Lightspeed Commerce is hiring a

Full Stack Developer (ReactJS & Golang)

Toronto, Canada

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Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you dream of an opportunity to be creative and have an impact on the lives of thousands of SMBs worldwide? If so… keep reading!

We are looking for a highly skilled Full Stack Developer with a strong background in ReactJS to join our Merchandising team. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining our platform, as well as contributing to the development of new features and enhancements. The ideal candidate will have experience working in an agile environment, a strong understanding of web development best practices, and a passion for building scalable and performant web applications.

At Lightspeed, we are dedicated to bringing cities and communities to life by powering SMBs. More specifically, we are a team of 6 people located across Montreal, Toronto, London (Ontario), Edmonton and New York, who are working together to make product procurement more accessible for SMBs. Please join us in building up our communities!

For this role, you can be located in Canada or the United States, +1/-1h time zone difference from EST.

What are you going to do?

  • Design beautiful and functional web applications, with a focus on the client side
  • Work closely with the Feature Lead and manager to rapidly iterate on features and UX
  • Evolve and implement new Feature in React JS and latest technologies
  • Participate in team code reviews and peer support
  • Stay up to date with the latest Frontend technologies to ensure we are always using the best practices
  • Be a promoter of great design and user experience
  • Grow as a developer through peer mentorship and collaboration

What do you need to bring?

We're looking for a Software Developer who has experience with the following:

  • 3+ years of strong knowledge of React.js and Typescript 
  • Practical understanding of HTML, CSS (SASS or equivalent)
  • A keen interest in user interface design
  • Familiarity with writing tests
  • Excellent communication skills

We know that people are more than what’s on their CV. If you’re unsure that you have the right profile for the role... hit the ‘Apply’ button and give it a try!

What would be great to have? 

  • Experience working in Golang
  • Experience in microservice architectures
  • Experience writing automated unit and functional tests
  • Experience with cloud environments like GCP, AWS, as well as container technologies such as Kubernetes, Docker, etc.
  • Experience with real time messaging systems (Pub/Sub, Kafka)
  • Experience with both relational (SQL) and non-relational (NoSQL) datastores
  • A keen interest in API design


What’s in it for you?

Come live the Lightspeed experience…

  • Ability to do your job in a truly flexible environment;
  • Genuine career opportunities in a company that’s creating new jobs everyday;
  • Work in a team big enough for growth but lean enough to make a real impact.

… and enjoy a range of benefits that’ll keep you happy, healthy and (not) hungry:

  • Lightspeed share scheme (we are all owners)
  • Unlimited paid time off policy
  • Flexible working policy
  • Health and wellness benefit of $500 per year
  • Mental health online platform and counseling & coaching services
  • Paid leave and assistance for new parents
  • LinkedIn Learning license.

If you are a self-starter who is passionate about building web applications that delight users and solve real-world problems, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects with a team of talented professionals.

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed's one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale, and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions, and connection to supplier networks.

Founded in Montréal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company serves retail, hospitality, and golf businesses in over 100 countries.
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