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Senior Developer

Coconut Software

Coconut Software

Software Engineering
Canada · Remote
Posted on Saturday, August 26, 2023

At Coconut Software, Senior Developers are an essential part of growing our development teams. You are expected to perform at a high level and make strong contributions to rapidly and efficiently building solutions to revolutionize the banking experience at some of the industry leading financial institutions (with a focus on iteration, experimentation and stability).

You are known for your learning mindset and are passionate about sharing what you know through mentorship and delight in supporting other Developers in their own learning and growth. You have a positive attitude, a penchant for supporting others - and are known for your focus and dedication in getting the job done right.

Now, a bit about Engineering at Coconut:

  • We innovate on top of a modern solution stack consisting of web technologies (such as React and Laravel) utilizing a RESTful architecture, and backed by relational DBs (MariaDB and PostgreSQL) and deploy using Docker in an AWS environment
  • We don't follow rigid Scrum, but we do work in an agile, iterative way, and try to continuously improve and implement what works for us
  • Blameless culture and a continuous improvement mindset


  • Own a bit of People Leadership
    • Coach, mentor, guide & motivate other developers by sharing your own knowledge and experience
    • Contribute to hiring, training and developing new team members

  • Ensure Technical Delivery
    • Work in a full-stack capacity on core features of the product (appointments, schedules, client view, booking shortcuts)
    • Own & be accountable for features & high leverage coding projects
    • Contribute to determining the functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, realistic implementation schedules and system architecture for each assignment
    • Ensure delivery schedule is on track and keep the team informed of the progress
    • Help with code reviews, fix bugs, and provide technical advice and guidance

  • Participate in Planning and Architecture
    • Assist in requirements gathering, articulate updates, and subscribe to a customer first approach to software development
    • Design, code, and test major features in collaboration with team members from all aspects of the organization
    • Provide design documents and documentation to ensure efficient maintenance and code reuse


  • 5+ years of SaaS development experience
  • Excellent communication and critical thinking skills
  • Experience writing / working with REST and associated technologies (JWT, JWE, etc)
  • Expert understanding of object-oriented programming; namely with PHP (ideally PHP 7+)
  • Advanced understanding of server-side software development, preferably with Laravel or CakePHP
  • Expert understanding of front end technologies; namely with Javascript, CSS, and React
  • Strong understanding of GIT and associated workflows (pull requests, code reviews)
  • MariaDB (MySQL) experience
  • Tech or team lead experience would be an awesome bonus

Our Investment in You:

  • “Cabana Days” - our version of a 4 Day Work Week!
    We work regular business hours Monday to Thursday. Then, we’re encouraged to take Fridays off to rest, recharge, and do the things that make us happy!
  • Ability to do your job in a supported, but still flexible environment;
  • Supported professional development, learning & career opportunities - be supported in your growth journey!
  • Regular 1:1 coaching with your leader and regular connection to a passionate executive team
  • Work in a team big enough for growth but lean enough to make a real impact

A full range of benefits to keep you happy & healthy;

  • Competitive Salaries - we pay fairly based on experience and expertise, not your ability to negotiate!
  • Health & Dental Benefits, Virtual Care & Disability top up
  • Mental health online platform and counselling services
  • Annual Wellness Benefit ($1000 per year)
  • Opportunity to work remote - anywhere in Canada!
  • Employee Options - everyone shares in our success!
  • Internet Subsidy
  • Tiki Bucks Incentive Program - means everyone is entitled to earn bonuses
  • A People First Company - 4.8 rating on Glassdoor
  • Recently named #4 on the Top 10 Best Workplaces in Canada

Who we are, and what we do:

We believe in a world where advisors can create long lasting relationships with their customers and operate more efficiently.

Collaboration. Honesty. Empathy. Elevate. Respect. Sharing.

Coconut Software makes it effortless for customers to connect with their bank or credit union. Our appointment scheduling, queue management, and video banking solutions are used by leading financial institutions across North America, including RBC, Arvest Bank, Vancity, and Rogue Credit Union. Organizations that use Coconut benefit from a seamless customer experience that improves NPS, reduces wait times, and increases conversion rates.
To date we have raised close to 40M and have been doubling revenue year after year. The team at Coconut has ambitious growth plans to continue to scale the business to new heights by owning the North American market and delivering innovative solutions to our customers.

Coconut has a company culture that is best in class. We foster a community that is unconditionally inclusive, and in return ask that our people contribute their differing perspectives, ideas and experiences for one common purpose: to advance the way people live and work in an environment of diversity, equity and inclusion and workplace belonging.

Some recent awards we're proud of include:

Coconut Software is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and equal opportunity. We are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.