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R and Shiny Developer



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

ProCogia is a data consulting firm headquartered in Vancouver, BC with employees and clients across the United States and Canada. We specialize in Data Operations, Data Engineering, BI & Analytics, Data Science & Bioinformatics across a broad range of industries including Telecom, Pharma, Biotechnology, Retail, Logistics, Technology, Financial Services, Media & non-profit. We are a technology-agnostic firm giving us a client-first, independent approach towards delivering our Data solutions.

We’re a diverse, close-knit team with a common pursuit of providing top-class, end-to-end data solutions for our clients. In return for your talent and technical expertise, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, generous benefits along with ample opportunity for personal development. ‘Growth mindset’ is something we seek in all our new hires and has helped drive much of our recent growth across North America. Our distinct approach is to push the limits and value derived from data. Working within ProCogia’s thriving environment will allow you to unleash your full career potential.

ProCogia has experienced considerable growth over the last two years & core to our culture is maintaining a high-level of gender equality throughout the company. Our diversity and differences allow us to create innovative and effective data solutions for our clients.

Our Mission

We enable our customers to make intelligent and agile decisions through strategically tailored data solutions. We attract, develop and retain diverse, motivated and collaborative team players who love what they do.

Our Values

TRUST We build trust in all of our relationships, internally and externally

GROWTH We believe in life-long learning; both personally and professionally

INNOVATION Our technology-agnostic & innovative approach enables cutting-edge data solutions

EXCELLENCE We are committed to delivering excellence in everything we do

ProCogia Overview

At ProCogia we’re passionate about developing data-driven solutions that provide highly informed answers to our clients’ most critical challenges. Our projects are varied, from Data Warehouse builds, deploying Cloud Data Solutions, Dashboarding, & building predictive models.

We work with industry leading clients from various sectors including Pharmaceuticals, Telecommunications, Technology, Financial Services & Retail. Our work environment ensures opportunities to gain valuable experience in various industries enhancing your personal & career development.

Job Description

We are looking for a Shiny developer to primarily work with a financial services client, but also support Shiny development across our client base. This position is part of a team and would be responsible for providing technical expertise in project planning, creativity in execution, and communicating progress through regular updates. Experience developing custom JavaScript solutions for Shiny applications is required.


· Build web applications using Shiny, Javascript, HTML, and CSS

· API development and refactoring

· Collaborate through code reviews, client documentation, and regular meetings

· Refactor existing code to meet updated standards

· Communicate expertise through regular company blog posts, webinars, and conferences


The R Shiny Developer will have the following skills, experience, and education. A successful candidate will be prepared to present and discuss examples of their work to the hiring manager.



· Proficiency with the R language with a specific focus on R Shiny

· Proficiency with javascript integration with R Shiny applications

· Experience customizing Shiny applications with CSS and HTML

· Familiar with command line tools and git

· Comfort using and developing workflows with the following R packages: tidyverse, ggplot2, plotly, testthat, parallel, quarto, shiny, renv, tidymodels, microbenchmark

· Experience with unit and integration testing of Shiny applications

· Familiarity with a wide variety of databases and analytic platforms including PostgreSQL, Databricks, Snowflake, or others.

· Experience working in Agile development methedologies


· Experience working with a financial services organization

· Can work in Eastern Time Zone

· Experience in R package development


· 2+ years experience Shiny development

· 2+ years experience Javascript experience in Shiny development

· 3+ years experience with R programming

· 3+ years experience with Posit products


· Bachelors or masters degree in any of the following: statistics, data science, computer science, or other data-intensive field.

ProCogia is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workspace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.