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Back-end (API) Developer



Known for its leadership in the field of geomatics, Effigis has been offering innovative geospatial data-driven solutions since 1991. Earth observation services, infrastructure inventory, telecommunications network monitoring, GNSS software, and geological studies: we offer our clients a one-stop shop for all their geoinformation needs.

We propel and commercialize FieldApex, a fertilizer management platform that facilitates decision-making while maximizing agricultural profitability. This is achieved by harnessing the power of artificial intelligence and interconnected data from multiple platforms. Accurate, trusted, and simple, our platform complements the tools currently on the market and aims to interconnect with leading precision agriculture platforms.

We are also a first-rate employer and we focus on our employees’ development and well-being. The company is supported by a multidisciplinary team of more than 170 seasoned professionals and technicians. GIS Specialists, Engineers, Programmers, Agronomists, Geographers, Geologists, Technicians and Surveyors: their talent and passion are the key to Effigis’ success.

Responsibilities

Your challenge is to help developing user interfaces of a web and mobile app for fertilizer in the agriculture industry. The app aims to make agriculture more profitable and sustainable thanks to technologies such as artificial intelligence, massive data and imagery. As a front-end developer, your challenges will be:
  1. To develop and maintain APIs;
  2. To document APIs;
  3. To develop using TDD methodology;
  4. To assist in the design of an effective architecture;
  5. To take part in code review;
  6. To stay abreast of emerging technologies.
You will work at Effigis Geo-Solutions, a well-established company, within a multidisciplinary team with a start-up attitude entirely dedicated to starting a spin-off company (FieldApex).

Experience

2 to 3 years of relevant experience

Education

College degree or undergraduate studies in software development

Qualifications

  • Good knowledge of object-oriented programming;
  • Good knowledge of a back-end programming language (PHP, Node.js or Python);
  • Good knowledge of CI / CD;
  • Good knowledge of authentication mechanisms for APIs;
  • Knowledge of the TDD development method;
  • Experience with Git;
  • Experience with microservice architecture, an asset;
  • Experience with AWS, an asset;
  • Experience with GIS tools (e.g.: PostGIS, GDAL), an asset;
  • Experience with React, an asset.

Skills

  • Product-oriented;
  • Independent thinker;
  • Deep commitment to quality, reliability, scalability and maintainability;
  • Egoless but assertive personality;
  • Feels free to ask questions and point out own errors;
  • Focused on results.

Benefits

  • Work-family compromise with flexible hours;
  • Group insurance (life, salary, health care and dental insurances);
  • Training program;
  • Partial reimbursement of physical activity classes;
  • Paid leave in the Holiday Season;
  • Coffee bar;
  • Dynamic, professional team;
  • Easy access to public transport (Préfontaine metro station, bus line 25 for the Montreal office);
  • On site: fitness center, sports fields, restaurants, spa and many other services (for the Montreal office).

How to apply

Please answer the following mandatory questions when sending us your resume.

Mandatory questions:

  1. Describe in less than four lines the project you are most proud of and have done outside of work.
  2. In five words, describe your personality.
  3. What are the two main qualities that your workplace should have?
  4. List the URLs of the web communities of which you are an active member or the platforms where you share knowledge (reddit, medium, personal blog, git, Facebook / LinkedIn group, etc.)
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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