Position Role: Development

Position Level: Internship

Position Type: Contract

Position Location: Toronto

Application Deadline: 2018-08-02

Position Overview:

This position is offered in part by the MaRS Student Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Program, which connects post-secondary students with work placements in technology and business.


Web Developer (Multiple Opportunities)
We’re ecobee, a proudly Canadian hardware company transforming the way energy is used in the home. As first-to-market pioneers in the connected home space, we introduced the world’s first smart Wi-Fi compatible thermostat. Our beautifully designed devices help reduce energy waste and carbon emissions. So, they aren’t just smart for our users—but for our planet too.

Our Web team here is based around constantly pushing each other to learn new ideas, new frameworks and concepts. Everyone has a voice and every opinion is valued. Our team firmly believes in a thoughtful and well-planned development cycle and we live by: iterate, refactor, rewrite. In other words, no throwing code over the fence.

Students will work on various products across ecobee – the project will depend on your interests.

Role Description (under 150 words):

  • We decide on the direction we take in terms of technology and implementation.
  • Each member is free to choose their own tools for development.
  • We have a relaxed view on coding style allowing for individual expression and style.
  • Develop and implement cross-browser/cross-platform web and mobile user interfaces using various technologies, including but not limited to JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Work with Cross-Functional teams (UI/UX designer, PM, QA) to create mockups, prototypes and proof of concepts

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3rd or 4th year undergraduate Computer Science student
  • Experience developing interactive web applications
  • Experience with Javascript, HTML and CSS
  • Natural sense of curiosity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with multiple concurrent priorities

Technical Skills: Javascript, React would be an asset

Soft Skills: Curious, driven, empathetic, initiative, integrity, open, planet positive, purposeful, smart, thoughtful

Position Start Date: September 4, 2018
Position End Date: December 21, 2018

How to Apply:

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