Job Description

If you have a passion for the tech industry and are interested in promoting more meaningful gifting, look no further! By joining our team you’ll have the opportunity to revolutionize the act of gifting, and work with a diverse group of people who are passionate about meaningful gifting. In addition, you’ll gain access to amazing networking and event opportunities within the Communitech ecosystem. We are looking for a passionate team player who has experience developing API queries, building databases and  is up-to-date with new technologies and trends.

So what will you do in your day to day?

  • Create features on Ruby on Rails platform

  • Build extensions and web services for our different systems

  • Help to automate main areas of our business

  • Work with our development team to solve complex business problems through technology

  • Assist in driving our DevOps tools and processes forward

  • Help to maintain an efficient platform and integrate unique algorithms & scientific data

  • Collaborate with and assist the development team with technical set-up & tooling


  • Experience with support and administrative tasks within Amazon Web Services (AWS) and other cloud infrastructure technologies

  • Skilled in scripting and programming languages, such as Python, Ruby, Perl, JavaScript, Bash

  • Experience with infrastructure provisioning and container tools such as Docker, Jenkins and in deploying/coding micro services

  • Proficient in monitoring and logging tools like Splunk, Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana

  • Experience with databases like SQL Server, MySQL, Postgresql and with working with big data distribution systems such as AWS S3 and Hadoop

  • Experience designing and developing concurrent distributed applications, operating on large clusters of machines.

  • Familiarity setting up caching layers and task queue such as Redis, memcached, RabbitMQ, AWS SQS.

  • Profcient at designing and building production APIs.

Technologies we use:

  • JQuery

  • Ruby on Rails

  • PostgreSQL

  • Amazon Web Services

  • Docker

  • Jbuilder


Employment Type Full Time

Location Communitech, 151 Charles St W. Kitchener ON N2G 1H6

If this sounds like you and an opportunity that interests you, please send a cover letter and resume, here.