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Direct Marketing Coordinator

YoppWorks is looking for a Rockstar Direct Marketing Coordinator!

You will assist in a product launch with graphic design support, collateral creation, websites building and overall company marketing initiatives. You will be heavily involved in researching target audiences for media platforms, designing launch campaigns, as well as playing a key role in designing multiple other marketing projects.  This position is located in Ottawa, ON.

Essential Requirements

  • 2 – 3 years of experience in lead generation, creating advertising campaigns and creating web campaigns.
  • 2 – 3 years of experience in social media platforms including, but not limited to Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Graduate of graphic design, marketing, or advertising related program.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and with others in a fast-paced, busy team environment with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects at once.
  • Expertise in social media platforms including, but not limited to Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Experience using Google Drive, Forms, Docs etc.
  • Excellent proof reading skills.
  • Proficiency in French language considered an asset.

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Design of promotional products including: print collateral, e-marketing, website content, advertising, product literature, trade show exhibits, and internal communications.
  • Design and execution of lead generating marketing campaigns.
  • Reporting to sales leaders on lead generation and results of campaigns.
  • Post creation (including concept, copy and graphics) for marketing channels.
  • Monitor and reply to customer comments, messages, questions, etc.
  • Assist in organizing and promoting internal & external events.
  • Develop and draft stories for blog articles and white papers.
  • Attend some evening events.
  • Other tasks may be assigned.

 YoppWorks is a fresh and innovative company based in Ottawa, with offices also in Toronto and Montreal. We are looking for people who are as passionate about programming as they are about creating great products. We believe in taking on interesting projects with amazing clients. We strongly believe that all good projects start with open-source technology. As a dedicated partner of Lightbend, Hortonworks, and IBM it is our mission to ensure every project engagement is a success.

Think you might be a good fit? Apply today!


Dev Ops Engineer

YoppWorks is looking for an Intermediate level Dev Ops Engineer to join a highly creative, analytical, problem-solving team. If you have dev op skills and exceptional operational expertise this job is for you!  This is a great opportunity for a Dev Ops Engineer who is excited about creating an environment to support a rapidly growing application.

This position can be performed from any location within Canada. Preference will be given to applicants from Montreal, Ottawa or Saskatoon.

 Must haves – basic requirements:

  • BSc Degree in Computer Science, Software engineering or related discipline or comparable experience/education.
  • At least two years of experience with Database management & tuning 
  • At least two years of programming/scripting experience 
  • At least two years of Configuration management tool experience
  • Linux Operating systems experience
  • Experience with containerization tools
  • Experience with continuous integration management tools

It’s a Bonus if you Have:

  • Experience using and administration DCOS, Postgres, Kafka, Keycloak, Prometheus, Granfana, Monit and Nexus.

Professional Skill Requirement:

  • Personable and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work as a team member in a creative, analytical and problem-solving environment.
  • Ability to work well in a highly cooperative environment where all responsibilities are shared by the team.


Senior Scala/Akka Developer

We are looking for Senior Scala Developers who also have Akka experience and are located in Canada. You are a highly skilled craftsperson with a proven record of accomplishment for producing high-quality work.  You enjoy breaking down tough problems and working with a high-performing team to deliver valuable solutions to our clients.  This position plays an instrumental role in building out scalable and robust systems in the Lightbend Reactive stack.

Location: Location can be Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto or remote within Canada.

The successful candidates will have:

  •  3-5 years of production experience with Scala and Play Framework is required.
  • 2-3 years of experience with Akka and/or Spark is required.
  • Solid understanding of Java in the Enterprise, or working knowledge of Java fundamentals including programming languages, best practices, development, and operations awareness.
  • An understanding of the diverse Java and Scala ecosystem of software libraries and their tradeoffs.
  • BSc Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related discipline or comparable experience/education preferred.
  • Ability to work closely with architects, engineers, as well as product and business owners to evolve architectures and design technical solutions using the Lightbend stack.
  • Ability to consult with clients in small to large organizations to integrate the Lightbend stack into their development environment.
  • Release high-quality code early and often using lean and agile technical practices and processes.
  • Work with a lean-agile team(s) to develop scalable and robust Scala-based systems and web applications.
  • Take technical leadership of software development on a small team.
  • Experience with distributed systems and solving availability, scalability and consistency problems in them.
  • Skillful at interacting and working with people in a leadership role; working with a self-organized lean and agile team to mitigate key project technical risks, managing effort, and ensuring quality.
  • Dedicated to producing quality code and dedicated to best practices such as automated testing, code reviews, pair programming, test driven development, continuous integration, and continuous deployment.
  • Biased towards action on tough problems and issues.
  • An agent of change who is constantly learning and seeking better outcomes.
  • Passionate about enabling others to adopt new technologies.
  • Knowledgeable about software development.
  • Enjoys exploring new advancements and helping colleagues learn.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Strong interest in functional programming (specifically Scala).
  • Personable and enthusiastic.
  • Ability to work as a team member in a creative, analytical, problem-solving environment.
  • Flexible with the ability to travel as required.

 You will be joining the YoppWorks product team helping to commercialize GoSpaces, our exciting new mobile application. GoSpaces encourages productive employee behaviors using gamification and translates employee decisions into financial, environmental, and wellness benefits. GoSpaces helps employees manage everyday tasks – book meetings, find a workstation, submit a service ticket, and engage with their colleagues. GoSpaces will increase collaboration, productivity and make workdays easier.

 For more information please visit: https://www.gospacesmobile.com

 Think you might be a good fit? Apply today!


Account Executive (Toronto)

Account Executive – Toronto

We are searching for an Account Executive to join the Lightbend/YoppWorks team.  You will be an experienced direct software sales professional and your duties will include effective opportunity generation for Lightbend product subscriptions and Professional Services.   You will work with our Marketing team and in partnership with the Lightbend sales team.  This role reports directly to our Leader of  Customer Relationships and this position is located in Toronto.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Reaching  out and communicating effectively with VPs and Director level customers – decision makers at target organizations around the benefits of adopting this technology.
  • Determining customers’ needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information.
  • Responding to inbound demonstration requests and customer inquiries.
  • Answering questions and follows up with customer prospects
  • Quickly becomes fluent in the Lightbend Products and the YoppWorks services offered
  • Leading and organizing the onboarding process of a new customers.
  • Scheduling customer workshops and technology demonstrations.
  • Delivering presentations and demonstrations via video meeting.
  • Sharing feedback with Sales, Product, Marketing and Support teams.
  • Has 3+ years of direct software sales (application middleware, Big Data or Open Source).
  • Working effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Working effectively and efficiently on a distributed team.
  • Meeting or exceeding all sales targets
  • Very organized and proficient using CRM for forecast and opportunity management.
  • Proficient with research, databases and developing territory plans

Basic Requirements:

  • Degree in Business/Collegiate Diploma in a technical discipline preferred
  • Proven track record of driving sales and customer engagement
  • Previous startup experience
  • Ability to build strong relationships

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Personable and enthusiastic
  • Articulate and compelling phone, email and social communications
  • Self-starter who takes initiative
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills along with excellent telephone skills.
  • Flexible with the ability to travel, up to 25%, as required.

YoppWorks is a proponent of Open Source technology and works with the existing Open Source community along with promoting its benefits to Enterprises.  Our key area of expertise is in ‘Reactive Microservices’.  Our technology stack includes the LIghtbend Reactive and Fast Data Stacks which include Scala, Akka, Kafka, Spark, Lagom, and Play technologies.

Think you might be a good fit? Apply today!


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