Engineering

Backend Engineer (Remote)

Remote   |   Full Time

We believe that every Canadian should feel financially empowered. The current tools available to Canadians make finance complicated, Flamingo makes life easier. Flahmingo is on a mission to help one million Canadians through saving, investing and increasing financial literacy.

We are in the works of finding a Backend Engineer who can help us bring our product to market. If you enjoy optimizing user experience, building a product from the ground up, enhancing the look and usability of a product and being part of a diverse team of people, then you may have just hit the jackpot!


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What we need from you

Soft Skills

  • Creativity: It’s essential to be able to think creatively in order to implement the vision given to you by the Design. This is where development becomes an art.
  • Communication Skills: You’ll need to be able to communicate well in order to properly build and understand the requirements. You’ll work with back-end and front-end teams, and a project manager. It's a team game.
  • Teamwork: You’ll work with others to make sure the app development goes smoothly. Ensuring optimum app development is a team effort.
  • Growth Mindset: Believing you can develop and grow your skills through dedication and hard work. You need to know how to learn and grow from your mistakes to produce a better and efficient system.
  • Problem-solving: You should be a solutions-driven person who isn’t afraid of challenges.

Technical Skills

  • Understand the product features and existing services
  • Write high-quality backend code following TDD practices.
  • Familiar with Golang, system design and distributed system architecture.
  • Collaborate with other teams to integrate the services.
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues.
  • Provide support by analyzing any issues in production and help to resolve the same.
  • Coordinate and deploy product releases.
  • Take overall accountability and ownership for the quality of the features worked upon.
  • Understand the functional requirements for new features and translate them into modular and maintainable code.

What we have to offer

  • Full participation of an ambitious project in an attractive and constantly growing market.
  • Being part of a team of innovative and dynamic people who are excited to share the know-how, and celebrate creativity and talent.
  • Getting to take part in pivotal decision-making to make Flahmingo’s production unique and favorable in the marketplace.
  • A fun, fast-paced, and supportive work environment that respects each and every team member.

About Flahmingo

Flahmingo is a digital investment firm. We have created an application, where users can begin investing with as little as $1. Using a system called pies and slices, Flahmingo enables you to build a portfolio of your favorite companies and ETFs. These investments become slices of your pie. Using scheduled deposits and auto-magic round-ups (both investment automation strategies), users seamlessly grow their portfolios and maintain a diversified portfolio using the power of fractional shares. Using the power of fractional shares, Flahmingo allows you to own as little as $1 in companies like Tesla, Facebook and Apple. But the fun doesn’t stop there! With Flahmingo central learn about the stock market in a fun and easy way.

Flahmingo Welcomes Everyone to Apply

At Flahmingo, we welcome diversity and appreciate a wide variety of backgrounds. We believe a myriad of skills and experience contributes to improved decision-making and enhanced innovation. This allows us to better serve our customers and community. The objective for our team members is to feel connected to the team through mutual value, respect, and understanding.

Please let us know if you require any accommodations or support during the recruitment process.

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