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Senior Software Engineer - Web and VOps



Software Engineering
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Company Description

Vention helps some of the most innovative manufacturing companies automate their production floor in just a few days. Vention's online-first manufacturing automation platform (MAP) enables its clients to design, automate, order, and deploy manufacturing equipment directly from their web browser.

Vention is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with offices in Berlin and Boston, and is used in over 3,000 factories on 5 continents. As one of Canada’s Most Admired Cultures and Great Place to Work, we are a performance driven culture that cares deeply about happiness. We like ambitious goals, facts & data, and constructive debates. But at the same time, we know that we can’t repeatedly push ourselves if we are not surrounded by an uplifting and caring work environment. Those two sides of our culture, feed each other and are safeguarded with the same level of attention. Our values & principles include:

  • We make our clients successful - we do what’s right for our customers, even when it makes our roles more challenging.
  • We execute and deliver - we set ambitious goals for ourselves and are energized about meeting them.
  • We debate, then commit - we challenge our own perspectives and ideas in pursuit of the best solutions.
  • We innovate to inspire - we value innovation in products, user experiences, and business practices.
  • We collaborate to achieve more - we work as one team to achieve more than we would on our own.
  • We empower our people to reach their full potential - we hold ourselves to high standards but know when to celebrate progress & achievements

Job Description

As a Senior Software Engineer at Vention, you will work on the e-commerce and operation team. Depending on the task, you can work on our financial system one day and our e-commerce cart the next day. The role will require technical chops, agility and technical leadership. You will significantly impact one of the most visible software of Vention as this team manages our website,

About you

  • Care about what you do, the code you write, and the impact you have on the business and folks around you.
  • Excel by finding growth opportunities for you and the product you are working on.
  • Bring critical thought and opinions.
  • Be resourceful in the face of ambiguity and strive within it.
  • Embrace differences and disagreement and commit to the best decision for Vention and its products

What you’ll be doing

  • Depending on your expertise, you will build a new frontend architecture or help us create a performant backend.
  • Provide technical oversight on the new projects Vention has in its pipeline and share new ideas on improving our software stacks.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to the team members by sharing your knowledge and experience and helping foster Vention’s culture.
  • Collaborating with engineers and other organizational stakeholders to answer Vention’s customer needs.
  • Triaging and resolving service disruption that can impact employees and customers alike.


What you bring to the team

  • Experience building performant web applications, either from the frontend or the backend.
  • Passion for technology, a commitment to continuous learning, and always getting better at your craft.
  • Strong technical background in engineering solid systems that answer the customers’ needs.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with other technical teams and stakeholders at Vention.

Additional Information

How We Take Care of You

  • Complimentary beverages and snacks so that you are fuelled and ready for your day
  • Career growth opportunities. Your future matters.
  • Fun-filled social events curated based on diverse interests for our team to celebrate together. From sponsored sports teams to trivia nights.

What to Expect in Your Interview

  • Initial Call
  • Meet Your Boss
  • Technical Discussion
  • Final Interview
  • Decision & Offer

Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity

Our culture is an uplifting environment for high achievers. The fast-paced, high-performance environment will give you the opportunity to build products, processes and strategies that will have a lasting impact.

When you join Vention, you join a team of professionals with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives. Together, we strive to nurture a supportive and inclusive work environment for all. We push each other to achieve extraordinary results and forge long term relationships as a result of the intensity and passion.

We’re passionate about helping you do your best work. Claim your seat and find out what you can do!

If you're unsure if your experience perfectly matches our job posting, we encourage you to apply anyway! We are happy to chat and get to know you better while you can understand the role as well.