Opportunities

Senior Software Engineer

Lunenburg, NS
Permanent
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Venor is partnering with WoodsCamp in their search for a Senior Software Engineer. WoodsCamp is the technology platform provided by the American Forest Foundation that helps connect woodland owners across the United States with professional advice, funding programs, and services to help keep their forests healthy. If you’re value-driven and looking to make a positive impact on the sustainability of America’s family forests, we want to hear from you!

WoodsCamp works by gathering datasets, information from conservation impact products, funding programs, offers, etc. By allowing landowners to select their property on the woodscamp.com map and identifying their goals for their forest, we are able to filter for eligible programs and services that are right for them. Join the American Forest Foundation’s WoodsCamp Technology team to help build technologies for reaching and engaging family forest owners across the US.

What you’ll be doing

  • Collaborate with other WoodsCamp technical staff to tackle large scale web development projects
  • Design and develop internal development tools
  • Write documentation on technical products and procedures
  • Write unit tests for new and existing technical products
  • Troubleshoot technical problems & fix bugs
  • Research and present solutions to management

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • 2+ years of experience in web development or related field 
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt based on what is learned through experience
  • A sound work ethic with the ability to act both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong initiative; a self-starter with tenacity, resilience, and high energy
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to effectively plan and problem solve
  • Time management skills, with the ability to prioritize, coordinate and manage multiple priorities

Technical Attributes:

  • HTML, CSS, JS
  • Node, Vue
  • NoSQL, Postgres
  • TDD – Jest
  • Linux/Unix environments
  • Shell scripting
  • Docker

Bonus Technical Attributes:

  • PostGIS
  • QGIS
  • Elasticsearch
  • AWS (Batch, Lambda)

At Venor, we value and celebrate diversity. We welcome applications from all individuals of any race, color, religion, gender identity, orientation, national origin, or disability status.

Interested candidates are encouraged to send their resume in confidence to Nick Misener via nick@venor.ca or Steph MacIntosh via steph@venor.ca.

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