Senior Backend Developer

Montreal, QC, Canada
Full Time

Location: Montreal, Full-Time, Permanent role


Who we are:

Valnet Inc. is a digital media company that specializes in content distribution. Valnet has rapidly grown to become a leader and global trendsetter in content creation and distribution.

A place of cutting edge innovation and fierce digital content experts, Valnet is taking editorial and video publishing to the next level. Our overarching vision and mission statement: distribute editorial and video content to millions of viewers daily across our websites, YouTube Channels, and Social Media platforms.


What you will be doing:

  • In charge of new development and maintaining all public sites to optimal performance and developing CMS features for Valnet multidisciplinary teams for their day to day operations.
  • Have an active role in the analysis phase when defining the features with the tech lead.
  • In charge of maintaining all of the digital assets for optimal loading time using the latest technologies in order to have optimal code and programming standards.
  • Be highly interested and curious about the latest web development standards and development tools.


Technical requirements:

  • 3+ years experience as a back-end developer.
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming.
  • Solid experience with Symfony frameworks (Symfony 4 a plus).
  • Strong knowledge of modularization and library development approach.
  • Good knowledge of Javascript (ability to code without a framework/library an asset).
  • LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP).


Technical Assets:

  • BitBucket, JIRA, GIT, PHPStorm, Jenkins.
  • Shell Script (Bash).
  • Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3, SCSS.
  • Good understanding of SEO practice / Google Analytics / Google page speed.
  • Experience working with high traffic websites.



  • Strong team player, analytical and dynamic.
  • Efficient problem solver.
  • Deadline and results-driven.
  • Performance-oriented.
  • Extremely motivated.



Culture & Community

  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Daily lunches
  • Friday breakfast
  • Quarterly events
  • Team dinners/ lunches
  • Barber / nail services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tire change service
  • Free parking

Health & Wellness

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
  • Vision care
  • Fitness Reimbursement Program
  • Sports Nights


You may also know this role as: Senior Full Stack Developer, Senior Web Developer, Dev Ops


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