Full Stack Developer


Vancouver, Canada


Full Time

Date Posted

Nov 5, 2020

SAXX Underwear Co. is looking for a Full Stack Developer to join the team based at our Vancouver office location.

This is your opportunity to be part of a globally growing brand in a dynamic work environment.


Responsible for coding customized solutions and enhancing the existing functionality and capabilities of our software platforms. The incumbent is a developer that will be just as comfortable writing back-end PHP code as he/she is coding in JavaScript and using tools such as Grunt and SASS. The developer will contribute to extend the e-commerce platform features, and fill any functionality gaps with custom well-written, commented, organized and documented code. Supporting the existing code base, and being a key player in researching possible issues.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Write clean, well-designed and structured code following best practices.
  • Write modules for our ecommerce platform Shopify to fill the functionality gaps, using extendable code that can be upgraded safely.
  • Work closely with a dynamic creative team and stakeholders to ensure the creation of a scalable and innovative site.
  • Ability to take the creative ideas and drill down to give concise deliverables both in terms of features and functionality.
  • Produce detailed specifications. Document the code, and write meaningful articles in our project tracking tool Jira, or the knowledge base Confluence
  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle. The developer should be able to recognize weaknesses on the project analysis and propose amendments, changes, or do further research on issues identified and make recommendations on how best to resolve them.
  • Follow industry best practices. Ensure a high level of quality of the delivered code by following industry standards, and committing to excellence on all deliverables.
  • Develop and deploy new features to facilitate related procedures and tools if necessary. Review and extend existing tools, platforms and applications or scripts already in place.
  • Building applications and tools, to automate processes, data reporting and other custom needs.
  • Troubleshoot, test and maintain the core product software and databases to ensure strong optimization and functionality.
  • The web developer needs to proactively look for ways to improve the performance of the existing code, find bottlenecks, performance degradation, and propose solutions to resolve those issues.
  • Proficient in back tracing errors or bugs with little or no documentation, as well as adding logging, finding patterns, and identifying the origin of particular problems.
  • Be creative and open minded to explore new technologies and programming languages.
  • Accountant for the quality of the code delivered, modifying or extending the original functionality to meet business and operational needs.
Required Qualifications:
  • Post-Secondary degree majoring in Computer Science, Information Systems or Software Engineering.
  • 4+ years of related work experience.
  • Organized, motivated and self-directed with good time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively as both a member of a team and independently.
  • Expert level knowledge with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to analyze and report on sales and product performance for eCommerce, as well as digital marketing campaign performance
  • Experience working with modern PHP frameworks (ie. Laravel, Symfony 2/3).
  • Experience working with JavaScript frameworks (ie. Knockout, Angular).
  • Experience with Unit Testing as part of your workflow.
  • Experience with cloud hosting solutions and DevOps.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Good understanding of webserver infrastructure and systems.
Why we think you'll love working with us
  • We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision coverage, and an Employee and Family Assistance Program to support your wellbeing
  • Get additional health care support through a virtual health care platform and a health spending account
  • Have your birthday off to celebrate in style
  • Be part of a team of incredibly talented, passionate, and driven people focused on building and innovating
  • Make an impact with your work—each person has an equal opportunity to contribute to our goals
  • Join one of the fastest-growing companies in Vancouver and find opportunities to grow in your own career—offering advancement opportunities for our team members is important to us!
  • Stay fueled with our in-house chef, healthy snacks, coffee, and tea
  • Hang out with the cute and cuddly dogs at our headquarters
  • Stay fit with our in-office gym
To Apply…

Please forward your resume and quote Full Stack Developer in the subject line. No phone calls please. We appreciate your interest in the role, however; only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for your interest in a career with SAXX.