YoppWorks is always on the lookout for some amazing talent!

If you’re passionate about open source, we’re the company for you!

 

OUR CURRENT OPENINGS: 

Junior Product Owner

The Junior Product Owner manages one or several products from inception to the phase-out stage to maximize business value under the direction of the Senior Product Owner.  He/she focuses on engineering processes, design, documentation, planning, execution, operations, and feedback with the engineering team. He/she has business responsibility beyond a single project and may determine what product and features to guide engineering teams toward.  He/she approves the roadmap and content and determines what to and how to innovate.

Key responsibilities:

  • Creates buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners.
  • Develops product pricing and positioning strategies.
  • Translates product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes.
  • Gains a deep understanding of customer experience, identifies, and fills product gaps and generates new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth.

 

    • Provides information for senior management by preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses; answering questions and requests.
    • Determines product pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing production and sales costs; anticipating volume; costing special and customized orders.

 

  • Scopes and prioritizes activities based on business and customer impact.
  • Works closely with engineering teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources.
  • Drives product launches including working with management and marketing.
  • Evaluates promotional plans to ensure they are consistent with product line strategy and ensures the message is effectively conveyed.
  • Acts as the product evangelist to build awareness and understanding.
  • Represents the company by visiting customers to solicit feedback on company products and services.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Basic Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience preferred.

 

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to senior management.
  • Some technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies.
  • Problem-solving skills and a willingness to roll up one’s sleeves and get the job done.
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

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Customer Success Ambassador

Customer Success Ambassador:
 
Reports to: Product Manager

Location: Ottawa Office 

Works with: Customers, Product Development, Sales, and Marketing 

Level: Intermediate

This role involves both pre-sales and onboarding responsibilities with our customers. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated and outgoing and who thrives in a fast-paced work environment. You are very energetic and passionate about your work and the products that you support. 

Responsibilities:

  • Responds to inbound demonstration requests and customer inquiries.  Answers questions and follows up with customer prospects.
  • Delivers presentations and product demonstrations via video meeting
  • Becomes fluent in the YoppWorks product line and all services offered
  • Leads and organizes the onboarding process of new customers.  Schedules customer workshops during onboarding to finalize product domain configurations.
  • Shares feedback with Sales, Product, Marketing and Support teams.


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Collegiate Diploma in business or technical discipline preferred
  • 1 – 2 years relevant and successful sales and marketing experience
  • Proven track record driving sales and customer engagement
  • Start-up experience is a major plus
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills with an ability to build strong relationships
  • Relevant experience with CMR, SaaS/platform, Online Marketing/Analytics
  • French language is a major plus
  • Experience with social media considered as a strong asset

Yoppworks is a fresh and innovative company based in Ottawa, the capital of Canada, with a satellite office in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto and Montreal, Canada. 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 and Hortonworks it is our mission to ensure every project engagement is a success.

We deliver Big Data Projects using the Hortonworks Data Platform and DataFlow Technologies. We also build Responsive, Resilient, Elastic and Message Driven applications and provide industry leading training on the Lightbend Reactive Platform using the Spark, Scala, Akka and Play Frameworks.

Think you might be a good fit? Apply today!

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Intermediate/Senior Scala Developer (Lightbend Reactive stack)

Intermediate/Senior Scala Developer (Lightbend Reactive stack)

We are looking for Intermediate/Senior Scala Developers in Montreal –  highly skilled craftspeople 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.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Work closely with architects, engineers, as well as product and business owners to evolve architectures and design technical solutions using the Lightbend stack.
  • Consult with clients in small to large organizations to integrate the Lightbend stack into their development environment.
  • Actively develop software using technologies like Scala, Akka, Spark and Play Framework.
  • Release high quality code early and often using lean and agile technical practices and processes.
  • Work with 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. 
  • 2-3 years of experience with Akka and/or Spark
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • 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, continuous integration, and continuous deployment.
  • Biased towards action on tough problems and issues.
  • 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.

Basic Requirements:

  • BSc Degree in Computer Science, Software engineering or related discipline or comparable experience/education.
  • Solid Enterprise Java, or working knowledge of Scala fundamentals including programming languages, best practices, development, and operations awareness.
  • Experience in technical consulting and/or the financial services is an asset.

 

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.

 

YoppWorks is a fresh and innovative company based in Ottawa, the capital of Canada, with a satellite office in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto and Montreal, Canada. 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 and Hortonworks it is our mission to ensure every project engagement is a success.

We deliver Big Data Projects using the Hortonworks Data Platform and DataFlow Technologies. We also build Responsive, Resilient, Elastic and Message Driven applications and provide industry leading training on the Lightbend Reactive Platform using the Spark, Scala, Akka and Play Frameworks.

Think you might be a good fit? Apply today!

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Senior Scala Developer

Location : Canada

Do you love to live on the leading edge of Open Source?

At YoppWorks we strongly believe that all good projects start with open-source technology!

We are a fresh and innovative company based in Ottawa, the capital of Canada, with a satellite office in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto and Montreal, Canada. We are a strategic partner of Hortonworks and Lightbend

We’re looking for people who are as passionate about programming as they are about creating great products. At YoppWorks we believe in taking on interesting projects with amazing clients

We have an excellent opportunity for you to join the Lightbend practice with your experience in Scala, Akka, Spark and the Play Framework.  Travel across North America is required for this position and preference will be given to candidates who have flexibility in travel.

Location: Preference given to candidates from Ottawa (Canada), Montreal (Canada) and Saskatoon (Canada). Remote options within Canada will also be considered.

Here is what you need to know!

 

What will you do as a Yopper?

