Senior Software Developer - Backend

CapIntel Inc.

CapIntel Inc.

Software Engineering
Remote · Canada
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023
Since we launched in 2019, CapIntel has been on a mission to elevate finance to build wealth for all; this means helping advisors better support their clients, so they feel at ease knowing their future is secure. We’ve transformed the client experience around investments and are working with some of the largest wealth and asset management firms in North America to modernize their sales processes with innovative Wealth Tech.
CapIntel’s sales enablement platform helps enterprises bridge crucial efficiency and communication gaps by enhancing how advisors and wholesalers analyze, present, and sell investments to retail investors. CapIntel is expanding rapidly, having achieved over 750% growth in 2021 followed by a $14M Series A and significant growth in 2022. We’re continuing to build our team to support our transformative impact on the wealth industry.
About the Role
As a Senior Backend Developer, you will be at the forefront of this transformation. You'll get hands-on experience designing and implementing core functionalities, working closely with the front-end developers, architects, and infrastructure engineers. Your expertise will contribute to the scalability, efficiency, and robustness of our platform. You will also have opportunities to engage with our clients, gaining insights into how our system performs, and collaborating to ensure that the backend technologies align seamlessly with user expectations and front-end requirements. Your thoughts on best practices, architecture, and system expansion will be invaluable in driving our platform to new heights.

What you'll do:

  • Be a technical resource to colleagues;
  • Design and implement the back-end architecture of our web application;
  • Implement and execute on security, data protection, and database management activities
  • Partner with product managers, designers, and other engineering teams to design and launch new features;
  • Write modules to interface with third-party services and manage server-side logic;
  • Write unit tests for code that you create and review code from your peers to ensure best code quality;
  • Provide feedback to the broader team on how we can continue to approve our approach


  • Multiple years of professional experience as a full-stack or back-end software developer;
  • Multiple years of professional experience with server-side languages;
  • Multiple years of professional experience working with databases;
  • Experience working with large cloud platforms;
  • Knowledge of and practical experience with Git and CI/CD pipelines;
  • Experience with writing automated tests and API development;
  • Ability to work well in cross-functional teams under deadlines;
  • An ambition to learn and to achieve, and a positive attitude;
  • Provide mentorship for Junior and Intermediate Engineers in your section to help them grow in their technical skills and remove blockers

Bonus Experience

  • Experience working with MERN Tech Stack (MongoDB, Express, ReactJS, Node.js);
  • Experience with Relational Databases (MySql, PgSql);
  • Experience with AWS cloud deployments;
  • Experience with architecture and infrastructure management;
  • Experience with performance and optimization problems and a demonstrated ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems;
  • Demonstrated capacity to clearly and concisely communicate about complex technical, architectural and propose thorough iterative solutions
  • We know that what matters most is a positive attitude, a hunger to learn, and the drive to create quality work and get results. While we value experience and specific kinds of knowledge, we also know that sometimes it’s a roundabout career journey. And if you’re not sure you meet the experience requirements for this position, but you know in your gut that you’ve got what it takes to bring this role to the next level, we’d like to hear from you!

What we can offer you

  • Remote first work: We’re a Canadian based, remote-first environment, with in-office collaboration zones and individual workspaces in Gatineau, QC or Halifax, NS and hubs of virtual employees in Southwestern Ontario). Our core business hours are 9:30am – 3:30pm EST. Successful candidates will be expected to adopt those core hours as part of their regular schedule, regardless of physical location.
  • Salary: We’re proud to offer a fair, competitive, and equitable process to determining your salary that is based on your skills, knowledge, experience and internal equity. You can rest assured that we will present our best salary offer so you don’t have to worry about playing the negotiation game.
  • Benefits: Our comprehensive benefit package is available from your first day and if something doesn’t quite meet your needs, we also offer a generous flex credits to allow you to top up your coverage in whatever way is meaningful to you! You’ll be able to allocate your flex credits to any combination of our Group RSP, Healthcare Spending Account and/or Lifestyle Spending Account.
  • Time away from work: We love working at CapIntel, but we also love our lives outside of work. We offer competitive vacation days, life-care days, and company holidays and build in some flexibility too! Our vacation benefits increase along with your time at CapIntel, to thank and reward your continued commitment.
  • Professional growth: We thrive on building our career journeys by learning, mentoring and experiencing through our jobs, our colleagues and our leadership team. Not only do we encourage it, but we also enforce a culture that ensures we thrive, grow and evolve. All new hires will receive an onboarding success plan to help you progress during your first 90 days at CapIntel.
  • Belonging: We respect, appreciate and celebrate our individuality. And we know that our diverse perspectives further each other and our business along the path towards greatness. We find ways to socialize, build a sense of community (even if it is across the country!) and challenge each other to share creativity in our “safe-to-fail” environment. We’re committed to making sure you know you’re appreciated for exactly who you are.
Equity, diversity and accessibility
CapIntel believes that all dimensions of diversity are a strength, and that we have a role to play in actively reducing and eliminating systemic barriers to employment equity. We believe in equal employment opportunities regardless of race, ethnicity, language, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family and marital status, neurodivergence, national origin, and age. We cultivate an inclusive workplace where people excel based on personal merit, qualification, experience, ability, and job performance.