Senior Software Developer

Halifax, NS
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Our client, LifeRaft, a Nova Scotia–based security intelligence company, is preparing for significant growth entering into the new year. LifeRaft enables enterprises to be alerted of security threats and business risks using online threat intelligence. Following an additional follow-on investment from the Canadian Business Growth Fund (CBGF), LifeRaft continues to add talent across its organization. On their behalf, Venor is recruiting for a Senior Software Developer to join their growing team.

Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, LifeRaft’s critical risk detection software, “Navigator”, delivers proactive and real-time alerts that allow a company to protect its employees, customers, and assets. LifeRaft has over 100 blue-chip customers including many of the Fortune 100 in over 25 countries across industries such as Broadcasting & Telco, Finance & Insurance, Healthcare, Energy, Hospitality, and more. 

We are seeking an experienced and versatile full-stack Software Developer to join their team as a key player in the expansion of their SaaS-based Navigator platform, from new feature development through to maintenance. We are looking for proactive individuals that will take ownership and contribute ideas to the product roadmap helping to build a world-class platform.

If you want to work with a dynamic, fast-growing team with an innovative spirit and a determination to help solve new challenges developed by the complexities of open source data – this could be the opportunity for you.

What’s in it for you?

Impact: Navigator advances corporate security and is designed to identify, track, and validate issues from open source channels (surface, deep web, and darknet) related to executive safety, fraud prevention, and & infrastructure protection.

Flexibility: The LifeRaft team has employees working across Canada from the comfort of their own homes. That being said, you are also welcome to work from the Halifax office, with the rest of the team… and their office dogs!

Perks: Our client offers a comprehensive benefits plan, a fun & informal office culture, free parking, and above-average office-supplied coffee.

Challenge: Your work is solving real-world problems, and is bridging the gap between physical and digital security challenges.

What we’re looking for:

You would be a great fit for this opportunity if you have experience tackling diverse technical challenges and meet the following criteria:

  • 5+ years of experience building web applications
  • Vast experience with PHP is a must (Laravel framework experience will be valued)
  • Extensive experience with JavaScript frameworks 
  • We will value experience working with Google Maps API, Python and ElasticSearch
  • Experience building mobile apps and React is a plus

Interested candidates can forward their resume in confidence to Nick Misener at nick@venor.ca or Anna Bryant anna@venor.ca.

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