Yes, we're that Tucows, and we've grown quite a bit since our download days.  About Us We do a lot, but at our core, we're in the business of keeping people connected and keeping the Internet open. As the second-largest domain registrar in the world by volume (OpenSRS, Enom, EPAG, Ascio, and Hover), we help people find their place online. As Ting Internet, we bring Crazy Fast Fiber Internet? to communities across the U.S, helping them unlock the power of the Internet. As a Mobile Services Enabler (MSE), we force big networks to compete and innovate. #JoinTheHerd at https://www.tucows.com/careers/ Investor info (NASDAQ: TCX, TSX: TC): https://www.tucows.com/investors/ It’s pronounced two-cows, btw. What's it like to work at Tucows?Work on products that leave their mark.From Tucows Downloads, which changed the way shareware was accessed during the early Internet, to our Mobile Enablement Service, which is powering Dish's entry into the US mobile market, the products we make bring incredible impact and shifting change. If you're looking to build the future with a company that's been here since the beginning, this is the place for you. 2. Build what's next. Our bests ideas come from people who challenge the status quo. At Tucows, we empower you to share your ideas because we know they can only make us better. We want people with a build-it-yourself mindset that likes to figure out how things work and knows how to make them better. If you like building things and looking to make an impact, we want you to #BuildItAtTucows. 3. Define your own experience. At Tucows, we believe you’re only limited by your willingness to grow. Whether it’s taking advantage of cross-functional projects, leveraging our Learning Reimbursement Fund, or working on new initiatives with other herd members, there are so many ways you can maximize your learning and unlock your potential. We aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and feel empowered to take on new challenges.

Tucows

Intermediate Software Developer (Python), Domains

Description:

We are seeking to hire a keen and self-motivated individual who loves the Internet, and loves learning and applying new technologies to exciting problems.

You have notable experience developing software and are good at using languages like Python to implement features in distributed systems. You are comfortable working at scale on dozens of interdependent components across multiple environments. You are also capable of navigating large codebases and uncovering the complexity in existing systems. You are open to giving and receiving feedback, participating in collaborative design discussions. In addition to the above, you are flexible and able to remain effective when priorities shift.

What you’ll be doing:

First 30 days:

  • Join a team that is working on modernizing an indexing solution
  • Gain deep understanding of our existing platforms
  • Implement small stories and ensure quality through writing automated tests

First 3 months:

  • Contribute to technical design and architecture discussions
  • Participate in code reviews and ensure that development standards are adhered to
  • Design and implement features of increasing complexity

First year:

  • Share knowledge and act as a trusted mentor to junior team members and coops.
  • Implement projects and features from conception to release
  • Balance the need to ship code quickly with the need to make sound technical decisions.

Key skills and experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years professional experience in software development
  • Experience building microservices in Python 3
  • Experience working with searching and indexing tools (ie. Elasticsearch, Solr)
  • Experience with Continuous Integration concepts and tools
  • Experience delivering highly available and reliable systems
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written

Nice to have skills and experience:

  • Understanding of Perl is a huge plus
  • Experience building integrations with 3rd party systems
  • Experience building software iteratively using feature flags
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Exposure to multiple programming languages

We believe diversity drives innovation. We are committed to inclusion across race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. We celebrate multiple approaches and diverse points of view.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.