Position Description

Senior Fullstack Developer - Python
Job Category Developer
Job Location Victoria, BC
Last Updated 08/06/18 12:05 PM
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Senior Fullstack Developer - Python
Reference: 2607

Sierra Systems is currently seeking an experienced Fullstack Developer to join our team in Victoria.  We require a highly skilled professional to take on project work with our clients. If you are passionate about the technology, the clients, and all the challenges that go with being a consultant, you will want to be a part of our team.  Our people have the skills and business savvy to provide exceptional consulting services to clients, helping them gain the optimum benefit from our solutions.  We recruit professional results-oriented team players who have true vision and creativity. Our talented consultants are passionate about what they do and excited to delight our customers with their knowledge and capabilities.

We require a Senior Fullstack Developer with 5+ years of experience building web applications using modern JavaScript frameworks and Python backends.             

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Design, build, implement, test and deploy web applications
  • Complete technical designs, unit testing and documentation related to development activity
  • Collaborate with other disciplines such as testers, infrastructure and operations support personnel to ensure correct system behavior across all environments
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment using a structured development process
  • Communication with team on project progress, issues, and risks
  • Participate in team review for functional specification, technical design and code review
  • Effectively manages scope and client expectations on individual assignments
  • Follows through on all assignments and takes ownership of customer issues
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical platform issues
  • Develop custom solutions based on business and technical requirements
  • Plan and organize work and manage internal procedures and resources to ensure maximal productivity

Professional Qualifications & Experience

  • Python 2.x and 3.x
  • Python frameworks (Django, Flask, Bottle)
  • JavaScript ES5, JavaScript ES2016
  • Knowledgeable in HTML5, CSS3, can work independently to implement user interface
  • Experience in integration with RESTful API
  • Understanding of functional programming principles and engineering practices
  • Tact and good judgment in resolving problems and answering inquiries
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to set priorities, follow-up, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple, concurrent requests
  • Ability to be collaborative and flexible
  • Manage client expectations / deliverables, working with internal and client stakeholders

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience working in a CI/CD environment
  • Experience with NodeJS, Go

Who we are

Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia and founded in 1966, Sierra Systems is a top tier IT services and management consulting firm offering a full range of advisory services, systems integration, and managed application services.

With approximately 800 professionals across Canada, Sierra Systems has developed deep expertise in its targeted industries and has earned a reputation for delivering superior solutions that strengthen organizations’ operational performance.

Our unwavering commitment to our clients’ needs has allowed us to build long-term, trusting, and loyal relationships. It has given us the ability to set ambitious objectives for client projects and meet them time and time again with unparalleled speed and precision.

We offer a full range of management consulting, systems integration and managed services tailored to the unique needs of each industry in which we have deep expertise – including: Canadian government, justice, health, energy, and the commercial sector. We focus on delivering a boutique experience backed by the resources, deep knowledge, and expertise our 50-year heritage provides to tackle large scale projects.

What to expect

Sierra Systems is committed to a working environment that fosters professional and personal progression, communication, and collaboration. We offer opportunities for personal growth and professional development at every career level.

We are regularly recognized as a Top Employer , in part due to the compensation and benefits packages we offer which are just one of the many great reasons to join Sierra Systems.

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