Software Engineer

Engineering · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time

Acadium started with the belief that anyone, anywhere, should be able to get the skills and experience they need to start their career without barriers like price, schedule, or location getting in their way. Acadium gives anyone the tools, support, and mentorship they need to launch their dream career. Acadium is the only platform that provides real work experience, accessible to everyone.

Acadium began in 2017 with a team of 3 co-founders: Richard Shaw, Marco Tundo, and Moe Abbas. Since then, they’ve attracted more than 120,000 student members and over 50,000 businesses to connect through the apprenticeship marketplace. Our team is growing and looking for people who are motivated, intelligent, and committed to making education accessible to join our team.


What we value

  • Integrity - Be trustworthy in your actions
  • Care - Treat your teammates and our community as you would want to be treated
  • Curiosity - Ask questions. Always state your assumptions
  • Tenacity - Persevere when times are tough
  • Discipline - Be consistent in your actions
  • Ambition - Aspire to become better every day


What You'll Do

  • Build the tooling we need to improve product for our users.
  • Gather requirements
  • Define the technical architecture, implement it and report back as to what opportunities we are missing.


Are you the one?

You are a self-starter and thrive on working with a dynamic team. You are comfortable living and breathing the fast pace that is start-up life. You have a high attention to detail, and a passion for crushing your goals. You are a strategic thinker who likes to execute quickly. You treat everyday as a learning opportunity. You thrive in a collaborative team environment and take ownership over the systems and processes you work on. Testing, iterating, collaborating and innovating come naturally to you. You thrive on working autonomously and are focused on creating a great user experience.


What you need

  • Strong knowledge of Javascript ES5/ES6 programming,
  • Experience with Javascript libraries and frameworks (React, Vue.js, AngularJS),
  • Experience in AWS Cloud Platform and familiarity with AWS Core services,
  • Building software applications at scale
  • Architecture of backends with RESTful APIs,
  • Passionate about technology and pushing the norms.


Acadium is built on the power of diversity. What you're capable of matters, the rest doesn’t.

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