"Employers often ask why you'd be a good fit to work for them. We prefer to begin by showing why we'd be a good fit for you."


Reasons why you would want to work at Vivid Theory:

  • A fresh start with a young energetic team

  • Vibrant work environment

  • Develop in the most modern web technologies (React, Node, and front/backend Typescript)

  • Creative freedom to make a direct and immediate impact on our code base

  • Successfully launched and validated product.

  • See your work life being used by hundreds of thousands of customers and consumers.

  • Expedited advancement opportunities and ownership potential.


You'll be solving big challenges and working with low-latency, large-scale systems, in a small, fast-paced, collaborative environment! In this role, you will help shape the technical direction and you'll be building tools for a diverse set of problems from server capacity planning and management, service monitoring tooling infrastructure, system inventory, and server provisioning. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to move into a leadership role, influencing change and providing solutions across a number of engineering challenges.


Are you:

  • Someone who takes ownership and pride in their work makes and delivers on commitments, and isn't satisfied with anything less than excellence

  • Has the desire to help define the architecture and strategic roadmap for a product used by hundreds of developers, balancing business objectives, end-user needs, and technical feasibility

  • An exceptional communicator who will be effective on a team


  • Design and implement scalable, high-performance mobile applications using ReactNative, Typescript, Node, GraphQL, and PostgreSQL

  • Lead the development of entire project and solve challenging technical problems

  • Mentor and guide junior developers in best practices and coding standards

  • Lead code reviews, API design reviews, and technical product reviews, offering constructive criticism and feedback

  • Proactively communicate to Product Managers and Engineering Developers in regard to each ongoing project to ensure product success

  • Be involved in the software lifecycle, from requirements gathering to development, testing and releasing code

  • Promote and maintain high levels of efficiency and quality for both self and the team, with a focus on best practices such as Unit Testing and Continuous Delivery

  • Ensure that solutions meet both customer and business needs, not just minimum requirements

  • Act as a thought leader by participating in community events and mentoring junior and intermediate developers.


  • Proven experience delivering multiple mobile projects utilizing technologies like React Native, and Typescript.

  • Proven experience in deploying mobile applications (preferably on both iOS and Android platforms)

  • Strong background in maintaining a production app with version control practices

  • Demonstrated ability to construct an application from scratch and lead the development of new projects

  • Ability to address complex business requirements

  • Track record of leading projects from start to finish, including design, architecture, and development

  • Strong understanding of the tech stack used by the company or equivalent technologies and a drive to continuously learn and expand technical knowledge

  • Proficient in Javascript, Typescript, React Native and Nodejs

  • Demonstrated skills in performance optimization and scaling solutions.

  • Familiarity with cloud-based infrastructure, expertise in Azure will be advantage.

  • Up-to-date with current trends and advancements in the tech ecosystem

  • Eligible to work in Canada and open to relocating to Calgary


Generally speaking, we're looking for experienced developers with strong knowledge of our tech stack (or similar technologies) who are ready to take on a large amount of responsibility and be able to lead the team of professionals.


If this opportunity sounds like it’s right for you, please apply directly at theviv.co/jobapplication.


This position is requesting to be funded by the Government of Canada under the Innovation, Science, Digital Skills, and Economic Development of Canada.


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