Software Engineer - Recruitment and Channel Management (Intermediate)

Kitchener, ON /
Research & Development – Product Development /
Full-Time
We’re building a movement - an education revolution. We’re building a world where anyone, anywhere can have access to the best education regardless of where they were born. At our core, we believe education is a right, not a privilege. To that end, we’re building a company and a suite of products to lead the charge in transforming access to education. ApplyBoard is an online platform that empowers students around the world to access the best education by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions. We simplify the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process. Not only do we help students with their study abroad journey, but we also help academic institutions to find the best students globally. Our goal is to help enable better, more diverse, schools that are enriched with cultures from all over the world.

At ApplyBoard, we are building a movement - an education revolution. We’re building a world where anyone, anywhere can have access to the best education regardless of where they were born. At our core, we believe education is a right, not a privilege. To that end, we’re building a company and a suite of products to lead the charge in transforming access to education. 
We are a company with an ambitious vision - to educate the world. Since our founding in 2015, we have supported more than 100,000 students with their education journey and work with 1,200+ educational institutions across Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom diversify their campuses.


The Opportunity:

As part of the Recruitment and Channel Management team, your mission is help provide services and capabilities that help drive growth and profitability to our Recruitment Partners.

Your team will do this by delivering tools for recruitment partners to assist them with  managing their student funnel as well as providing insights into their funnel.  Your team will also help deliver ApplyBoard’s sales and sales management teams with tools and integrations to help manage the Recruitment Partners and Recruitment Partner funnels.

What you’ll be doing every day:

    • Develop new capabilities and enhancements - both for students, and for the ApplyBoard staff and partners who help students find success throughout their education journey
    • Work closely with others in  a cross-functional team to deliver high-quality software
    • Improve the quality and usefulness of existing features, by refactoring, decomposition, bug-fixing and preventive maintenance
    • Identify and act on opportunities to improve the way we plan, develop, test and deploy our software
    • Practice and promote excellence in software engineering;  serve as an active mentor to junior developers and co-ops

What you bring to the table:

    • Practical experience developing web-based commercial software that users love (in any modern tech stack)
    • Great communication skills.  (Yes, everyone writes that - but we really mean it.)
    • Demonstrated ownership and pride in the quality of the software you work on, and the way that it succeeds in meeting the needs of its users
    • Commitment to continuously improve both your own craft and the effectiveness of your team

Ideally, you also have experience with some of:

    • Ruby, Rails, React, Typescript
    • Developing and maintaining products that are used by many thousands or millions of people
    • EdTech, eCommerce, or content-management software
    • Relational databases, ORM frameworks, and their alternatives
    • Microservices or SOA;  RESTful APIs, JSON
    • Kafka, Amazon MQ, RabbitMQ or similar streaming or messaging systems
    • AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, ELK stack
    • DevOps, Observability, Infrastructure as Code

What We Offer:

    • The opportunity to have an impact on a product that is positively affecting change to thousands of students lives every day
    • Working alongside a brilliant and globally diverse team based in Waterloo and Toronto
    • Great compensation and benefits package to keep you healthy and happy!

Life at ApplyBoard:

By joining our team, you have the opportunity to:
·        Join the fastest-growing technology company in Canada, with many opportunities for growth and advancement. 
·        Work alongside a globally diverse team of over 500 team members based in 18 countries, who represent over 30 nationalities and speak more than 40 languages
·        Make a difference in the lives of thousands of students as they explore educational opportunities

Want to learn more about Life at ApplyBoard? Check out this video, and be sure to follow us on our Life at ApplyBoard Instagram.
Hear our engineers share stories about their life at ApplyBoard
https://youtu.be/ffzvOqxMlMw


About ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions on one platform. To date, ApplyBoard has become the world’s largest online platform for international student recruitment, assisting more than 100,000 students with their educational journey. 
In 2019, ApplyBoard was named the fastest-growing technology company in Canada by Deloitte, ranking #1 on the Technology Fast 50™ list. In May 2020, ApplyBoard announced a C$100M Series C funding on a C$2B valuation, reaching a ‘Unicorn’ status. This funding will allow us to further invest in our technology, grow our team, and serve more students on our mission to educate the world.


Thank you for your interest in ApplyBoard. Please note that only qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted. 
At ApplyBoard, we understand the value of having a diverse team. That’s why we provide equal opportunity to applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, and conviction.
If you require an accommodation to submit an application and/or during the interview process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team at talent@applyboard.com. Requests will be addressed confidentially. 

Thank you for your interest in ApplyBoard; however, only those applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.  At ApplyBoard, we understand the value of having a diverse team. That’s why we believe in providing equal opportunity regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, and conviction. Please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment process. 

Life at ApplyBoard:
By joining our team, you have the opportunity to:-Join the fastest-growing technology company in Canada, with many opportunities for growth  and advancement-Work alongside a globally diverse team of over 800 team members based in 18 countries, who represent over 30 nationalities and speak more than 40 languages.

Make a difference in the lives of thousands of students as they explore educational opportunities. Want to learn more about Life at ApplyBoard? Check out this video, and be sure to follow us on our Life at ApplyBoard Instagram. 

About ApplyBoard
ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions on one platform. To date, ApplyBoard has become the world’s largest online platform for international student recruitment, assisting more than 100,000 students with their educational journey.

 In 2019, ApplyBoard was named the fastest-growing technology company in Canada by Deloitte, ranking #1 on the Technology Fast 50™ list. In 2020, ApplyBoard announced a C$170M Series C funding on a C$2B valuation, reaching a ‘Unicorn’ status. This funding will allow us to further invest in our technology, grow our team, and serve more students on our mission to educate the world. 
Thank you for your interest in ApplyBoard. Please note that only qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.  

At ApplyBoard, we understand the value of having a diverse team. That’s why we provide equal opportunity to applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, and conviction. If you require an accommodation to submit an application and/or during the interview process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team at talent@applyboard.com. Requests will be addressed confidentially.