Upgrade is a fintech unicorn founded in 2017. We are the fastest-growing company in the Americas (Financial Times). Our innovative Upgrade Card is the fastest-growing credit card in America (Nilson Report). Upgrade has been named a “Best Place to Work in the Bay Area” and received “Best Engineering Team, Best Company for Women” and “Best Company for Diversity” awards from Comparably. Come join us if you like to tackle big problems and make a meaningful difference in people's lives.
This is a remote position based in Canada.
As a Frontend Developer, you will work closely with multiple stakeholders on a suite of internal tools and customer facing products to deliver new features and maintain existing ones.
What You'll Do:
Developing complex application software using modern continuous integration tools like JIRA/Git/Jenkins.
Maintaining best practices for code hygiene and health, including test coverage and deployment.
Supporting a robust test framework and architecture, including integration with third parties.
Contributing to documentation of the system.
Helping with trouble-shooting and problem-solving.
What We Look For:
Expertise in responsive web design strategies and optimizing for page performance.
Extensive experience and proficiency with cross-browser and cross-platform development.
GraphQL experience is a plus.
Familiarity with J2EE based MVC frameworks (Spring MVC preferred) and similar is a plus.
Expertise in front end testing strategies, technologies, & implementations including continuous integration options.
Expertise in web security and cross-site scripting (XSS), and comfortable with authentication and authorization (basic/OAuth/SAML).
Track record of building efficient, well-designed web applications.
Strong sense of personal accountability; contribute beyond job role and responsibilities.
Excellent problem-solving skills; meticulous and methodical; strong attention to detail.
Full lifecycle development experience on large projects, creating distributed and scalable business systems.
What We Offer You:
Competitive salary and stock option plan.
100% paid coverage of medical, dental and vision insurance.
RRSP company match program.
Learning stipend for personal growth and development.
Paid parental leave.
Health and wellness initiatives.
Interested in joining Upgrade but don't think this role is for you? Check out our careers page!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.