About Backpacker College: The go-to destination for financially discerning travellers to find affordable accommodations and great experiences at every college/university community in the world.

Backpacker College™ has created access to the first, largest, and best marketplace and smartphone app for booking beds and finding fun experiences dedicated to college and university communities.

For College and University communities, we’re generating opportunities for travellers to find comfortable economical accommodation and fun things to do around the world, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES to tap into new revenue streams, and professionally managed property owners to capitalize on this innovative collaboration with us!



Reporting to the Managing Director


* Post-secondary diploma, a degree in Computer Science, Graphic Design, or related field

You’ll get to:

* Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server-side logic

* Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code

* Implementation of security and data protection

* Integration of data storage solutions

* Develop and maintain backend components of web and device-based apps and services

* Work closely with DevOps, full-stack, and data engineer to integrate backend components

* Develop unit and load tests

* Write functional and technical specifications to manage complexity, as necessary


* Experience with Node.js

* Experience with RESTful APIs

* Experience with AWS, Docker

* Good understanding of OOP and Design Patterns

* Experience with GIT

* Knowledge of JavaScript, PHP

* Familiarity with NoSQL DB (MongoDB, etc.), MySQL

 You’re the kind of person who:

* Loves asking questions, seeking understanding, and is good at listening and working with others to solve difficult problems

* Has experience with qualitative research methods (e.g. interviewing, usability testing, ethnography, etc.)

* Examples of projects where your research insights led to better-informed design decisions



Please forward your CV and cover letter to amanda@backpackercollege.com.

As part of MaRsDD (https://www.marsdd.com/) we require a photo of government issued ID, confirmation of eligibility to work in Canada, and information on your co-op period/when you will be returning to college or university. This information should be submitted with CV and cover letter.