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Software Devpt Academy Associate

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Date: Jul 20, 2019

Location: Richmond Hill, ON, CA

Company: Avaya Corporation

About Avaya

Avaya enables the mission critical, real-time communication applications of the world’s most important operations. As a global leader in delivering superior communications experiences, Avaya offers a complete portfolio of software and services for contact center and unified communications— offered on premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid. Today’s digital world requires communications enablement, and no other company is better positioned to do this than Avaya. For more information, please visit

what you will do

You’ll be part of our Avaya Academy Program, an award-winning graduate training program for talent, aspiring to move into Engineering and Software Development roles. For the first part of the program, you’ll learn about the latest technology advancements and an understanding of the business. During the second part of your academy year, you’ll further develop your skills through an On-the-Job Experience in the wider R&D organization.

The program, while challenging, will push you to become the best version of yourself. You will learn about the software development cycle from idea to solution delivery and each step in between. You will actively develop your technical and leadership skills along with overall product and solution knowledge. With a dedicated mentor, you will have regular reviews and a network within the business to support your development. You will have the opportunity to shadow technical leads and will be immersed into a truly global environment and you will work virtually with international teams. We’ll offer you a safe and fun environment to practice what you’ve learned, all the while providing you with feedback to develop your potential. Thanks to this rigorous training plan, we’ve earned a strong reputation across the company.

Upon graduating from the Academy, you’ll transition into a Software Development role where you’ll ultimately accelerate your career.

Who you'll work with

You’ll train alongside incredibly talented individuals, like yourself, from diverse backgrounds. Early on, you’ll make long lasting friendships and belong to a rich human network that will support you throughout your career. As a successful Academy Associate, you’ll learn to discover, build and drive new opportunities. With a dedicated mentor, you will have regular reviews and a network within the business to support your development. You will have the opportunity to shadow technical and business leads and will be immersed into a truly global environment and you will work virtually with international teams. You’ll have your own mentor, an Academy alumnus who’s been in your shoes and will guide you in your first year. With a strong Avaya team committed to your success, you’ll gain hands-on education and experience, while receiving an attractive salary and pursuing your career aspirations.

Responsibilites and Skills

You will work to develop highly available, horizontally scalable cloud based web applications. He/she must have a solid understanding on either Frontend (SPA) or Backend (REST API) frameworks, willing to learn new technologies and breathe with the open source community.

We’re hiring both Frontend (web/mobile) and Backend web developers, it’s best for you to know both ends but it’s also ok if you have spent most of your time on one end only (front or backend).

Having project code sample (Github or share code privately later on during interview process) will increase chances of being hired.


● Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve web and mobile applications

● Optimize for scale to support millions of users

● Collaborate with other development teams

● Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables

● Implementation of a robust set of services and APIs to power the web application

● Integration of the front-end and back-end aspects of the web application

● Design of the overall architecture of web application

● Building reusable code and libraries for future use

Frontend (web & mobile) skills required:

● Advanced javascript experience including async programming, prototype-based programming.

● React.js/Redux is a must have skill. Knowledge on other SPA frameworks such as Angular.js/Vue.js is also a plus.

● NPM, Yarn, WebPack, Grunt/Gulp

● Very comfortable dealing with CSS/Html, Bootstrap/Flexbox layouts

● Very sensitive to end user experience and user flow.

● Familiarity with Android and iOS mobile development framework is a plus. Knowing how to make native modules or PhoneGap plugins is even better

Backend skills required:

● Familiar with at least one web framework: Node.js Express, Django/Flask, Asp.Net, Go net/http (or others)...etc.

● Proficient in Node.js async programming. Knowing Python is also a plus

● Proficient in MongoDB/Mongoose. Knowing other NoSql and Sql database is also a plus.

● Log analyzing, Debugging and troubleshooting

● Knowledge of popular authentication mechanisms: OAuth2/OpenID Connect/JWT/Session

● Hands-on experience on any of the big cloud providers: Google Cloud, AWS, Azure.

● Conceptually understand the following: Load balancer, Auto Scaler, Kubernetes, Docker

● Know how to horizontally scale web applications to increase concurrency level to multi-million end users


0 - 2 Years of Experience
Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree or Tech Certificate
Master Degree is preferred but not essential in Computer Science or Related Field
Preferred Certifications

Avaya is an Equal Opportunity employer and a U.S. Federal Contractor. Our commitment to equality is a core value of Avaya. All qualified applicants and employees receive equal treatment without consideration for race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other protected characteristic. In general, positions at Avaya require the ability to communicate and use office technology effectively. Physical requirements may vary by assigned work location. This job brief/description is subject to change. Nothing in this job description restricts Avaya right to alter the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time for any reason.

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