Senior Front-End Software Developer

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

Company Description

At thinking Capital, we’re changing the landscape of financial technology!

Simply put, our mission is to empower Canadian small businesses through innovative financial services. At the heart of our offering is our digital experience, which is powered by our proprietary software platform, our real time connections to a multitude of data sources and our advanced data science models. We are squarely in the corner of owners and entrepreneurs, providing for them, and at the right moment, the financial support they need to grow and thrive.

We are looking for a talented senior front-end software developer who can bring their passion for building digital products to our team.

Job Description

You love creating beautiful, responsive user experiences that are simple yet functional. You enjoy collaborating with other UX/UI teammates to transform concepts into reality through the magic of code and your front-end know-how. 

Everyone on the team is an integral contributor to our products, working with our customers and colleagues to design the best solutions.  Our open work culture allows you to contribute to all aspects of our technology: cutting edge front-end experiences, developing new APIs, backend business logic, integrating new 3rd party services, and data engineering in a continuously deployed 24/7 cloud platform.

As a key member of our team you will collaborate with your colleagues and peers to design, develop and deploy a high quality user experience for our small business financing products and beyond.

What You Will Do:

  • Work with the product, CX, engineering, and stakeholder teams to transform a user journey into code.

  • Have the opportunity to own and drive solutions to customer problems.

  • Write secure, scalable code for front-end user experiences.

  • Deliver using agile, test driven design methodology.

  • Learn and adapt technologies to real problems.

  • Have the opportunity to integrate the UI with the platform via APIs, backend integration, web, mobile and data pipelines.


    What you Bring

    • 3+ years of front-end development using Angular 2+ (or modern frameworks, e.g. React, Vue, etc).

    • Experience in one or more front-end test frameworks, e.g. jest, jasmine, cypress, mocha, etc.

    • Excellent knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, javascript (ES6+), TypeScript.

    • Experience with CSS frameworks, e.g. Bootstrap.

    • Ruby on Rails or other web application frameworks.

    • Proven experience building cutting edge User experiences.

    • Proficiency with Linux/UNIX command-line.

    • Love to own problems and drive solutions.

    • Working autonomously and being highly resourceful

    • Bachelors, MSC or PHD in computer science or engineering

     Other Valued Skills

    • Git or other version control systems

    • Python

    • Regex

    • Relational databases such as PostgresQL, MySQL

    • Experience with event based systems, e.g RabbitMq, Kafka, etc

    • Building a RESTful API

    • Heroku, AWS

    • Security & Cryptography

    • Experience in payment and billing or other finance solutions

    Additional Information

    Why you should join us:

    Outstanding people:
    Surround yourself with a high-performing, energetic and passionate group of people dedicated to the Thinking Capital Mission.

    FinTech Revolution:
    Be part of a team that is revolutionizing the financial system and redefining how Canadian small businesses access capital.

    Fast-Paced Environment:
    Take on complex projects in an innovative, start-up-like environment.

    Amazing Culture:
    Benefit from an amazing working environment offering you the flexibility to do your best work

    Diversity of thought:
    Join a team that values diversity and collaboration.

    Thinking Capital is a leader in the Canadian FinTech industry and Canada’s largest non-bank lender to small businesses. Since its inception in 2006, the company has enabled over 16,000 businesses to quickly, conveniently and securely access capital to grow.

    The company has offices in Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa. Thinking Capital is a subsidiary of Purpose Financial, a diversified financial services platform focused on addressing historically underserved segments of the market. Purpose is backed by OMERS and TorQuest Partners.