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.Net Developer

Life At Covers

We’re a top digital media company, with a strong sense of purpose and a belief that success comes from the strength of our team and our culture. When we offer you a place on our team, it comes with a promise (well a few promises, actually):

  • We’ll create opportunities for you to grow. We’re a rapidly-growing company so opportunities exist here, and we hold a firm belief that when you grow, we grow.
  • Find the freedom to build something. We’ll give you the space to imagine and create, and to build our business and your career at the same time.
  • Work alongside the best. Work and learn with people who are the best in their field, and who bring ambition and compassion in equal measure.
  • Play hard to work hard. We help you work on what you love and we support your style of working. We fuel creativity with fun and optimism, and always put our culture and values first.
  • We take care of each other. We know that you bring your best when you bring your whole self to work. We’re a wholehearted, inclusive team that invests in wellbeing and belonging.

What Matters Most To Us:

We understand that our industry is usually associated with a non-diverse persona. We have created, a workplace and community that brings fun, experience and opportunities for all. We welcome people of any gender, race, colour, religion or belief, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, or any other self-identifying group.

Together we are guided by our values in all that we do. If you’re going to thrive here, fuelling with fun, tackling it together, building your game and delivering a great experience will be as meaningful to you as they are to us.

Why You Want This Job

Are you looking to work with a talented group of developers who share your same passion for delivering quality code, interacting with the latest technology, and continually developing your skills in a rapidly growing digital space?

Our team is stacked with diverse skillsets in machine learning, cloud computing, and web development to name a few! We are eager to share our knowledge and we want you to share yours so we can continue to build the best developer team.

What You’ll Do

  • Design, develop and execute innovative software solutions to address business needs
  • Ensure software architecture meets all performance, quality, and security requirements
  • Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies, and processes to ensure the highest quality solutions
  • Create modifications for existing software to upgrade performance
  • Aid in planning, analysis, and design of technical solutions in collaboration with our parent company
  • Maintain thorough documentation of systems and applications

What You’ll Bring

  • A certificate, diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Proficiency building Restful APIs
  • Development skills in C# ASP.NET MVC framework
  • Knowledge of Entity Framework, LINQ & Fluent .Net
  • Knowledge of JSON, XML and event-driven architecture
  • Knowledge and experience working with databases such as MSSQL, MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Proficiency in version control systems such as Git and Nuget
  • Familiarity with third party and open source tools such as Hibernate and Spring
  • You are highly driven by new challenges
  • You are motivated and can motivate others
  • You have exceptional problem-solving skills and an ability to learn and adapt quickly

Nice to Have

  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with Test-driven development
  • Having a passion for sports!
  • Previous involvement in Agile Scrum Methodologies
  • Experience in mobile app development and responsive design
  • Expertise in performance testing and trouble shooting
  • Experience with online performance or affiliate marketing models

What We Can Do For You

  • Competitive base salary
  • Annual discretionary bonus based on company performance
    3 weeks’ vacation, public holidays off, birthday off
  • Health and dental benefits
  • 5% company matched pension contributions
  • Self-driven yearly training budget so you can continue to grow professionally
  • Flexible working hours and work from home options
  • Company parties in the summer, winter, and a few fun events in between
  • Engaging, fun, and casual company culture
  • Dog friendly office and free parking
  • Remote work available for the right candidate

About Covers

We’re becoming the world’s leading sports betting authority by making smarter sports bettors.

We’re a digital platform that brings together expert insight, rich user experience and a passionate community to help sports bettors bet smarter. In the overwhelming world of sports betting, we’ve created a single place where people who love the risk and rush of competition come together to share their passion and harness our 26 years of expertise, to build their game, win more consistently, and have fun doing it.

We currently see 20 million sports fans visit our site annually, and our goals for the coming year are aggressive. We’ve doubled the size of our company in 12 months, and plan to do so again in the next 24.

One thing is for sure: we’re set for a big next season.

Covers.com is serviced by NS Sports Media Pros Ltd., a related company that specializes in professional services and is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia.