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Senior Full Stack Engineer 🔥

Job Description

We’re looking for a Senior Full Stack Engineer interested in building technology to make the world a better place. LiteFarm is a free and open source AgTech app tailor-made to help sustainable farmers make the right decisions about the health of their farm, their livelihood, their community, and the planet. The app is currently being used by thousands of farmers in more than 115 countries. Come be part of the solution and help us build on this momentum to make sustainable farming possible for farmers around the globe!

LiteFarm was born out of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at the University of British Columbia and is now being developed by a global team of staff, students, and contributors. If you want to work with a talented and passionate group of software professionals, farmers, researchers, and citizen scientists please apply!

Job Requirements & Qualifications


  • Experience working with the PERN (Postgres, Express, REACT + Redux, Node.js) stack
  • Experience working with a scrum team using agile processes
  • Experience and desire to work with and mentor junior engineers
  • Some of the preferred qualifications
  • Experience leading a scrum team using agile processes
  • Experience working in a CI/CD environment (e.g. using Github & TeamCity or Github actions)
  • Familiarity with Docker and containerization
  • Experience with Digital Ocean and managing Droplets
  • Robust experience writing tests for own code (front-end, unit, end-to-end testing, API)
  • Prior involvement and interest in open source communities (ideally including contributions and leadership)
  • Interest in working with very international, cross-disciplinary teams to solve big problems
  • Attend (and often lead) all mandatory scrum rituals
  • Mentor junior engineers to help them deliver on their potential
  • Develop technical guidance, standards, and best practices
  • Take on, design, write, test, and deploy meaningful and appropriate code in line with guidance, standards, and best practices
  • Bring a passion for helping people and a pride in their work 

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