Full Stack Web Developer (5+ years)
Kiwi Collection
Metro Vancouver Regional District, BC

Availability: July 2019

Who we are:

Kiwi Collection is an online travel company and one of the world’s largest independent reviewers of luxury hotels. Founded in 2003, our aim is to design travel experiences that inspire stories worth sharing. The company also powers and manages Visa’s global hotel program for their affluent cardholders. With 50+ full-time employees, we are located in a beautiful office in the vibrant Gastown neighbourhood of Vancouver.

We’re looking for a Full Stack Web Developer who:

  • Enjoys collaborating closely with all teams to deliver the best products
  • Willing to give and receive feedback and constructive criticism
  • Loves getting involved and solving problems
  • Excels in mentorship and leadership

Please Note: This position is based out of our central office in downtown Vancouver and is accessible by all major transport links. Should you wish to relocate from anywhere in British Colombia to Vancouver for this full time position, consider applying! Kiwi Collection will not offer relocation support for this role.

Due to the volume of applications received, we will only contact candidates that we have selected for an interview. Thank you for your interest in Kiwi Collection!

AS PART OF THE KIWI TEAM, YOU WILL:

  • Be part of a dynamic, collaborative team following Agile Scrum
  • Work on a diverse platform of 10+ applications & services and 6 environments
  • Take advantage of regular social events and travel perks
  • Competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision
  • Enjoy a central office location in the Gastown neighbourhood of Vancouver, close to all major transport links, with a view of the ocean and mountain and adjustable sit/stand desks

PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION:

  • Write well-architected, maintainable Object Oriented PHP code
  • Add new features to hotel booking sites, services and applications
  • Support and improve our existing web services API
  • Improve and build out technical toolset (testing framework, Continuous Integration system, etc)
  • Write & maintain tests (unit, functional, behat, mocha)
  • Improve site performance
  • Support all business units with troubleshooting
  • Integrate 3rd party tools for analysis and site visibility
  • Be a leader by collaborating and teaching other developers

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years of OOP experience
  • Brings full stack experience & knowledge (Frontend code, Backend code, Devops)
  • Knowledge of Symfony or a similar PHP framework
  • Proficiency in front end tech (CSS/ HTML & JS Frameworks)
  • Experience with web-based architecture
  • Familiarity with web services, including REST-based and SOAP
  • Excellent communication through slack, zoom and email
  • Fluent in English both written and verbal
  • Able to work in Canada without sponsorship
  • Bonus: Knowledge of Web Accessibility
  • Bonus: Experience in Agile environments
  • Bonus: Education in computer science, engineering, or related field

CURRENT TECHNOLOGIES USED AT KIWI COLLECTION:

Frontend Development: Javascript, jQuery, Zurb Foundation, Gulp, NPM, AngularJS, SASS, TWIG, Vue.js

Backend Development: Symfony 4 PHP frameworks, Doctrine, Composer, MySQL, ElasticSearch

Devops: AWS (EC2, CloudFormation, Route53, S3, CloudFront, RDS), Apache, Vagrant, Git

Internal Business Development Applications: Salesforce, Netsuite

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • HTML/CSS: 3 years (Required)
  • Javascript: 3 years (Required)
  • Leadership: 2 years (Required)
  • Object Oriented Programming: 5 years (Required)

Location:

  • Metro Vancouver Regional District, BC (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)