Senior Front End Engineer

Wave Financial

Full Time
Toronto, Canada   
Posted 21d ago
Wave propels brave entrepreneurs who pursue their dreams and drive the world’s economy. As an award-winning product and company, and one of the fastest growing financial services software, we have hundreds of thousands active monthly businesses from 200+ countries around the world. We’re on a mission to change the lives of Entrepreneurs across the globe, and looking for only the best to join us. 

About the Team:Our Engineering Team is searching for a Senior Software Engineer to advance Engineering at Wave and help the organization in pursuit of Wave’s vision and goals. About Technology at Wave:Our site is not built using a single technology. Our primary toolkit includes Python and Django, Ruby on Rails, and JavaScript but we also explore and experiment with brand new technologies to see how they can help fulfill our mission. Complete Continuous Integration workflow that run test suites on every commit and deploy code to production with one click.  Culture of shared ownership via mandatory code reviews and learning opportunities such as mentorship programs and bi-weekly workshops.

Here's how you will make an impact:

    • Face exciting, out of the box challenges day in day out. From rapidly scaling our systems to redesigning large parts of the application, we never run out of difficult problems to solve. The status quo just isn't our style.
    • Rapidly grow into leading technical projects, processes, and standards.  
    • Write clear, concise, elegant, and well-tested code.
    • Work as part of a small, agile, integrated product team that’s focused on continual improvement of their skills and helping each other learn new things. 
    • Be in a workplace that is fun and informal — a place where you'll want to come to on Monday mornings. 
    • Build something that will make people's lives easier.

What you will need:

    • Must have 5+ years of software engineering industry experience.
    • Expertise in: State management (redux, mobx, etc.); SPAs (React, Ember, Angular, Vue etc.); Modern javascript (ES6+); CSS preprocessor (SCSS ); Modern CSS (flexbox, etc.); Semantic HTML.
    • Experience building responsive and adaptive applications.
    • Ability to collaborate, code, and launch A/B tests and other experiments throughout the product experience and customer lifecycle.
    • Deep knowledge of browser APIs.
    • Experience optimizing frontend performance.
    • Extensive experience with unit, integration, and end-to-end testing.
    • Ability to work in the backend when needed (Python/Django).

You will thrive here if you:

    • You can experience working with Growth or Marketing teams.
    • Love working across the full stack of web systems.
    • Enjoy working on a high-energy team that runs on a faster cadence
    • .Are passionate about for removing friction from user experiences.
    • Are extremely collaborative.
    • Value going home knowing that your work today is meaningfully improving the lives of small business owners.
We hire world-class talent, but the learning doesn’t stop once you’re in the door. We’re committed to growing you personally and professionally through flexible mentorship programs, ongoing learning opportunities and a serious investment in each employee. We’re here to do excellent work - together - and achieve that through bringing on only the best and developing them to be even better. 

With collaboration and transparency at our core, including monthly town halls where we regularly share business metrics and updates from the CEO, we’re empowered to pivot plans to solve problems, remove bottlenecks and always find a way to win for our Customers. 
Our culture is reflected in a stellar Glassdoor rating (including a 99% approval rating of our CEO) as well as numerous awards. We’ve been continuously recognized as one of Canada's Top Ten Most Admired Corporate Cultures, an Employee Recommended Workplace, and Great Place to Work Certified, awarded specifically in the Technology, Millennial, Mental Health, Inclusion and Women categories for several years running. 

Get ready to do the best work of your career with Wave. We're waiting for you. 

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