Software Engineer
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 1542
Software Engineer
Halifax, NS, Canada Req #1542
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Eastlink is a family owned, entrepreneurial and innovative company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We take great pride in being a leader in delivering creative competitive, customer focused telecommunications solutions, and connecting our customers to the things and people that matter most. Serving a customer base across seven provinces, our advanced solutions include Internet, Mobile, TV, Telephone, Security and Automation, Data Communications and exclusive locally produced programming on Eastlink Community TV.
We embrace diversity, inclusion, equity and accessibility throughout all levels of the organization and encourage members of equity groups to self-identify during the application process.
As a Software Engineer, you will be responsible for:
  • Developing new features and integrations for a variety of internal and external business platforms, including Wireline and Mobile provisioning platforms.
  • Working with clients to solve complex problems, providing options while ensuring they have the tailored solutions required to meet their objectives.
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Optimizing applications for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Adhering to best-practices.
  • Contributing to the evolution of our software development practices and architecture.

Skills & qualifications:
  • Post-Secondary Degree in Computer Science or equivalent knowledge level with at least 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experienced Java developer, familiar with java frameworks and libraries, such as Spring Boot, Spring MVC, Spring Data JPA, and Spring Security.
  • Demonstrated passion for quality software architecture and best practices.
  • Experience with using DevOps tools and methodologies (source control, unit testing, bug tracking, continuous integration.)
  • Experience with RDBMS databases such as PostgreSQL and Oracle.
  • Team player with strong communication skills; both verbal and written.
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban.

The successful candidate must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 upon hire, subject to Federal Human rights law.
What does success look like in this role?
  • Embracing the importance of a good user experience
  • Collaborating with teammates and clients of varying technical backgrounds, adapting your communication style to best match their needs
  • Understanding the benefits of developing within a framework of established standard, best practices and processes; exercising the required discipline to adhere to them
  • Developing your expertise and taking a proactive approach to staying current with new technologies and trends
  • Always thinking about how we can do things better, contributing to workflow improvements and team discussions

Why Choose Eastlink?
Eastlink operates in a culture of continuous improvement through listening, learning and adapting, which enables us to respond quickly to the evolving needs of both employees and customers. We recognize that our truly greatest competitive edge is our people and that delivering a great customer experience begins with a great employee experience. Our philosophy of developing and training our team "on the ground" not only helps to create a strong onboarding experience but also readies employees for future growth opportunities within the organization.
Get your career started with us and stay with us, your journey begins here!
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About Eastlink

Our Story
In the early 1970s, Eastlink entered the cable television business in Amherst, Nova Scotia with a handful of employees and a single cable license. Since then, this Platinum Status Canadian Best Managed company has grown to more than 1,700 employees delivering world-class communications, entertainment, television and advertising services to hundreds of thousands of residential, business and public sector customers in Atlantic Canada, Ontario, Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia and Bermuda.
Eastlink has been heralded as a pioneer in the Canadian telecommunications landscape and carries the distinction of being the first cable company in Canada to enter the telephone market, and the first in North America to combine cable, Internet and telephone service in a communications and entertainment bundle.

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