Senior Software Developer - Payments Job in Victoria for Checkfront |

Senior Software Developer - Payments

July 1 2022
Industries Ecommerce, Multimedia
Categories Information Technology, Programming, Development
Victoria, BC

About us

Join the adventure and innovate with a talented team that’s pushing the capabilities of experience management! Empower thousands of tour and activity operators!

One of Canada’s top SaaS growth companies located on beautiful Vancouver Island. As the industry's leading independent booking software, we have customers who run businesses in fascinating destinations all over the world. We have over 5,000 businesses using our platform and have processed over $8.1B in bookings to date, operating in 136 countries and 36 languages.

Life at Checkfront

At Checkfront, people empower others by providing opportunities for growth and learning, fostering teamwork and encouraging ideas. We support the wellbeing of our employees and dedicate our overall efforts toward a positive employee experience.

We value psychological safety and transparency across all levels of the organization, and as a result, there is a tremendous sense of camaraderie and support felt throughout the company. Everyone is caring about teammates and passionate about their work.

We are committed to upholding the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In pursuit of this, we actively seek new members who will work respectfully and constructively with our team, propelling our company and the community forward.

There are also fun events throughout the year; skiing, cabin getaways, fireside chats, holiday parties, and more! Do you prefer a flexible work location? That’s great! Whether you are at home or in-office, we aim to provide an inclusive environment.

About the Job

We are looking for someone with a high bar for technical excellence, scalable architecture, and security. Checkfront is growing, and we’re looking for passionate developers to deliver product features, improve our development processes and help achieve our business goals. We ship code every day and we're proud of our deployment and agile process.

Please note the preferred location for this role is Victoria, BC, but we are open to hiring remotely within Canada.

As a Checkfront Senior Software Developer on our Payments team, you will have equal parts technical experience and passion for excellence.

Your average day might look like

  • Mentoring and pair programming with your team.
  • Designing and coding greenfield payment services.
  • Participating in code reviews.
  • Identifying and communicating risks and issues with your team or other stakeholders.
  • Identifying and executing on opportunities for improvement in our systems and processes.
  • Creating and maintaining clear documentation on our systems, architecture, and processes.
  • Integrating with multiple payment gateways.
  • More things that we don’t even know yet! Bring your ideas!

Technical experience

  • 5+ years of experience building scalable SaaS solutions.
  • 2+ years experience in e-commerce/payments in a PCI compliant environment.
  • Skilled with Javascript or experience with similar high-level development languages.
  • Thorough knowledge and promotion of high-level programming concepts, such as SOLID design principles.
  • Understanding of commonly used Software Design Patterns and their use cases.
  • Experience working with Docker or similar containerization concepts.
  • Experience using CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience with automated testing (Unit, Integration, etc).
  • Experience with developing secure API-driven services.
  • Experience working with a relational database (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc).
  • Experience in an agile work environment, practicing Scrum.

Passion for excellence

  • Experience and passion for writing simple and maintainable software.
  • Strive to understand the needs of the platform and the customer.
  • Passion for process improvement.
  • Teach and mentor your colleagues through pair programming and code review.
  • Participate in the interviewing process for your team.
  • Thrive in team environments.
  • Are a lifelong learner.

If you don’t meet all of our requirements exactly or have some gaps in your resume, know that we would still love to hear from you! Use your cover letter to tell us about your unique experience - we understand that talent comes from many places and that skills are transferable.

Bonus points for

  • Experience with bookings and the tourism and activity industry.
  • Experience with Domain Driven Design.
  • Experience with some of our tech stack: Node, Typescript, React, PHP, Symfony, Laravel, Github Actions, Cypress, Redis, Google Cloud

You get

  • A company that values work-life balance
  • A constructive environment with room to learn, excel and impact
  • Vacation, personal days, health days, paid volunteer day, bonus days and half day Fridays
  • Extended health benefits and EAP program
  • Parental benefits
  • Employee Stock Option Plan
  • Professional development allowance
  • Mentorship program
  • Team building events
  • Hackathons
  • A newly renovated (as of May 2020) “tourism themed” office space in downtown Victoria
  • Travel budget to visit the office throughout the year, if remote.

Checkfront acknowledges and respects that we work, learn, and innovate on the unceded Coast Salish Territory of the Lekwungen & WSÁNEĆ nations.

As a company, we are committed to upholding the values of diversity, inclusion, and equity. In pursuit of this, we actively seek new members who will work respectfully and constructively with our team, and challenge the status quo, propelling our company and the community forward.

Apply now!