Sr Software Engineer Platforms

We have an exciting and unique opportunity for a skilled and energetic Senior / Lead Software Engineer to join our client’s Platform Team in Richmond, BC. In this position, you will join a team of talented peers, building out core components, tools, and experiences – both services and web applications – that help make real estate professionals more productive and effective.

If you’re keen to contribute to the delivery of high performance, high traffic applications and APIs, with built-in scalability and monitoring in the AWS cloud, then read on! You will touch on all aspects of the product delivery, including understanding acceptance criteria, designing the application, writing/testing/deploying code, and monitoring the system. You will be able to make an impact, leveraging your highly developed collaboration abilities to deliver on broad cross-organization initiatives, producing industry-leading web applications and services.

What You Get to Do

  • Coach, mentor, and guide your team to deliver the best solution keeping in mind return on investment and total cost of ownership
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders – including Product Owners and User Experience designers – regarding user stories, acceptance criteria, definition of done, and other program-related decisions
  • Design, develop, deliver, and maintain features and applications that will excite and please a user base of successful real estate professionals
  • Develop solutions that are of high quality, scalable, cloud-based, reliable, and reusable
  • Work collaboratively in an Agile/Scrum team to plan and execute at high velocity, and across teams throughout the organization to reuse existing components and architect shared functionality
  • Investigate and prototype technologies that can be leveraged to introduce new innovations in meeting business and customer goals
  • Lead process improvement initiatives to improve quality and timeliness of deliverables with high predictability

Some of What You Bring

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field, or equivalent professional experience
  • 5+ years of experience in full-stack development – you can understand and communicate a feature design from model to endpoint to the front-end
  • Building complex, robust, and highly scalable production applications
  • JavaScript; experience with Node.js is an absolute asset, but Java is Ok as long as you’re willing to learn; and experience Ruby on Rails is a bonus
  • Experience with NoSQL database such as MongoDB
  • Good understanding of distributed systems is a plus
  • TDD and test automation (Mocha, Selenium, Sinon, Nightwatch, Cucumber)
  • Delivering high value to customers quickly, frequently, with regular feedback and support


  • You are passionate about creating world-class web experiences for our customers and will work hard to achieve this
  • You have a passion for learning, continuous improvement, sharing and working in a team environment
  • You take pride in writing clean, quality code, but can balance this with business practicality
  • You hold a point of view and aren’t afraid to challenge assumptions or question the value of the proposal, but are humble enough to recognize and adopt the views of others
  • Has zero-tolerance for avoiding the best practices (e.g. Peer reviews & TDD, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery)

Our Values

  • Achievement – We strive to do our best and take pride in delivering great products, experiences and technologies, and achieving our goals
  • Courage – We take smart risks to try new ideas and innovate
  • Empowerment – We hire and develop top quality people and invest in their continued growth
  • Integrity – We work together, sharing successes and failures and we conduct ourselves with authenticity, transparency, and self respect

Send your resume directly to Mark Strong and well, keeping our relationship confidential, you will also know that you are working with the Best. Every submission will be reviewed by an expert.

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