September 18, 2017 in Web Development
We’re Hiring!

If you want a classic 9-5 job, you won’t be happy here. But if you want to be challenged every day, learn from smart people, be on the ground level of an early stage start-up, and develop products that get people strong, then MyStrengthBook is right for you.

Position: Lead Full Stack Developer (contract/permanent)

Location:  We have two headquarters:  Calgary, AB, Canada and St Louis, Missouri, USA.  Several team members work remotely, and remote working is available for this position.

About This Job

Job Type: Full time
Role: Full Stack Developer
Experience level: +3 years
Industry: Sport-tech
Company Size: 1-10 people
Company type: Private
Technologies: Node.js, Javascript, express, react.js, koa


MyStrengthBook provides data-driven solutions for strength training. We’re a software-as-a-service start-up leading the charge towards a technology based approach to strength training. The solutions offered on our digital platform include premium training programs design by professional athletes and coaches, a one-of-a-kind workout tracker, and in-depth analysis on training metrics.

The MyStrengthBook team works remotely and out of our Calgary and St. Louis offices. We are looking for someone who wants to work for an early stage start-up, loves their craft, tackles challenges head-on, learns fast, can meet tight deadlines, and is passionate about sports, strength training, and fitness.

Click HERE to view one of our promotional clips.


We are a young and driven team that brings a wealth of experience from the start-up, tech and fitness industries. We’re also a small team and as a result you will be rewarded with a lot of responsibility to shape and develop our product. You will be a key decision maker that will impact the success of our company during its formative years of development.

You will work with our Chief Technology Officer and team of contractors to plan and execute development sprints to achieve specific milestones.  The ability to work independently as well as alongside our Founders and team of contractors will be key to the success of this position.

This position will offer the opportunity for professional development in the start-up space through being involved in strategic planning sessions, mentor meetings, investor meetings and various startup accelerator programs. You will have the opportunity to travel to various sporting events and potential to work in our international offices.

We are an early stage startup with high growth potential. Our company is backed by two prestige international start-up accelerators and several government funded organizations. We’ve completed a seed round of funding and have positive operating cash flows.

  • University education or diploma (computer science/software engineering/software development)
  • Senior level experience with JavaScript, React.js, Node.js, and Koa.
  • Experience using Git.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Capable of working both independently and with a team of developers, designers, and project managers.
  • Ability to problem solve and think quickly, while ensuring solutions adhere to project and technical specifications.
  • Ability to communicate technical solutions and rationale to a non-technical audience.
  • Ability to scope out technical requirements and accurately estimate the development effort required.
  • Ability to plan and manage development sprints.
  • Can quickly adapt to new environments.
  • Ability write clean and well documented code.
  • Comfortable managing multiple priorities within scheduled timelines.
  • Strong QA skills (e.g. unit testing, stress testing, and penetration testing)
  • Passionate for development and a desire build awesome products.
The following would be considered an asset:
  • Understanding of the fitness industry
  • Experienced with Stripe, Sendgrid, Digital Ocean
  • Experienced with Confluence and JIRA.
  • Experienced with package manager and automation tools (npm, gulp, grunt).
  • Have proficiency with crossbrowser/crossplatform issues, DOM and web standards.
  • Understanding of startup business principles

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to:

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