Software Engineer - Mobile/Android
NexStep IT Solutions - Toronto, ON

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Our client based in Toronto is seeking 2 Software Engineers. The client is a leading, VC-backed mobile game developer and technology provider. Their studio develops free-2-play social games for smartphone and tablets that touch millions of players every month. We also work directly with developers in extending powerful analytics, social and cross promotional services.
About You
You are a hands-on engineer who values shipping quality, test-driven code and builds every week. You pay attention to detail and learn quickly in an agile environment. You enjoy working with big data and solving hard problems. Most importantly, you enjoy learning and trying new technologies and are always open to new ways of doing things.
Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with a team of engineers throughout all stages of Development
  • Write beautiful, test-driven code using best practices
  • Contribute to agile development on iteratively developed projects
  • Write RESTful APIs that will be used by many developers
  • Work with huge data sets

Technical Skills

  • Experience working with SQL and NoSQL databases (MySQL and Riak preferred)
  • Ruby/Rails
  • JavaScript and CoffeeScript
  • PhoneGap experience, with some iOS development/Objective C and Android development/Java knowledge
  • Writing and maintaining cookbooks for Chef Server
  • Experience with object oriented programming and best practices
  • A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience working with Unix/Linux and writing shell scripts
  • B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent

Nice to haves

  • Successfully released apps on iTunes and/or in the Android Market
  • Amazon EC2 Experience
  • HTML5, with experience implementing responsive designs

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