• Full Stack Developer

    System ID
    Job Category (EN)
    Information Technology
    TSN - Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd.
  • Job Description (EN)





    Full-stack Developer - React + Node



    Work with us

    TheStar.com serves millions of readers per month across multiple channels. To grow and evolve the team, we're looking for creative and hardworking leaders with a passion for problem solving in the challenging space of modern news media.


    Work in a modern process

    Our development team is full of smart people with oodles of experience building cool things. Many of us came to The Star from the start-up world, and we've brought that start-up mentality and culture right along with us. We have a lot of cool stuff to build.


    Work in a world class organization

    Were looking for people who are interested in shaping the future of big media. We offer the opportunity to work with some of the finest development minds on the largest media sites in Canada, backed by a company that has been delivering content to its readers for more than a century.


    What you'll do

    • Contribute to the technology aspects of a strong technical team
    • Build engaging experiences
    • Write modern and maintainable code
    • Ensure our applications are meeting modern standards and have modern feature sets
    • Coordinate with team members to ensure project success
    • Help the team identify and anticipate bottlenecks in application code and propose improvements
    • Execute on organizational initiatives


    We're looking for people with

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum 3 years experience developing production-ready code
    • Experience working in an Agile development environment
    • Understanding of modern web development stacks including React.js / Redux, Next.js and Node.js
    • Experience with RESTful APIs
    • Experience optimizing applications for both front-end and back-end performance
    • Proficiency with developer tools and debugging techniques
    • Experience with AWS services such as S3, ECS, API Gateway, CloudFront
    • Experience with Git and Atlassian tools
    • Experience with Java and/or AEM an asset

    What we offer

    • Competitive pay
    • Great benefits
    • CAAT Pension plan
    • On-site gym & shower
    • On-site bike parking
    • Waterfront location

    …And let’s not forget the AWESOME PEOPLE!




    The Company is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation during this process, please inform The Company of your requirements.


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