Software Engineer II, Platform Engineering Team

  • Kitchener, ON, Canada
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

DOZR is transforming the $60 billion equipment rental industry. Every road, hospital, school, home and rocket that is built needs equipment, but there are a lot of challenges that currently exist when renting, maintaining and managing that equipment. We have set out to change that!

DOZR is an online marketplace for heavy equipment. Our platform helps people find equipment rentals anywhere, anytime, and instantly compares pricing across thousands of equipment suppliers across North America.

We are passionate about thinking big and solving complex problems. Founded in 2015, we are a mission-driven, well-funded, fast growing startup, backed by industry experts and leading VCs.

We are expanding quickly and looking for talented people to join our team!

Job Description is the world's largest online equipment rental marketplace which combines price transparency, a comprehensive view of the market, and a seamless user experience for contractors and rental companies.


The marketplace is expanding fast, we are looking for a Senior Software Engineer passionate about designing and building high quality and reliable solutions. As an engineer on the Platform team you will work on building novel scalable solutions to bring the rental industry online and grow the marketplace. On any given feature, you will work closely with stakeholders across the company including Product managers and designers to gather requirements, design the solution and review it with the engineering team, and implement the design. This includes writing unit tests, managing launch of the feature, implementing any CI/CD changes if applicable. As a leader in the team you will also be responsible for driving best practices and mentoring junior engineers.


In a typical day, you will:

  • Work closely with stakeholders from different teams to collect requirements

  • Design and implement robust solutions for given features

  • Adhere to and drive modern software engineering practices through design and code reviews.

  • Successfully launch features and improve monitoring where required for features


The ideal candidate has:

  • Passion about problem solving and bringing a traditional industry into the digital world

  • Experience in robust system design and cloud architecture

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts across teams

  • Ability to collaborate and executing within a fast-paced engineering team with agile dev sprints

  • Flexibility to adapt quickly to new problems and learn new skills fast. We have a diverse microservices based architecture, and continuously encounter new and exciting engineering problems!

  • Extensive experience with Typescript, NodeJS, MongoDB. React/Angular experience is a plus

  • Ability to conduct peer code reviews of fellow developers in the Full Stack Engineering team

  • Strong experience with testing and growing the system test suite

  • Exposure to elastic search, Redis, Kubernetes, Google cloud


Desired Experience:

  • Exposure to building and scaling products in a fast paced environment

  • 3+years of experience in system design and software development in backend systems


We are looking for trailblazers who love challenging problems because those are the ones worth solving. You will be successful at DOZR if you have:

  • Relentless passion for learning

  • Obsession towards building high quality products, strategy and processes

  • A mind set to build long-term scalable solutions

  • Value data-driven decisions

  • Care deeply about your team members and culture

Please note that this is a remote position and we are considering all applicants.

Additional Information

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent


  • Remote work
  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Stock options

DOZR has been certified as a Great Place to Work®.