Engineering - Back End Engineer

Job Details

WHO WE ARE:
Canadians spend over $70B annually on their homes - whether it’s major renovations, or small repairs and maintenance work. This journey often starts by finding the right contractor. HomeStars is the leading platform in Canada, helping homeowners with their home renovation needs by allowing them to search our database of companies and hundreds of thousands of reviews. Every month over half a million homeowners visit HomeStars to research and connect with the best rated home professionals near them. Home Professionals advertise on HomeStars to tell their story, and grow their business with highly qualified connections. HomeStars has recently been acquired by ANGI Homeservices Inc., the #1 marketplace in the US for helping homeowners connect with the best home service providers.

WHY JOIN US:
HomeStars is looking to continue to build a positive, winning culture and that starts with hiring great people like you! If you are looking to be work or be a part of organization with an exceptional environment, we want to hear from you!

Perks of working at HomeStars:
-We are growing fast. HomeStars is part of the ANGI Homeservices Inc. family.
-Excellent Benefits Package. We want a healthy and productive team.
-Company wide social events and team building activities.
-December Break. The office is closed the week before New Year’s.
-Personal Growth. We seek to provide employees with constructive feedback to foster their career growth.
-Beautiful brick & beam office in the heart of the entertainment district in Toronto.

THINGS YOU WILL BE WORKING ON IN YOUR FIRST FEW MONTHS:
-Build API endpoints for our front end and mobile clients.
-Create services that integrate with internal services like our lead distribution engine.
-Create services that integrate with Salesforce, Zuora, and other third-party platforms.
-Build location, authentication, and search services.

ABOUT YOU:
-You have curiosity about how things work.
-You are an expert communicator with emotional intelligence and you enjoy explaining complex technical concepts to product managers, support, and other engineers.
-You have experience with an MVC framework (Ruby on Rails is preferred).
-You can explain REST APIs in plain language.
-You have experience with MySQL.
-You have an interest in service oriented architecture.
-You are excited about sharing knowledge with coworkers and writing documentation.
-You have a keen eye for application performance and code quality.
-You have experience with functional MiniTest, RSpec or similar test frameworks.
-You enjoy collaborating on technical projects and planning before executing.

NICE TO HAVE:
-Experience with the JSON API Specifications
-Experience with Terraform, Docker and Kubernetes
-Experience with web sockets
-Full stack experience with Ruby on Rails, NodeJS, Python Flask, or React

ABOUT OUR STACK:
-Ruby on Rails, NodeJS, Python, React
-Amazon Web Services, CircleCI, EC2, Elasticsearch, Amazon Aurora MySQL, Sidekiq, RabbitMQ

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

WANT TO JOIN?
Email your resume to careers@homestars.com

Toronto

Full Time

Do you want to join our amazing team?

Send your resume to: careers@homestars.com