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Senior Backend Engineer

Toronto,†Ontario †-†Permanent

Job Description

Our client partner is changing how companies communicate and build relationship with the world. And they are doing it for some significant brands - Deloitte, Rogers, Docusign, Salesforce and Shopify, to name a few.

A relatively small and tight-knit team, they are passionate about software craftsmanship, using bleeding edge technologies for real business purposes, and delivering a superior user experience. They are obsessed with making intuitive tools to give their customers the best chance to connect with people; to build the types of communities that are the heart of any great customer or company relationship. They know that a frictionless design, one the seamlessly manages the enormous complexity of customer interaction and data, is core to their success.

The Opportunity

As a Senior Backend Engineer at this post-startup stage company, youíll be working with a collaborative, yet autonomous, talented team - people who have built popular open source frameworks you likely use. It wonít be an easy gig. Youíll be expected to help mentor junior developers as the team continues to scale, and to play a key role in technical debates and design decisions; youíll need to make your voice heard and act like a founder. This will be a hands-on role that could be titled Architect in some shops. You will play a key role in the evolution of a successful business poised for real growth.

Who Should Apply?

Youíre a language agnostic, senior engineer who has played a key role in scaling at least one business or platform. You have a keen understanding of backend software architecture, are a leader at heart and could easily pick up GO (if you donít know it already). Ideally, your passion for development is easy to see via your GitHub and/or side projects.

Tech Stack
This company primarily uses GO, but they're keen on meeting people from Ruby, Python and C backgrounds

You'll also need a
- Solid understanding of API integrations
- Solid understanding of Unix/Linux
- Solid understanding of JavaScript

Starting: ASAP
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