Homer · Nov 5th 2020
HOMER has a newly created opportunity for a Senior Web Engineer to join our growing team! This role will be based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
HOMER, a BEGiN brand, is the proven early learning program that provides the best educational start possible. We offer personalized, fun, and proven learning products for kids ages 2-8 to help build confidence, mastery, and a love of learning. We are deeply committed to our members and to their children, and we are building a creative and strategic team to develop a portfolio of early learning products that support learning everywhere.
Reporting to our Engineering Manager, Web, the Senior Web Engineer will play a major role in building and maintaining our websites and several critical web applications.
Provide technical guidance and feedback to your team members on a team distributed in several time-zones using agile project management methodologies.
Lead technical design of applications and participate in larger system design efforts.
Sound Computer Science fundamentals (Bachelor’s degree in CS or related field preferred).
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
At least 5 years of relevant work experience (or undergraduate degree in Computer Science and 3 years of relevant work experience).
Knowledge of full stack engineering, especially how scalable frontend and backend systems interoperate.
Knowledge of deployment technologies in cloud hosted environments like AWS.
Experience in using GraphQL effectively.
We like people who:
Collaborate effectively with stakeholders and other team members (product managers, UI/UX designers, engineers, animators, illustrators, data scientists and others) to define and refine requirements and then execute on them.
Have the ability and openness to switch programming languages as necessary.
Have an entrepreneurial mindset and know how to balance speed to market and elegance in technical design.
What you’ll get:
HOMER offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits.
Smart, passionate, and engaged co-workers.
Excellent top-tier Medical/Dental/Vision benefits.
The chance to have a big impact, quickly.
Help bring a love of reading and learning to children globally!
HOMER is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to apply. HOMER does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.