• Location
    • Toronto, CA
  • Date Posted
  • Aug. 23, 2021
  • Function
  • Software Engineering
  • Sector
  • Fintech

Build the world’s fastest Identity and Checkout products

Company Mission

Our mission is to make buying online faster, safer and easier for everyone. Fast Login and Fast Checkout enable a one-click sign-in and purchasing experience that makes it easier for people to buy and merchants to sell. The company’s products work on any browser, device or platform to deliver a consistent, stress-free purchasing experience. Fast is entirely consumer-focused and invests heavily in its users’ privacy and data security. Headquartered in San Francisco but open to a globally remote workforce, we are a founders-led, privately held company funded by Stripe, Index Ventures, Susa Ventures and other world-class investors.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and demonstrate our values through equitable pay, fantastic benefits, and access to all reasonable accommodations.

We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer that has worked on software and tech solutions at scale to join our team. Come join an engineering team that is shaping a new, frictionless online purchasing experience, where you will have a voice in the architecture that will propel us forward.

Role

  • Develop across the stack with a focus on backend utilizing Go (Golang)
  • Build solutions that take into consideration issues of scaling and growth
  • Create code that is robust for long term expansion and use
  • Collaborate with product, design and the broader engineering team on features and functionality
  • Evaluate product launch related use cases from a technical perspective
  • Join in system design conversations with partners in product and engineering to build solutions for our services
  • Participate in team meetings covering release and build roadmaps and be an active voice in the discussion

Requirements

  • CS degree or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience as a fullstack software engineer
  • 2+ years of experience utilizing Go in a professional environment
  • Familiarity with languages commonly utilized to create solutions at scale (Java, Python, Scala, JavaScript, etc)

Plus

  • Experience with building applicants that have millions of concurrent users
  • Experience with distributed systems and/or microservices
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes
  • Experience with JavaScript

Benefits of Fast

We are an early stage, well-funded company with an innovative engineering and product culture, who prioritizes inclusion and diversity. We offer incredible health benefits and equity as part of our competitive compensation package.

  • Do you like snacks? So do we. Every month we curate new companies and products, and share with all employees, regardless of location.
  • Also- we have fabulous swag, including the infamous Fast Hoodie (with its own Twitter following).
  • Benefits and Perks- Because People Matter
  • Comprehensive insurance (paid 99% by the company) with no deductible, and 10 dollar copays
  • Globally remote with flexible work schedules to fit your needs
  • Generous paid parental/family leave for all caregivers- up to 12 weeks
  • 401k with match up to 4%

Equity grant

  • People-focused PTO that you determine- time off is there when you want it, when you need it
  • Frequent inclusive events scheduled to allow everyone to express their voice (or dance skills)
  • Monthly exercise and internet stipends---and snacks