Our customers rely on RapidResponse, our cloud platform, to plan their supply chains, monitor its execution and respond to issues and opportunities that arise.

What does it mean? Everyday people all over the world use products, which are available to them because of us. Some of these products, like medicine, are lifesaving, others, like cars and phones, bring people together, and some, like toothpaste, just make day-to-day life easier.

We make a difference to the world and you can too.

Full Stack Developer

Job location: our office in Ottawa, Canada 

As a member of the Front-End Client Technology team you will be part of a highly collaborative and high performing team. The team’s primary mandate is building out a web client that will eventually supplant our current front end. The team works very closely with product verification and are jointly responsible for product quality with the PV team. The team follows Agile principles and engages in scrum ceremonies daily. The team delivers unit tests with all of the code they write that is also supplemented with E2E tests PV produces. The team stays on top of technical debt by crushing bugs and allocating time for regular refactoring, updating third party libraries etc. In addition to working closely with the PV team, development also collaborates with the Product Management and User Experience (UX) team. It is this collaboration that produces stunning designs that delights end users

About You: 

You enjoy the flexibility that web programming offers and you love to produce designs that delight end users. You demonstrate rigor in the way you approach technical problems and in the software you build. You enjoy working as part of a team and actively participate in the discussions pertaining to planning, design and test strategies. You keep yourself apprised of industry trends and are constantly looking for opportunities to leverage new technologies to accelerate development.

What you will do 

  • Play an active role in developing the next generation of the RapidResponse client
  • Operate as the development prime regarding the design, test strategy and implementation for assigned features
  • Move seamlessly between the client and server as you build out new features.
  • Write tests to cover the code you write and ensure the feature continues to behave in a predictable and stable manner.
  • Identify architectural limitations and propose methods to remedy them
  • Participate in envisioning the future of our software and development process and articulating the steps to achieve it
  • Play board games over lunch with some of the other enthusiasts (if that’s your thing)
  • Perhaps join the lunch time soccer team
  • Take advantage of the dedicated training budget to level up your own skill set.

What are we looking for

In addition to a post-secondary diploma or degree in a related discipline, you possess:

  • Proven experience developing complex, enterprise grade web applications
  • Post-secondary education where software design is a core competency of the program .e.g. Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Working knowledge of ES6, CSS3 and web layout strategies e.g. Flexbox, grid etc.
  • Practical experience with at least two JavaScript frameworks (React preferred)
  • Working knowledge of C#
  • HTTP, and REST web services
  • Comfortable working the stack to deliver vertically sliced features
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent team-work and collaboration skills
  • Strong self-learning skills
  • Self-starter with strong initiative and results orientation
  • Proven record of staying informed of the latest web and mobile technologies
  • A sense of fun and the willingness to laugh often! 

Highly desirable skills and knowledge

  • Strong user interface design, layout and implementation skills.
  • Experience developing/applying build and deployment tools for web applications
  • Knowledge of TypeScript
  • Strong experience with automated test frameworks (e.g. NUnit, VSTest, JUnit orJest )
  • Familiarity with package management tools e.g. NPM and Yarn
  • Strong knowledge of Git
  • Experience with Docker containers
  •  Knowledge of code coverage measurement tools

If you want to be part of a team that challenges you, moves fast, improves constantly, and makes a difference, let’s talk!

What we have to offer

  • Challenging Work - We love solving highly complex problems. And as the global leaders in our industry, we never stop innovating—our work is never “done. That’s because across our teams and in all roles, every employee is empowered to bring their best ideas forward and to jump in and solve the problems they’re passionate about.
  • Great People - We take our work seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously! It’s in our DNA to celebrate, laugh, and have fun. We are stronger, together, when we are open, honest, and above all, real. Every person is valued here and plays an important role in our shared success.
  • Global Impact - As a global team spanning continents, boundaries, and cultures, every day we are inspired by the impact our work has on our colleagues, our customers, our communities, and the world at large.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Diversity, equity and inclusion are more than words to us. They are the guiding principles for building a culture where we celebrate each others’ differences, continuously strive for equality and recognize that inclusion makes us stronger as individuals, a company and a global citizen. 

For more information, visit the Kinaxis web site at www.kinaxis.com or the company’s blog at http://blog.kinaxis.com/.

Kinaxis strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply to our welcoming community. Accommodations are available upon request for applications in all aspects of the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please contact Human Resources at accommodation@kinaxis.com. 



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