Senior Full Stack / Backend Software Engineer

Remote /
Software Engineering /
BlackCart allows ecommerce shoppers to have the fitting room experience at home. We integrate into ecommerce stores, enabling shoppers to add items to their shopping carts, get them shipped to try at home for free, and automatically pay for only what they keep.

We are venture-backed, mission-driven and fast-growing with our HQ in Toronto. Our try-before-you-buy platform enables ecommerce brands from around the world to drastically enhance their online performance by the way of improving their customers online shopping experience. Read more about us here


    • Lead technical design discussions and drive technical decisions
    • Build foundational infrastructure for efficient client onboarding, analytics, reporting, and 3rd party integrations
    • Build, test, and ship end-to-end features to our growing base of customers at a rapid cadence
    • Uphold standards for quality by performing code reviews, fixing bugs, creating automated tests, and monitoring performance
    • Contribute and influence the product roadmap
    • Promote and adhere to the workplace values of BlackCart (transparency, treat customers like royalty, keep things simple, pursue growth & learning, work hard)


    • You have 5 to 7 years of full stack / backend development experience building scalable, fault-tolerant web services
    • You have at least 2 years experience building on top of AWS, GCP, or Azure
    • You have a DevOps mindset where you will own your application end-to-end and are able to understand and address infrastructure concerns
    • You have experience with databases and designing robust APIs
    • You are an effective communicator and work collaboratively across teams

Nice to Have(s)

    • You have experience with PHP and Laravel
    • You have worked with e-commerce (Shopify, WooCommerce, BigCommerce, Magento) and payment (Stripe, Amazon Pay, Apple Pay, Google Pay) platforms
    • Technology we use and teach includes: DigitalOcean, GCP, PHP, Laravel, MySQL

You’ll be successful if you

    • Study and learn the business and its processes
    • Put the customer first and always add value
    • Be proactive and have a hunger to learn
    • Lead with humility and empathy
    • Be helpful by taking stuff off others’ plate
    • Wholly own craft and be an independent contributor

You’ll get

    • Competitive salary
    • Competitive stock options
    • Full health benefits
    • 500 Startups / venture backed company
    • Casual work environment with extremely talented staff
    • Ability to join an early stage for a one of the fastest growing startups with market validation and VC funding


    • Toronto, Ontario, or
    • Remote
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We know that applying to a new role takes a lot of work and we truly value your time. We are looking forward to reading your application. If you’re interested in helping us shape the future of commerce around the world, send us a few samples of your work: portfolio, wireframes, UX flows, publications, or whatever represents what you do best.