Jobs at Checkfront

Stellar Web Application Developer Wanted

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Type: Part Time to Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Pizza Friday? If you are so inclined. Foosball table? Nada. Company slow pitch tournament? Sorry. Hawaiian shirt day? When ever you see fit. We are dedicated team of professional entrepreneurs. We are fanatical about web and mobile technologies. We believe in a work-life balance and aligning people with goals that benefit the company, and the person. Join our development team in designing and developing our popular cloud based booking and e-commerce application, and the tools we use to run our business. You’ll learn hands-on about our industry and our customers, and you’ll be figuring out how to make them happy, and then going ahead and doing it.

You are:

A creative, self-motivated web developer with practical experience, a passion for start-ups and innovation. You enjoy new API's like a good book. You talk about code at parties. Sometimes you dream in pixels, sometimes you dream in Jquery, but mostly you dream in PHP.

You should have:

  • 2 - 5 years’ experience building web and e-commerce applications in PHP / JQuery / HTML 5, SQL
  • Exceptional communication skills (not skillz).
  • Experience with popular web platforms / API's including as many of these as possible: Joomla, Wordpress, Drupal, Facebook, Twitter, Quickbooks, Google Apps, Paypal,, SagePay, Xero, Travelocity, Expedia, OpenID, Appcelerator, Salesforce, (we can go on).
  • Fanatical attention to detail and data security.

We'd love you to have:

  • Experience deploying and maintaining web server technology (Amazon, Linode).
  • Familiarity with source control systems (Git, SVN).
  • A good understanding of enterprise cloud applications.
  • Mobile app development (iPhone, Android).
  • Experience in the hospitality, event management, or other schedule based business management systems.
  • An appreciation for well designed apps, UI / UX.
  • Previous experience in a Saas, or service based business.

We are:

One of Canada's top new SaaS startups. We have a dedicated and diverse customer base that operate some of the most interesting businesses in amazing places around the world.

You get:

  • An opportunity to work with the latest technologies available.
  • An open work ethic that values a work life balance.
  • An exciting fast passed environment with plenty of room to learn, excel and impact.
  • Opportunity to travel to industry leading events and and developer pow-wows (Google IO, Dreamforce, AWW etc).
  • Paid money to do what you love.

How to apply:

If you think you can lift our development team to the next level, send your resume and cover letter to Please include a list of any relevant projects / applications / websites you have contributed to, and what your role was. Checkfront is based out of Vancouver and Victoria BC. Although we are ideally looking for a local candidate, we will consider qualified remote individuals within Canada should it be a fit. We are open to contract and full time engagements, however Checkfront must be your primary focus.

Employment or development agencies need not apply, thank you. Please note our PCI compliance requires background and reference checks on all employees. More about us...
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