Fredericton, NB


Job Title: Principal Software Engineer

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

At Loft1, we're looking for exceptional people with exceptional talent. Loft1 offers unique perks, health, vision and dental benefits, attractive bonus packages, annual fitness allowance, a modern work environment, and of course, free coffee.

The successful candidate(s) will be responsible for contributing to the overall design and architecture of Loft1's software and supporting infrastructure.

The ideal candidate(s) will have a Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field of study. Preference will be given to candidates holding a PhD. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.


  • Annual Salary: $100,000 to $110,000, based on qualifications
  • $300 annual Fitness Allowance
  • Health, Dental, and Vision group benefits plan
  • Eligible for annual performance bonus

Candidates must have at least two (2) years related work experience. Preference will be given to those candidates with additional work experience at a senior level.

All applicatnts must hold current work authorization status in Canada. (Current Canadian Resident, or Canadian Citizen)

    Required Experience/Skills:

    • Experience in Cloud Scale application development
    • Battle hardened in one or more of: Hadoop, Cassandra, MongoDB, Apache (Spark, etc), RabbitMQ, ElasticSearch or similar as well as deployment technologies such as Docker.
    • Experience with Java, NodeJS, Scala as well as Git desirable.
    • Knowledge of Web Services, REST, JSON, JQuery
    • Exceptional Mathematics/Algorithms background
    • Experience in design, development and deployment of System monitoring tools
    • Battle tested in performance analysis and optimization
    • Comfortable with Linux and its variants
    • Battle hardened in Agile/Scrum
    • Handwriting Recognition experience an asset, but not required.

    Preference will be given to candidates that are active in various software engineering communities and projects.

    Submission Deadline: March 18, 2016. Applicants are encouraged to submit in advance of the submission deadline.

    Please quote Competition Number: QSA-HR001-02-16

      To apply, please send your full CV along with a cover letter by the submission deadline to Please clearly indicate the competition number and job title in the subject line. Visit

      About Loft1:

      Loft1's software and mobile app transforms any ordinary whiteboard and marker into a completely digitized set of editable, searchable notes. Loft1's innovative software allows businesses and students to start and share whiteboard sessions in seconds ? without the need for a special display or stylus.