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Senior Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2023
We are currently hiring full-time in the following Canada locations: Ontario, British Columbia, and Nova Scotia. If you are located outside of these provinces, you can still be considered as an applicant, but the position will be on a contract basis.
About Plooto
82% of small businesses fail due to poor management of cash flow. Our vision is to enable the advancement of Small and Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs) by developing the tools & insights they need to maximize their cash flow. Over 10,000 businesses and their finance teams trust Plooto to automate their financial processes so they can focus on reaching their true potential.
About The Role
As a Senior Back-End Engineer, you will have the opportunity to build cutting-edge FinTech technologies used by over 10,000 businesses in North America. As we are evolving and scaling the core business, we are looking for Software Engineers to come build the next generation of cash flow management platform using .NET, React and cloud-native solutions. As a Senior Back-End Engineer, you will support data-driven approaches to conduct experiments and building services, while ensuring that the software we write will last and scale. You advocate for simple solutions and designs over complex ones, knowing when to move fast and when to do things right. You will collaborate with architects to create system designs and build scalable solutions to allow us to double the number of customers. You will suggest and code complex workflows systems that support sophisticated integrations, provide real-time insights, and continuously deliver value to our customers.
We are a high-performing organization, and we encourage a Championship Mindset. We leave our egos at the door and understand a diversity of perspectives is the best way to solve problems and deliver value. This is a chance to join the Plooto team and build out your purpose, your work, and your influence.

What You’ll Do

  • Work closely with our architects to ensure delivery of scalable solutions using the best for the job cloud services and technologies and provide input based on how you have done similar things in your past.
  • Innovate and build performant solutions that continue to scale to the increasing demands of the business.
  • Develop simple system designs/solutions to complex architectural problems.
  • Write high-quality, well-documented and maintainable code as we expect our technical leaders to be role models for other engineers across the board.
  • Have an API-first mindset developing components and services that are consumed via interfaces and API contracts.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies that help running high throughput and highly available services.
  • Inspire and share your engineering passion across the whole engineering org in our regular Lunch & Learn sessions.
  • Work cross functionally in Plooto, distilling the needs of our strategy into actionable engineering output.
  • Improve the team and the company by actively living and breathing our leadership principles.

Your Background

  • 10+ years of software engineering and work-related experience.
  • 2+ years of exposure with event streaming solutions with Kafka or alternatives.
  • Proficiency in strongly typed languages, preferably C#.
  • Work related experience designing and implementing APIs including but not limited to RESTful API design.
  • Deep knowledge of distributed systems having supported multiple high-throughput systems in production.
  • Experience with cloud native development (k8s, serverless) utilizing best services from cloud providers, preferably Azure and AWS.
  • Working knowledge of different flavors of databases (NoSQL, in-memory, RDBMS).
  • Previous track record developing and shipping large-scale web applications.
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent.
Why Become a Plootonian?
If you are looking to make a professional impact, look no further. Plooto is currently in hyper-growth mode, looking to 10x our customer base. Plooto is dramatically changing the payments space in North America. We have delivered an unrivaled product experience to fulfill a growing need in the SMB space. The biggest reason why SMBs close their doors is due to poor management of finances and cash flow. Plooto solves that problem! We have an extremely strong product-market fit with a massive opportunity ahead of us. We are backed by an experienced and diverse group of FinTech veterans. You will have the opportunity to make history and change the course of this sector for many years to come. Join Plooto and be a part of making history.