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Parlay Ideas

Parlay is a blended learning application that helps educators teach critical thinking and measure student engagement through informed class discussions.


Digital Marketing Coordinator Apply

We’re looking for someone passionate and hard-working to take charge of our digital marketing efforts at Parlay. What does that mean? It means you will be responsible for getting the word out about Parlay, connecting with teachers and administrators around the world and helping us turn them into happy customers.

What will you do?

  • Collaborate with CEO, marketing consultants, external influencers and industry experts to produce relevant content that meets the needs of both key stakeholders and our audience.
  • Create resources each month to drive leads (whitepapers, infographics, guides, blog posts, etc.)
  • Work with our awesome customers to create case studies and customer success stories.
  • Engage our teachers by providing them regular, helpful content that’s in-tune with their needs.
  • Optimizing content for search engines and lead generation.
  • Manage social media channels.
  • Make data-driven decisions to move the team and product forward and hit company goals.

Required skills

  • Great Writing Skills
  • Organized and Detailed Oriented
  • Marketing Experience
  • Google Analytics Experience
  • Comfortable with being in “sales” mode

Desired skills

  • Ed-Tech Experience
  • Graphic Design Skills (Sketch, Illustrator, Canva etc.)
  • WordPress Experience
Job Type: Part Time Co-Op/Internship Apply until: October 4, 2017

Spiffy

Boosts sales and guest experience by educating servers on beer, wine & spirits.


Marketing Specialist/Manager Apply

Marketing Specialist, Marketing Manager.. You can pick the title, we just want somebody who can come in and get $%#& done. Execution of all things marketing, social, web will fall under this role, though the founder does like to chip in on ideation. You’ll be leading the online voice of Spiffy as we look to increase our inbound leads through social, email campaigns, and whatever else seems like it might do the trick.

The ideal candidate?

Good knowledge of all the essential marketing tools, and the new-fangled ones that the kids are using these days. Creative, independent, confident. Content creation skills will be put to use.

Your attitude: “whoa, you’re not using ______ yet? Out of my way, I’ve got this!”

Required Skills

  • social media
  • paid social
  • wordpress
  • google analytics
  • content creation

Desired Skills

  • PR
  • Video editing
  • Hubspot Sales
  • Hubspot Marketing
  • SEO
Job Type: Full Time Paid Apply until: October 3, 2017

FormHero

FormHero is a beautiful, fun and paperless new way for your customers to find and fill out the documents that you use in your business.


Front End Developer (Junior or senior) Apply

You’ll be working on the user experience and functionality of our smart forms to make them crazy easy for users, as well as working on the UX of FormHero Studio, so smart forms are equally easy to build. Specifically, you’ll be:

  • Working on the components of the customer-facing forms to make them better than ever
  • Ensuring a well-thought-out CSS / SCSS Structure
  • Building smart forms for clients, as needed
  • Implementing UX best practices for both smart forms and in FormHero Studio

Required skills

  • Strong JavaScript skills, Strong CSS / SCSS skills
  • Knowledge of nodejs
  • Demonstrable UX design skills (portfolio preferred)
  • Background in Comp Sci or relevant experience

Desired skills

  • A good understanding of Directives/Components in AngularJS
  • A foundation in Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience with Nightwatch for UI testing
  • Experience with Gulp or other JS build tools
  • Experience in Agile & Scrum Development Methodology
  • Skills with CSS Animations, Agency experience

We compensate fairly

Toronto’s expensive. We get it. We pay enough so our employees don’t have to eat noodles and spam three times a day. Somewhere between $60K-$130K for a front-end dev, depending on experience.

We value the work

We judge our people on their output, not how many hours they’re at their desk. It doesn’t matter if you like to work at home in your PJs or are a strict 9-5-er: we want you wherever you come up with your best stuff (we do need to see your face now and again though, like when we’re collaborating to work out weird and brilliant dev solutions).

We’re big believers in the integrated team. This means that you get to do a little bit of everything. We encourage our people to reach past their comfort zone, and give everyone the opportunity to do what they love (even if it’s not ‘technically’ your job). As an early employee, your ideas and efforts will certainly be heard
and will have an immediate impact.

Job Type: Full Time Paid Apply until: September 30, 2017

DevOps Engineer Apply

What will you do?

