Sr Backend Engineer

May 1, 2023

Remote: Toronto; Vancouver; Calgary: ON; BC;AB

We are a technology company that enables people to live their best lives by improving access to reliable, affordable healthcare. Our mission is to bring pharmacies into the future by building a convenient and easy-to-use service that supports pharmacists and empowers patients

We are a fast-growing, technology-first startup doing over $1 billion in GMV annually, and our team stays rooted in a patient-first mentality; we aim to bring all of our patients convenient access to reasonably-priced medications without ever needing to step foot in a pharmacy.

As a Senior Back-End Engineer, you will have a hand in architecting the technology and customer experience that are pivotal to multiple web products for patients, pharmacies and other customers.

You will join a team of world-class, highly motivated software engineers who build for performance, reliability, and scalability. You will work closely with other developers, as well as with groups such as product management and design, to understand feature requirements and functional and technical use cases. With your colleagues, you will work to deliver high-quality code on time.

This is a rare opportunity to change an industry and the lives of millions.

Our engineering culture: We operate with shared trust and no egos. We enjoy being “in this together” and collaborating on the challenges of a rapidly scaling business. We daily live out our company values of empathy, simplicity, autonomy, leadership, ownership, burning curiosity, bias for action, mentorship and operate with context not control.

You will:

  • Build a scalable platform, API, and services that people love to use
  • Take ownership of backend features, from design to implementation to release
  • Mentor junior engineers and interns
  • Promote best practices and high-quality development techniques
  • Tackle tough design and technical problems
  • Enhance our systems’ usability and performance, ensuring a consistent user experience

What you bring:

  • 5+ years’ experience with backend APIs, services, and platform development
  • Rich development experience with Java (or C#) and SQL (MySQL)
  • Experience developing scalable, customer-facing, web-based applications 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Nice to have: experience with React, Terraform / Terragrunt, or AWS

About you:

  • You are mission-driven and want to write code that makes a difference
  • You take pride in your work and deliver high-quality code on time
  • You are an innovator with good ideas, strong problem-solving abilities, and a results-oriented attitude
  • You value and take responsibility for the quality of your features; you test your own code and review your teammates’ code
  • You have good judgment on project priority
  • You deliver high-value features with simple and fast solutions
  • You own complex projects end-to-end with minimal guidance; you take a leadership or driver role in the engineering process throughout planning, designing, delivery and maintenance

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