–  Actively develop software using modern technologies like Scala, Akka, Spark, and Play Framework.
– Work closely with architects, engineers, as well as product and business owners to evolve architectures and design technical solutions
– Take technical leadership and help to mentor a small team.
–  Release high quality code early and often using lean and agile technical practices and processes.
– Work with lean-agile team(s) to develop scalable and robust Scala-based systems and web applications.
– Dedicated to producing quality code and dedicated to best practices such as automated testing, code reviews, continuous integration, and continuous deployment.
– Consult with clients in small to large organizations to integrate the Lightbend stack into their development environment.
– Travel to client sites.

 

Who is our Yopper?

You are a Master developer and evangelist of the Lightbend Reactive Platform; Scala, Akka, Spark and Play – with deep technical skills in Scala, the Lightbend stack, and functional programming concepts.
– Agent of change who is constantly learning and seeking better outcomes.
-You are experience with distributed systems.
-You thrive in a fast paced, growing high energy team.
-You like to have fun, and are highly involved in the Lightbend community – attending events and conferences with the ‘Yopp’ Team.
-You are exceptional at communicating both in person and with a remote team.
-You have a strong passion for learning and constantly developing your skills in new open source technology offerings.
-You are looking to join a team that is all about success, comfort, fun and flexibility!

You’ll really stand out if you:
-You have experience Presenting.
-You have training experience.
-You have Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance.

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Hadoop Solutions Architect

Location: Canada

(Preference is given to candidates from Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal. Remote options within Canada will also be considered) 

Do you love to live on the leading edge of Open Source?

At YoppWorks we strongly believe that all good projects start with open-source technology!

We are a fresh and innovative company based in Ottawa, the capital of Canada, with a satellite office in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto and Montreal, Canada. We are a growing strategic partner of Hortonworks and Lightbend.

The Hadoop Solutions Architect/Developer will install and deploy Hadoop on physical and virtual
environments and have the following experience:

–  Strong experience in data analysis, data integration, dimensional modeling, database design and
development.

– Experience in Big Data Technologies (Hive, Pig, Flume, Spark, Splunk, HDFS, Cassandra).

– Experience with Apache Hadoop and the wider Hadoop ecosystem including, Zookeeper, Oozie &
Kafka. Cloud experience with Amazon EC2 or Microsoft Azure platforms

–  Experience writing complex ANSI SQL on MSSQL, and MySQL.

– Experience with Data Model, REST APIs.

–  Experience with analytical programming and the ability to work with EDW architecture to bridge the
gap between traditional DB architecture and a Hadoop-centric architecture.

– Ability to go beyond established analytical thinking and problem solving by applying creativity to unconventional concepts and out-of-the-box solutions.

– Ability to quickly understand patterns within a large quantity of data and to reference key characteristics using visualization techniques.

– Ability to leverage strong math skills and statistical knowledge to advanced data mining and data analysis activities related to next generation Cloud technologies.

–  Strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to effectively contribute to technical teams
and make presentations to a variety of technical and business personnel.

– At least three years’ hands-on programming experience with one or more of the following: Java,
Python, R, or related languages.

–  At least five years’ experience manipulating large datasets and using databases (i.e. SAS, R, SQL, S-
Plus, etc.)

– Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent discipline.

– MS in Engineering Mathematics, Statistics, Theoretical/Computational Physics, or related field.

Preference will be given to candidates who hold a Hadoop certification and Data Platform technologies.

Think you’d be a great fit?

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Senior Developer With Strong Akka Skills

Location : Canada

Do you love to live on the leading edge of Open Source?
At YoppWorks we strongly believe that all good projects start with open-source technology!

We are a fresh and innovative company based in Ottawa, the capital of Canada, with a satellite office in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto and Montreal, Canada. We are a growing strategic partner of Hortonworks and Lightbend.
We’re looking for people who are as passionate about programming as they are about creating great products. At YoppWorks we believe in taking on interesting projects with amazing clients

We have an excellent opportunity for you to join the Lightbend practice with your main focus being on the related technologies with a strong focus on Akka. The successful candidate will have production experience using Akka and Akka models.
Travel across North America is required for this position and preference will be given to candidates who have flexibility in travel.

Location: Preference given to candidates from Ottawa (Canada), Toronto, (Canada), and Montreal (Canada). Remote options within Canada will be considered.

So you think you’re an Akka All Star and want to join our team!?

Here is what you need to know!

What will you do as a Yopper?

-Actively develop software using modern technologies like Scala, Akka, Spark, and Play Framework.
-Work closely with architects, engineers, as well as product and business owners to evolve architectures and design technical solutions
-Take technical leadership and help to mentor a small team.
-Release high quality code early and often using lean and agile technical practices and processes.
-Work with lean-agile team(s) to develop scalable and robust Scala-based systems and web applications.
-Dedicated to producing quality code and dedicated to best practices such as automated testing, code reviews, continuous integration, and continuous deployment.
-Consult with clients in small to large organizations to integrate the Lightbend stack into their development environment.
-Travel to client sites.

Who is our Yopper?

-You are a Master developer and evangelist of the Lightbend Reactive Platform; Scala, Akka, Spark and Play – with deep technical skills in Scala, the Lightbend stack, and functional programming concepts.
-Agent of change who is constantly learning and seeking better outcomes.
-You are experience with distributed systems.
-You thrive in a fast paced, growing high energy team.
-You like to have fun, and are highly involved in the Lightbend community – attending events and conferences with the ‘Yopp’ Team.
-You are exceptional at communicating both in person and with a remote team.
-You have a strong passion for learning and constantly developing your skills in new open source technology offerings.
-You are looking to join a team that is all about success, comfort, fun and flexibility!

You’ll really stand out if you:
-You have experience Presenting.
-You have training experience.
-You have Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance.

APPLY NOW

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