Senior Software Engineer- Backend (Canada based)

Ledn Inc

Toronto, Ontario, Canada Remote Canada

Full Time

Engineering

Aug 5

About Us

Ledn provides financial products with a mission to help clients across the globe unlock the power of digital assets to build wealth for the long term. Active in over 120 countries and exceeding $1 billion in assets on its platform, Ledn provides simple, transparent, human-centric, secure financial service products that help people save, earn, and borrow on their digital assets. Ledn is backed by world class investors that has allowed the company to experience tremendous growth since launching in 2018. We are one of Canada’s leading digital asset companies creating a global platform. Ledn is led by a team with decades of experience in traditional financial services and banking, all connected by a common belief in the future of digital assets. We are a team of hungry, humble, adaptable, team players who are motivated by the opportunity to build, innovate, and revolutionize.

The Opportunity

As an owner of Ledn, each team member has an adaptive role in a fast-paced progressive environment where their voice contributes to the team and growth. As a Full Time Senior Software Engineer-Backend, your main responsibilities will be to develop and build out our architecture. You will provide solutions for high priority projects and take ownership of projects. You will be end-to-end from building, creating, implementing, testing and maintaining. You are a builder and love to write code, create, work autonomously, think through architecture, and provide solutions with the Engineering team to improve our business automation and streamline our client journey. You will report directly to the Chief Technology Officer and be an integral part of the team. We use an exciting tech stack with a frontend in React and backend in Node.js with API deployment using serverless and AWS gateway. We are an AWS infrastructure and deploy node typescript through Lambdas. We are an agnostic environment where we pride ourselves on our agility, adaptability, and collaboration.

About the Role

  • Full-stack, you are comfortable with front-end and back-end and everything in between, but have a true passion for back-end.
  • You will be in build and design mode and get to create. You will see your projects in production in no time and participate in client calls so you experience the impact of your work and build exactly what our clients need.
  • You will have a low ego. We're a flat team here at Ledn and the best ideas win!
  • Develop and maintain the Company’s continuous integration and deployment platform.
  • Improve infrastructure resilience and monitor infrastructure security.
  • Provide day-to-day system administration.
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve build and deployment issues.
  • Participate in on-call rotation for unforeseen outages and production issues.
  • Stay up to date on cryptocurrency technology and market developments to ensure the Company continues to be a leader in the digital asset space.

What you Bring to Ledn

  •  4+ years of practical software engineering experience.
  • Extensive experience with AWS ( Lambda, API Gateway, Cognito, AppSync, CloudWatch and CloudTrail, SQS, SNS).
  • Microservices, Event Driven Architecture experience.
  • Practical Node.js experience required.
  • Javascript, Typescript, are your strongest languages.
  • Experience with MongoDB or NOSQL preferred.
  • React & React Native with practical experience building out code with our tech stack preferred.
  • Understanding of application infrastructure (serverless) and continuous development.

Nice to Have

  • Previous experience working in a startup environment.
  • Financial industry experience is considered a strong asset. 
  • Knowledge of blockchain technology is another important aspect to successfully manage and enhance business operations.
  • Big Data experience.

A Taste of What We Provide

* As one of Canada’s leading digital asset companies we provide tremendous growth opportunities.

* Flexible working environments - we are a hybrid model.

* 90 Day work from anywhere program!

* A career that provides you with purpose in your job. We remove barriers so you love what you do.

* Team-based organizational structures that reinforce team work, initiative, and innovation.

* Here at Ledn we all have ownership in the company.

* Comprehensive benefits package that starts on your first day with us.

* 25 Days Vacation!

We are an equal opportunity employment organization and pride ourselves on inclusivity, diversity, and the success that comes from diversity. Please check us out on LinkedIn to get to know the team. Please reach out to the Ledn Talent team here for any accommodations for applying and for participating in the interview process.

Ledn Working Environment

When it's safe to do so, we are a hybrid flexible working environment of remote and in-office environments. During times of closures, for internationals, or for team members not located near an office, we offer remote based work. Our 2 offices are located downtown Toronto and Montreal. We've learned a lot working remotely and are pretty good at it, but also miss connecting and collaborating with our team! We put the safety and security of our team first and follow all health guidelines and recommendations at both the provincial and federal level.

**Please note, due to the high volume of applications, only those applicants that qualify will be contacted.**

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