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Intermediate Back End Engineer

Date:  Jan 5, 2022

Ottawa, ON, CA

Requisition ID:  30356

About Avaya

Businesses are built by the experiences they provide, and every day millions of those experiences are delivered by Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA). Avaya is shaping what's next for the future of work, with innovation and partnerships that deliver game-changing business benefits. Our cloud communications solutions and multi-cloud application ecosystem power personalized, intelligent, and effortless customer and employee experiences to help achieve strategic ambitions and desired outcomes. Together, we are committed to help grow your business by delivering Experiences that Matter. Learn more at www.avaya.com.

Job Information

Avaya is looking for an individual who would be able to contribute the next set of features developed for the Avaya conferencing and collaboration solutions.

The JavaScript SDK team provides the application developers an easy to use and feature rich platform to develop browser based experiences including Voice, Video and collaboration tools.

You will be designing and delivering features from UI thought to network using JavaScript , React, WebRTC. . You will be designing, building and testing in a fast pace agile environment and working closely with designers to align your efforts across multiple solutions. 

2+ years experience required

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About the responsibilities

Development and maintenance of web based applications.

Work closely with team members to align on objectives and deliver features quickly

Working with Product Development Managers, Internal Customer, to develop ideas, concepts and solutions that help the brand meet their objectives

Working very closely with the global development/ engineering teams

Working very closely with project managers effectively working across multiple projects and delivering to deadlines

Optimizing performance for the apps

Use memory profiling tools, analyze and fix memory leak issues.

Explain technologies and solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders


Proven track record of delivering JavaScript based applications or middleware

Strong preference for an individual who has developed application using WebRTC  


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

•              Proficiency in Node.js async programming. Knowing Python is a plus

•              Proficiency in MongoDB/Mongoose. Knowing other NoSQL and SQL databases is also a plus.

•              Log analysis, 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 Platform (preferred), AWS, Azure.

•              Experience implementing blue/green and canary deployments

•              Conceptually understand the following: Load balancer, VPC peering, Auto Scaler. Kubernetes, Docker

•              Know how to horizontally scale web applications to increase concurrency level to multimillion end users

•              Knowledge of infrastructure as code (Terraform, Terragrunt) is a plus 

•              Dev-ops experience is an asset

Additional Skills

End-to-end development of Software Products from requirement analysis to system study, Designing, Coding, Documentation, Testing and Deployment.

Using version control (e.g. SVN, GIT)

Carry out product development in architecting, designing and developing Telecom products

Excellent debugging and optimization skills

Technical Learning

Dealing with Ambiguity


Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
Advance Degree preferred

Compensation Data



   (Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $91,900 + bonus + benefits.
•    Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired into our office


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. You may also review the Avaya Global Privacy Policy (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/privacy/policy/) and applicable Privacy Statement relevant to this job posting (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/documents/info-applicants.pdf).