Front-End Developers

Full-time | Waterloo, ON

We’re currently seeking front-end developers with experience in UI/UX design and creating amazing digital interactive experiences. In this position, you will work collaboratively with the marketing communications team to build and execute wonderful interactions and user experiences throughout our platform.

What is Backpacker College?

Dedicated to college and university communities, Backpacker College® is the go to marketplace for trusted affordable accommodation in college and university communities around the world. We make it simple for students, guests and travelers to find and book furnished rooms on every major platform.

Your responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with your team and team leader
  • Become a market expert in using our systems and software
  • Enhancing features and functionality throughout our platform and software applications
  • Data sufficiency and consistency, building and maintaining API connections
  • Project management
  • SaaS software configuration and automation


  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in software development or related field
  • Project management expertise is an asset
  • Proven experience in software and web development
  • Experience in Restful API, React, CSS, Angular JS, Javascript, AngularMaterial, RequireJS, SASS/Organic CSS, HTML5, Wordpress
  • Experience with property management and hotel management systems is an asset
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to work with a team remotely
  • You take initiative and work well within teams
  • You have superb listening, communication, and organizational skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Expertise in the following areas: SaaS software, database and data modeling, spreadsheets