Software Developer - Shipping and Returns



Montréal, Canada
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

SSENSE (pronounced [es-uhns]) is a global technology platform operating at the intersection of culture, community, and commerce. Headquartered in Montreal, it features a mix of established and emerging luxury brands across womenswear, menswear, kidswear, and Everything Else.

SSENSE has garnered critical acclaim as both an e-commerce engine and a producer of cultural content, generating an average of 100 million monthly page views. Approximately 80% of its audience is between the ages of 18 to 40. It is privately held and has achieved high double digit annual growth and profitability since its inception.

Job Description

SSENSE is looking for a Software Developer to join our rapidly growing technology team. The level 2 Software Developer will join a squad and deepen his knowledge of software development. As an integral part of the team, he/she will autonomously develop and deliver well-defined features of the product roadmap.


Product delivery

  • Understand and contribute to the technical conception and help more senior developers to document the technical design through Unified Modeling Language (UML) and confluence
  • Build a technical foundation by continuously learning from peers, online training, and SSENSE University 
  • Deliver autonomously and on-time well-defined and simple to medium complexity features respecting quality and coding standards with limited guidance from more senior developers

Ownership and accountability

  • Be accountable for code quality with the assistance of a QA Analyst to conduct adequate testing
  • Own the coordination and delivery of the technical documentation for the team

Knowledge sharing and coaching

  • Join SSENSE University sessions to ramp up on various technologies
  • Participate in the buddy program and the onboarding of new developers 


  • Understand the detailed design of the solutions to be built


  • Participate in HR recruiting events, helping to identify and recruit top developers


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field
  • A minimum of 2 years Object Oriented Programming (OOP) experience, or equivalent
  • Knowledge of microservices and ability to write simple a microservice
  • Knowledge of caching concepts and ability to implement caching for simple cases
  • Familiar with various database systems and able to write complex queries with guidance
  • Knowledge of cloud concepts and able to follow instructions to use them with guidance
  • Knowledge of container concepts and able to follow instructions to use them with guidance
  • Understanding of the basics of Git and able to use it with clear directions
  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills, French an asset


  • Fast learner and detail oriented
  • Solution-oriented mindset and can-do attitude to overcome challenges
  • Team player with a high sense of accountability and ownership
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and master frequently changing Web technologies and techniques
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