Kira Systems is seeking a Clojure Web Developer for a full-time position located in Toronto,ON.


Kira Systems is a Toronto-based startup using machine learning to automate legal work. We’re looking for a developer to be a part of the core team for our Clojure and ClojureScript web application. Our stack includes reactive single-page web client code and a distributed backend to handle internal computations.

You will be responsible for designing, implementing, and testing functionality in our web application, collaborating closely with other developers to improve your and other’s code, and working with our UI/UX team to make it slick. Most of all, we are looking for team members that are interested in learning and knowledge sharing.

Our team is closely-knit, growing fast, pragmatic, and inquisitive; we love learning new technologies and balance adoption with good analysis. To us, agile is a verb, not a noun, we adopt what works for us rather than strictly following a particular methodology.

Technologies we use:

HTML, CSS, SASS, Clojure, ClojureScript, React.js, SQL, PostgreSQL, Java, RabbitMQ, Zookeeper, ElasticSearch, and Docker.

Required experience: Web application development. Some Clojure experience, or a willingness to learn it. Testing methodologies. PostgreSQL or other SQL.

Bonus experience: Clojure or functional programming. Java and other JVM languages. AWS and devops tools. Working within a (semi-)remote team. ReSTful API use, implementation, or design. Document and/or report generation. Distributed processing architectures, and scaling .

To Apply

Please send us: cover letter — tell us why you’re interested and give us a reason to get excited to hire you, resume/linkedin profile, link to github projects or other work samples. We want to hear from you. Apply on this page or email your resume to apply-9001 [at] functionaljobs [dot] com with "Clojure Web Developer" in the subject line. You can also apply online at https://functionaljobs.com/apply/9001.