Website UP360

Company Introduction:

UP360 is modernizing the way we educate and train the workforce of tomorrow. We create hands-on virtual reality-based learning experiences that are fun, memorable & inspirational. From the design and development of simulations to the distribution and support of hardware to power them, UP360 is a leader in immersive learning technologies and the starting point for any organization that wants to use virtual reality for learning. 

Job Location:

Our Ideal Candidate is located on the East Coast – PEI or NS. We have an office location in Charlottetown, PEI. Our CEO and Director of Business Development both reside and work on PEI and we have a residency at Startup Zone in Charlottetown, where new employees can work from. Working from your home office is just as great! 

The Job:  

UP360 is currently seeking an Intermediate Full Stack Developer to join our growing studio. As a full-stack developer, you will work as part of a team to implement new features, as well as make modifications and fix bugs in existing code for our Immersive Learning Platform (ILP). Your duties will include designing and iterating on existing layouts, writing code to power the underlying functionality of the platform, and developing tests for the code you write. 

 Why UP360? 

 Be a part of the future of education and technology. Plenty of opportunities to learn, grow your career, and wear lots of hats. Startup life – flexible, relaxed, yet high stakes work environment. Awesome coworkers who care about their work and each other’s growth. Competitive benefits include employer paid medical, dental, vision coverage. Generous time off policy that includes personal time for those unexpected moments that arise. Monthly team socials. 

Responsibilities Include (not limited to):  

Participate in the full software development life-cycle as part of a small, focused team of developers. Development of a web application (ILP) for the distribution of Virtual Reality learning and educational experiences. Development of an electron based desktop application. Participate in daily standups and bi-weekly planning meetings Write automated tests. Prioritize and implement internal and external user feedback for bug fixes and feature requests. 

 Technical Requirements:

5+ years experience developing web applications 3+ years experience with React (or a similar frontend framework) and Typescript Strong troubleshooting ability and technical analysis skills – web performance optimization included General understanding CI/CD pipelines Developing REST APIs using Ruby on Rails Experience working with at least one SQL or NoSQL Database (MongoDB, MySQL, Postgres preferred) Experience with Electron and/or Chromium Embedded Framework Basic experience with Amazon Web Services General understanding of infrastructure as code  

Essential Skills We Would Love to See:  

Strong written and verbal communication. Gives and receives feedback openly and honestly. Extremely organized, able to juggle multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately. The capacity to adapt to changes (especially the ever-changing realities of the industry). A passion for joining and fostering a positive and fun company culture.

Bonus Points:

Experience with VR games and titles.                                                                                                                                                                                              Demonstrated passion for games and technology

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