We're looking for a

Developer

Toronto (Remote)

WealthyPlanet gives everyday Canadians confidence about their financial future through a powerful and free online financial planning platform, money coaches and low-fee products. We are a Burlington, Ontario-based FinTech (operating virtually for now), making it easy to set and manage a comprehensive smart financial plan, benefiting from optimization algorithms, consumption smoothing, and visualization tools to optimize and reach life and family goals faster.

In order to continue to develop our mathematically irrefutable algorithm, we need bright, talented Developers who understand digital architecture, implementation, testing and maintenance of both front and back end.

Outcomes 

  • Design, code, and test major features in collaboration with your fellow Developers and technical team to deliver complex changes to our infrastructure

  • Define, design, and implement, multi-tiered object-oriented distributed software applications

  • Maintain and modify existing applications

  • Perform custom programming as assigned by the VP of Engineering

  • Fix defects and add features to software

  • Debug and test software implementation

  • Provide design documents and documentation to ensure efficient maintenance and code reuse

  • Participate in the design and implementation of databases

  • Ensure the functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, realistic implementation schedules and system architecture for each assignment

  • Interact with key partners and internal users regarding timelines, technical issues, and infrastructure integration

  • Implement software modules, on the embedded platform and analysis workstation

  • Ensure work progress to schedule and keep (internal) customers informed of the project's progress

  • Stay current with trends, techniques, technology and other factors impacting the FinTech industry 

  • Actively participate in team meetings and offer recommendations /ideas on design projects


Competencies 

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  • You’ve got a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent job experience

  • Ideally, you have a minimum three 3 years' experience as Database Developer (bonus points if you come from the FinTech world)

  • If you’ve got previous work experience using Clojure, TypeScript and React you’re a rockstar 

  • Work with web applications is a big bonus - and if you have experience in server side applications, that’s even better

  • Work experience in ecommerce is preferred but not required

  • You’re able to effectively communicate technical concepts to other technical staff members

  • You also have the ability to effectively communicate with non-technical members of the organization (we don’t all have an understanding of the technical jargon!) 

  • You have demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies in previous roles, and can provide examples 

  • You have excellent teamwork and team building skills and are comfortable with ambiguity

  • You can work well under pressure and meet set deadlines under the direction of a Project Manager 

  • You are capable of managing your time effectively, multitasking, and have the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision in a remote work environment 

  • You have a high level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts

 

This role with WealthyPlanet is full-time. You’re joining a team of highly talented Developers that are all currently working remotely from different parts of North America, so the ability to stay motivated and work remotely is of high importance. We are committed to diversity and inclusion, both in our hiring practices and in our experiences as WealthyPlanet employees. We strive to encourage and create a culture that is both mindful and respectful of everyone, where people feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work, and experience a culture that is free of harassment, racism, and discrimination.

WealthyPlanet is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate upon race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. For the time being, we are only accepting candidates who are legally eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship. 

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. Please contact marija@wealthyplanet.com should you require any assistance completing your application.



Interested in this position?


Please email hr@wealthyplanet.com with:


  • Name
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter with why you want to work at WealthyPlanet