Lightspeed is hiring a

Developer, Front-End - Payments

Montréal, Canada

Let’s talk shop: Lightspeed is on the hunt for a full-time Front-End Developer to join our Montreal-based Development team. The primary role for this position is to work on our Payments solutions.

Here’s a little song we wrote about you: You have a strong technical background matched with a passion for web technologies. You slay at problem-solving. You’re game with collaborating to develop products that solve real-world problems for customers around the globe. If you took us through a day in your life, it’d be followed by “like a boss” in every line. You’re excited to help build payments integrations that will redefine what’s expected of cutting-edge Point of Sale on desktop, tablet and mobile devices.

Now we get to brag about us: Lightspeed provides retailers and restaurateurs the simplest way to build, manage, and grow their business while creating a better customer experience. More than 38,000 businesses processing over $12 billion in transactions annually use Lightspeed’s mobile POS and newly acquired eCommerce platform to manage inventory, customer preferences, sales, and analytics to get a complete overview of their business in one place. Founded in 2005 with offices in Canada, USA, and Europe, Lightspeed is backed by Accel Partners, iNovia Capital, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Investissement Québec (IQ). With our recently acquired eCommerce platform SEOshop, Lightspeed is growing into an omnichannel solution for mid-market businesses worldwide. Our culture is focused on enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do!

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in the design and create functional web applications, with a focus on the client side.
  • Provide estimates for development effort
  • Evolve and implement new and existing UIs
  • Work with Lightspeed’s back-end systems team to deliver product features and functionality


  • 3+ years experience developing production-grade software (preferably large systems)
  • Ability to learn new technologies or paradigms
  • Practical understanding of HTML5, CSS3 (pre-processors such as SASS or LESS a plus)
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript (ES6) - NodeJS is your bread and butter!
  • Solid understanding of cross-browser/platform issues and solutions
  • Experience building responsive websites
  • Experience using JS Frameworks/Libraries (jQuery, Underscore.js, Backbone.js, etc.)
  • Highly proficient in a UNIX/Linux environment
  • Deep knowledge of Web technologies
  • A keen interest in user interface design
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Familiarity with test driven development 
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment

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