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Software Engineer

Magnet Forensics

Magnet Forensics

Software Engineering
Waterloo, ON, Canada
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024
Who We Are; What We Do; Where We’re Going
Magnet Forensics is a global leader in the development of digital investigative software that acquires, analyzes, and shares evidence from computers, smartphones, tablets, and IoT-related devices. We are continually innovating so our customers can deploy advanced and effective tools to protect their companies, communities, and countries.
Serving over 4,000 customers in over 100 countries, our solutions are playing a crucial role in modernizing digital investigations, helping investigators fight crime, protect assets, and guard national security.
With employees based around the world, Magnet Forensics has been expanding our global presence with offices in Waterloo and Ottawa, Canada; Atlanta, GA, Herndon, VA, Westminster, CO; and Singapore. As a part of Magnet Forensics, you can expect to make a difference in the world, no matter what role you play. You’ll be supported through learning and development, not to mention an incredible team with unbelievable talent and integrity.
If you think you would be the right person to join our team working towards this goal, we would love to hear from you!
Role Summary
Magnet Forensics continues to build a best-in-class Engineering team and now hiring for a Senior Full Stack position to work on our superior digital forensics' product – The GrayKey. You will work closely with the Software Engineering team & bring to the table your creative, detailed-oriented, and exceptional user interface talents to drive the product requirements.
We are looking for someone who is quick-thinking, possesses strong technical skills, and a practiced collaborator by asking questions, listening, and contributing. An understanding of not just HOW to code, but WHY certain code works is a must.
If you’re a learner, go-getter, and simply love to work on the user interface – you will thrive on this team.

Role Responsibilities

  • Investigate, analyze and make recommendations to management regarding technology; improvements, upgrades and modifications
  • Create and design user-focused experiences
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and advancements
  • Collaborate with web designers and back-end designers to complete projects
  • Turn feedback into custom solutions for client needs
  • Optimize apps/sites to improve performance and efficiency
  • Author technical documentation on components in our internal style library
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • 5+ years professional experience as a Software Developer
  • Practical experience with ReactJS
  • Strong JavaScript UI framework knowledge
  • Fluency in TypeScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Practical experience with NodeJS
  • AWS Cloud
  • Nice To Have Skills:
  • GraphQL
  • Salesforce
  • Network Security experience
  • Azure

The Most Important Thing:

  • We’re looking for candidates that can provide examples of how they demonstrated Magnet CODE in their previous experiences.
  • CARE -We care about each other and our mission to make a difference in the world.
  • OWN -We are accountable for our results – while never forgetting to act with integrity, empathy, and respect.
  • DEDICATE -We put our heart and soul into meeting the needs of our customers and helping them serve the people they protect.
  • EVOLVE -We are constantly innovating and exploring new ways to work together to make an impact with our work.

Salary & Benefits:

  • The Salary range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. Please note that the actual salary may vary depending on location and job-related factors such as qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills. If you are applying for this role outside of the primary location and you are selected for an interview, the Talent Acquisition Partner can share more information with you. Certain sales focused roles may have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.
  • Salary Range:
    MIN – MID – MAX
  • $104,000-$130,000-$156,000 USD
  • $87,200-$109,000-$130,800 CAD
  • Magnet is proud to offer benefits such as:
  • Generous time off policies
  • Competitive compensation
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Reward and recognition programs
  • Employee committees & resource groups
  • Healthcare and retirement benefits
We’re committed to continuous learning and are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. This commitment will be reflected in our hiring processes and embedded in our values and how we treat one another. If you’re interested in this role, but do not meet all of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply anyways.
Magnet Forensics is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law.
We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible recruitment process and work environment. Accommodation is available to all applicants upon request throughout the hiring process. If you require accommodation, please let our talent team know, or you can email
All offers of employment at Magnet are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check. All background checks will be conducted in accordance with all applicable laws. Magnet will consider each position’s job duties, among other factors, in determining what constitutes satisfactory completion of the background check. Refusal to consent to a background check may be grounds for revoking an offer of employment.