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Intermediate Software Developer

Checkfront

Checkfront

Marketing & Communications, Software Engineering
Victoria, BC, Canada
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

About us

Join the adventure and innovate with a talented team that’s pushing the capabilities of experience management! Empower thousands of tour and activity operators.

Join one of Canada’s top SaaS growth companies, located on beautiful Vancouver Island. Recently, we have merged with two other leading booking software companies, bringing our combined customer total to approximately 15,000 businesses and processing over $10 billion in bookings to date. This is an exciting time to become part of our focused and dedicated team!

About the Job

We are looking for a talented Intermediate Software Developer to join our team in designing and developing features for our cloud-based booking and e-commerce platform. This individual should have a passion for creating efficient, scalable, and user-friendly software.

Please note the preferred location for this role is Victoria, BC but we are open to hiring remotely within Canada.

Some tasks you’ll be taking on

  • Building, refining, and enhancing features for our SaaS platform, ensuring they meet the highest standards of reliability, scalability, and user-friendliness.
  • Working collaboratively in a team environment, contributing to all phases of the development lifecycle, including analysis, design, implementation, and testing.
  • Working closely with product managers, designers, and other engineers to design, implement, and ship impactful features.
  • Diagnosing and fixing bugs, performing root cause analysis, and implementing solutions to prevent recurrence.
  • Participating in sprint planning, daily stand-ups, retrospectives, and other agile ceremonies.
  • Writing technical documentation and user guides to facilitate knowledge sharing across our team.

Ideally, you should have

  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • Proven experience designing, building, and maintaining software
  • Knowledge of modern software development methodologies and best practices
  • The ability to help mentor less experienced developers
  • Experience with version control systems, such as Git
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically and independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Bonus Points for

  • Experience with online bookings, and the tourism & activity industry
  • Experience with some of our tech stack: PHP, Node.js, TypeScript, React, PostgreSQL, Docker, Google Cloud, AWS

If you don’t meet all of our requirements exactly or have some gaps in your resume know that we would still love to hear from you! Use your cover letter to tell us about your unique experience - we understand that talent comes from many places and that skills are transferable.

You get

  • A company that values work-life balance
  • A constructive environment with room to learn, excel and impact
  • Vacation, personal days, health days, paid volunteer day, bonus days
  • Extended health benefits and EAP program
  • Parental benefits
  • Professional development allowance
  • Mentorship program
  • Team building events
  • Hackathons
  • A newly renovated (as of May 2020) “tourism themed” office space in downtown Victoria
  • Travel budget to visit the office throughout the year, if remote

Checkfront acknowledges and respects that we work, learn, and innovate on the unceded Coast Salish Territory of the Lekwungen & WSÁNEĆ nations.

Life at Checkfront

At Checkfront, people empower others by providing opportunities for growth and learning, fostering teamwork and encouraging ideas. We support the wellbeing of our employees and dedicate our overall efforts toward a positive employee experience.

We value psychological safety and transparency across all levels of the organization, and as a result, there is a tremendous sense of camaraderie and support felt throughout the company. Everyone is caring about teammates and passionate about their work.

We are committed to upholding the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In pursuit of this, we actively seek new members who will work respectfully and constructively with our team, propelling our company and the community forward.


There are also fun events throughout the year; skiing, cabin getaways, fireside chats, holiday parties, and more! Do you prefer a flexible work location? That’s great! Whether you are at home or in-office, we aim to provide an inclusive environment.