Software Developer- DealerBreacher at AutoTrader (Toronto, ON, Canada)

Software Developer- DealerBreacher at AutoTrader (Toronto, ON, Canada)

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Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-06-18 05:00:16

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Software Developer

Are you ready to join AutoTrader and help us create bar-raising digital experiences for our clients and customers? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and enjoy a flexible work arrangement? As we continue to leverage trending technologies to drive customer-centric innovations, we also provide a Company Culture unlike any other. We are all about Collaboration, Growth and Fun.

Trader Corporation is the team behind Canada’s leading automotive marketplace,, as well as a world class digital advertising business. We are a technology driven company that creates compelling solutions for our users and dealer customers. We are looking for a skilled Developer to join our Dealer Breacher division.

Working alongside some of the most brilliant minds in the industry, you will be part of a cross-functional agile team that contributes to building Trader’s digital advertising platform. Taking part in daily agile ceremonies, brainstorming on innovative ideas that challenge the status quo and helping to implement solutions. Acting as an advocate for ownership & highest code quality, as well as contributing to the health of the infrastructure. Raising the bar and elevate your teams by sharing knowledge and best practices, while always seeking improvements and facilitating progress.

Key areas of Responsibility

  • Develop platforms and features to answer key business or client problems
  • Apply and push for best practices within the team
  • Ensure deadlines are met accordingly and expectations around those are managed
  • Offer support for the relevant product to internal teams
  • Stay up to date on the latest back-end development best practices and develop expertise with the platform. Expected to be the SME for back-end questions

Education, Experience and Technical skills

  • 5+ years of experience developing reliable, highly available and scalable software
  • Degree or certification in a programming related field
  • Strong understanding of software architecture and design patterns
  • Highly proficient with PHP7+
  • Experience with cloud infrastructures and tools, such as AWS and/or GCP and Docker
  • Strong knowledge of frameworks such as Laravel and Lumen
  • Experience with relational (SQL) and non-relational (NoSQL) databases
  • Experience designing and building APIs
  • Hands on systems architecture experience (DevOps)
  • Proficient with version control systems such as Git
  • Good approach to testing and ensuring quality of code
  • Experiencewith other programming languages such as Nodejs and Typescript
  • Passion for data and working with SQL queries and BigQuery
  • Experience with microservice architecture
  • Experience with event based and messaging systems
  • Familiar with online advertising campaign concepts

Required Soft Skills and Competencies

  • A problem solver that does not shy away from tackling complex situations
  • Strong will to learn, grow and get out of their comfort zone
  • Great energy and passion for technology
  • Able to coach and mentor your team mates
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong communication skills

Working Conditions

  • Office & WFH