You’ll be working primarily maintain and improve our Continuous Delivery infrastructure and configuration. You’ll be responsible for taking new code from concept to production as well as building custom delivery solutions for clients as needed to maximize functionality and integration for our customers. Specifically, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Providing guidance on best-practices procedures from source-code commits through to deployment
  • Ensuring monitoring tooling is in place to monitor deployments
  • Building delivery pipelines for client-specific deployments
  • Ensuring availability of FormHero’s solutions
  • Building smart forms for clients, as needed.

A bit about you

You’re a DevOps engineer intimately comfortable with cloud computing solutions. You’ve got a solid understanding of open source programming, docker containers, and excellent knowledge of AWS. You love finding efficiencies in product delivery to give customers the best possible experience, no matter what their needs.

Required skills

  • Strong knowledge & experience with AWS Services (particularly EC2, ECS) and/or Google Cloud Compute
  • Strong knowledge of Docker Containers and Orchestration using Docker Enterprise / Amazon ECS / Kubernetes
  • Strong Linux Skills, Background in Comp Sci or related experience

Desired skills

  • Strong JavaScript Skills
  • Strong skills with services architecture
  • Strong skills with MongoDB, Experience with Shippable, Knowledge of nodejs
  • Experience with Gulp or other JS build tools
  • Experience in Agile & Scrum Development Methodology
  • Experience with Windows Server / Active Directory Management (for SSO integrations)

We compensate fairly

Toronto’s expensive. We get it. We pay enough so our employees don’t have to eat noodles and spam three times a day. Somewhere between $90K-$150K for this role, depending on experience.

We value the work

We judge our people on their output, not how many hours they’re at their desk. It doesn’t matter if you like to work at home in your PJs or are a strict 9-5-er: we want you wherever you come up with your best stuff (we do need to see your face now and again though, like when we’re collaborating to work out weird and brilliant dev solutions).

We’re big believers in the integrated team. This means that you get to do a little bit of everything. We encourage our people to reach past their comfort zone, and give everyone the opportunity to do what they love (even if it’s not ‘technically’ your job). As an early employee, your ideas and efforts will certainly be heard and will have an immediate impact.

Job Type: Full Time Paid Apply until: September 30, 2017

Senior Solutions Developer (Angular, NodeJS) Apply

FormHero is looking for an experienced AngularJS / NodeJS solutions developer to help us design and build our platform and customer-facing smart form building tool to make our product even better.

What will you do?

You’ll be working to build the UI-component framework for FormHero as well as managing the integrations/back-end services to deliver robust, tested components that work. You’ll also help manage junior staff to make sure they understand project requirements and are working to deliver results, as well as building smart forms for clients, as needed.

The ideal candidate?

You’re a solutions developer intimately comfortable with AngularJS and NodeJS. You’ve got a solid understanding of what makes a product work, and love creating cross-functional, integrated products that work no matter what clients throw at them.

Why FormHero?

We compensate fairly. Toronto’s expensive. We get it. We pay enough so our employees don’t have to eat noodles and spam three times a day. Somewhere between $90K-$150K for this role, depending on experience.

FormHero’s values:

We judge our people on their output, not how many hours they’re at their desk. It doesn’t matter if you like to work at home in your PJs or are a strict 9-5-er: we want you wherever you come up with your best stuff (we do need to see your face now and again though, like when we’re collaborating to work out weird and brilliant dev solutions).

Required Skills

  • A good understanding of Directives/Components in AngularJS
  • Strong JavaScript skills (7+ years experience)
  • Strong skills with services architecture
  • Strong skills with MongoDB, Knowledge of nodejs
  • Commitment to Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Background in Comp Sci or related experience

Desired Skills

  • A desire to teach/nurture junior developers
  • Experience working in a fast moving, cross-functional teams
  • Foundation in TDD
  • Experience with Nightwatch for UI testing
  • Experience with Gulp or other JS build tools
  • Experience in Agile & Scrum Development Methodology
Job Type: Full Time Paid Apply until: October 3, 2017

Hyre

Online event staffing marketplace. Providing event profs with exceptional staff!


Senior Software Developer Apply

The Development team, in partnership with the CEO, is responsible for innovating and implementing the company’s technical vision and supervising all technology development. The Senior developer will play a vital role in realizing the company’s continual growth, development, and vision. Our ideal candidate is someone who is open and able to adapt. As we expand further, we need someone who is constantly innovating and exceeding expectations to give our customers the best experience possible and anticipate the needs of the company.

