Senior Developer

Athletigen is a user-focused business where education, awareness, and advancement of the field of personalized genetics are as important to us as great collaborative design solutions. We provide our clients with insight into how to optimize their individual performance by combining content and interactive tools. There are some pretty amazing things happening with DNA science and this is an opportunity to be part of that. We have some ambitious product plans that will offer opportunities to work with a number of new areas (IoT, serverless, etc.)

Key Responsibilities Include:

We are seeking a Senior Software Developer. Reporting directly to the Chief Technology and Product Officer, the developer will help us migrate from our legacy platform which is based on:

  1. Java/Tomcat/Spring/Hibernate
  2. MySQL
  3. Python
  4. Node

To a modern stack based on:

  1. Mongo
  2. Express
  3. React
  4. Node

What You Bring:

Core Skills

  1. Ability to understand application of health, wellness, sport science & genetics for athletes/coaches/general public
  2. Taking ownership and shipping entire features end to end
  3. Strong emphasis on writing testing code
  4. Excellent communication skills and proactive
  5. Agile Software Methods Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in CS or related field
  2. 5 + years of software development

What We Offer:

We empower our employees to take independent initiative, to be creative with their problem solving and to be drivers of progress. We believe good ideas can come from anyone regardless of their background and experience level.

We offer a competitive salary, group health benefits and access to our Employee Share Option Plan. The coffee is free everyday, breakfast provided Fridays and we have the requisite ping pong table.

Hours: Full-time

Location: We have offices in Halifax & Toronto. Remote work considered for the right candidate.

Contact: Sound like home for you? Please send cover letter & resume to and help us accelerate discovery by delivering genetics to everyone.

Athletigen | Sports Genetics | Senior Developer