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Senior Software Developer



Software Engineering
Kitchener, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024

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 150 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

  • Working with Data and databases, pulling, pushing, events, transforming and normalizing data

  • 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:

  • Development experience working with and creating API's including HTTP, REST, SOAP and TCP/UDP based technologies.

  • Worked with DataWeave, Java, Python, Typescript or Javascript

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

  • Experience with databases and a good understanding of SQL and other types of data stores

  • Experience working with markup languages like XML and JSON.

  • 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.

Ideally, you might also have:

  • Experience using OpenAPI, RAML and working with SwaggerHub

  • Experience in data orchestration

  • Working knowledge of system integration

  • Training or experience with iPaaS such as Mulesoft

  • Working directly with stakeholders and internal customers

  • Leading projects as a technical/project lead

About ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard empowers students around the world to access the best education. With more than 800,000 students from over 150 countries helped with their journey in less than a decade, we are just getting started.

ApplyBoard’s 1,350 global team members in 30 countries assist students and our 1,500 partner institutions by empowering the international student sector with innovative technology and insights. As a four-time consecutive Deloitte Fast 50 and Fast 500 ranked company, ApplyBoard is growing and scaling like few other companies. On top of our strong growth, our people are growing personally and professionally. ApplyBoard India was Great Place to Work® Institute (India) certified for outstanding employee experience and workplace culture.

Thank you for your interest in joining the ApplyBoard Team and being part of our mission to Educate the World. While we are lucky to attract a high level of interest in each of our roles, only qualified applicants will be contacted and selected for an interview.

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