Senior Back End Developer
Maple Media is seeking a new addition to our technical team in Gatineau, Quebec to do development on our various backend systems and services used by the many mobile apps and games that we operate.
In this role, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining highly scalable and available backend services, initiating database updates and changes, as well as updating and maintaining internal dashboards and tools. In partnership with our mobile development team, you will also create APIs to support new feature development for Web and Mobile. You will also be responsible for leading backend bug fixes and troubleshooting technical issues to ensure we maintain high quality products that users love.
Duties & Responsibilities
Developing Laravel based internal web and API systems
Maintaining existing PHP based backends, APIs
Work directly with Product team to design, build and ship backend features and fixes that power web and mobile applications
Join development meetings and work directly with iOS, Android and Web developers
Must be comfortable owning features end to end, from initial concept and design, to implementation, testing, release and post-release fixes and monitoring
Maintain and develop additional features for internal dashboards and reporting
Respond to incidents caused by bugs, or other backend related issues such as spam fighting, performance issues, etc.
Requirements & Qualifications
Experience with payment gateways (Stripe)
Frontend and CSS frameworks
Tailwind CSS and Laravel Blade
Familiarity with mobile app development
7+ years experience as a backend developer
Laravel framework (or any other Symphony based framework)
MySQL Advanced level
Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, Lambda)
Web architecture and protocols, distributed web systems (caching, databases, etc)
Experience with high-traffic, complex websites
Experience with writing REST APIs
Linux SysOps skills
DevOps skills, knowledge of git, JIRA, deployment processes, package managers
Ability to work individually
Startup minded individual that is inherently curious and is excited to take on the challenge of learning about new products, new languages and frameworks
Ability to prioritize tasks, provide accurate estimations and work on multiple initiatives simultaneously
Candidates should be able to live and work in Canada long term.