Index Exchange is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer

Toronto, Canada

 

We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer who is eager to demonstrate leadership and technical acumen, who writes quality code and enjoys offering guidance, mentorship and direction to their teams.

Index Exchange is an innovative and fast-growing Canadian success story with engineering at the core of everything we do. The software you will touch runs on 5,000+ servers spread across 9 data centres around the globe, handling 60 billion complex transactions per day, 24/7/365. It doesn’t get more exciting than this!

Here’s What We Want

  • Leaders: You know how to work with a team of engineers, mentoring and guiding junior members of the team, as well as leveraging your own knowledge and experience to make sound decisions
  • Problem Solvers: You are tenacious at finding solutions and find creative ways to solve problems while working with others amicably and presenting your viewpoints
  • High Standards: You enjoy designing, writing, and testing high quality scalable code, within a robust CI and CD DevOps tooling culture
  • Knowledge Hungry: Learning new frameworks and languages is exciting to you – you’re not satisfied with the status quo. We use a variety of languages and tools to solve problems and we're interested in what you're looking to learn. We’re always open to new ideas — that’s how we got where we are today, and we need more!

Here’s What You’ll be Doing

  • Designing, writing, and testing robust and reliable code
  • Working with users of the software to deeply understand the domain and identify opportunities for improvements
  • Finding practical technological solutions to problems
  • Analyzing and estimating work in an agile environment   

Here’s What You Have

  • 7+ years of experience as a Software Engineer. You’re super talented and a fast learner.
  • A desire to work with and learn from the people around you – we greatly value people and interactions
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, the ability to think differently, and an understanding that compromise, negotiation and practicality are important qualities
  • Experience designing, writing and testing high quality clean back-end server-side code in a large and scalable deployment environment
  • Experience working with Linux environments, resilient and scalable platforms is an asset
  • You know that containers and orchestration are not about tupperware or classical musicians.
  • Knowledge in any of the following are assets:
    • Golang, C++, Perl, Python and Scala
    • Kubernetes, Kafka, Docker, Aerospike
    • Any other tools or techniques that would make sense for us 

We’re looking for the right combination of personality and ingenuity to push our product to the max, inspire those around you and have fun doing it.

Here’s Why You’ll Love Working Here

  • Our offices speak to who we are: wide-open spaces where we can freely collaborate
  • We offer free snacks, drinks, and catered lunches everyday
  • We have flexible hours and no dress code
  • Annual celebrations (BBQ, Holiday Party, All Hands, Hack Days) and milestone outings
  • An amazing benefits package, RRSP matching, and we subsidize your gym membership – if you want one – so you only pay $5 monthly
  • Career mentoring and skills training
  • The ability to work on high performing software that processes enormous data volumes

Each member of the IX team is expected to take ownership and contribute from day one, as our business and industry is moving too quickly for red tape or bureaucracy.  We take great pride in welcoming, respecting and developing every employee.  We aren’t perfect at everything, but we work hard to constantly learn and improve.  We promote a work environment in which we can collaborate and learn from one another.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: At Index Exchange, we believe that successful products are built by teams just as diverse as the audience who uses them. As such, we are committed to equal employment opportunity. We celebrate diversity of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or Veteran status. Additionally, we realize that diversity is deeper than any status or classification - diversity is the human experience. For those who show grit, passion, and humility - IX will welcome you.


ACCESSIBILITY FOR APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Index Exchange is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Index Exchange* will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please email IX.AllHumanResources@indexexchange.com or call 416.785.5908 ensure to provide your name, the best way to contact you, a detailed description of the nature of any accommodation that you may require (including any materials or processes that can be used to ensure your equal participation).

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