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Senior Software Developer

Full Time
24 days ago

We are looking for a Senior Software Developer!

The development team at Drop Manufacturing is looking to hire a Senior Developer who is passionate about leading a group of eager, bright developers as the team develops solutions to meet modern manufacturing needs. We are interested in anyone who has experience developing large scale data driven applications. The role will focus on both front-end UI and backend business logic.

Successful applicants will work hybrid from our office in South Slocan. Hybrid is required as our environment offers many opportunities to experiment, share ideas and collaborate.

Who We Are

We are a tight knit group of developers working from a casual, friendly and fun office in the West Kootenays. We strongly believe software development should be done in a collaborative, ego-free environment where new ideas and technologies are embraced. We believe a strong work-life balance is key to productivity and spending long hours in the office is counterproductive to meeting deadlines. We are committed to listening, learning and acting to further advance our organization, our community and our developers.

Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience developing, designing and supporting enterprise applications in a professional environment preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience analyzing and translating business requirements into technology solutions that consider system performance, usability, quality, cross-system interdependencies, and scalability.
  • 2+ years’ experience leading a team.
  • Participate in PoCs (Proof of Concept) and help the Department with selection of Vendor Solutions, Technologies, Methodologies and Frameworks.
  • Proven experience delivering an application from design to market.
  • Desire to mentor and develop the skills of other team members.
  • Experience developing and or consuming web services (SOAP, REST, XML).
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases and schema. Preferably PostgreSQL.
  • Has experience architecting applications and deploying to Cloud Providers like Google Cloud, AWS or Azure that scale.
  • Communicates complex ideas clearly and with clarity to both technical and non-technical staff.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies.
  • Experience with Object Oriented Programming. Experience or interest in Functional Programming can be an asset.
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, physics or strongly related field.


As the Senior Developer, you will help our team by enforcing a high level of coding practices through code reviews, presentations and pair programming. You will aid junior and intermediate developers gain experience with technologies and skills they may be unfamiliar with in a structured forward-thinking manner. This includes enforcing coding practices that prioritize reuse, maintainability and readability.

The Perks?

  • Competitive wage, bonus structure, benefit package and long-term employment
  • Team lunches and the odd adventure experience…. Shot gun shooting….rafting…
  • A great opportunity to have a long-term career in the West Kootenays with a progressive and growing manufacturing company with roots in the area

For those applying, you should send your CV and motivation letter directly to Feel free to also use that email address if you have any questions about these positions.

About Drop?

The DROP Group of Companies is a privately owned Canadian-based operation with a focus on delivering innovative high-quality products and services. The combination of the teams’ expertise, ability to problem solve and innovate, supported by a fully integrated and advanced manufacturing facility allows Drop to design, develop and manufacture 100% of their products in-house, controlling all aspects to ensure the best product available.

DROP Sprocket is a high-quality quick turn sprocket manufacturer which offers the most comprehensive sprocket line in the industry. With a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and cutting-edge machining and fabrication equipment, Drop Sprocket houses over 1.5 million pounds of raw and semi finished materials to support the demand of the finished products.

Our values don’t just sit on a glossy page. We live them every day. Our values are the cornerstone of who we are – do they resonate with you?

  • Embrace Knowledge
  • Do the right thing
  • Seek adventures and smiles
  • Healthy hearts and heads
  • Pursue opportunity
  • Build community

Mission: To develop a people-focused community that provides growth opportunities for employees and businesses.

Vision: To be known as the best Made-to-Order sprocket manufacturer worldwide.


People often ask what it takes to succeed at Drop – you’ve got to be smart, without having an ego. What does that mean? Imagine working with a group of your smartest friends who all love to learn. Everyone is always pushing each other to grow and innovate at a pace that can only be called furious. We are never idle or stagnant. We seek and share knowledge. We are comfortable with the unknown. We “get ‘r done.”

At Drop Manufacturing, we’re unique, and that’s how we like it. If you would like to join our team send us details of your experience and why you would be great for us! If you’re from out of the area let us know why you would like to relocate along with your history to the West Kootenays!

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