As a Frontend engineer you will be supporting Lightspeed's Hospitality product group on the mission to expand our reach into new markets and countries while enhancing our advanced hospitality commerce platform. For this role, you will be joining the API & Marketplace squad. 

This squad focuses on creating a new, more efficient design workflow for our API development. This will change how product and our engineering teams build and collaborate on their microservice applications. Improving the developer experience of our internal and external developers is our main goal.

As a frontend engineer you’ll first be responsible for supporting our backend developers in the squad with their ongoing projects. Later on you’ll work on creating a completely new marketplace for our customers and integrators where they will be able to easily search and sign up for all existing integrations with our Hospitality platform. 

You’ll be joining a small team of very talented developers that will most likely double or triple in size over the next 1-2 years, so in terms of career opportunities and growth there are many opportunities in this team.

Above all, your work will completely change the way our customers experience the use of our external integrations!

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Work alongside some of the most brilliant minds in the industry, you will contribute to omnichannel product by building new features and creative workflows.
  • Report to the Team Lead of Development and have frequent interactions with Product Managers, Product Designers as well as Platform Teams.
  • Take part in daily agile ceremonies, brainstorm on innovative ideas that challenge the status quo and implement solutions
  • Act as an advocate for highest code quality and ownership, while contributing to the health of the infrastructure
  • Raise the bar and elevate your team by sharing knowledge and best practices, while always seeking improvement and progress

What you’ll be bringing to the team 

  • Design and create beautiful, elegant and functional web applications
  • Build responsive web applications
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript (ES6+), TypeScript and CSS-in-JS
  • Knowledge of React.js, Next.js, Node.js, Express.js and GraphQL
  • Solid understanding of cross-browser/platform issues and solutions
  • Experience developing in a back-end for front-end layer 
  • Familiarity with writing tests and ensuring highest coding standards

Even better if you have, but not necessary:

  • Experience in development of mobile first applications
  • Familiarity with modern cloud infrastructures
  • Keen eye for UI/UX design 

Who you are:

  • We look for problem solvers that do not shy away from tackling complexity, and love critical thinkers
  • You have a strong will to learn, grow and get out of comfort zone
  • You have a great energy and passion for technology

What’s in it for you:

  • Lots of autonomy, flexible work culture and possibility of remote work
  • Development of very high traffic products, used at the global scale 
  • Exposure to modern and proven technology 
  • Tons of growth opportunities into technical or people management roles
  • Full suite of benefits & perks, including equity for all Lightspeeders
  • Opportunity to join a fast-paced, high-growth company
  • Opportunity to learn, expand your skill set, forge wonderful relationships and make your mark within the diverse and inclusive Lightspeed family, a true Canadian tech success story. 

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Lightspeed (TSX/NYSE: LSPD) powers the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy.

Our one-stop commerce platform transforms and unifies digital and physical operations by enabling multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions and connection to supplier networks. With the Lightspeed commerce platform, merchants in retail and hospitality can build thriving businesses for the future.

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine in over 100 countries. Lightspeed has offices in Canada, the USA, Europe, Russia and APAC.

We’re passionate about enabling people to do their best work. We dream big and we’re looking for people who do the same. With us, career milestones happen often and we celebrate every one. Come work with us and find out where your career will take you at Lightspeed!