Software Developer 1 - Full Stack

Street Contxt

Street Contxt

Software Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Joining the Engineering Team at Street Context means having a direct and profound impact on the team surrounding you and the customers who depend on our technology as a cornerstone of their daily workflow. Our team is tight-knit, mighty, and growing; with a track record of overcoming interesting challenges. Our developers are involved at every stage of the software development lifecycle, from inception, design, coding, and more. We take ownership, initiative and pride in our work and support one another’s professional growth and pursuit of technical excellence.
Our system is composed of a retreating monolith surrounded by a growing collection of microservices. Within this system, you and the dev team will be responsible for building and maintaining client-facing components. The current tech stack consists of ReactJS, Java, PostgreSQL, Docker and AWS. If you’re hungry to learn, humble, and interested in winning as a team, we think you’ll do well here. What’s most important is that you love your work, respect the team and don’t lose your sense of humour along the way.

Your Know-How

  • You have prior internship or working experience (roughly 1-2 years) on a full-stack web development team
  • Your are a quick learner
  • You are passionate and capable about growing at growing at the fast speed required at a startup
  • You are a team player, proactive and self motivated
  • You are comfortable taking on new and unfamiliar challenges
  • You have a solid baseline understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • You are proficient in Java
  • You have some front end development experience
  • You are transparent, accountable and communicative
  • You are supportive in building a positive and inclusive work culture
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering or the equivalent

It’s a Bonus If

  • You have experience working in AWS console or equivalent
  • You are proficient in ReactJS and are comfortable with adopting new technologies
  • You have experience delivering reliable, high-performance REST APIs
  • You have experience and good understanding of scrum/agile development methodologies
  • You are experienced with code reviews, service ownership, fully automated testing, microservices, and rapid/continuous releases
  • You have experience with serverless, queuing, streaming
  • You have worked directly in the finance industry and/or at a SaaS startup

You Can Expect

  • To be included, encouraged, engaged, heard, and recognized for your effort
  • To make a constant and direct impact on: our product, our processes, our users, and our team
  • To love your work and its challenges, but also know the company respects your downtime too
  • To always be clear on where the company is headed and how it’s going to get there
Street Context is on a mission to build more efficient capital markets. We're developing technology that provides highly scalable sources of customer insights for investment banks, brokerages, and independent research providers. We provide our customers with insights that enable them to pinpoint revenue opportunities, build client intel, and anticipate the needs of the market.
We take ownership of our projects and work together to foster a fun and transparent environment. Our days are spent thinking through complex scenarios and tackling major challenges using innovative technology. We’re agile in our process and responsive to the market, seeking to fundamentally improve an institutional industry. We are a team of experts, joined by outstanding advisors and world-class investors, on a quest to build a superior product and a top-notch company. We work, play, and win as a team. We enjoy spending time with one another and celebrate our accomplishments together.
Finally, in-office collaboration is integral to our team dynamic and company culture. Our engineering teams meet in the office every Wednesday. We seek candidates who enthusiastically embrace this aspect of our work environment, valuing the opportunities it presents for team bonding, collaboration and innovation
If you see an opportunity for yourself with us, apply now to continue the conversation and learn more about how you can become part of Street Context.
Street Context is an equal-opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, colour, race, citizenship, ethnic origin, place of origin, creed, disability, family status, marital status, gender identity and gender expression, receipt of public assistance, record of offences, sex or sexual orientation.
To that end, Street Context is committed to making our recruitment processes as accessible as possible including providing accommodations during the recruitment and hiring process as required. Upon request, Street Context will consult with applicants to provide or arrange for suitable accommodation.