Wanted: Junior Software Developer – Corporate
Department: Software Development – Corporate
About the Position:
The Junior Software Developer is an integral member of the small, fast-paced software development team who provide creative web-based solutions to enhance our business processes for our management team. Working closely with the Scrum Master, the Junior Software Developer will be involved in designing, developing, documenting and maintaining high-quality, complex, reliable applications using a web interface.
The Junior Software Developer is a quick learner who strives to meet our management’s needs in an efficient and effective manner. This entry-level position requires an individual who is proactive, possesses a broad knowledge of modern web technologies, and has a passion for creating scalable and innovative web-based applications for the television/3D animation industry.
Responsibilities and duties:
Developing and maintaining custom web-based applications and property websites for our corporate needs
Inventing, analyzing, and optimizing algorithms and data structures to improve our existing systems
Helping to define the user model and user interface for new and existing production tools
Assisting in testing and providing quality assurance for the software
Qualifications and experience:
B.Sc in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Solid foundation in software development methodologies, data structures, client/server paradigms and object-oriented paradigms
Strong SQL skills and knowledge of relational database design. Experience with MySQL is preferred
Must be able to write clean and maintainable code
Ability to take direction well and execute a project with limited supervision
Excellent critical-thinking and problem solving skills
Quick learner with excellent organizational skills and strong communication skills
Not essential but would be great assets:
Experience with MVC development framework
Experience with UML
User Interface Design experience
Understanding of Agile development process such as Scrum
Understanding of web services such as REST
Knowledge or experience developing public large scale web applications
Nerd Corps is one of the largest animation studios in Canada boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. But we’re more than just an animation studio. We build stories, worlds, and experiences for kids that cut across platforms from television to online, games, toys, mobile—wherever kids are spending time. We handle all stages of our process in-house, including IP creation and development, animation production, finance, sales and distribution, licensing and consumer products, and interactive development. We’re a rarity in the industry, and are looking for the best talent to join our team!
How to Apply:
Please email your resume and cover letter explaining why you feel you would be a great fit:
(Please ensure that you state the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.)
We would like to convey our sincere thanks to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.