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Staff Software Developer, Fullstack

Neo Financial

Neo Financial

Software Engineering
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Come Build a Better Financial Future for all Canadians

At Neo, we’re building a more rewarding financial experience for all Canadians.

Life at a rapidly expanding tech startup is demanding, exhilarating, and not for everyone.

From world-class creative minds to brilliant engineers, it's high-performing people that make Neo a workplace with passion and purpose.

Since being founded in 2019, Neo has built incredible traction and is one of the fastest growing fintechs in Canada.

  • LinkedIn’s Top Startup in Canada for 2022 and 2023
  • Top-ranked mobile apps and credit cards
  • Canada’s top-rated credit card
  • Team of 700+ people
  • 1M+ customers in 3 years
  • 11K+ retail partners

High Performance at Neo

We recruit, hire, and build our company culture around these attributes:

Teamwork: We trust, respect, encourage, and show up for each other — through good times and hard. We’re on this mission not just for ourselves, but also for the people we work with — and ultimately, for our customers.

Ownership: We all have a stake in Neo’s success — so we go out of our way to do what needs to get done. We hold ourselves accountable to deliver on our commitments — to our customers, to our partners, and to our team. When we fall short, we find a way to do better in the future.

Professional Integrity: We’re asking millions of Canadians to trust us with their hard-earned money — so we hold ourselves (and each other) to the highest standards of integrity.

The Role

Neo Financial is looking for a full-time Staff Full-stack Software Developer to join our team in the Winnipeg office.

In this critical role, you’ll lead with technical excellence, shaping the architecture and direction of Neo’s services while mentoring others. You’ll work with cutting edge tools and patterns. Our technology stack is built using a Microservices architecture and comprises TypeScript, Node.js, Serverless framework, GraphQL, MongoDB, all hosted on AWS.

What you'll be doing

  • Ensure we’re building the highest quality software by collaborating with other developers, setting quality standards and best practices
  • Shape the future of our system design through technical planning and working with others on what to build next
  • Stay informed about industry best practices and bring new ideas and design patterns to strategic and technical planning initiatives
  • Lead others by example and expand their knowledge through mentorship and pair programming
  • Create and review proposals for new technologies, patterns and implementations
  • Understand and lead the solutioning of complex technical problems, anticipate problems and potential blockers
  • Drive the adoption of best practices in the entire development process, coding, testing and deployment

Who we're looking for

  • Ability to build complex and cutting-edge web applications end-to-end, while considering scalability and optimization problems
  • Expertise in back-end development, including data, APIs, queues, security, scalable systems, and business logic
  • Confidence with concepts like coupling/cohesion, idempotency, distributed transactions, asynchronous workflows, or event sourcing
  • Familiar with web and mobile technologies, and an ability to work with designers to implement front ends to spec
  • Experience with technical planning and effectively communicating plans with others
  • Advanced experience in some of the languages and technology used by our team such as Typescript and GraphQL
  • Understanding of cloud infrastructure, devops and CI/CD, including basics of containerized services, serverless systems, and networking
  • Familiarity with different types of data stores and databases - preferably beyond exclusively knowing about SQL databases
  • Experience working with bigger teams and projects that span multiple teams
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada and willing to relocate to Winnipeg. Relocation packages and reimbursements are available

Working at Neo

Joining Neo means betting on yourself and discovering your full potential. As individuals and as a team, we continually challenge ourselves and each other to do our best work. We’re making change happen at a rapid pace — providing endless opportunities to sharpen your skills, expand your knowledge, and find new solutions to complex problems. That means rapid career progression and constant learning opportunities.

The people who thrive at Neo are resourceful, relentless, and want to win. We hold ourselves to high standards, because we’re on a mission that matters — to transform financial services for the better. If that’s what you’re looking for, read on.

We trust, respect, and show up for each other. That means truthful conversations, frequent feedback, and working with people who push you to be your best. We’re evolving quickly as an organization, we work together in person, and the pace of progress isn’t for everyone. That’s why we’re looking for change-makers who love a challenge — who would rather blaze a trail through uncertainty than travel a well-paved road.

Our team members earn meaningful equity in the company through stock options — so Neo’s growth benefits everyone who helps make it happen. That also means taking on more responsibility than you may have had at your last job. We don’t get hung up on job titles or hierarchy — we’re focused on doing what it takes to accomplish our mission.

Check out these videos from our employees to learn more about Working at Neo.

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We believe in equal opportunity, and are committed to creating an inclusive climate where everyone can thrive. Customers trust us with their finances, so successful candidates for this position will be required to undergo a security screening, including a criminal records check and a credit check.