Join our team:

Back End Developer

At Alata we work for the good of the product which in turn serves our customer and drives their success. Our work revolves around two areas: building out our Alata LINK product as well as supporting clients with their application development efforts. We work with an interest in growth – of our skillsets, our product, our customers, our team and ourselves. We support our team members skillset growth through encouraging continual learning opportunities. Our team is made up of several different disciplines: developers (front-end, back-end and full stack), product owners, designers, quality assurance, and support. You may be the next person to join us!

Alata is looking for a back end developer who is passionate about building strong and stable back ends that are maintainable and performant. Your experience working with .net (core and/or framework), SQL (Microsoft SQL and/or Postgres), and ORM’s like Entity Framework will be key to your success. Any time working with the many tangentially related technologies (ex: IIS/Kestrel, AWS Lambda, API Gateway) are a big asset.

Apply here or send us an email at describing what technologies you are passionate about along with your resume. We believe there are great candidates out there and applications emailed directly and with a personal note will be given priority treatment.

Alata is based in Edmonton, Alberta, but this posting is open to applicants living anywhere in Canada and this position may be eligible for a remote working arrangement.

Our values speak for themselves and are the backbone of what we do: Integrity, Respect, Commitment and Passion. Our ethos informs how we approach each other and the work we do: we Teach each other, we Grow together, and we Diversify wherever practical in order to have a strong team and a strong product.

Required Experience

  • 2+ years working with .net framework or .net core (C#)
  • 2+ years working with databases and SQL queries (ex: Microsoft SQL or Postgres)
  • 2+ years working with an ORM (ex: Entity Framework with LINQ)
  • Experience writing unit tests alongside your code
  • Post-secondary education, ideally in a coding related discipline
  • A good sense of how to structure code with long term maintainability in mind
  • A collaborative team member who contributes to and listens to others and believes in choosing ideas in context of the priority for the customer and the product

Asset to your application

  • Experience working with containers and orchestration (ex: Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Understanding of CI and CD practices and basic maintenance of DevOps pipelines
  • Being comfortable with git
  • Personal projects that can be seen on GitHub etc.
  • Enjoy building APIs that are clearly structured, versioned, and defined for the consumer
  • Experience consuming vendor documentation for third party APIs
  • Experience working with Agile practices
  • Experience working with query languages like oData and GraphQL
  • Experience specifically working with Entity Framework Core
  • Experience working with AWS or Azure (ex: API Gateway, Lambda, EC2, ECS, SNS, SQS)

Join our team

Interested in joining our team? See below for our open positions. Send us a message with why you’re interested in working with us!

Full Stack Developer

Back End Developer

Front End Developer

Quality Assurance Analyst