Senior Software Developer

Toronto Hub
Engineering, Product & Design – Engineering /
Full-Time, Permanent /
Loopio is looking for a passionate and endlessly curious Senior Software Developer to join one of our growing teams. You will work cross-functionally with a team of innovative Engineers, Product Managers, and Designers to deliver a world-class product to our users. We strongly focus on collaboration and working together to support each other in everything we do.

What You'll Be Doing

    • Leading and rapidly building end-to-end features from scratch for Loopio’s web platform
    • Proactively build features and implement tests to prevent bugs. 
    • Interact with and gather detailed feedback from our customers because you understand that creating a user-centric experience comes first
    • Collaborate closely with our Product Managers and Product Designers in an agile environment to bring features to life and iterate on them based on our customers' feedback 
    • Mentor and coach others, providing technical guidance and helping build an environment of knowledge-sharing and encouraged feedback
    • Works across teams to foster a culture of architecture that allows for iterative, autonomous development and future scaling
    • Often helps refine roadmaps across teams based on technical strategy & constraints
    • Comfortable leading technical design discussions and facilitating technical decision making. Experience as a technical lead is a bonus!

What You'll Bring to the Team

    • 7+ years of professional software development experience
    • Strong experience in backend,  background of either PHP, Python or Java
    • Experience in frontend development, with a solid understanding of React, Javascript and TypeScript
    • Strong understanding of database design and RDBMS such as MySQL, including topics like subqueries, queries optimization and indexes.
    • Proficient in using and designing RESTful APIs
    • Mentorship to other engineers through coaching, design and code reviews.
    • Comfortable guiding technical design discussions and facilitating technical decision-making
    • A growing passion for driving processes and improving software development productivity for your team.
    • Experience with architectural best practices, with a good grasp of design principles and patterns.
    • Passion about code quality and tests because you can’t stand crappy software.
    • Experience in the following is a plus:  AWS, Monolithic and Microservice Architecture, Cypress, Elasticsearch, Codeception and integration with third party apps

Where You'll Work

    • Loopio is a remote-first workplace because we recognize the advantages of working flexibly. We have two Hub Regions, which means that employees live and work within a 300 KM radius of Toronto (within Ontario) or Vancouver (within British Columbia) and work within regular business hours in their timezone. 
    • Loopio’s office headquarters are located in Toronto’s vibrant Kensington Market. All Loopers have the option to work from home. Ontario Loopers have the option to work in the Toronto HQ and BC Loopers may work from our co-working office in Gastown Vancouver. It is whatever works best for you!
    • You’ll collaborate with your teams virtually (we’re just a Zoom call away!) and have established core sync hours and focus time during the workday to enable us to work smarter together

Why You'll Love Working at Loopio

    • Your manager supports your development by providing ongoing feedback and regular 1-on-1s 
    • You have tons of autonomy and responsibility: this role provides an opportunity to try new things and push creative boundaries
    • You’ll learn more than you thought was possible; our team is obsessed with personal and professional growth (every Looper receives a professional mastery allowance each year)
    • You’ll be set up to work remotely with a MacBook laptop, a monthly phone and internet allowance, and a work-from-home budget to help get your home office all set up! 
    • Join us in regular company socials, AMA (Ask-Me-Anything), and quarterly kick-off to celebrate the big wins and milestones as #oneteam!
    • You’ll be joining a culture that has thoughtfully built out opportunities for connections in a remote first environment.
    • We have Employee Resource Groups, House Teams (curious? ask us about it!), virtual yoga, cooking classes and many more moments for us to have fun and learn together! 
    • You’ll be a part of an award-winning workplace and one of Canada’s fastest growing companies with ample opportunity to make a big impact here!