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Senior Software Developer



Software Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024
What’s CrowdRiff?
Good visuals are appealing to the eye, but great visuals tell stories that reignite your desire to discover, spark your creative imagination and even influence what we buy, eat, and do. That’s why CrowdRiff exists: to empower destination marketers to showcase their unique destinations through powerful visual storytelling solutions.
✨ CrowdRiff is built around the idea of pushing the boundaries of exploration; and our dedication to finding experiences that feel more authentic and undiscovered make us who we are. We like to think of ourselves as modern-day explorers, who believe in taking action now and thrive in an open, challenging, and encouraging environment.
Our team is a quirky and diverse crew that has one thing in common: our love for great visuals. Picture this. You will contribute to amplifying unique travel experiences like scuba diving in Tahiti 🌊, exploring Napa’s wine country🥂, bungee jumping in Queenstown 🤩and much more while having access to some of our amazing travel perks that allow you to immerse yourselves in local communities and culture.
At CrowdRiff, you have the freedom, autonomy, and resources to set the course of your own future along with an incredible crew. We understand that to feel empowered and to keep forging new paths professionally and personally, we need to pull out all the stops. That’s why we take a proactive approach and set not only professional but also personal goals for all CrowdRiffers. To make this possible, we offer opportunities related to training, tuition, conferences, workshops, or anything else that will help you achieve your goals under our ‘DevDollars’ program.
Every day, we work across departments, time zones, and even oceans to reach our goals and delight our customers - all while being remote. If you are looking to make travel an incredible experience today, and for future generations, and are passionate about visuals & tech, you’re just our type. 💯
Your Role: Senior Software Developer
We’re looking for a Senior Software Developer enthusiastic about creating resilient and responsive services with easy to use APIs to support our customers. In this role, you will have an opportunity to work on a product that enables clients to be able to discover, curate, and organize compelling visuals to execute on their plans.
You will work, learn, and develop with a very agile team which includes product managers and other software developers who are all invested in your success. You’ll primarily work with Go, TypeScript and Node.js (experience with Go not specifically required- we can help you learn that).
Our product has many interconnected parts which requires systems design thinking to build something that is useful and intuitive, while elegantly serving the needs of our users. Immerse yourself in the Destination Marketing industry and solve the important challenges that help these destinations and their communities thrive.

What You’ll Do:

  • Become a key contributor to the system architecture of the product.
  • Be responsible for developing solutions and delivering features iteratively and quickly with user value and quality in mind.
  • Be responsible for managing the defect rate, quality and resilience of the services we build.
  • Work with large datasets and define the right data models that will be performant with how customers need to utilize this data.
  • Collaborate within your fellow product and design teams to receive feedback, iterate and make your work better. Be there as a thought-partner for others when they need your help.
  • Create exceptional user experiences with a commitment to detail and quality.
  • Be nimble with the development plan as the team starts to understand the business problem.

What you’ll need:

  • 6+ years of development experience and database designs and optimization.
  • Operate in fast-paced environments with uncertainty, within a growing company.
  • Highly organized with a strong commitment to meeting your goals
  • Energized by learning what is unknown; and capable of investigating with little guidance towards possible solutions.
  • Knowledge of object-oriented design, software development principles, and design patterns.
  • Experience collaborating with your leadership peers and bringing conversations to next steps.
  • A passion for your craft.
  • Bonus if you're passionate about travel and photography!
Want to hear more? Visit our website and learn more about our team.
Upon request, CrowdRiff will provide job applicants with any accommodations they may require for the interview process, candidate assessments, and all other applicable steps within the recruitment and selection process. When requested, CrowdRiff will consult with the applicant to provide suitable accommodations.
CrowdRiff is proud to be a diverse and equal opportunity employer and as such does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, national origins, age, sexual orientation, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.