FreshBooksFreshBooks

Senior Software Engineer (Python)

Posted 05.10.2021
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FreshBooks is looking for a Senior Software Engineer who will play a hands-on role in driving our mission to build a world-class technology company with a global footprint. You will be instrumental in playing a vital role that impacts the lives of millions of small business owners around the world and directly impact customer experiences and businesses. We are looking for people who thrive in a creative, collaborative and agile development environment.


If this appeals to you, please come and chat with us to learn more about how you can become a part of the intrinsically motivated teams of engineers!


What you'll do in your first twelve months at FreshBooks:

  • Build real world applications that have a meaningful impact on customers
  • Make sound decisions even in the absence of complete information, and recognize when to over engineer and when not to
  • Design and develop application technologies that optimize solution operation and minimize maintenance overhead
  • Collaborate with full-stack and mobile developers on cross-functional Agile teams working on features for our customers
  • Work closely with UX designers and Product owners to ensure the best web experience for our customers
  • Contribute to a large codebase that contains a multitude of customer features
  • Participate and share your ideas in technical design and architecture discussions
  • Ensure quality through automated and exploratory testing
  • Ship your code with our continuous integration process
  • Develop your craft and build your expertise in web full stack development
  • Mentor others, versus just answering questions - Pairing and mentoring others is an integral part of this level
  • Able to make an effective technical or business case for code changes
  • Motivates team members towards high quality work
  • Demonstrate passion about building high quality software that addresses customer needs
  • Be a proactive communicator who enjoys working closely with creative and technical peers
  • Work in a dynamic Agile based environment


What you have:

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in web application development (Agile or Lean environment)
  • Experience in Python (our core back-end technologies)
  • Step up to handle tough issues and display a can- do attitude
  • Learn quickly and experiment to find new solutions
  • Take on unfamiliar problems and extract lessons and learn from mistakes
  • Anticipate the impact of emerging technologies and make adjustments
  • Front-end development experience, knowledge of Javascript modern frameworks and client side performance optimization
  • Experience with databases and SQL – our database is MySQL
  • Experience writing and working with REST APIs -- and by “REST,” we really do mean actual resource-oriented REST, and not RPC using HTTP mechanisms
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Terraform, or other similar tools
  • Familiarity with continuous integration (or better, continuous delivery) and automated build pipelines
  • The ability to balance desire to ship code quickly to our customers with the responsibility of making good technical decisions
  • A long-standing habit of continuous learning, and of applying new technologies, architectures, and methodologies to improve the code and Engineering organization


Why Join Us:

We're a motivated bunch, with our eye’s laser-focused on shipping extraordinary experiences to businesses. You will be surrounded by hardworking team members who share a common vision for what an amazing software company could be and have the opportunity to help build an elite one, right here in Europe.

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Posted 05.10.2021