Staff Software Developer

  • Canada
  • Software Development
  • Full-time
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Staff software developer  

What’s better than working with one of the best B2B solutions out there? Being part of the teams that are building it. As part of one of our R&D teams, you’ll have an impact on our powerful, secure,self-optimizing search engine.

If working with this technology, and notions like “scaling”, “resilience” and “open-minded code” are things that sound like a job cut out for you, you are in for a treat! Whether your core expertise is Fullstack, Backend or Frontend, we have the opportunity for you at Coveo! We have several roles open across our R&D teams.


  • Maintain one of Coveo's most critical customer-facing services
  • Work with product owners and service teams to interpret requirements
  • Produce, present and discuss design documents with the team and stakeholders
  • Investigate and analyze the performance of our services
  • Be hands on with every part of the development life cycle from conception to coding to automated testing to deployment

What are we looking for?

We’re evolving in an ever changing field, where new technologies and innovations can help us level-up at any given time. So a tech-savvy person will thrive in our teams. Moreover, we’re looking for great minds that will simply CARE about the challenge they will tackle and do the extra steps to make the result not only good, but great.

  • 8+ years experience in development with one or more of the following programming languages and frameworks: Java, JS, React, TypeScript.
  • Exceptional experience building large, complex systems in distributed teams
  • Experience developing web services, and service to service architecture
  • A good communicator, who enjoys solving challenging problems as part of an agile team. 

Nice to have 

  • Experience working with cloud technology, preferably AWS
  • Experience with parsers
  • Experience with frontend development
  • A pet who insists on taking over your Zoom meetings

What do we offer? 

  • Flexible work conditions: want to work from home full time? No problem! Want to meet your colleagues, take part in social activities or just enjoy a free supply of coffee and tea? Come to one of our offices! You prefer working in the evenings? As long as your team is fine with it, so are we!
  • Training and career growth opportunities: Want to try a new stack, challenge colleagues in a hack-a-thon or learn more best practices in Security or DevOps principles? Go ahead! And the opposite is also true: you have a topic you’re fond of and you see colleagues that could benefit from it? Share with them!

Sounds like something up your alley? Reach out to us!

If your background does not check every single box above, please consider applying. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of, for example, age, gender, disability, gaps in CV, national or ethnic background.

We know that applying to a new role takes a lot of work and we truly value your time.

Join the #Coveolife!


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Coveo makes business personal. Coveo uses AI technologies and intelligent search to personalize every digital experience for customers, partners, dealers, and employees. Coveo combines unified content, unified interactions behavioural data and machine learning to deliver relevant information and recommendations across every business interaction, making websites, e-commerce, contact centres and intranets efficient, effortless, content-rich, thus boosting conversion. Coveo is also embedded in many leading business applications from vendors including Microsoft Dynamics, Salesforce, ServiceNow, Sitecore, Xero and more.

If it were easy, someone else would have done it. All of our colleagues at Coveo find the drive to continuously seek new challenges and test roads no one else has ever explored. This ethos has allowed us to become a world leader in an innovative industry and to create a collaborative, diverse and trusting place to work filled with amazingly talented and passionate people. This is also why Coveo was named Employer of the year AND Company of the year 2019 by the Quebec Chamber of Commerce!

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