Software Developer

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Arima Published: May 13, 2019
Toronto, Ontario
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Hours per week
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Arima is a co-op database built with the goal to help data scientists and marketers to better understand their customers. Through our partnerships with companies, apps and websites, we collect and synthesize consumer data, and connect data-driven organizations to data assets so that they can make the best business decisions. Our core product, Synthetic Population, is a database with individual-level behavioural and demographic attributes covering the entire Canadian population. Our product currently contains more than 10,000 variables spanning 37 million people, and is generated from more than 20 different partnered sources.

Duties and responsibilities

We are looking for a Full Stack Engineer to join our team. You will spend your time developing our web app and backend.  If you’ve got a wide range of skills and like to play, have a real passion for building compelling products, and data science and machine learning, let’s talk!
  • Deliver high quality products at a rapid pace
  • Collaborating closely with Product Team to build the best data science applications
  • Building new functionality for Arima’s backend and data services

Knowledge and skills

Design overall architecture of the web application.
Maintain code integrity and organization.
Experience working with graphic designers and converting designs to visual elements.
Highly experienced with back-end programming languages (preferably Python)
Proficient experience using advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks.
Experience with building RESTful APIs, and databases
Experience in Data Science and Machine Learning would be helpful, but not required.

Education required

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related subject.

Eligibility criteria

Career-Launcher Internships are funded by the Government of Canada under the Youth Employment Strategy. For program criteria information visit their website.


Qualified interns are:

  • Starting the internship within two years of receiving their post-secondary diploma
  • Underemployed (employed below their level of education or work part-time)
  • No more than 30 years of age at the start of the internship
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada*
  • Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
  • Not receiving employment insurance during their internship
  • Available to work for at least six months

*Refugee protection must be conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Persons awaiting refugee status, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, student visa or work visa, are ineligible to participate in a Youth Employment Strategy initiative.

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