November 5, 2015
Calgary, Canada
Job Type


AppCarousel is the leader in end-to-end app management platforms for connected devices. The AppCarousel platform delivers a seamless, integrated solution to securely distribute, update, control and manage any kind of downloadable software or digital asset. AppCarousel provides curated app stores and software marketplaces, developer programs, and the merchandising and monetization of apps. AppCarousel serves businesses in market sectors including connected cars and fleets, smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, and the growing number of devices connected through the Internet of Things. AppCarousel has offices in Calgary and San Francisco and a global team to serve its worldwide customers.

We are looking for an ambitious and forward-thinking team player who can contribute to the development of new and innovative native apps, while working closely with product managers, designers, architects and other developers. This position offers you the opportunity to make a huge impact on our future, we want you to help us grow, be our next frontrunner, jump right in and make a difference.

What We Do:

  • Create, grow and manage a distributed network of marketplaces and apps
  • Design the future of application delivery with the world’s top tech companies
  • Solve new and interesting problems in large-scale distributed systems, billing, and subscriptions services

What You Will Do:

  • Deliver a generative experience for all users
  • Problem solve API availability, scalability, optimization, and modularization of a data-driven UI
  • Generate a flexible and robust user interface from APIs that can stand up to a variety of customer requirements
  • Projects include building templates and live template editors with Backbone.js
    • Releasing open-source JavaScript libraries for our billing engine
    • Designing and building interactions on marketplaces
    • Applying high standards for accessibility, performance and browser compatibility

What Skills We Require:

  • You have at least 3 years working experience with JavaScript and demonstrate strong knowledge of the ‘good parts’ of the language
  • You know how to take on the challenges of building project with JavaScript from the ground up
  • You have experience with Backbone.js or similar frameworks and are comfortable with jQuery
  • You love to build high quality code with efficiency and maintainability in mind
  • You have a critical, detail-oriented eye for design and interaction, and aren't afraid to make design decisions
  • You love writing efficient, semantic HTML / CSS built with great tools like Sass and the best of HTML5 and CSS3
  • You can identify and address performance bottlenecks in a production environment

Bonus Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience with Java or related frameworks
  • A GitHub, Quora or StackOverflow account that demonstrates what you love to do
  • Interest or experience in data collection and visualization
  • Interest and experience using Backbone.js