Senior Software Developer, Frontend

2 months ago

Job Description

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Are you actively looking for a new opportunity? Or just checking the market? Well… you might just be in the right place!

As a part of Lightspeed’s Retail product group, you will be contributing to initiatives that will expand our reach into new markets and countries while enhancing our Retail platform. Your work will also have a direct impact on supporting new and existing customers on their quest to enter the cloud era. At Lightspeed, we are dedicated to bringing cities and communities to life by powering SMBs. Come and help us build our communities!

For this role, you can be located in Canada +1/-1h from EST time zone.

What you’ll be responsible for
  • Working alongside some of the most brilliant minds in the industry, you will contribute to the Analytics squad by building new features and creative workflows.
  • You will be reporting directly to the Team Lead and have frequent interactions with Development Manager, Product Managers, Product Designers as well as numerous other development teams.
  • Take part in daily agile ceremonies, brainstorm on innovative ideas that challenge the status quo and implement solutions
  • Raise the bar and elevate your team by sharing knowledge and best practices, while always seeking improvement and progress
What you’ll be bringing to the team
  • Experience developing software applications
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Design and create beautiful, elegant and functional web applications
  • Build responsive web applications
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript (ES6+), CSS-in-JS
  • Strong understanding of React and NodeJS
  • Solid understanding of cross-browser/platform issues and solutions
  • Familiarity with writing tests and ensuring highest coding standards
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

Even better if you have, but not necessary:

  • Understanding of back-to-frontend architectures
  • Familiarity with GraphQL
  • Experience in web-scale applications
  • Familiarity with modern cloud infrastructures such as GCP and AWS
  • Keen eye for UI/UX design
  • Affinity with backend languages like Python (in particularly Flask and Jinja frameworks), Golang, and PHP
Who you are:
  • We look for problem solvers that do not shy away from tackling complexity, and love critical thinkers
  • You have a strong will to learn, grow and get out of your comfort zone
  • You have a great energy and passion for technology
  • We know that people are more than what’s on their CV. If you’re unsure that you have the right profile for the role... hit the ‘Apply’ button and give it a try!
What’s in it for you:

Come live the Lightspeed experience...

Lots of autonomy, flexible work culture and possibility of fully remote work Genuine career opportunities in a company that’s creating new jobs everyday; Work in a team big enough for growth but lean enough to make a real impact. Development of very high traffic products, used at the global scale Exposure to modern and proven technology Opportunity to learn and expand your skill set Become a valued part of the diverse and inclusive Lightspeed family

… and enjoy a range of benefits that’ll keep you happy, healthy and (not) hungry:

  • Lightspeed share scheme (we are all owners)
  • Flexible paid time off policy
  • Health insurance
  • Health and wellness benefit of $500 per year
  • Paid leave and assistance for new parents
  • Mental health online platform and counseling & coaching services
  • Volunteer day
  • LinkedIn Learning License

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Where to from here?

Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:

Lightspeed (TSX/NYSE: LSPD) powers the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy.

Our one-stop commerce platform transforms and unifies digital and physical operations by enabling multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions and connection to supplier networks. With the Lightspeed commerce platform, merchants in retail and hospitality can build thriving businesses for the future.

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine in over 100 countries. Lightspeed has offices in Canada, the USA, Europe, and APAC.

We’re passionate about enabling people to do their best work. We dream big and we’re looking for people who do the same. With us, career milestones happen often and we celebrate every one. Come work with us and find out where your career will take you at Lightspeed!

Montreal, Canada • Remote
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