Senior Back-End Developer

Are you a Senior Back-End Developer looking to work on an application that will have an immediate financial impact on a Fortune 25 company?

Askuity is a POS analytics platform that helps our users make better sense of their retail data. Recently, we became an innovative new division at The Home Depot. Today, Askuity enables suppliers and merchants at The Home Depot to make profitable, data-driven decisions and drive real-time retail execution.We are looking for experienced developers with a learning mindset. You will not only assist in the development and architecture of our product, but also join us on an exciting new business journey. TLDR: We are growing rapidly over the next year.

As a member of the development team at Askuity, you will assist in building the next-gen of our product with us. Your immediate focus will be in designing and developing RESTful and event driven services to help build new products aimed at delivering valuable retail insights to our users. We are also looking for someone to enrich our work family. We will welcome your ideas and give you the creative freedom that will have you feeling both challenged and empowered that you’re solving real business problems every day.

If you’re a Senior Back-End Developer looking for the culture of a start-up with the stability of a large corporation this job is for you

What you’ll do with Askuity:

  • Get deeply involved in our technical direction while delivering well-tested, performant, and maintainable code for our data powered Cloud platform
  • Design and develop best of breed RESTful and event driven services
  • Gain an understanding of the real-world problems of our users to help build a great product that exceeds the expectations of our customers
  • Collaborate with product stakeholders to understand, design, and implement product features, and realize our product vision to help our customers make better sense of their retail data
  • Evaluate new technologies and assess their suitability to solve challenges of today and into the future

Requirements for the role:

  • Strong hands-on technical expertise and demonstrated ability to design and implement reliable, scalable, high performing solutions
  • Experience building service-oriented architectures and web applications – we have a lot of things that are HTTP and REST-based
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience mentoring teammates, and a passion for contributing to their growth
  • Proven experience working with GCP and/or AWS products, optimizing performance and costs
  • A thirst to innovate
  • A self-starter attitude – at Askuity, the drive to do better and be better is baked into our culture

Tech experience that gets us excited:

  • Functional programming – Scala, Kotlin, Elixir. We’re also game if you have experience with Java, and interest / exposure to functional programming
  • GCP and BigQuery experience is ideal, AWS or other Cloud experience would be an asset
  • SQL – PostgreSQL
  • Exposure to OLAP and strong CS fundamentals (Data Structures and Algorithms)
  • DevOps – Docker, Kubernetes

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation package, including excellent health benefits and training opportunities
  • A startup setting with the stable backing of The Home Depot
  • An opportunity to have a meaningful impact on a Fortune 25 company
  • Spacious, collaborative workspace in the heart of the Toronto tech district
  • Team lunches and an impressive lineup of snacks
  • Weekly beer o’clock
  • Ping pong and video games (and some seriously competitive gamers)
  • Indoor bike parking

Help us build software that showcases your impressive development skills and ultimately makes our customers happy. If you’re interested in designing and building beautiful software for a fast-growing Toronto Startup, then drop us a line at