdR | Grossman Dorland Recruiting

Front-End Developer

Grossman Dorland Recruiting (gdR) is committed to growing the Canadian tech ecosystem through helping promising startups, established tech companies, and innovation labs. We do this by growing their leadership group & teams, connecting people in the community, and building leadership capacity. Our recruiting offering spans exec & individual contributors, as well as leadership development and coaching services for both individuals and companies.

gdR is recruiting a Front-end Developer for what already is one of North America's next big consumer platforms. Their platform is growing by 10K users per day and with 3+ million users and a massive amount of transactions.

Company Overview:

  • Startup with 3M+ users adding 10K users daily. Highly addictive consumer platform in a non-boring space.
  • 10 employees in their downtown Toronto office.
  • They have secured strategic VC backing from a major Valley investor.
  • Stack includes PostgreSQL, Scala, React and Node. Deployed into Amazon. Heavy mobile usage.

Front-end Developer Role Overview:

  • Permanent, full-time position. Intermediate level role.
  • Front-end developer role. One of your key projects to start will be converting their Backbone/ReactJS app into ReactNative.
  • This is a significant leadership and equity opportunity, given their small team and the growth of their platform.

Front-end Developer Requirements Overview:

  • 3+ years solid product development experience within a software company (website, microsite experience only is not sufficient). Startup experience preferred.
  • Requires solid modern JavaScript MVC framework experience (e.g., Angular, React, Ember, etc.) plus ability to write custom JS. ReactJS experience is preferred.
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS and jQuery is required.
  • Mobile web and web development experience is required.
  • Experience working within an agile/scrum environment is required.
  • Startup background is ideal. Candidates with only enterprise experience (e.g., banks) likely aren't the right match.
  • Computer Science, Software Engineering or other similar degree is desired

Apply today or contact Samantha Colaco, Talent & Client Manager, at Samantha AT GrossmanDorland DOT com.

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