Posted On Jan 02

Senior Back End Engineer


Location : REMOTE

Headquarters : Canada

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Hiring Role : Developer

Experience : Mid Level
Remote ( Canada )
  • With our growing customer base and our expansion into new markets and use cases, we have more to build than ever at Affinity as we execute on our vision to put relationship intelligence at every professional's fingertips.
  • As a Senior Back End Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to push our product and platform in new directions while also shaping the next iterations of the features our customers already love. You'll help define the technical roadmap and implementation for the future of our API and Services layer, as well as the foundational pieces of our product like 3rd party integrations, authentication, security and licence management. From high-performing APIs to backend algorithms, async workers, to event-driven messaging systems, you'll hone your skills across multiple domains while helping to drive forward the Affinity product and vision.
What you’ll be doing:
  • Own product areas that are essential to the success of our customers and our business.
  • Drive the technical best practices for our APIs and services that allow our platform to exceed its performance goals and help to increase engineering velocity.
  • Collaborate with world-class engineering, product, and design teams-you'll have the opportunity to learn from a wide variety of experiences and, of course, to share your own.
  • Grow your expertise and fluency with the core pieces of technology that serve as the foundation for the Affinity product.
  • You take pride in delivering high-quality and robust products to customers while also championing technical excellence.
  • You have 5+ years of experience as a software engineer, including familiarity with the different pieces of technology involved in building modern web applications.
  • You’ve worked with a variety of web APIs and developed backend services using modern OOP practices.
  • You have a strong understanding of relational or NoSQL databases and the ability to diagnose performance bottlenecks.
  • You've helped your teams solve high-scale challenges, integrate systems, or harden your product’s security posture.
  • You're excited to work collaboratively within engineering and across functional teams.
  • You’re eager to contribute your ideas and experiences to help Affinity continuously improve as a product and as a company.
Tech stack
  • Our platform is built with React and TypeScript on the front end, and with Ruby and PostgreSQL on the back end. Our infrastructure is hosted by AWS and runs on Kubernetes. To learn more about our tech, check out our Building Affinity blog.
What you’ll enjoy at Affinity
  • We live our values as playmakers, obsessed with learning, care personally about our colleagues and clients, are radically open-minded, and take pride in everything we do.
  • Health Care coverage and flexible personal & sick days. We want our team to be happy and healthy : )
  • We provide an annual budget for you to spend on education and offer a comprehensive L&D program – after all, one of our core values is that we’re #obsessedwithlearning!
  • We support our employee’s overall health and well-being and reimburse monthly for things such as; Transportation, Home Internet, Meals, and Wellness memberships/equipment.
  • Virtual team building and socials. Keeping people connected is essential.
About Us
  • At Affinity, we are passionate about helping dealmakers in the world’s biggest relationship-driven industries to find, manage, and close the most important deals. Our Relationship Intelligence platform uses the data exhaust of trillions of interactions between Investment Bankers, Venture Capitalists, Consultants, and other strategic dealmakers with their networks to deliver automated relationship insights that drive over 450,000 deals every month. We have raised over $120M and are backed by some of Silicon Valley’s best firms. With over 1700 customers in 70 countries on our platform, a Glassdoor rating of 4.9, and being ranked in the Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies, we need more great people to help us scale even more.
  • The more diverse our team is, the more we’ll learn from each other, and the better our company and our product will be. Whatever your gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, veteran status, favorite Spotify playlist, or social, cultural, and economic background, we can’t wait to welcome you to Affinity!
Job Type: Full-time