Senior Full-stack Developer
Information Technology
Victoria British Columbia Staffing Direct Hire Mar 24, 2023

Senior Software Engineer

My Client is looking for a top performing and opinionated Senior Software Engineer with a track record of professional excellence to join our team as we continue to disrupt the health-care communication space. Sr. Software Engineer is a technical leader whose primary duty is to write highly performant, well-structured and well-tested code. They are responsible for enhancing and maintaining web services as part of an Agile team and are the go-to expert in their domain. The Sr. Software Engineer is responsible for collaborating on the design and development of each service under their responsibility. This includes feature delivery, adherence to code quality, testing, and the mentoring of junior members. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the development and maintenance of several python API services that back client facing UI services all running in Kubernetes. This is a management track role and the successful candidate will be mentored to transition to a manager level position with the team.
 What You’ll Do
As a Sr. Software Engineer, you will be responsible for debating, designing, implementing and delivering user stories on time, with high quality, while following an Agile development lifecycle.
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Solving complex problems as part of a team.
  • Writing code to standards, implementing best practices.
  • Identifying, and communicating, technical debt and risk, and effecting resolutions.
  • Collaborating with Product Owners in Release/Iteration planning.
  • Developing, designing, and documenting based on business requirements within an Agile context.
  • Reviewing code for testability, maintainability and adhering to best practices.
  • Writing Kubernetes manifests to deploy and manage ingresses, services, deployments, replicasets for application delivery and support.
  • Mentoring junior members on the team.
 You Bring to the Team:
You are a team-oriented Sr. Software Engineer who can collaborate with business and QA staff on projects. Must be technically strong in Web design patterns and best practices, while displaying firm leadership skills, including communication of technical risk and debt. Excellent problem-solving abilities, analytical skills, and the ability to perform under tight deadlines are also essential.
  • 5+ years of experience with Python and Django or other framework and/or
  • 5+ years of experience with React or Angular, both using Typescript
  • 2+ years of experience deploying applications to Kubernetes
  • Expert level knowledge of RESTful Web API patterns
  • Excellent in troubleshooting and problem decomposition
  • Advanced level knowledge of Postgres and structuring data for query optimization.
  • Strong Unit and Integration Testing techniques
  • Strong understanding of the software development process
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Some experience with build and deploy tools (Jenkins, Helm, Spinnaker, or ArgoCD)
  • Proficient in Git
 Beneficial Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent education.
  • A splash of GoLang
  • Experience with RabbitMQ or similar message queue system
  • Experience with observability and monitoring tools such as New Relic, Prometheus, Datadog, etc.
If interested, please send your resume to