Position Description

Software Engineer (Front End)
Location Vancouver, BC
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LMI Technologies, recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Workplaces, is a medium-sized technology company built on a culture of openness, respect and professional excellence. At LMI our staff work passionately toward the common goal of designing and delivering innovative 3D machine vision solutions to OEMs and System Integrators working in industrial factory automation around the world. The result of this teamwork is high-performance, easy-to-implement and cost-effective 3D sensor technologies that deliver the best results in even the most challenging 3D inline inspection applications.

What will you do as a Software Engineer (Front End)?

LMI is seeking a software engineering or computer science professional with proven experience as a developer building and maintaining the front end of "SPA" web applications. As technical expert in one of LMI's agile development teams you will be responsible for leading design initiatives and implementing features in an embedded web GUI as we migrate from an MVVM application framework developed in-house to one of the many modern frameworks which are now available. You will work with our development team, our team of UX experts and Product Managers to improve our product. An eye for what looks good and the skills to create what's proposed in the designs is essential. Experience with React would be a huge asset for this role.

You will work in a multi-disciplinary, multi-platform, engineering team (software, electrical, mechanical/optical) that develops new sensor products and supporting infrastructure (manufacturing and test equipment). Successful candidates should be professional, resourceful, and can work well autonomously yet still communicate effectively with a close-knit group of engineers across the application software team. 

Typical duties, activities and responsibilities include:

  • Implement reusable, well-tested, GUI code using a variety of modern technologies.

  • Be a JavaScript (or TypeScript), HTML, and CSS ninja as well as utilize experience with frameworks to explain how they work.

  • Drive the design and implementation of features

  • Be a technical expert in the transition to more modern frameworks and technologies

  • Perform periodic peer code reviews

  • Review requirements and UX designs, plan implementation effort, and interact with QA to ensure test coverage is 100% 

  • Don’t break the build. Merge like a boss

  • Adheres to LMI Employee Policy Manual

What you need to be successful:

  • Minimum 5 years working experience working in a Front-End web development role (JavaScript, HTML,CSS/LESS/SASS/etc.) 

  • Degree in Computer Science or Software/Computer Engineering

  • Experience with MV* libraries such as React, Angular, Backbone, or Ember

  • Experience working with source control tools such as GIT, SVN, etc

  • Huge bonus points if you have experience with OpenGL/WebGL, Google Closure library, TypeScript, WebGL, WebSocket’s

  • Experience with unit/integration testing. Ideal candidates would have experience working with web unit testing frameworks such as JsUnit, Karma, Jasmine, etc.

  • Ability to work in an Agile development team and be accountable for your performance and documentation

  • Superior English communication skills - both written and verbal

How to submit your interest:

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and working for a fast-growing global technology company with an inspiring and engaging workplace environment, please submit your application to our Human Resources team in confidence by clicking the “Apply Now” button.

While we appreciate your interest in LMI very much, we are only able to respond to candidates selected for further consideration. We look forward to talking to you about the possibilities of beginning a rewarding new chapter of your career!

Why being inclusive is important to us:

At LMI Technologies, we are an Equal Opportunity employer and we value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. We strive to build and grow our team that fosters variety in backgrounds, perspectives, experiences and skills. We embrace inclusiveness in our workplace, so we can utilize each person’s talents and strengths.

If you are interested in working for a fast-growing global technology company with an inspiring and engaging workplace environment, we invite you to apply and talk about the possibilities of beginning a rewarding new chapter of your career.

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