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Sr. Software Developer- Short-term Contract



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023

ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and educational institutions on one intuitive and personalized platform. ApplyBoard is a mission-driven, hyper-growth organization. It has been attracting dedicated individuals for more than eight years who are inspired every day to break down barriers to international education and take their careers to new heights at a company that will invest in their career growth. Our six core values are our compass in our mission to Educate the World and the foundation of our unique company culture. As an organization built on a foundation of diversity, it’s important that our team members are representative of the students from more than 140 countries that we support.

The Opportunity:

We are looking for an experienced and creative Sr. Full-Stack Engineer to join our growing Integration Services Team and help take our company to the next level!

As part of Integration Services, you’ll be part of a dynamic and growing team that builds and supports technology solutions for internal enterprise clients. The projects and platforms include: systems integration, backend service development, business application builds, and Saas platform customizations.

What you’ll be doing every day:

  • Discovery and requirements gathering and the complete SDLC

  • Working with an architect to implement architecture and design Interacting with SaaS solutions and API’s

  • Quickly understand platform products and how they work

  • Create, maintain documentation, diagrams, technical docs, schemas

  • Integrating with systems and understanding what it requires (data mapping, governance, security etc.)Work with other team members (PM, BA, Architect, QA, DevOps, Data, IT) to ensure timely & quality delivery of solutions, raise technical risks and trade-offs for consideration

What you bring to the table:

  • Experience working with NestJS, Node.js, Typescript or JavaScript

  • Experience working with React

  • Experience working with AWS services

  • Experience with relational databases (Postgres, Redshift) and ORM libraries

  • Has experience working with data including data structures, transformation and denormalization

  • Development experience working with and creating API’s including HTTP, REST, and JSON API.

  • Experience working with markup languages like JSON and XML.

  • Experience creating diagrams and documentation for API’s

  • Understand the concepts behind a service oriented architecture.

  • Knowledge on integration patterns, concepts and implementation

  • Knows current best practices and understands the importance in following them.

  • Able to understand DevOps tools and the concepts that drive them

  • Ability to identify patterns in data and how to turn that into an optimal model that fits the requirements of the project while also providing reusability in others.

About ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard empowers students around the world to access the best education by simplifying the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process to more than 1,750 institutions across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Ireland. Headquartered in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, and with an additional operational office in Gurugram, India, ApplyBoard has helped more than 600,000 students from over 150 countries fulfill their study abroad dreams since 2015.

In 2022, Deloitte named ApplyBoard one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Canada for the fourth consecutive year, ranking #30 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and #170 on the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list. ApplyBoard ranked on LinkedIn’s 2022 Top Startups List in Canada in 2020, 2021, and 2022 and was recognized as CIX’s Innovator of the Year 2022 and the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 Ontario Winner. In 2023, ApplyBoard India was Great Place to Work® Institute (India) certified for outstanding employee experience and workplace culture.

Thank you for your interest in joining ApplyBoard on our mission to Educate the World. Please note that only qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

ApplyBoard welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.