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Senior Software Developer

November 7 2019
Industries IT: Software
Categories Information Technology, Programming, Development, Systems architect, Design
Toronto, ON

MagicStack Inc., is reinventing the relational database stack to bring the developer productivity to the next level. Join us in our mission to build the next generation database!


We are looking for experienced backend software engineers to join our team in our Toronto offices located at 1235 Bay Street, office 501, Toronto, Ontario, M5R 3K4.

Job Duties

  • Design, implement and test various aspects of the next generation open-source database stack, EdgeDB.

  • Collaborate with our distributed engineering team and the open-source community to discuss, design and integrate new features and tools into our products.

  • Improve the quality and performance of EdgeDB.

  • Assist in writing technical documentation and other educational materials.


  • Educational Requirements: Studies in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in programming or software developing.

  • Robust knowledge of the Python programming language and its ecosystem.

  • Solid understanding of Python asyncio paradigms.

  • Experience with writing C and Cython extensions for Python.

  • Solid understanding of CPython C API.

  • Expertise in Linux system administration and networking concepts.

  • In-depth understanding of relational databases and object-relational mappers.

Nice to Have

  • Experience in writing parsers and compilers.

  • Familiarity with Kubernetes or other container orchestration systems.

This is a full-time permanent position (40 hours per week). Language of work is English. Expected salary will be between $100,000 and $125,000 CAD, depending on experience and curriculum, along with the possibility of incremental raises and bonuses. Benefits include 20 days of vacation.

For more information, please contact us at: ****@******.***

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