Software Developer (User-Focused) at Zymewire


Software Developer (User-Focused)

Full-Time in Toronto, ON - Engineering

Are you ready to move beyond working on straight-forward CRUD applications? Are you ready to own a piece of a bootstrapped, profitable startup? Join us!

We’re looking for a Software Developer with a strong user focus to join Zymewire’s engineering team. The ideal candidate is smart as a whip, curious like a cat, and is eager to be a part of the evolution of a growing startup.


  1. Collaborate on solving challenging problems that will provide our users with valued new features.
  2. Expand and maintain the core user-facing Zymewire product
  3. Contribute ideas towards expanding the scope of the product, and help plan the implementation of your ideas and the ideas of others
  4. Ensure the appropriate degree of rigor in testing is maintained, and raise the standards of code quality and documentation whenever possible


  • Experience in Ruby is a must, with Rails is even better!
  • A passion for helping users
  • Understanding of software best practices
  • Comfortable with Object-Oriented Programming principles and common application designs such as MVC web frameworks
  • A strong aptitude in technology and the interest and drive to expand your technical skillset
  • Comfortable developing and deploying on Linux
  • ReactJS (web and Native) experience is a bonus
  • CS degree with co-op, or successful completion of a software development bootcamp (with a portfolio of projects to share)
  • Minimum of 1 year of full-time software development as part of a professional dev team
  • Experience working in Agile development and/or at a startup is a bonus
  • Interest in biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry is a plus