What will you do?

The Senior Developer is integral in the company’s short and long-term technological development. He/she is responsible for the overall and constant development, maintenance, and improvement of the company’s technological experience and offering. This person will lead and supervise a team of developers in the pursuit of the successful enactment of the company’s technological development goals.

Required Skills

  • University degree in Computer Science (minimum BSc/BA)
  • Proven proficiency in Ruby on Rails, javascript, React Native, Ajax, Angular JS, RSpec Rails, Capybara, app development for iOS and android, mySQL, etc.
  • 3 years minimum experience
  • Experience with startup companies
  • Management experience is an asset
Job Type: Full Time Paid Apply until: September 30, 2017

Brizi

A great photo tells a great story, and in today’s digital and social world, fans have become the real storytellers for brands. These fans are taking photos and videos during any event they go to, and even at home, they are tied to social and mobile. The sports and entertainment industry has never felt a more dire need to adapt to its digital audiences in the face of this new era, leaving all media properties to look to drive fan engagement, enable fan-storytelling and monetize its digital business.


Vice President, Sports Partnerships Apply

What will you do?

Oversee revenue goals from the sports industry, by building trusted relationships with properties and brand sponsors. Generate significant revenue from sports properties through the development of BriziCam implementations around major sports stadiums and international sporting events. Oversee sales process improvements and customer success procedures to help double customer base in 2017.

Required Skills

  • Experienced with at least 3-5 years of new revenue generation in a brand or experiential agency.
  • Seasoned and an exceptional new business generator at the enterprise-level (6-7 figure deal sizes) and has built a book of business from scratch.
  • Connected with forward-thinking senior-level executives in the sports industry and in brand marketing.
  • Highly resourceful, scrappy, self-motivated, organized, numbers and data-savvy, honest, and has ownership over his/her work and results
  • Able to ask good questions, maintain critical. thinking in tense situations, and read between the lines.
  • Able to understand the sports industry, including the mapping of stakeholders internally, and navigating industry news.
  • Able to speak passionately about products, react persuasively to objections, and always bounces back fast.
  • Diplomatic and positive within the company as with guests, vendors, and our fans/users.
  • Able to travel, work flexible evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • A team player, maintains rigour and grit through rough times, energized by new ideas and learnings from others.
Job Type: Full Time Paid Apply until: September 30, 2017

Full Stack Developer Apply

What will you do?

Build front-end, back-end API’s and databases using the MEAN Stack (MongoDB, Express.js, Angular, and Node.js). Monitor, identify and relieve bottlenecks and restraints on production systems through the development and system tuning. Ensure the web applications, production software, and server architecture is scalable, stable and secure. Use analytical thinking skills to optimize the performance of very complex apps. Test, troubleshoot, document current and future development. Ensure a cohesive experience across different browsers and devices.

Required Skills

  • Experience in architecture design and developing large-scale, event-driven, data-oriented systems.
  • Extensive skills with Node.js, JavaScript, html, CSS, and other programming languages.
  • Strong leadership, problem solving, and communication skills, workign with Agile/DevOps practices.
  • Knowledge with MongoDB/Mongoose databases and Redis.
  • Knowledge in Amazon cloud services: EC2, S3, Lambda, DynamoDB.
  • Knowledge in Facebook, Twitter API, and Google Analytics.
  • Proficiency with Linux operating systems.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and organized.
  • A team player, able to effectively collaborate and build relationships over any medium of communication
Job Type: Full Time Paid Apply until: September 30, 2017

Cinchy

An enterprise software platform that dramatically reduces cost and time to market for custom business solutions through their powerful low-code development capabilities.


Software Engineer Apply

Who are you?

You’re passionate, intelligent, curious, and happy to work hard to achieve change. Cinchy thinks big, takes risks, and values results. Together, we’ll change how the world manages business data. We’re looking for a Software Engineer to join our early stages startup and completely change how businesses manage, share, and control their most critical business data.

Required Skills

C#/.NET, REST, MS-SQL, HTML, Javascript/JQuery, Bootstrap, UX

Desired Skills

Java, C++, Big Data

Job Type: Full Time Paid Apply until: September 30, 2017

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