Senior Software Engineer (Remote, Java)

Toronto, ON M6C 1R3

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Java Developer Job Number: 1773

Job Description

We're recruiting a Senior Software Engineer for a boutique software design + build consultancy specializing in e-commerce. Their mission is to deliver world-class solutions employing their core software design principles and development processes to achieve greater value for clients.  For more than a decade, their work has helped to facilitate millions of digital and physical e-commerce transactions across the globe, from hundreds of independent music labels all the way up to global online marketplaces such as eBay and retailers such as Amazon. 

They are expanding our team of highly skilled and experienced professionals to tackle the challenges of global e-commerce for our clients. They are looking for experienced developers who take pride in their craft and can help kick-start a project from the ground-up.  We offer a flexible work environment and align to how you enjoy working, so you can be at your best. 

Must Have Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional application development experience with modern Java (preferably using Spring ecosystem)

  • Comp Sci or comparable degree or diploma

  • Object oriented modelling and multi-threaded programming background

  • API design and implementation experience

  • Relational database design and optimization skills, including data access, SQL querying and caching strategies

  • Strong focus on writing simple, clean and testable code

  • Proven ability to write robust unit, integration, functional and performance test suites

  • Well-versed in debugging, memory management and performance tuning/scalability techniques

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

Definite Pluses

  • AWS hands-on experience, including designing for failure and eventual consistency

  • Experience implementing user interfaces in modern JavaScript frameworks such as React and Angular

  • Experience with NoSQL and other non-relational database technologies

  • Experience with CI/CD models and tools, as well as “Infrastructure as Code"

  • Additional specialized skills such as mobile application development, data science/analytics, machine learning, microservices design

  • Experience designing and implementing entirely new software from the “ground up”

  • Professional development experience in an Agile environment

Apply today or contact Jamie Collins, Director Talent, at jamie AT grossmandorland DOT com to learn more.


About gdR

Founded in 2007, gdR’s mission is to grow the leadership capacity and capabilities of people and companies in the Canadian tech ecosystem through executive search, team recruiting and leadership development. We’re actively involved in the community by creating opportunities for people to connect and learn from one another e.g. Canadian Tech at Scale (in partnership with Shopify & Uber ATG), which brings 200+ engineering leaders together.  gdR values inclusion in Canada’s tech ecosystem and partners with employers that provide equal opportunities for individuals from diverse groups. If you’re interested in moving to Canada, although we can’t sponsor you, we have put together resources to help you with your journey.  Follow gdR on LinkedIn and Twitter updates on new roles in tech.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jamie Collins
Director, Talent

Jamie has a passion for tech, loves building relationships and finding out what motivates people to succeed. Jamie joined gdR in 2015 and leads executive & IC searches for design, data, systems and delivery. 

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