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Co-op Software Developer

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CentralSquare Technologies | Development | Kelowna, British Columbia

Co-op – Software Developer

CentralSquare Technologies

Start: May 2019 (end of the winter semester)

Duration: 4, 8 or 12 months (depending on students’ course)

# of positions: 3

Kelowna, B.C.

If you’re a university or college student, have exceptional programming skills, and you thrive on working in a dynamic development team with equally talented peers, we need to talk… 

What We're About

At CentralSquare, you’ll get the opportunity to work with international clients in a collaborative environment using the latest technology stacks. Co-op students are mentored by some of our top developers, have the opportunity to use leading computing technologies, and truly be a part of the CentralSquare team by contributing to small to large projects.

Looking to grow your career? That’s great! We believe in growing and cultivating careers. As a co-op student, you’ll learn from seasoned software professionals, and work with up and coming superstars – Who knows? You may just be one yourself! There is plenty of room for growth for motivated people. Successful candidates may be offered full-time positions toward the end of their co-op and upon completion of their post-secondary degree or diploma.

We also like to have fun at CentralSquare. If you like playing recreational sports, Friday socials, and all you can drink coffee, you'll fit right in.  

Outside of work, you’ll get to take advantage of living in Kelowna, BC. Not only is it one of the most beautiful places on earth throughout the year (we get over 2000 hours of sunshine and only 28cm of rain a year - just saying), it also happens to be home to a rapidly growing tech community, which is already generating over a billion dollars annually.

More About The Role

As a co-op student you will work on a team focused on developing high value, high quality software for use in the Public Administration of cities and towns across North America. Leverage your top-shelf development skills and work with a remarkably talented group of development professionals. Primary responsibilities include software development (enhancing, troubleshooting, maintaining and testing) our Windows and web applications using .Net and web technologies. 

You will also work closely with mid-level and senior engineers in developing solutions to complex problems. You will benefit from being mentored and will be expected to follow design, development & testing best practices. You will work on a collaborative agile development team and be involved in estimation and planning activities, sprint demos and retrospectives. 

Skills & Requirements

Requirements: 

  • Currently enrolled in a post-secondary Computer Science or similar program
  • Excellent communication skills in English (both written & spoken)
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills

Knowledge of:  

  • Object Oriented programming languages
  • Relational databases
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, JSON

Other skills that will be valuable include: 

  • .NET 4.x/.Net Core 2.0 Frameworks
  • C#, C/C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, PHP, Ruby
  • SQL Server
  • Web Services (REST, SOAP)
  • Data modeling, database design and programming (SQL Server, Stored Procedures) 

Some Advice: Don't ignore this co-op opening that can provide you with more career opportunities through growth, guidance and an honest interest in your future.

One more thing: Extended skill sets are welcome and encouraged - don't be afraid to send us your resume even if you are a bit uncertain.

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