Jobs at PlaceSpeak

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PlaceSpeak Inc. is an international company with people in Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. And we're growing! Our main office is in Vancouver, Canada, in the beautiful neighbourhood of Kitsilano.

See our open positions below. To apply, email us at

About the role:

We’re seeking a Full Stack Software Developer to join our Vancouver, BC based team. It's a small team and you'll have an opportunity to have a significant impact on the product. If you pride yourself on exacting attention to detail, thrive under tight deadlines in a fast paced and changing environment, and have a strong sense of humour, then this is the job for you.

  • Deliver everything from front-end improvements, to broad scale back-end services and APIs
  • Collaborate with other team members to define, design and ship new features
  • Continually improve code quality, performance and reliability
  • Architect major platform innovations and integrations.
  • Participate in joint planning exercises.
  • Help identify and solve web development issues experienced by clients and translating client requirements into a functional design.
You have:
  • 3+ years experience building high performance, reliable web enterprise-level applications
  • Advanced knowledge of Python (2.7)
  • Experience with Django ( < v1.9.)
  • Experience with ReactJS, preferably ES5, and React-Redux
  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS preprocessors (eg. Less).
  • Experience working with REST APIs
  • Experience creating and maintaining requirements documents, strategic plans and roadmaps
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Also desirable:
  • Experience with Linux
  • Exposure and experience with automating daily tasks (Grunt/Gulp/etc.)
  • Experience with Jira (or equivalent defect management application/system)
  • Experience with agile and scrum development methodologies
  • Familiar with accessibility (WCAG2 AA) best practices
  • Experience using source control software (Git)
Additional details:

This is a full-time position based in Vancouver, BC. Please apply with a cover letter and your resume

Posted Nov. 15, 2019