Amazon for Construction

Back End Developer at CostCertified

Calgary, AB / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
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Mike Bignold
Mike Bignold

About the role

We are changing the future of construction and modernizing the way building contractors operate and manage their business. We are disruptive, future-focused and totally authentic. We empower our employees to fight the mainstream and strive for total market dominance. We never settle for anything less than excellence.

No pressure.

We are looking for a backend developer who can help us improve and build better solutions for general contractors. Ideally, you will have a good understanding of backend platforms, technologies, frameworks and cloud application development.

Major Responsibilities:

• Designing and developing the backend for new products and features, as well as updating and enhancing existing solutions when needed. • Adding new automated tests to our CICD pipeline. • Communicating significant milestones and impediments to Product Management in a timely fashion.

Technologies that you will be mostly exposed to:

• PHP 7/8 • Microframeworks • Rest APIs • Git • Docker • ElasticSearch • AWS • JavaScript (ES6) • NodeJS • Vue.js • Meteor

Qualifications & Experience:

• 1-2 years in a similar role or demonstrable knowledge (e.g. an open source project). • Experience with PHP or other server-side languages. • AWS platform and experience integrating with managed services. • Exposure to cloud application development and CI/CD pipelines would be considered an asset. • Experience delivering changes often with zero-downtime deployments and meeting SLAs of 95% and above.

Personal Qualities:

• Confidence combined with humility and a genuine willingness to learn and teach others • Being proactive and solution oriented. • A desire to deliver great value with a small team of great people.

So, besides joining one of Calgary’s Best Ecommerce Companies, what’s in it for you?

We offer competitive compensation including a full coverage benefits program and central downtown location that includes great building amenities including a free onsite fitness facility. Mostly we want people that love to dream big dreams, crush big goals and make big things happen.

We are located at Stephen Avenue Place - 225 7 Ave SW

We value diversity and encourage applicants of all backgrounds. We strive to come together with our ideas, experiences, perspectives and unique identities to achieve the insurmountable.

Why you should join CostCertified

We are building the Amazon of construction where contractors can give their customers an interactive shopping experience, turning the estimate into a point-of-sale, for the first time.
Now, instead of signing a vague PDF estimate without even knowing what they’re getting, customers can upgrade things like their counters, faucets or floor, and add or remove optional components like a guest bathroom, fireplace, or deck -- and see the effect on the price instantly before approving.