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Software Developer – Ruby & JS

About Us:

At Career JSM, we have built software to help job seekers manage their job applications, track new opportunities, and productively and efficiently find their next job. In March 2019, we launched Thrive, a career wellness product. Thrive is leading the Human Resources software industry by helping emerging, mid-market and enterprise companies with an easy, efficient, and effective process that assists employee’s transitions throughout their career. Read more about our launch here:

Thrive’s mission is to provide amazing services to people at all stages of their career. Career wellness is about more than just getting your next job, or even your next promotion. We deeply care about our users’ career paths and work to ensure they have access to great tools to help them Thrive. Learn more about us at

About You:

You are a self-starting, strong developer who excels in collaborative environments. You can use a variety of dynamic languages, tools, and frameworks to work on our industry leading products. You can be a part of a small, focused team working on adding features to existing applications, helping architect and design new feature set, as well as building and monitoring our production services.

You are passionate about clean code architecture and software craftsmanship, with good oral and written communication skills. You have the ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision, with patience and strong attention to detail.

Skills and Experience We’re Looking for:

  • 3+ years of web development experience (HTML/CSS/JS/backend)
  • Experience with either Ember, Angular, React, or Vue
  • Experience with modern web framework and API development (Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, Django, Phoenix, Node)
  • Experience with Git and GitHub or similar
  • A strong grasp and experience with relational databases; including Postgres & MySQL
  • Comfortable working in the terminal
  • Proficiency within an editor of your choice
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as RSpec, Jest, pytest or equivalent
  • Consuming third party API’s like Google Maps/Places

Ideal Technical Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience with Ruby on Rails
  • 1+ years of experience with Ember.js
  • Experience building production Ember.js applications
  • Experience building production Ruby on Rails applications
  • Experience mentoring, leading, or training other team members
  • Experience testing with RSpec, Mirage, & QUnit
  • Experience testing with RSpec
  • Experience with cloud platforms: Heroku, AWS

What You’ll be Doing:

  • Working with our preferred technology stack (Primarily Ruby on Rails, modern JavaScript)
  • Be part of a Full-Stack feature teams
  • Design, architect, and ship features often
  • Participate and be involved in product development meetings
  • Participate in 15 minute standup meetings each day before lunch
  • Other tasks and duties as needed

Life at Thrive:

  • Having a positive, collaborative and supportive relationship between all of our team members is important to us.
  • Fun, relaxed work environment
  • Located downtown Toronto; easily accessible by public transit
  • MacBook Pro, Monitor etc. provided
  • Compensation: $70k-$110k Salary + Bonus
  • Health insurance & wellness coverage
  • Learning & Development Allowance
  • Health & Fitness Allowance
  • Opportunity for career progression and mentoring others

All applicants must be authorized to work in Canada. Any applicants not meeting this criterion will not be notified and will not be considered eligible for the position.

We thank all applicants for their interest in working with us. Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

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