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Product Development

Role: Data Engineer


The Opportunity

AccessNow is looking for a data engineer with a deep understanding of how things work. The ideal candidate is someone who can learn fast and adapt to new technologies quickly. The role demands involvement in all stages of the development using different technologies: Prototyping, data engineering, backend and frontend development

As a Data Engineer at AccessNow you will experience the entire development cycle, from requirement definition to testing. 

What you will do:  

  • Develop end-to-end features using a wide range of technologies in multiple environments: frontend, backend and databases
  • Apply data engineering techniques and methodologies to a variety of information sources (textual, images, kinematic and RF)
  • You will take part in rapid Proof-of-Concept development sprints where we develop a whole new idea from scratch in a couple of weeks.
  • You will be working with AccessNow teams to define system architecture, design and processes.
  • Test what you have built, improve and iterate until you get it right

Your experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a technical field such as Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent
  • Proficiency in data engineering
  • 5 years of experience in Backend software engineering

You will be noticed if you have experience with:

  • Experience in frontend software engineering
  • Experience in GIS
  • Implementing signals processing, statistical modelling, and/or machine learning algorithms.
  • Innovative and creative approach to product research and design
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • WCAG 2.0 AA Standards
  • Experience working for a startup company a bonus

What you bring:

  • Exceptional attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Possess excellent time and project management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of change
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • A team player who builds strong relationships based on trust and integrity
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Passionate and determined
  • Egoless nature
  • A continuous learner
  • Follow through consistently on work commitments
  • A real passion for accessibility
  • Eligibility to work in Canada


*People with lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply.

AccessNow recruits, hires, trains and promotes individuals in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations without regard to a person’s race, colour, religion, age, gender, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or other category. We welcome and celebrate all people.

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