Senior Backend Engineer
Senior Backend Engineer
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
This job allows you to work remotely†
Our client is a 30 person financial services start-up out of San Francisco, thats changing the way Immigrants can assess loans and credit in their new country! With a quarter of a billion people immigrating each year, they have found an untapped market and with quick traction across US, Europe and Asia they are looking to scale out their Engineering and Product teams, and hiring remotely across Canada and US! If working in a fast-paced, scaling start-up environment is something that you'd be interested in, this is a great opportunity to work with an extremely talented engineering team as they build life-changing products for new immigrants all over the world.
They are looking for senior Backend Engineering that will work on a cross-functional agile team in operational tools, product, or infrastructure. You will work alongside software and production engineers to build and ship new features that will drive the growth of the company.
What you can expect to contribute too:
Design and build new features for our Core Platform
Explore and use third-party tools for solving Stiltís internal engineering challenge
Build a new API for our lending platform, or iterate on existing APIs
Build new tools for our operation teams, or iterate on existing tools
Integrate third-party APIs for security/payments/wire
Consolidate data from multiple platforms and create a platform for marketing and accounting team to use
Implement tools to improve operational efficiency and reduce the DevOps work
Must Have Skills:
-An undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Science or a relevant field
-5+ years of experience in a fast-paced, start-up environment
-Experience with a variety of technologies, and take pride in being able to adopt new tools quickly.
-Experience building API and backend web services
-Experience with a few of the technologies in our tech stack:
***GCP, Docker, Kubernetes
While we have built our platform within the Python and GCP environment, candidates who have strong backend experience in other area's: Node,Java,Ruby,Go etc are encouraged to apply. It is not a must that you have production experience with Python, if its a language you always wanted to learn; we'd love to chat with you!
-Upbeat Innovated Culture
Our client is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.