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UI Developer

Vancouver or Victoria, BC, Canada

About the company

xMatters develops a cloud solution that connects insights from any system to accelerate essential business processes. Our extensible platform adds intelligent communication across the entire enterprise with automated, targeted communications to ensure that critical messages and notifications get through to the right people to get the job done.


We’ve been Scrum and Agile zealots for many years, and we ship code daily. We believe strongly in teams owning their services, including: design, development, testing, deployment, metrics and monitoring, and everything in between.

About the position

xMatters is hiring a full-time UI developer to develop and maintain our cloud-based software products. This is an outstanding opportunity for a talented UI developer to advance their career by joining a successful and growing engineering team. You will work with our UX team to build a world-class user experience. Our company is fast-paced and fun, promotes a strong work-life balance, and offers great benefits and very competitive compensation.

Your Responsibilities

  • Build world-class user experiences
  • Engineer the libraries and frameworks that power our front-end stack
  • Tackle tough design and product problems
  • Work cross-functionality across design and engineering to polish the product experience
  • Take full ownership of projects from design to implementation to deployment

Your Experience

  • Good engineering skills and CS fundamentals
  • Good knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • A desire to build well-engineered reusable front-end components and abstractions
  • Familiarity with front-end libraries and frameworks such as ReactJS
  • A sense of ownership over the product
  • Great attitude towards work and people
  • Intellectually curious, passionate, and inventive
  • You love making things beautiful, and you have a strong understanding of usability and visual design

For Bonus Points

  • Knowledge of Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar

Cool Culture: Why You'll Love Working Here

  • xMatters Won #1 Best Place to work Award by Fortune Magazine for 2016
  • Cool new offices in downtown Victoria and Vancouver
  • Above-market compensation
  • Full extended medical benefits, including dental and vision
  • Training and professional development budget to help advance your career
  • Strong belief in work/life balance (and we mean it)
  • Annual health & wellness grant to spend on almost anything to improve your life
  • Emphasis on innovation: we dedicate one day every month to our pet projects
  • Innovation is rewarded with glory and seriously cool prizes
  • Diverse, smart, and talented co-workers
  • Collaborative, fun work environment, where laughing and learning go together
  • Well-stocked kitchen with snacks, drinks, and ‘beverages’
  • Generous employee referral program
  • Fun days involving lawn bowling, frisbee golf, pool at the pub, and so on
  • Annual xMatters Kickoff in cool places like Seattle, San Francisco, and San Diego
  • RRSP Matching
  • Work from home one day per week

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a local candidate to Vancouver or Victoria, BC
  • Agree to acceptable use policy
  • Background check

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