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Looking for an exciting career in a tech startup? Apply to one of our positions today. Email us a copy of your resume, transcripts and any related projects you have worked on to jobs@synaptop.com.

Senior Software Developer

The ideal candidate will have extensive software development experience. 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.

Required skills:

  • Minimum 5 years experience with PHP and MySQL.
  • Minimum 5 years experience with JavaScript, jQuery, CoffeeScript, Backbone, and other libraries.
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms such as Amazon EC2 or Azure.
  • Extensive experience with HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Design, HTTP protocol and REST.
  • Experience with model-view-controller frameworks such as Zend.
  • Experience with web-based APIs such as the Facebook API.
  • Experience with user interface / front end development for web based applications.
  • 5+ years experience in a related software development role.
  • Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in a related software development role.
  • Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree.
Software Developer I

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).

Web Developer

The ideal candidate will have extensive web development experience. 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.

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:

  • Experience with PHP and SQL.
  • Experience with JavaScript, jQuery, CoffeeScript, Backbone, and other libraries.
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms such as Amazon EC2 or Azure.
  • Extensive experience with HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Design, HTTP protocol and REST.
  • Experience with model-view-controller frameworks such as Zend.
  • Experience with web-based APIs such as the Facebook API.
  • Experience with user interface / front end development for web based applications.
  • Computer Science,  Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree.

Qualifications:

  • Computer Science,  Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree.
Android Developer

This role will involve enhancing the Synaptop OS and creating new web-based apps. The developer will work closely with technical management, technology architects, other developers and testers at Synaptop throughout the requirements, design, and implementation phases of projects.

The ideal candidate will have extensive Android app development experience. 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.

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:

  • Minimum 1 year experience developing Android apps
  • Deep understanding of the platform
  • Deep understanding of hardware requirements
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Experience with user interface / front end development for web based applications.
  • Computer Science,  Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree.

Qualifications:

  • Computer Science,  Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree.
Marketing Specialist

This role will involve developing and managing marketing efforts and communications for Synaptop. This role will cover a wide range of duties, including maintaining digital media accounts, integrating video and text marketing efforts, advertising, blogging, and vlogging. Speaking a language other than English is considered an asset.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business, Marketing, or the equivalent. They will have 2-5 years work experience in a similar position. They will also have experience with web analytics, content management systems, marketing automation platforms, running digital media campaigns, blogging, and advertising. The candidate must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment as well as being a team player.

The candidate must also have:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional creativity skills
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Strong Customer Service skills
  • Ability to multi-task, be organized, and detail oriented
  • Highly motivated, with a pro-active approach to their work
  • Ability to travel if required

 Bonus:

  • Experience with MS Office applications, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, specifically in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Fireworks, Quark, and Filemaker Pro.
  • Experience with SEO
  • Icon, Illustration, and/or print design experience
Video Software Developer

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with streaming media and online video technologies.  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.

Required skills:

  • Extensive experience with Wowza, Red5, Adobe Media Server, WebRTC, Flash and HTML5 based video players, and mobile device APIs and capabilities
  • Expert knowledge of PHP and Java
  • Extensive experience with JavaScript, jQuery, CoffeeScript, Backbone, or other libraries
  • Extensive knowledge of SQL and noSQL
  • Good understanding of the HTTP protocol and REST
  • HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Design
  • Familiarity with a model-view-controller framework such as Zend

Qualifications:

BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience required. 5+ years of experience designing, developing, and implementing web applications.

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.

Software Developer

Specific Skills

Write, modify, integrate and test software code; Identify and communicate technical problems, processes and solutions; Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software; Assist in the collection and documentation of user’s requirements; Assist in the development of logical and physical specifications; Research and evaluate a variety of software products; Maintain existing computer programs by making modifications as required; Write, modify, integrate and test software code for e-commerce and other Internet applications.
Programming Languages
PHP; Object-Oriented programming languages; Java Script; CSS; C++; XML Technology (XSL,XSD,DTD); SQL; Ajax; JQuery
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Attention to detail; Tight deadlines
Computer and Technology Knowledge
TCP/IP; Spreadsheet; MS Windows; Linux; Internet; Database software; MAC; Networking software; Networking security; Servers; File management software; Presentation software; Communication software; Programming software; HTML editing software; Web service design; Software development; Data analysis software; Mapping and data visualization software; Website creation and management software; MS Office; Multimedia software; API.

Education

College/CEGEP

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Personal Suitability

Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Accurate; Team player; Organized

Terms of Employment

Permanent   Full-Time

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