“The best minds of my generation are spent trying to make people click ads. That sucks.” — Jeffrey Hammerbacher, founder of Cloudera, on why he left Facebook.
We are Toronto’s best kept secret— a company of intelligent, creative and driven technology professionals working for civic and social good.
We are passionate about making public libraries accessible, delightful and engaging. A lot of companies tout ‘social impact’, but at BiblioCommons we serve 6 million diverse users each month, and help them access publicly funded educational materials in their communities.
Libraries are more than just book stacks— they are public spaces that foster learning, connection, and community in an increasingly isolated world. Bibliocommons is bringing that community online with clever software that powers the world’s largest libraries.
We are creating software that transforms the experience of libraries, modernizing an essential public education service. With 6 million monthly users in 4 countries, we are looking for two Junior Back-End Software Engineer to add to our growing team.
Junior Back-End Software Engineer (Java)
At BiblioCommons we are constantly improving our products through user research, client interaction, and the input of our creative staff. We're looking for software engineers who thrive on solving challenging problems, and are passionate about building large-scale, high-performance server applications.
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About Engineering at BiblioCommons
BiblioCommons offers an opportunity to work in an environment that combines the challenges and complexity of a large-scale, data-intensive application with the creativity and fun of a sophisticated consumer web offering, central to the daily web interactions of millions of users.
We’re a highly collaborative team that applies innovative solutions to challenging problems. We believe strongly in shipping code early and often, and investing heavily in automation to make that possible. We’re also committed to doing things right and always looking for ways to do them better. We take the time to optimize and redesign systems that aren't robust and scalable.
BiblioCommons is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available upon request to support your participation during all stages of the recruitment process.