Senior Web Application Developer
CodeBaby - Edmonton, AB

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CodeBaby is looking for a Senior Web Application Developer, with strong skills developing in a web application framework such as Ruby on Rails and in JavaScript. We are a small team that supports a wide variety of technologies that make up our products, and so experience with these technologies is also desirable (see below).

This position will be based out of our Edmonton (Canada) or Colorado Springs (USA) office.

The Edmonton office is located in the heart of downtown Edmonton at the Startup Edmonton space (, a great place to collaborate with other developers working on start ups. The Colorado Springs office is located in downtown Colorado Springs in the Plaza of the Rockies.

Job Description

  • Collaborating with Product Marketing in feature design of our products.
  • Developing new features for our products per design specifications.
  • Writing technical specifications.
  • Providing technical leadership
  • Debugging/Fixing defects in existing products.
  • Performing unit and system testing to deliver high quality software programs.
  • Writing and maintaining proper technical documentation.
  • Using Agile software development methodologies to ensure that products are developed to high standards.
  • Assisting with the creation of release plans, timelines, and software program / API specifications.


  • A solid post-secondary education in computer programming, which could be any (but not limited to): Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related degree; a technical diploma for Computer Programming or Similar (equivalent to a two year program).
  • 3+ years experience with a web application framework (for example, using Ruby, PHP or ASP.NET).
  • 3+ years experience with complex JavaScript, including AJAX and jQuery (or similar).

Desired experience

  • 2+ years experience with Ruby on Rails
  • backbone.js, underscore.js
  • Hadoop / Pig
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Agile development methods
  • Test driven development / BDD