Backend Developer

Divergence Neuro Technologies, Inc. ( is looking for a talented individual to fill the position of Backend Developer to assist with building out our platform web services and backend infrastructure. The position would be working remotely on a contract basis until at least the end of the year and would require hours equivalent to a full work week each week. There is a possibility of the contract converting to full time employment if the project is successful.


Who we are:

Divergence is a Toronto-based startup focused on the research and development of a data-driven, cloud-based neuro platform based on EEG-analysis and machine learning to improve mental health for all. Our platform and research enhance clinical and personal mental health assessments by supplementing self-reporting methods with an easy-to-understand, cloud-based EEG software platform, offering individualized neurofeedback protocols driven by machine learning and AI combined with therapist interaction.


You must have:

  • Experience developing, testing and launching at least two (2) data-driven applications,
  • Three (3) years demonstrable practical experience using Java (Spring) or Node JS, and SQL databases,
  • Two (2) years experience designing, implementing and deploying backend business workflows,
  • In-depth knowledge of working with data-driven workflow implementation and REST APIs,
  • Solid understanding of security principles and practices for backend coding as well as for DevOps in the cloud (AWS),
  • Great written and verbal communication skills in English,
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently,
  • A keen desire towards continuous learning and demonstrable cases where you have applied this to learn new things extremely quickly,
  • Open mind and proven mental agility to pivot if and when required without impact to productivity and timelines,
  • Resourcefulness to identify requirements and find solutions creatively.


Preference will be given if you have:

  • Previous startup experience,
  • Biomedical technology development experience,
  • Understanding of lean product development principles and experience building a product from start to finish,
  • DevOps / SRE experience in deploying and maintaining AWS,
  • Experience with NoSQL / big data systems,
  • Full stack development experience for mobile clients and backend.

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