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Software Engineer

  • Toronto

We are looking for a Frontend Engineer to join the development team in Toronto. Key responsibilities will include creation of new UI feature sets in our core product offerings. Bridging the gap between creative ideation and functional, cutting-edge, web standards. Being involved in weekly tech shares, scrums and code reviews and staying abreast of the latest in front-end technology developments involving everything from ES6 to Node to SCSS.

Skills & Requirements

  • Work with the team to build high-quality web pages and user interfaces for web applications.
  • Build front-end functionality from feature requirements in an Agile, iterative and phased approach.
  • Work to enhance the proposed solution and produce great user experiences.
  • Provide development mentorship to any junior staff when needed.
  • Complete bug fixes based on QA reports. Find/fix problems, document/review, and work within the team to follow them to conclusion
  • Developing and testing with cross browser compatibility
  • Build modular, scalable, robust, and reusable code with front-end technologies using good engineering practices for maintenance and security.
  • Direct and develop your own professional skills.


  • 5+ of web development experience as a either a front end or full stack web developer
  • 5+ experience in hand-coded, standards-compliant HTML, CSS and JS
  • 2+ years experience with a Javascript application framework or view library (Angular preferred, but React, etc. is fine as well)
  • Experience with state management pattern libraries such as Redux, EventEmitter or RxJS
  • Experience with Node workflow/build systems (webpack, npm, etc...), $ and a working knowledge of REST and JSON
  • Experience with GIT and associated workflows such as Gitflow
  • Experience writing JavaScript that is maintainable, object-oriented and sensitive to different browser technologies
  • Experience implementing 3rd party tools/libraries where appropriate
  • Experience with strongly typed languages such as Java or Typescript and the understanding of concepts therein, i.e. Interfaces
  • Experience using databases and associated CRUD methodologies
  • Development experience with different browser technologies and mobile environments
  • Knowledge of the Agile methodology including sprints, SCRUMS and test-driven development
  • Knowledge of User-centered Design

Nice to have:

  • Experience with linux and high CLI comfort
  • The candidate should be a positive, forward-thinker with an ability to work on detailed-oriented tasks and to think calmly and rationally when under the pressure of sprint timelines

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Fresh fruits & free drinks

  • Internal hackathons

  • Personal Branding Support

  • Ergonomic desks and chairs

  • Great hardware

  • Opportunities to travel in Europe and the U.S.

  • Open Source Contributions

  • Conferences and Tech Talks

About the company

About Meltwater

Founded in Oslo in 2001 before moving our headquarters to San Francisco in 2006, Meltwater is the global leader in media intelligence, with over 1,350 employees globally and 25,000 clients. Our innovative products help businesses extract insights from billions of online conversations and articles – we call it Outside Insight.

Unique Culture

For over fifteen years, Meltwater has maintained a very unique culture, based on a foundation and belief in people and the potential they possess, regardless of experience. Like many entrepreneurially focused companies, Meltwater employees embody the work-hard, play-hard spirit. Whether you meet an employee from San Diego or Hong Kong, you will likely discover many similarities in terms of their achievements, focus and superior communication skills.

Our office spaces are collaborative, open working environments in which team work, learning and fun are the day-to-day norms. Each office consists of a number of small teams, ensuring that all of our employees have easy and frequent exposure to their managers and can quickly learn from those around them.

Equal Opportunity

Meltwater is firmly committed to affording equal employment opportunities to all candidates and employees alike without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status disability, veteran status and we treat each individual with respect and dignity.

On-Line Accessibility Directive: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at hr.americas@meltwater.com for assistance.

michael caggiano | Hiring Manager

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