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With over 50 years of experience in the Canadian market, the Aker Group is one of the largest privately held fully integrated near-prime mortgage lenders in Canada.

Through its subsidiary Alpine Credits, the group has developed a nationally recognized brand focused on originating and administering near-prime home equity loans. Established in 1969, the Group employs over 120 professionals originating more than 300 private mortgages every month from provinces across Canada. This origination platform, along with Sequence Capital (launched in 2020) provides a critical source of private mortgages to complement the Group’s mortgage investment and administration activities.

At this juncture, the Group has positioned itself for further growth in all aspects of its business. As such, the Group is looking for an experienced leader to join the Information Technology Group and assist in utilizing technology to drive efficiency and improvements throughout the organization. As a member of the IT Group, the successful candidate will collaborate with team members to implement technology solutions to address and improve upon key business drivers.

Job Title: Software Developer

Department: Information Technology Group

Reports To: Software Development Team Lead

Position Overview:

The Software Developer will be instrumental as we implement new technology solutions in our current technology stack. The successful candidate will implement solutions that leverage our current environment and look to implement new technologies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop improvements to our internal system and websites
Develop changes to our RESTful API integrations
Develop solutions to key business initiatives
Education, Qualifications and Experience:

Graduate degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or any other related discipline
Experience with front-end technologies (Bootstrap, CSS, JavaScript and HTML)
Experience with JavaScript frameworks like Vue.js, Angular, React or jQuery
Experience with PHP frameworks like Laravel, Symfony or CodeIgniter
Experience with SQL database design and implementation
Experience with RESTful API design and implementation
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
This individual will:

Have a strong problem-solving skill
Be keen to continue their learning
Be an analytical thinker
Be self-motivated and self-directed
Have the ability to identify process gaps, recommend solutions, and implement corrective actions
The annual base salary for this role ranges from $65,000 – $90,000.

AFG determines an individual’s pay within the range based on multiple factors including experience, education, skills, and business needs. In addition to base salary, AFG offers a comprehensive total rewards package including health benefits, RRSP match, and more.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $85,000.00-$90,000.00 per year

Benefits:

Casual dress
Company events
Dental care
Discounted or free food
Extended health care
Life insurance
Paid time off
RRSP match
Vision care
Work from home
Schedule:

Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:

Experience:

Software development: 2 years (preferred)