Front End Developer (Intermediate/Senior)

Engineering · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Job Title:

Front End Software Developer (Intermediate/Senior)


Job Summary:

As a Front End Developer at TZOA, your work will delight both our internal and external customers through our web and mobile Apps. You will be contributing to our two Single Page web apps (one written in Angular and one in React) as well as our mobile app (written in C/C++ on the QT framework).  There will be opportunities to work throughout our whole stack - on API development, IoT interfacing, data wrangling and lots of other software work too.  This is an intermediate to senior position with lead potential depending on your capabilities.


Who are We?

TZOA is an emerging Vancouver-based startup, helping people take control of the air quality in their homes with our innovative IoT air quality monitors and solutions. With the current pandemic and increased forest fire situations globally, this has raised the awareness of the importance of the quality of the air we breathe!  Our products not only detect air quality problems, but also help solve these problems by connecting to our customers HVAC systems to clean the air better and more efficiently. TZOA has received invention awards from Popular Science and Time Magazine, and has multiple patents for environmental, air quality and optical particle counting technologies. At TZOA we believe that our people are the heart of our company. Their diverse backgrounds both personally and professionally are what drive their passion to contribute and help make a difference. Our culture encourages inclusive involvement and conversations to help foster new and different ideas. We are a small but growing team that values ambition, attention to detail, and personal development. Breathe Better.


Our Mission:

TZOA's mission is to build innovative IAQ products; reimagining how HVAC products can be used to better solve IAQ problems by fusing IoT sensors and big data with automation.  We are lowering the cost of world class sensors and partnering with massive HVAC distributors and contractors in order to have an incredible impact.


Our Vision

TZOA's vision is to improve the health for millions of people by increasing the efficacy and accessibility of world class indoor air quality solutions.


What would make you a strong fit:

  • You are inspiring, creative, flexible and can identify and focus on what’s-important-now.  
  • You value collaboration, transparency and have a get-stuff-done mindset.  As an individual contributor, you understand the aspects of success in your position, take initiative and lead by example.
  • You work well with others, take pride in a job well done, and understand that in our company we are all accountable to each other.
  • You want to push the envelope, overcoming big challenges in order to create something truly unique.
  • You are a self starter and manage your time effectively.


Key Responsibilities:

Web apps

  • Use your design flair to prototype UI implementations while working with our product designers, then refine your work into its final form to delight our customers
  • Build and add features to both our internally and externally facing SPA web applications
  • Integrate with third party and internal APIs to interface with our own back end processing stack as well as third party services
  • Write and execute unit and integration tests, working with QA to integrate your feature developments in with our DevOps pipeline

Mobile apps

  • Implement new UI features for our QT-based mobile app interfaces
  • Change content / design of existing QT-based mobile app interfaces


Qualifications and Experience

  • Multiple years of development experience with Angular and/or React
  • Full stack web development experience desired
  • Exposure to the QT development environment desired
  • Experience developing with C++
  • Mobile development experience
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively on cross-functional teams
  • Experience with software development processes including source control, branch management, bug tracking and documentation
  • Experience with complete SLDC; show us what you have shipped!


The Fun Stuff:

  • Competitive total compensation package including health benefits
  • Training and personal development support
  • 3 weeks annual vacation plus a few bonus days over the year end holidays
  • During COVID we are generally working from home full time, with lots of Google Hangouts and occasional socially distanced in-person meetings. During non-pandemic times we generally work from home one day per week. 
  • Full kitchen stocked with snacks & basic supplies
  • Pet friendly office
  • Exciting startup energy

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced