Rise is Canada’s complete HR-Payroll-Benefits solution that gives businesses everything they need to build loyal and productive teams — all in one place.
When you step through our doors, you’ll discover a workplace that brings people together to innovate and succeed. We’re a forward thinking group of individuals that believes in building strong relationships, challenging one another, and fostering an open environment of dialogue and creativity.
Headquartered in Vancouver, we serve hundreds of businesses and thousands of employees across Canada and have big plans to grow. We care deeply about our employee experiences and support each individual with our own HR + Benefits solution that we all trust.
At Rise, it goes without saying that we have a lot of fun, and we’d really love you to join us. We aim to provide you with the most positive, challenging, and transformative experience of your career.
Managing people is core to every business. That’s why Rise is on a mission to dominate the people-management software market with powerful software that is a cut above the rest. Rise provides an experience that is unique in our market by focusing on modern, intuitive software and an outstanding client experience.
We are seeking a senior backend developer with at least six years of experience to work on the RESTful API services that power our front-end applications. The developer should be strongly familiar with Rails or a similar framework.
As an engineering organization, we always choose to get things done right over getting them done fast. We strongly believe that research and experimentation is fundamental to producing high-quality software and are not afraid to challenge conventional wisdom. We are looking for people who share these values and are strongly consistent with their own.
#1) Build a Winning Platform
You’ll work directly with the Head of Development and provide leadership to the development team to execute on the product plan for the Rise platform. Using your extensive knowledge of software architecture, you’ll build product enhancements to the platform, improve the architecture, and develop, debug and design software applications and databases.
#2) Guide the Development Team
You’ll guide the development team in the design, development, test, deployment and operation of the Rise platform. As a senior backend software developer, you’ll deliver fast and predictable results, adjusting in an agile fashion to provide what our customers need.
#3) Ensure Operational Excellence
You have a proven track record of operational success with a high attention to detail. You’ll ensure sanity of architecture, operational excellence, and quality while delivering results on time.