Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack (12 month contract)

Engineering – Engineering Voice /
Mat-leave contract /
About Achievers
The "Achievers Employee Experience Platform™" empowers employees to recognize each other in real time and aligns them to the values and goals of the company. With almost 4 million global users, the Employee Experience Platform enables employees in over 170 countries. Visit us at to learn more, and check out our platform in action here. Join us in our mission to Change the Way the World Works™!

Our commitment to you:
At Achievers, we hire you for you because we value the unique perspective and individuality that each person brings to our team. We are committed to creating an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace where you belong, and your contributions are celebrated. You'll have the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of colleagues who appreciate your strengths and are excited to learn from your experiences.

As a Senior Full Stack Engineer, you will be a key member of our development team, responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining software solutions. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to understand requirements, propose innovative solutions, and contribute to the overall success of our products. This role requires strong technical skills, leadership abilities, and a passion for building high-quality software. 

What you'll do:

    • Software Development: Design, develop, and maintainthe Achievers Platform and supporting micro-services.Use the right tool for the job. We love modern technology/framework and use things like React, Redux, Webpack, Docker, Mysql, MongoDB, Redis, Python, Microservices, GCP (Kubernetes, Pubsub, GCS) and many more. 
    • Full Stack Development: Contribute to both frontend and backend development efforts as needed, depending on project requirements. Develop user interfaces, APIs, and backend services to support business objectives. 
    • Architecture and Design: Contribute to the architectural design and decision-making process. Propose and implement solutions that are scalable, maintainable, and robust. 
    • Technical Leadership: Provide technical leadership and guidance to junior team members. Mentor and coach team members to improve their technical skills and expertise. 
    • Product Innovation: Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to understand requirements and translate them into technical solutions. Propose innovative ideas and contribute to the product roadmap. 
    • Code Review: Conduct code reviews to ensure code quality, adherence to coding standards, and best practices. 
    • Collaboration: Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment. Work closely with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality software solutions that meet customer needs and expectations. 
    • Deployment and Maintenance: Assist in the deployment and maintenance of software applications in production environments (GCP). Monitor performance, troubleshoot issues (New Relic), and implement optimizations as needed. 
    • Advocate of Agile Methodologies: Believer and practitioner of Agile practices. We give importance to it when it comes to Sprint planning, Sprint refinement, Scrum and many more agile methodologies. 

Do you have what it takes? What we're looking for:

    • Bachelors in Computer Science or Masters in Computer Science or related field. 
    • 5+ years of experience in software development, with a strong focus on backend/frontend development, depending on the role requirements. 
    • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Golang, Java, Javascript or others, depending on the technology stack. 
    • Database technologies such as MySQL / PostGreSQL and/or MongoDB 
    • Experience with web development frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue.js
    • Strong understanding of software architecture, design patterns, and best practices. 
    • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform. 
    • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills. 
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
    • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. 
    • Experience with Agile development methodologies is a plus. 
    • Interest in microservices and deployment in Google Cloud 
    • Experience in HR technology, employee engagement, or related domains is desirable but not required. 
Why you’ll love working at Achievers:
We are passionate about disruptive technology that’s rooted in science, research and data.
We understand the value of employee success in the workplace and have been recognized in numerous publications for our contributions to HR, for technical excellence, and for our outstanding workplace culture!
We foster an environment of connection, security, and community. You’ll feel at home, without reservation. 
We believe in moving quickly, failing fast, and adapting to change. 
We enjoy coming to work every day because we believe in our product and love our culture.
We’re committed to achieving excellence in everything we do. 

Benefits & Perks for permanent full time employees:
·      Competitive Pay 💰
·      Parental Leave Top-up 👶🏼
·      Health Benefits and Life Insurance Coverage Upon Your First Day  🩺
·      RRSP Matching 🙌🏼
·      Flexible Vacation  🏖️ 
·      Employee and Family Assistance Program  🤝🏽
·      Full access to the LinkedIn Learning Library 👩‍💻
·      Internal Mentorship Program  🎓
·      Employee-Led Employee Resource Groups  👏🏼
·      A beautiful office space located in Liberty Village, Toronto 🇨🇦
·      Participation in our Points-based Employee Recognition Program ✨ 
·      Opportunities for professional development and career growth 📈 
Our work environment:
Achievers is a hybrid-first company located at 99 Atlantic Ave in Liberty Village, Toronto. Our hybrid work experience is designed to cultivate an engaging employee experience, where pioneering research intersects with cutting-edge technology. We strongly believe that collocating teams increases the chance to innovate together, foster passive learning, create spontaneous connections, and promote better communication.

Achievers does not offer employment to prospects without first ensuring that qualified candidates speak directly with the hiring manager and a member of our HR team. All qualification will be done face-to-face, whether that is in person or over Zoom. Achievers does not send out offers of employment without meeting candidates and does not offer employment via text. If you are requested for any personal information via text and/or without having met a member of our hiring team in person, please disregard.

Our employees are a diverse and inclusive team of passionate, hardworking individuals. Achievers is committed to creating an environment where our employees can do the best work of their lives. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply to join our A-Player family. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Achievers is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.