We are looking for a Senior Software Developer highly experienced in web services and API implementation to help us revolutionize learning Analytics in the cloud. Using the latest big data technologies, you will design and build products which will have an impact on improving teaching and learning. Our technology enables institutions to discover meaningful insight about the integrity of their learning environment, helping them to improve learner and institutional success!
You will have several years' practical experience of designing and creating high performing and scalable distributed systems. You will be aware of the importance of APIs and the role they play in integrating and extending a suite of products.
You will continually learn and look for ways to innovate. You thrive in an Agile development environment and a culture where developers speak freely and collaborate to solve interesting problems. You take pride not just getting things done, but delivering the best.
What would my main duties be?
What is Desire2Learn looking for from me?
We are looking an individual who will make a major contribution to the next generation of Desire2Learn Analytics products. We are looking for candidates who want to join a fast-paced company where a diverse set of knowledge, skills and experience come together to make up a collaborative and successful product team. You have a strong entrepreneurial drive, an enthusiastic and dedicated mindset and a thirst for a challenge. Using your knowledge of industry standards you will be able to bridge the gap between the business needs around APIs and web services and how they are met by the development team. The ability to think on your feet, and work successfully, both independently and as part of a talented team, is essential. At Desire2Learn, you will be required to be a self-starter quickly able to contribute to the team's objectives.
For this position, we are looking for a very experienced Senior Software Developer who has in depth knowledge and practical industry experience with some or all of the following:
Desire2Learn helps over 10 million people discover what is possible through our innovative learning solutions. Our team of talented, creative, and passionate employees is dedicated to helping transform the learning experience and creating a world where everyone has the opportunity to excel. We are focused on breaking down the barriers to learning and creating a more personalized experience that engages, inspires, and enables people to achieve their potential.
Division/Department: Product Development
Type of Position: Full-time
Location: Kitchener, Canada
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. To make the best use of your time and ours, only those applicants whose profiles closely match our requirements will be contacted directly.