As a Front End Product developer on Traction Rec, you will be part of a team that pushes the Salesforce platform to its very limits as we work to multiply the good work of non-profit community centers across the world.
Our development team lives on the frontier of Salesforce development, developing new techniques, patterns, practices and tools to accelerate our impact. You will work with a small, talented team of developers and gain experience building highly scalable cloud-based enterprise software. If you love solving challenging problems with difficult constraints, take quality seriously, and understand best practices in enterprise software development – then we want to talk to you.
As a front end developer, you will be expected to learn and deeply understand the component based web framework we use in our product. You will define standards, build and maintain a framework used by other developers, and ensure consistent component use across the application. You will create mockups and design proposals for new features.
Traction Rec is a subsidiary company of Traction on Demand.
Traction on Demand’s hiring philosophy is based on culture, intelligence and then skills. Here’s what we mean by that:
The culture at Traction on Demand isn’t just about having fun – it’s much more. We are looking for people who want to join an active community of engaged individuals who see business as more than just a vehicle to make money. We care about our people, the wider community and the planet. Come join us on this journey!
Traction is a group of entrepreneurs committed to creating ecstatic clients, doing enjoyable work and being efficient in everything we do. We fail fast and love to innovate. Change is our middle name.
Our values don’t just sit on a glossy page. We live by them every day. Our values are the cornerstone of who we are – do they resonate with you?
- Embrace Knowledge
- Do the right thing
- Seek adventures and smile
- Healthy hearts and heads
- Pursue opportunity
- Build community
People often ask what it takes to succeed at Traction on Demand – you’ve got to be smart, without having an ego. What does that mean? Imagine working with a group of your smartest friends who all love to learn. Everyone is always pushing each other to grow and innovate at a pace that can only be called furious. We are never idle or stagnant. We seek and share knowledge. We are comfortable with the unknown. We just “git ‘r done.”
Tractionites come from a variety of backgrounds, and we are eager to find people that are from non-traditional backgrounds. Typically, we find that people are successful in this role when they have:
- Proficient understanding of git
- Proactive communication style
Salesforce ISV experience not required – if you have strong fundamental knowledge or experience, and would be eager to lean into something new, we’ll be happy to teach you the platform specifics.
What You Will Be Doing
- Design, build and maintain efficient, reusable and reliable code
- Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
- Help maintain code quality, organization and automatization
- Troubleshoot production issues as tier 3 support
- Design and develop features for our web and mobile applications
- Participate in monthly “dev days” where we all pair up and build whatever we want
If you’re interested, so are we! Send your resume our way, and we’ll reach out to you if we are interested in moving forward.
At Traction on Demand, we aim to change the world by challenging the traditional consulting model and building community with our clients, partners and neighbours. At our core, we’re about improving the way companies do business by using technology – salesforce.com, technology partners and our own libraries of intellectual property. We are a people-first organization, creating long-term relationships with our clients and growing with them as strategic business partners. Our clients are varied in size, geography and industry, and include some of the world’s largest firms and not-for-profit organizations. Traction for Good, our community engagement program, and our involvement as one of the first 100 B Corps in Canada are just a couple of the reasons why we have been named to the Best Places to Work in Canada top 10 list for several years running.
We are an equal opportunity employer and love diversity at our company! We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.
Please note, employment is contingent on successful completion of background and reference checks.Traction on Demand