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Back End Engineer - Remote, Canada

  • Virtual - Canada, Canada
  • British Columbia, Canada
  • Flight Centre Travel Group
  • Full time

Back End Engineer

WhereTo (now part of Flight Centre Travel Group) is looking for a passionate, motivated and skilled Back End Engineer to join our growing Engineering team. This is an exciting opportunity to be an integral part of the team leading the return to travel and work with some of the largest and most powerful travel programs in the world. We are looking for a self-motivated team player who is also willing to mentor others and contribute to our culture of engineering and operational excellence.

Responsibilities

  • As a Back-End Engineer with WhereTo, you will be responsible for creating high quality user-focused software while working in a cross-disciplinary fast-moving team.
  • You will partner with product-leaders to shape the future of the platform
  • You will help define, implement, and reinforce architectural and implementation best practices
  • You will build pipelines that handle billions of transactions per day
  • You will live and breathe asynchronous I/O. Typed JavaScript and horizontal scalability

Requirements

  • 6+ years of professional software development experience (internships and personal projects not included)
  • 2+ years experience with Node.js
  • Experience with building and architecting high quality software from scratch
  • Strong JavaScript skills (ES6, Babel) – experience with TypeScript and/or FlowType is a bonus
  • Strong understanding of asynchronous I/O
  • Excellent software architecture skills and a passion for maintainable, organized code
  • Experienced with AWS, EC3, S3, RDS, CloudFront/CDNs
  • Expert with Linux, Ubuntu/Debian (Bash scripting a plus)
  • Experience with CI platforms (Jenkins, CircleCI, Travis, etc)
  • Experience with REST-based Web Service API implementation
  • Experience with MySQL/PostgreSQL (or similar) and understanding of how they work internally
  • Experience with Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Experience with NoSQL databases is desirable (i.e MongoDB, Cassandra)
  • Experience with memory cache systems (Redis, Memcached)
  • Experience with other systems programming languages is a bonus (Go, C/C++, Rust, etc), and/or scripting languages (Python) and/or JVM-based languages (Scala, Java, Groovy)
  • Experience with pure functional programming and/or functional programming libraries and concepts is a bonus (Haskell, Scala, F#, Ramda, Lo-Dash FP, etc)
  • Strong experience in designing and implementing highly horizontally-scalable architecture
  • Strong understanding of Git fundamentals

Benefits Include:

  • Generous remuneration structure
  • Travel perks/discounts.
  • Health & Wellness Programs and Employee Financial Wellness Services
  • Generous paid-time off policy 
  • National/International Award Nights and Conferences
  • Diversity & Inclusion initiatives
  • Benefits including vision, medical, and dental
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • RRSP with matching
  • Employee Share Plan
  • Global career opportunities in a network of brands and businesses
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Fun and flexible work environment
  • Proud Corporate Social Responsibility platform through the Flight Centre Foundation and Brighter Futures program supporting nominated charities through Workplace Giving, Volunteering and Fundraising.
    • Employee giving program
    • Annual Charity Trip
    • Office Environmental Program
    • 1 Volunteer Day per Calendar Year

 

#LI-REMOTE
Location – Remote, Canada

The role can be performed onsite, remote or on a hybrid schedule, in compliance with the Company’s Remote and Flexible Work Policy.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for and you would like to be part of our award winning culture then APPLY NOW.

Travel is booming once again,  and our roles are being filled quicker than a nonstop from London to New York.  We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

Our promise is to provide an environment with equality of respect, dignity and opportunity for all our employees.  We value an inclusive and supportive workplace which truly reflects the diversification of our society.  Flight Centre Travel Group is committed to providing a barrier-free pathway throughout our recruitment selection process.  If you require accommodation because of a disability at any stage of our hiring process, please let us know in advance by contacting our Recruitment Team at fccareers@flightcentre.ca

 

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