Blackhawk Network

  • Staff Software Engineer

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  • About Blackhawk Network:

    At Achievers, our software delivers a powerful new way for companies to engage, align, and recognize employees enabling remarkable business success. Every day.


    We hire ambitious professionals who thrive on their entrepreneurial spirit and want to Change the Way the World Works.  As Achievers employees, we are passionate about disruptive technology, welcome constant change, and understand the value of employee success in the workplace. We enjoy coming to work every day because we believe in our product and L.O.V.E. our culture. Achievers is more than just a software company; we are industry leaders in the HR space. 


    Why work with us?

    • We’re a fun-loving, passionate, and highly collaborative team
    • We believe in moving quickly, failing fast, and adapting to change
    • We’re committed to achieving technical excellence in everything we do
    • We value team work, learning from failure and innovation.

     Why we’d want to work with you?

    • You have an undying passion for building world-class software
    • You are an inspiring leader and believe in coaching and serving your teams
    • You have experience supporting agile teams and are familiar with Scrum and Kanban
    • You’re positive thinking, solution focused and find opportunities instead of problems
    • You have superb technical chops, but you’re always striving to improve
    • You believe software should be just as beautiful on the inside as it is on the outside
    • You are willing to hustle, get in the weeds and will not rest until the job is done.


    What you’ll do

    • Coach and Mentor ateammates with varying levels of experience
    • Engage in design/architecture discussions, and share your ideas while building the next generation of features for the Achievers platform
    • Hands-on with our codebase and deeply involved in code reviews
    • Use the right tool for the job; we love modern technology and use things like Composer, Backbone, React, Redux, Webpack, Vagrant, RabbitMQ, and more
    • Make every millisecond of response time count by architecting highly available, great performing, and super secure software that scales to millions of people
    • Have a chance to ship code daily—yes, daily


    Do you have what it takes? What we’re looking for

    • B. Sc. or Masters in Computer Science or related field
    • 8+ years of relevant development experience
    • Experience working in Agile teams
    • Passion for performance profiling and benchmarking
    • Comfortable in a UNIX / Linux environment
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Database technologies (primarily MySQL)
    • Web frameworks and PHP or other server-side language such as Python, Ruby, Java
    • Confident in object modeling and OOP concepts


    This is your chance to be part of an exceptional team of people and contribute to an environment where innovation and initiative are encouraged and rewarded. If you love a challenge, share our "work hard/play hard" mentality, are passionate about the impact you make on a business, thrive on change, and continuously strive for excellence in all that you do, apply for a position with us today! For more information visit


    Only qualified candidates will be contacted directly.


    Achievers is committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.


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