Software Developer

About the Company:

UmbraCity is an innovative and a fast-growing Vancouver startup that provides on-demand access to umbrellas in communities. We have created a network of fully automated umbrella rental kiosks that allow users to borrow umbrellas from a kiosk and return it to any other kiosk. UmbraCity launched its service for the first time at UBC in 2016 with 4 locations. By 2018 we have expanded our network to 40+ locations with the aim to expand to 150+ locations in Vancouver, and expand the service to other major rainy cities around the world.

About the Role:

UmbraCity is looking for an experienced software developer for a 6-month contract with the potential to grow into a key and permanent position to help bring our kiosk user experience and engagement to the next level. As a software developer in our company, you will not just be involved in all aspects of the software development process, but also be encouraged to provide input on future projects, code processes and company direction from software perspective. The successful candidate need to demonstrate deep understanding of JavaScript and desire to broaden his/her skills on newer technologies.

If you think you’re an ideal match, apply with your resume and specifically tell us more about the projects that you’ve built that you are passionate about.


  • Translate product requirements to system level architecture and high-level design that can be reused across applications.
  • Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable code

Desired Experiences:

●  Experience using a front-end JS framework such as Angular, React or Vue, preferably React

●  Experience in developing for cross-platform compatible solutions, such as Electron

●  Experience with ES6 and modular JavaScript programming

●  Proficient in using CSS, Bootstrap or SASS/LESS

●  Experience with writing unit tests with tools such as Jasmine, Karma, Jest, Sinon, and Chai

●  Experience with RESTful APIs and SaaS services such as Google APIs

●  Comfortable with using code versioning tools, such as Git

How to Apply:

      To apply, please send your resume and use “Software Developer” as the email subject.


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