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Riipen Networks Inc.

Software Developer - Vancouver/Remote

Operations – Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $90k+ (dependent on experience)

Software Developer - Vancouver, Toronto, Remote Opportunities

Riipen’s mission is to eliminate graduate underemployment by reducing the skills gap for those about to enter the workforce. We have built a marketplace where organizations of all sizes can connect with educators to collaborate with university and college students on short-term projects and competitions. Riipen is active on over 150 campuses across North America, and has provided work-integrated learning experiences to over 30,000 students in the past two years through our network of over 10,000 employers.

We are a high-performing team that is driven, has fun at work in a flexible and supportive environment, and lives and breathes our core values of Integrity, Passion, Ingenuity, Learning, Empowerment, and Community. We are rapidly growing and always looking for talented people with the right skills and attitude to join our team.

Riipen is looking for a Developer!

We are adding to our team! Riipen is looking for a JavaScript Software Developer with experience in React and NodeJS who loves to build and deliver amazing products.

You will be involved in working with a highly effective, remote and (potentially) local development team in Vancouver and Toronto, working on the Riipen platform and all of its services.


  • Write efficient and maintainable code

  • Make use of JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and other web related programming languages and frameworks

  • Work with designers and customers to create a robust user experience

  • Participate in the planning process for new products and features helping drive the vision across our product suite.

  • Continue to grow personally and professionally

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree, or certificate in Computer Science, Software Development, Software Engineering or related.

  • 2+ years developing JavaScript applications using React and NodeJS

  • Strong knowledge in the JavaScript ecosystem with tools such as Webpack, ES6, and concepts such as Flux, immutable state, functional programming, etc.

  • Knowledge in Redux is a plus

  • Knowledge in dev-ops such as AWS is a plus

  • You are friendly, smart, and easy to work with;

  • You understand the importance of quality over quantity in software

  • You enjoy working in small, remote teams

  • You have the ability to prioritize and self-manage (keys skills when working remotely!)

  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal

What we offer:

  • Great work environment - great people, great social impact

  • Great central location in Vancouver and/or Toronto

  • Extended health and dental benefits

  • Employee Stock Option Plan

  • Remote working opportunities

How to put your best foot forward? 
Your application should include the following:

  • Resume/Bio/LinkedIn Profile

  • Github username

  • Link to portfolio or body of work

  • Link to personal website

To Apply:

Use the intended link or contact Andrea Russell, Director of People & Culture at andrea.russell@riipen.com

We appreciate your interest and application. Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please note, candidates must be legally able to work in Canada. 

Riipen is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, colour, creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state or provincial and local laws and ordinances. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.


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