Senior Software Developer

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada | Full-time | Partially remote


Senior Software Developer

REDspace is looking for a Senior Software Developer to join our growing, cross-functional team. We build engaging and complex web applications for some of the biggest entertainment and enterprise clients in the world like Turner, Viacom, Sony, and IBM.

As a Senior Software Developer at REDspace, you have the ability to work in a technical leadership capacity and will help coach and mentor other developers, offering technical support and guidance throughout the project lifecycle. You will help drive technical decisions based on your experience as a developer and will work in collaboration with team members, and Project Managers to keep projects on schedule and on budget.

As a representative of REDspace, you are responsible to help maintain high standards by encouraging best practices, process improvement, and monitoring technical debt management. You keep up with emerging trends in the industry and know when and where to utilize your knowledge to benefit the project and REDspace overall. You use your strong communication skills to ensure client and partner satisfaction and enjoy learning and continually evolving your skill set.

What we expect.

  • 5+ years of web-based application development experience.
  • Proficient at contributing code in existing code bases and from scratch.
  • Strong understanding of the following:
    • Web architecture & web standards
    • JavaScript MVC Frameworks (Angular 7, React 16, Vue)
    • HTML5
    • CSS3, SCSS
    • Ecmascript 2015 & Ecmascript 5
    • Experience with NodeJS
    • Agile Methodologies such as Scrum, Sprints & Kanban
    • Source Code Management (Git, GitHub, Bitbucket)
    • Node Ecosystem Build Tools (Webpack, Gulp, NPM)
    • Integrating with REST API’s
    • Familiarity with SQL and NOSQL style databases.
    • Experience working with AWS
  • Work well in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment that requires meeting tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work both individually and collaboratively with a team of developers, designers, project managers, and clients.
  • Great attitude and sense of humour (even if it’s just making yourself laugh). You'll be hard-pressed to find egos around here.
  • Passion for learning new technologies and a desire to stay up to date with industry trends and best practices.
  • Taking pride and ownership of everything you're assigned, seeing all tasks through to completion.

Bonus Points.

  • Familiarity with open source content management systems (Drupal, Wordpress)
  • Experience with TypeScript
  • Test & Behavior Driven Development Practices
  • Experience with Continuous Integration Tools and Processes
  • Understanding of server-side languages (PHP, Go)
  • Experience with GraphQL

What you can expect.

One of the big plus sides of working at REDspace is we look out for you.

Your well-being. We offer fully company-funded health, vision, dental, and life insurance coverage, pension plan contribution matching, access to a free on-site gym, and a healthy living allowance.

Your career. We’re invested in your growth. With an annual professional development allowance and trips to the world’s biggest and best tech conferences, we give you the chance to grow and learn new skills.

Your happiness. You’ll enjoy coming to work every day. We make sure to create a flexible environment with remote work options, newcomers relocation assistance, free delicious snacks, saunas, and much more.

Want to work for one of Canada’s top employers? Send us your cover letter, resume, and portfolio!

This position is based out of our Bedford office OR has the opportunity to be remote. We offer a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience. We appreciate your interest in REDspace. Please note, only candidates who meet the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Where to find us!

168-1595 Bedford Hwy

Bedford NS, Canada B4A 3Y4