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Interaxon

Back End Python Developer

Product Development – Toronto, Ontario
Department Product Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

At Interaxon, we develop engaging experiences using brain sensing technology. We are a passionate team of researchers, technical experts and scientists building the world’s leading science-based brain platform to empower personal transformation through human-centered innovation. Our flagship product is the Muse headband, a brain sensing headband that is designed to make meditation easier and provides real-time audio and visual feedback on your meditative state through the Muse companion app. More information is available at www.choosemuse.com.

As a Back End Python Developer on our Cloud team, you have 2+ years’ experience developing web and/or mobile software across the entire technical stack, are skilled at working in a team agile environment, and are dedicated to building products that users love.  

About our stack - we use React.js on the front-end, Google App Engine running Python using the Flask micro-framework for REST API calls to the server. We also use a range of Google Cloud Platform services: Google App/Compute Engine, Task Queues, Pub/Sub, Google File Storage, Datastore, and BigQuery.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working as a team to define the problem, discuss and debate design decisions to get to the right solution
  • Building front-end web apps based on agreed upon specifications
  • Documenting designs
  • Testing code, ensuring high test coverage and shipping code that you are proud of
  • Working with our front-end app teams to design and implement APIs
  • Learning and improving on existing technology, code and platforms
  • Taking on projects across the stack: front-end, back-end and everything in between

 

Your skills and experience:

  • React.js (or Angular or Ember experience)
  • Python (we use Flask framework)
  • Google App Engine (or AWS or Azure experience)
  • MySQL and one of the NoSQL databases such as Google Cloud Datastore, Mongo, Dynamo, Couch, etc.
  • Experience building REST APIs
  • Understanding of web development
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, design patterns, and computer science principles
  • Comfortable in Git
  • Familiarity with software development life cycle and agile methodology
  • Experience with writing clear, straightforward, and concise code
  • Computer Science degree or similar degree
  • Experience with unit testing and end-to-end testing methodologies

 

What we offer:

Our collaborative culture is an extension of our vision to empower personal transformation to improve lives and change the world. We have a flexible working environment, great benefits package, meditation space, onsite gym with subsidized membership, a kitchen full of snacks, a variety of food nearby on King Street / Queen Street, onsite bicycle parking and easy access to the TTC. Join a team passionate about making a difference. 

Interaxon is a company fueled on innovation and inclusion.  We believe that diversity is an essential part of our workplace culture, and we continue to grow our team through equal opportunity and barrier-free recruitment. Additionally, if you require any accommodations during the selection process, please let us know! 

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  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Department
    Product Development
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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