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Junior Software Developer

About iQmetrix:

Founded by wireless retailers, iQmetrix is the leading provider of innovative software solutions for the wireless market. With platform-built, metrics-driven products from POS and full-suite retail management software, to endless aisle, dropship, e-commerce, and digital signage, iQmetrix has taken its unique understanding of the pain points in the industry to create better experiences for wireless retailers and their customers.

iQmetrix has rated among the Top 50 Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada for five years in a row. We have free fitness classes, hobby groups for everything from a board game club to numerous sports teams, beer taps and a Retirement Planning Program consisting of a matching RRSP and/or Employee Share Ownership component. We balance hard work with a commitment to lifestyle, competitive benefits and exciting perks, but what really make iQmetrix a great place to work are our fun and smart employees!

Take a look at the links below to get a feeling for what it’s like working at iQmetrix:

Purpose of the Role and About Our Team:

Knocking down obstacles that stand in the way of a great user experience

We work on supporting and maintaining the Windows based software which sits at the heart of the iQmetrix wireless retail strategy.

We’re a group of problem solvers responsible for a wide variety of work, constantly improving the stability and scalability of our software.

Our development work includes new features, bug fixes, investigating client reported issues, and implementing performance improvements.

We constantly look for new ways to improve our architecture, our development skills, and our understanding of how best to deliver value to our clients.

We place high value on communication and team work, creativity and innovation, agility and ingenuity, and creating a great experience for everyone involved in our product.

Each day brings new challenges and opportunities, and if you’re the kind of developer who thrives in an environment of constant change and pushing the boundaries of what was thought to be possible, then we want you on our team!

Accountabilities:

  • Investigating client reported issues
  • Tracking down resolutions and determining causality of issues that clients have reported
  • Working on resolution of issues reported by clients in production
  • Hotfixing issues that are required for a patch between main release updates
  • Completing small features to add functionality
  • Reporting progress on work and communicating blockers to team members daily.
  • Owning the unassigned work items and making sure items are resolved in a timely fashion
  • Monitoring diagnostics/logs while developing new features and fixing bugs to make sure “silent” errors aren’t cluttering the logs

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science / Software Engineering or equivalent experience
  • We are open to all levels of experience for this role.
  • Passion for improving code and exploring new technologies
  • Ability to evaluate and communicate relative merits of technical solutions to business problems
  • Aptitude for working independently while coordinating with a larger team

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with building C# .Net applications using WPF, XAML and WCF
  • Experience with a variety of Automated Testing methodologies (Unit, Integration, etc.)
  • Experience writing and maintaining queries for SQL Server or other Relational Databases
  • Knowledge of RESTful Micro-Services and Cloud Architecture

What does it mean to be an iQer?

  • Communication Skills and Emotional Intelligence, someone who can listen to others and take multiple perspectives into consideration when decision making.
  • Passionate about their work. A lead who will not just tell teams what to do, but inspire them to do their best work.
  • Someone with interpersonal skills who can build strong relationships from scratch.
  • Humility, someone not afraid to admit their mistakes and work towards preventing them in the future.
  • Thinks about the health of the company before personal agendas. Someone who understands the importance of P&L responsibilities and how it fits into the big picture of a company.
  • Being a self starter, able to dive into the work without fear of making a mistake.
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to an evolving environment will go a long way at iQmetrix.
  • Not afraid to stick by their decisions and justify them, but willing to admit and learn from mistakes.

Application process:

If you are interested in joining our company and are committed to succeeding, please submit your resume and cover letter.  We thank all applicants for their interested, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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