Senior Back End Developer


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Toronto, Canada

Who are we?

Deliverect is in hyper-growth! As a global SaaS Unicorn, our mission is to be the backbone of on-demand food, with over 135 million orders completed, operating globally.

We simplify online order management to help restaurants, cloud kitchens and food chains around the world become faster, smarter and more connected, so they can serve even more delicious food to their customers. 

With real-time insights they can manage inventory, track revenue growth, automatically update stock, adjust menus globally and spot new opportunities across platforms with ease.

Who we work with
Food delivery platforms such as Deliveroo, Uber Eats, Doordash, Delivery Hero and customers such as Taco Bell, Burger King, KFC, Unilever and your local takeaway too!
Our People
Located in our hubs across Europe, North America, South America, Australia and the Middle East we are growing rapidly. We are ambitious, take ownership and celebrate success with the entire team. Because we have a deep level of respect for each other, there is always room to learn and develop.

Tasks and responsibilities

As our Team Lead for Backend Development, you will write well-tested code, guide the team with your experience, and seek challenges that inspire you. You can help with setting technical direction and you will be the person that will be in a leadership position in our Toronto office. 

Some examples of your responsibilities include:

  • Building API integrations for leading national and global POS systems and delivery apps

  • Being inventive with the huge amount of data we process and designing algorithms for generating reports with millions of products and orders.

  • Creating Machine to Machine (M2M) Authorization

  • Anticipating performance problems and preventing them ahead of time by thinking at scale

  • Building core product features that improve our application

  • Mentoring other developers and guiding them in their work

  • Planning and executing on sprints

  • Leading code reviews

  • Ensuring that unit and integration tests meet our coverage requirements

  • Supporting other teams and communicating effectively with them on a daily basis

  • Working closely with product owners, customer success and technical account managers to understand problems and design solutions

  • Helping to choose new technologies and frameworks to tackle problems

  • You might even be in touch with customers directly, as you are keen to hear where we can improve

Job Requirements

  • You bring senior-level and leadership experience

  • You are excited about joining a company in the building phase and like the sound of building a team around you but you want to remain a hands-on coder deep down

  • You really enjoy mentoring developers, up-skilling them and working with them to solve complex problems

  • You consider yourself an expert that continues to learn and you welcome giving and receiving feedback (we certainly won't be telling you what to do - you tell us!

Necessary skills

  • You have 5+ years of experience using Python in a web context (we use Flask and Eve as our backend framework). We will consider other languages (like Ruby) if you are willing to learn quickly.

  • You have experience with building Web/REST APIs

  • Experience with a variety of API standards (REST, JSON-RPC, SOAP/XML)

  • Experience with Git and the CLI

  • Experience with API clients like Postman or Insomnia

  • You are familiar with SaaS products or working on a product with frequent releases within a rapidly scaling global company

What we count as a plus:

  • Knowledge of databases, especially NoSQL (ideally MongoDB)

  • Understanding of Docker or Kubernetes in a cloud environment

  • You have worked with a TDD approach before

  • Experience with testing

What we offer?

  • Fast-growing SaaS scale-up recently awarded Unicorn status

  • Plenty of scope to develop and take ownership 

  • Competitive salary

  • Range of benefits 

  • We want to support everyone. We offer flexibility around working hours, locations and office days

  • Diverse international team; regular company and team events

  • Transparency and visibility including a weekly company sprint on vision, strategy, roadmap and progress

  • Constantly innovating product with weekly releases, constant new features and incremental optimisations 

  • An early position in a scaling international scale-up with strong growth plans

  • Be a part of solving some of the biggest challenges facing the global food tech market

Equal Opportunities

We value strength from diversity, embracing our differences by working together within a safe and inclusive working environment. You are welcome at Deliverect for who you are, no matter where you come from or what you look like. Our workplace is for everyone. We are committed to treating everyone fairly and equally. If you need any support during our recruitment process, please get in touch

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