Synaptop is adding a new position to our team. We’re looking for a new Software Developer to help with our current projects. If you are passionate about technology and love challenges, apply today!

Here’s a quick description of the company:

Synaptop is a virtual, fully collaborative operating system for the cloud that can be accessed from any computer, internet browser and device. Synaptop not only stores files on a cloud, but allows users to interact with friends and colleagues in all apps and projects, erasing distance and language barriers. Its apps include:

  • Synaptop Theatre where users can watch movies online with friends together,
  • Synaptop Media Player where users can listen to songs with friends and create playlists which can be accessed later from any device, and
  • Synapshow which allows files to be presented, viewed and/or edited.

For work, socializing and browsing, Synaptop lets users experience the Web like never before.

Due to unprecedented growth, Synaptop is seeking a Software Developer. This role will involve developing new web-based apps and customizing apps for individual customers and partners. The developer will work closely with technical management, technology architects, and other developers and testers at Synaptop throughout the requirements, design, and implementation phases of projects.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with JavaScript, CSS, MySQL, and PHP or a similar server-side scripting language. The candidate must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment as well as being a team player, have great oral and written skills, and a demonstrable portfolio of completed projects. In particular, we require:

  • Expert knowledge of PHP, Ruby on Rails, or other dynamic language
  • Extensive experience with JavaScript, jQuery, CoffeeScript, Backbone, or other libraries
  • Extensive knowledge of SQL and experience with MySQL
  • Good understanding of the HTTP protocol and REST
  • HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Design
  • Familiarity with a model-view-controller framework such as Zend
  • Familiarity with cloud computing platforms
  • Familiarity with web-based APIs such as the Facebook API

Bonus:

  • Experience with LESS/SCSS
  • Unit and Integration testing experience
  • Icon, Illustration, and/or print design experience

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will be working towards or completed a degree in computer science or related field and will have experience in a related position (new grads/co-op students with relevant experience are invited to apply).

We offer an opportunity to learn cutting edge web based technologies in a powerful cross platform environment for app development, as well as the opportunity to gain experience working on large projects.

To Apply:

Please email your resume and unofficial transcripts to jobs@synaptop.com
Include information on any related projects you have worked on.

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