Careers at Bit Quill Technologies

Bit Quill Technologies is a developer-run, and employee-owned company. As such, we provide our team opportunities to learn new technologies, work with the best in the industry, and take on a variety of challenges.

We're hiring! Please send your resume and cover letter to

careers@bitquilltech.com.

New graduates should include an unofficial transcript in the application as well.

Please include the title of the position you are applying for. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Current Positions
Software Developer

As a Software Developer, you will be part of a small team of experienced software developers. You will work on a variety of technologies as dictated by the project at hand, with a focus on newer technologies such as NoSQL, SaaS, and cloud.

 

Our teams have a broad range of experience from which you will learn, and you will have the opportunity to take ownership of project areas including design, implementation, testing, and delivery. Our culture thrives on individuals who have ambition to learn, ability to operate independently, desire for team success, and enjoy a variety of diverse challenges. Your contribution will be highly visible within the team, and opportunities to further your career and experience will be abundant. Join us where your skills and ambition will be appreciated in the form of competitive compensation, respect for how you work best, and options to become part of the company.

 

Bit Quill is a new start-up, and as such you will have the opportunity to work in many different areas. Your contribution will be highly visible in our team, and opportunities to further your career and experience will be abundant, and you'll be part of an energetic and fun startup!

Responsibilities

Technical Acumen

  • Efficiently write clear and concise programs that are maintainable, readable, portable (where appropriate), testable, and documented.

  • Actively participate in code reviews.

  • Write complete and correct tests for all development projects, where appropriate.

  • Meet programming standards by following production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards.

Delivery & Execution

  • Ability to operate with guidance to efficiently deliver results.

  • Contribute to task breakdown and estimation.

  • Support scoping of client requirements.

  • Work well within their team on the assigned project.

  • Use clear and timely communication to ensure the team and clients are well informed at all times.

Leadership

  • Participate in the development of an inclusive, helpful, fun environment.

  • Lead with proposals and solutions to challenges and issues.

  • Take initiative to help others on your team and within the company for areas you have experience.

  • Follow and participate in improving company best practices, policies and processes to ensure the company is best positioned to satisfy client requirements.

 

 

Assets

  • Experience working with an IDE such as Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, IntelliJ, and Eclipse.

  • Experience working in a team-based setting.

  • Experience writing tests, both unit and integration.

  • Experience working with JavaScript/Typescript and Node.js.

  • Experience using C++ memory management and performance analysis tools.

  • Experience with source control tools such as Perforce or Git.

  • Exposure to SQL, databases and database connectivity a plus.

  • Exposure to Big Data and/or NoSQL experience is a plus.

  • Exposure to AWS, Azure, and/or GCP a plus.

Qualifications

  • B. Sc. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent relevant experience.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Hard working and passionate about technology.

  • 2+ years of industry experience in Java, C++, C#, and/or Python.

  • Development experience on Windows and Linux, macOS a plus.

Senior Software Developer

As a Senior Software Developer, you will be an integral member of a smart, and highly productive team of experienced software developers. Your technical leadership will help ensure high quality in all aspects of the software development lifecycle for the project at hand. You will work on a variety of technologies as expected by the client, with a focus on newer technologies such as NoSQL, SaaS, and cloud. 

 

If your passion is creating beautiful code, pride yourself for being a polyglot, and enjoy educating others to improve their skills, we want to speak with you. Highly motivated individuals will have abundant opportunities for career growth. Join us where your skills and ambition will be appreciated in the form of competitive compensation, respect for how you work best, and options to become part of the company.

Our founders have had successful exits building companies and culture that succeeded in the market and attracted outside interest. Join us where your skills and ambition will be appreciated in the form of competitive compensation, respect for how you work best, and options to become part of the company. 

Responsibilities

Technical Acumen

  • Efficiently write clear and concise programs that are maintainable, readable, portable (where appropriate), testable, and documented.

  • Actively participate in code reviews.

  • Write complete and correct tests for all development projects, where appropriate.

  • Meet programming standards by following production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards.

Delivery & Execution

  • Ability to operate mostly independently to efficiently deliver results.

  • Gather specifications from clients on projects, scoping work to reflect client demands and ensure clear expectations.

  • Accurately plan and estimate projects according to specifications.

  • Use clear and timely communication to ensure the team and clients are well informed at all times.

  • Take ownership of projects that are assigned to them, prioritize and manage time effectively to meet schedules, including delegating tasks to junior developers or asking for help from more senior team members.

  • Foster highly productive collaboration within your team on assigned projects.

Leadership

  • Mentor intermediate and junior developers throughout engineering.

  • Lead by example in pursuing projects that require learning new technologies, and continually expand your skills by educating yourself in development skills in terms of both process, technology, and language.

  • Lead with proposals and solutions to challenges and issues.

  • Follow and drive improvements for the company best practices, policies and processes to ensure the company is best positioned to satisfy client requirements.

  • Participate in the recruitment process to grow our depth of technical talent.

  • Participate in the development of an inclusive, helpful, fun environment.

 

 

Assets

  • Experience working with an IDE such as Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, IntelliJ, and Eclipse.

  • Experience writing tests, both unit and integration.

  • Experience using C++ memory management and performance analysis tools.

  • Experience with Big Data and/or NoSQL experience.

  • Experience creating cloud-hosted infrastructure on AWS, Azure, and/or GCP.

  • Experience in SQL, databases and database connectivity.

  • Experience working with C#, JavaScript/Typescript, Node.js, and/or Python.

  • Exposure to authentication and access technologies such as SSO, OAuth, SAML, LDAP a plus.

  • Experience documenting software design.

Qualifications

  • B. Sc. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent relevant experience.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Hard working and passionate about technology.

  • 5+ years of C++ or Java industry experience, both a plus.

  • Development experience on Window and Linux, macOS a plus

  • Experience estimating software development requirements.

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