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Passionate about Open Source Technologies? Reactive Systems? Functional Programming?

YoppWorks is for you! 

 

 

OUR CURRENT OPENINGS: 

Senior Product Owner

Yoppworks is looking for an experienced product owner to join our GoSpaces team to help revolutionize the workplace. We need an experienced product owner that can take our Product Leader’s Vision and Feature requirements and can determine the best path for our development to get us there. An ideal candidate will have experience with Scrum teams and aggressive business goals in a fast paced startup environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work directly with our Product leader to capture product vision and to convert into epics and stories for the development team.
  • Quality Control – Should be able to determine the General Quality of the product to ensure it stays on track.
  • Manage Product Backlog – Work with Product Leader to maintain, groom and prioritize product backlog.
  • Work closely with the development team to clear obstacles
  • Establish an environment where the development team can be effective
  • Address development team dynamics
  • Forecast the numbers of deliverables possible in a sprint
  • Ability to shield his/her development team from outside distractions and interferences

Professional Skills Requirements

  • Effective Communicator
  • Team Oriented
  • SCRUM Product Owner Training and Experience
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Needs to be expert in estimation and planning

Requirements

  • 5 + Years working as a Product Owner for a SCRUM team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

If this sounds like your next career challenge, feel free to click the apply button. In the meantime, check us out at gospacesmobile.com

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Senior UI/UX Designer

YoppWorks is looking for a User Experience/User Interface Designer join our GoSpaces team to help revolutionize the workplace. This incumbent will work as part of a cross functional team and be responsible for designing and developing a robust user experience for mobile and web applications.

A portfolio must be included with your application to be considered for this role and the location is in Ottawa, Canada.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Product Leader to:
  • define a look feel and design
  • rapidly prototype future features
  • create functional prototypes for customer / user research
  • Improve on legacy UI / UX while maintaining a consistent feel to the product
  • Enhance user satisfaction, accessibility and pleasure within the application
  • Creating and maintaining a style guide
  • Be part of a cross functional team delivering weekly product updates

Basic Requirements:

  • 3 – 5 years UX design experiences for mobile and web applications
  • 3 – 5 years UI design experience for mobile and web applications
  • 2 – 3 years working with small teams with aggressive goals
  • Successfully deployed one mobile application as part of a development team
  • Experience with:
  • maintaining brand / style guides
  • modern UI industry practices
  • user experience testing and planning
  • rapid prototyping

Professional Skills Requirements:

  • Proficient with prototyping tools such as Sketch, Axure, Invision
  • Html, CSS, Javascript experience
  • Wireframe and prototyping skills
  • Nice to have:
  • Artistic experience
  • Development experience with Javascript / Redux and React Native
  • User acceptance testing

If this sounds interesting to you, feel free to click the apply button. In the meantime, check us out at www.gospacesmobile.com

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Business Development Representative

We are looking for a Rockstar Business Development Representative. You will use your strong business development skills, curiosity for the customer’s potential needs, and overall positive personality. This position is located in Ottawa, ON.

Who are we? 

Using gamification logic, GoSpaces has modernized the way your users locate space, submit workplace requests and suggestions and put your employee engagement and satisfaction at the forefront. 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.

What will your day look like?

  • The Business Development Representative role is responsible for identifying opportunities for the GoSpaces sales team.
  • Participate in company Marketing and Sales Campaigns
  • Manage the opportunities in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool
  • Qualify leads, as well as prospect into prospective companies
  • Drive pipeline growth by scheduling qualified product demos with Account Executives
  • Participate in weekly forecast meetings and provide account feedback

What you’ve (ideally) accomplished so far?

  • 2 years of BDR experience selling SAAS products
  • Experience with qualifying leads and booking appointments for Account Executives
  • Experience with sales tools including Zoom, SalesLoft, and Marketo to outreach to customer prospects
  • Proven record of achieving daily activity and quarterly demo quotas
  • Self-motivated and quick learner of new products and features

If this excites you and sounds like your next career challenge, Apply!
Also, check us out at https://www.gospacesmobile.com/

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Senior Scala Developer (Costa Rica)

We are looking for Senior Scala Developers who also have Akka experience and are located in Costa Rica. 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.

The successful candidates will have:

  • 2-3  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.
  • Passionate about enabling others to adopt new technologies.
  • 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.

For more info, check us out at https://www.yoppworks.com/

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Kubernetes Developer

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.

Who you are?

  • BSc Degree in Computer Science, Software engineering or related discipline or comparable experience/education.
  • At least two years of experience using Kubernetes
  • At least two years of programming/scripting experience 
  • At least two years of configuration management tool experience
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code and immutable infrastructure
  • Experience with containerization tools
  • Experience using and implementing continuous software delivery pipelines (CI/CD)
  • Linux Operating systems experience

It’s a Bonus if you Have:

  • Experience using Scala language and Akka or Play or Lagoon

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

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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!

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