OpportunitiesSr. Frontend Engineer

Sr. Frontend Engineer

Longueuil, QC

Longueuil, QC


Join AutoTrader and shape the future of automotive e-commerce. We are on a mission to reinvent the digital retail experience for automotive consumers. Come to Trader and join a diverse workforce, working with the latest tech to pave the way for innovation. 

We are proud to have built an environment where everyone has an opportunity to be their creative best. A place where we value collaboration, curiosity and excellence. A place, where we trust teams to work autonomously, make data-driven decisions and become masters of their craft through numerous learning opportunities. 

Sounds like something you would enjoy? 

We are looking for a Sr. Full Stack Developer (focus on UI) for the largest automotive marketplace in Canada. 

About the role:  

Working alongside some of the most brilliant minds in the industry, you will be part of a cross-functional agile team that contributes to building Trader’s digital advertising platform. Taking part in daily agile ceremonies, brainstorming on innovative ideas that challenge the status quo and helping to implement solutions.  You will be as an advocate for ownership & highest code quality, as well as contributing to the health of the infrastructure. You will be responsible for raising the bar and elevate your teams by sharing knowledge and best practices, while always seeking improvements and facilitating progress. 


What you will do: 

  • Developing in a service based platform environment, building features to continually improve our applications 

  • Work on both UI and the backend systems involved in delivering the UI 

  • Be an active participant in architectural planning and decision making 

  • Help to coach and ensure best practices within the team 

  • Ensure deadlines are met and expectations are managed 

  • Offer support to our internal stakeholders 

  • Maintain and support our existing products and code bases 

  • Stay up to date on the latest front-end technologies and best practices. Expected to be a subject matter expert (SME) for front-end development within the team. 


Must haves: 

  • Degree or certification in a programming related field 

  • 5+ years’ experience developing reliable, highly available and scalable software. 

  • Proficiency with React and Redux 

  • Proficiency with Javascript, Typescript and Nodejs 

  • Knowledge of modern cloud infrastructures and tools, such as AWS and/or GCP and Docker 

  • Experience with other programming languages such as PHP 

  • Proficiency with version control systems such as Git 

  • Experience working with APIs 

  • Good approach to testing and ensuring high quality of code 


Good to have: 

  • Experience working with microservices 

  • Knowledge of BFF patterns and GraphQL 

  • Familiar with online advertising campaign concepts 


Ideal Candidate: 

  • You have strong understanding of software architecture and design patterns 

  • You are a problem solver that does not shy away from tackling complex situations 

  • You are process driven and look to constantly improve the development life cycle 

  • You have a strong will to learn, grow and get out of your comfort zone 

  • You are both autonomous and a team player 

  • You have great energy and passion for technology 


What’s in it for you… 

We understand that there is life at work and life outside of work. Here are a few benefits we all benefit from that support us to be our creative best. 

Fitness and wellness 

We provide discounts to nation-wide gyms, onsite gyms (when we’re in the office), an Employee and Family Assistance Programme, as well as a virtual wellness program. 

  • Day 1 health benefits 

  • Gym discounts 

  • Local in-office free gyms 

  • Employee and Family Assistance program 

  • Weekly virtual wellness events 

Learning allowance 

In addition to in-house training, we provide an annual allowance of $1500 so you can grow your skills. 

  • Tuition allowance 

  • Conferences & training budget 

  • Regular internal training programs 

Financial planning 

Let us help you invest in your future with 3% matching towards your pension and multiple forms of income protection. 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Annual bonus structure 

  • 3% CPP matching