Senior Software Developer, Money Movement Experience

Published on October 29, 2023

Wealthsimple is a financial services company on a mission to help everyone achieve financial freedom by providing products and advice that are accessible and affordable. Using smart technology, Wealthsimple takes financial services that are often confusing, opaque and expensive and makes them simple, transparent, and low-cost.

With over 1 million people using Wealthsimple products, we are the market leader in Canada, and we’re fast-growing in the US and UK. Our team is working together to build one of the most innovative fintech companies in the world and we're looking for talented people who want to help us move fast, ship often and make a huge impact. Join us on our mission to make financial services simple and affordable for everyone!

Your career is an investment that grows over time!

Wealthsimple is on a mission to help everyone achieve financial freedom by reimagining what it means to manage your money. Using smart technology, we take financial services that are often confusing, opaque and expensive and make them transparent and low-cost for everyone. We’re the largest fintech company in Canada, with over 3 million users who trust us with more than $20 billion in assets.

Our teams ship often and make an impact with groundbreaking ideas. We're looking for talented people who keep it simple and value collaboration and humility as we continue to create inclusive and high-performing teams where people can be inspired to do their best work.

About the Team

The Money Movement Experience team is a front-end focused enablement team embedded within the greater Money Movement department. We build the SDKs used by software teams to integrate funding into their flows, and as subject matter experts, we own the money movement experience across our Android, iOS, and web applications. We work closely with design, product, and other software development groups both inside and outside of our domain to make sure the money movement experience at Wealthsimple remains fast, consistent, and error-free.

Please apply before 4pm EST Nov 3rd, 2023
As a senior developer, you’ll be responsible for:
  • Leading projects - Planning, scoping, executing, and pairing with your product partner and manager to communicate progress to stakeholders.
  • Thinking about the future - Help us design our newest features, shape our client experiences, and build a sustainable and performant architecture for our SDKs.
  • Building with quality - Think about the big picture! Help us improve our client experience, error rates, application performance, and developer velocity through a relentless focus on iterative improvement and shipping with quality. 
  • Helping to set best practices - Take a technical leadership role on the Money Movement Experience team and help us figure out how to build better, more reliable software!
  • Mentoring others - Help support and grow other developers both within your team and through our official mentorship program, and get support on your own career journey!
  • Building with empathy - As developers, it’s important for us to keep the client experience front of mind! We love to "dogfood" our products, and we work very closely with design to create the best possible experience in our apps.
Skills You Bring:
  • Proven Industry experience in software development, preferably with a focus on front-end.
  • Experience with front-end software technologies across web and mobile such as:
  • Javascript and Typescript
  • React and React Native
  • GraphQL
  • Experience with Ruby or a similar language is a bonus but not required. Most of our backends are written in Ruby!
  • A relentless focus on quality, testing, system design, building high-velocity development processes and setting best practices.
  • Flexible and creative, you love to come up with novel ways to solve problems and work through constraints.
  • Proven ability to balance shipping new features with paying down technical debt.
  • Excellent technical communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A passion for collaboration, pairing on code, and mentoring others!
Why Wealthsimple?
🤑 Competitive Salary with top-tier health benefits and life insurance
📈 Retirement savings matching plan using Wealthsimple Work
🌴 20 vacation days per year and unlimited sick and mental health days
📚 Up to $1500 per year towards wellness and professional development budgets respectively 
🛫 90 days away program: Employees can work internationally in eligible countries for up to 90 days per calendar year 
🌎 A wide variety of peer and company-led Employee Resource Groups (ie. Rainbow, Women of Wealthsimple, Black @ WS) 
💖 Company-wide wellness days off scheduled throughout the year

We’re a remote-first team, with over 1000 employees coast to coast in North America. Be a part of our Canadian success story and help shape the financial future of millions — join us!

Read our Culture Manual and learn more about how we work.

DEI Statement
At Wealthsimple, we are building products for a diverse world and we need a diverse team to do that successfully. We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. 

Accessibility Statement
Wealthsimple provides an accessible candidate experience. If you need any accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please let us know, and we will work with you to provide the necessary support and make reasonable accommodations to facilitate your participation. We are continuously working to improve our accessibility practices and welcome any feedback or suggestions on how we can better accommodate candidates with accessibility needs.