Full-Stack Developer

Help Redefine Business Lending


Desired Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Location: Toronto - Bathurst and Richmond


Working for Lending Loop is the perfect opportunity to harness your entrepreneurial spirit to help shape a rapidly growing start up in one of today’s most disruptive industries. If you are a passionate individual who is excited by the prospect of helping to develop a revolutionary platform that will redefine commercial lending, relieve market inefficiencies, and ultimately unlock the growth potential of Canadian small businesses, then this is the perfect job for you. With this position, you will create tremendous value not only for our team at Lending Loop, but for the Canadian economy as a whole.


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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