Software Developer

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Are you a Software Developer interested in using your expertise to help build innovative products that will reshape the world of sports genetics? Athletigen uses genetics and data to create products to take personalized training to the next level.  We are growing fast and we’re looking to add talent to our team.

Your Values:

  • A wise coder: You move up and down the ladder of abstraction, sometimes sweating the details of one line of code, sometimes contemplating how to change the world by building something new.
  • Hacker: You love to invest time on tooling to speed up your work. Love to experiment and use data to drive decision-making.
  • Passionate about open source: You believe that open source and open data is changing the world.
  • Teamwork: You love working with others; Enjoy helping others around you grow as developers and be successful generalists.

What you’ll do here:

  • Participate in building state of art DNA analytics engine using different technologies such as Nodejs, python, R, big data systems and REST services.
  • Work closely with UX experts to create innovative technologies and application services to be consumed by the client tier.
  • Use Service Oriented Architecture techniques and patterns to build a service layer that can be used by various client applications both on mobile and the web.

What you bring:

  • Multi-year production experience building and maintaining Web applications and\or backend systems at scale (preferably NodeJS).
  • Strong track record of shipping high-quality product features on schedule.
  • Proficient in both relational and nonrelational databases.
  • Basic understanding of DevOps and Unix systems.
  • Experience with Continuous integration and deployments.
  • Strong working experience with performing and automating systems builds, tests, and deployments across distributed systems.
  • Javascript experience or python experience is must.
  • Experience designing and implementing well designed RESTful APIs.

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. We work in a bright, open environment in downtown Halifax, NS. The coffee is free everyday, breakfast provided Fridays, Fit 4 Less memberships and we have the requisite ping pong table.

Sound like a home for you? Please apply and help us accelerate discovery by delivering genetics to everyone.

Hours: Full-time

Location: Halifax, NS, Montreal, PQ or Toronto, ON

Contact: Send cover letter & resume, including your github account & personal website link, to


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