Full-Stack Developer

Help Redefine Business Lending


Desired Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Location: Toronto - Spadina and Adelaide


We are Canada’s largest regulated peer-to-peer lending platform focused on small business. Our team is passionate about helping small business and collaborating and contributing in a fun, friendly, and high-performing environment. With this position, you will create tremendous value not only for our team at Lending Loop, but for the Canadian economy as a whole. Since 2015, 350+ Canadian businesses have received over $30 million in financing through 20,000+ registered investors on our platform.


Expectations

The ideal candidate is a self-directed, product-focused developer who is excited by the prospect of building the future of Canadian finance. As a full-stack developer, you will be responsible for developing future iterations of the Lending Loop platform. This will include adding and maintaining third-party integrations, building new product features and constructively utilizing user feedback to guide future product development.

Additionally, the full-stack developer will bring their technical expertise to assist in other facets of the business including credit evaluation, marketing and finance. As a member of the technical team in a start-up environment, you will be playing a key role in laying the technical foundation of the company from fixing bugs to building critical infrastructure.


Key Responsibilities

  • Spearhead the development of critical features on the product roadmap including the development of a REST API, asynchronous database syncing and an integration of a frontend JS framework.

  • Collaborate with the team on refactoring high value systems and components of the existing codebase and make performance improvements across all integrations and systems.


Desired Qualities, Skills, and Experience

  • 2 – 5 years of professional experience with most or all of the technologies used in our stack: Ruby, Rails, Heroku, PostgreSQL, jQuery and JS.

  • Proficiency in version control (git) workflows.

  • Adept in the thorough testing of code with a number of testing frameworks.

  • Willingness to adapt and learn new things.


Bonus Points

  • Experience with building iOS & Android native applications.

  • Strong JavaScript skills and exposure to front-end frameworks such as Angular.js and Ember.js.

  • Previously built applications for the financial services industry.

  • Familiarity with the Salesforce.com platform and/or the Salesforce.com REST API.


To apply for this position, please email careers@lendingloop.ca with a brief paragraph about yourself and a link to your Linkedin and/or GitHub profile.


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