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Senior Fullstack Developer - Python
Job Category Developer
Job Location Victoria, BC
Last Updated 12/10/18 11:14 AM
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Senior Fullstack Developer - Python

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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.

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Who we are

Sierra Systems transforms forward-thinking organizations through award-winning and innovative solutions. Our teams have over 50 years of success and have a reputation for maximizing our client’s IT investment through the use of cutting-edge solutions that consider people, process, and technology. From consulting to implementation and managed services, our goal is to maximize your investment and provide a quality end to end experience that modernizes and improves your business.

With 800 talented professionals and 9 offices across Canada, we’re able to offer an unrivaled breadth of services and depth of capability with a presence local to you. Our commitment to our clients’ needs enables us to build long-term, trusting and loyal relationships. The confidence our clients bestow upon us allows us to set ambitious project objectives and meet them time and time again with unparalleled agility, speed, and precision.

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 also committed to fostering and maintaining an inclusive environment for everyone. We work hard to build teams composed of individuals with diverse backgrounds, perspectives, skills and experiences. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout the recruitment and selection process. All information received relating to accommodation will be addressed in a confidential manner.

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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