Software Engineer Co-op (Winter 2022)

Toronto or Remote (Canada)

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Wealthsimple is the simple way to grow your money like the world's most sophisticated investors. No-maintenance portfolios, expert investment advisers and low fees.
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Wealthsimple is on a mission to help everyone achieve financial freedom, no matter who they are or how much they have. Using smart technology, Wealthsimple takes financial services that are often confusing, opaque and expensive and makes them simple, transparent, and low-cost. We're the company behind some of Canada's leading digital financial products, and are growing faster than ever.
Our team is reimagining what it means to manage your money. Smart, high-performing team members will challenge you to learn and grow every day. We value great work and great ideas — not ego. We're looking for talented people who love a fast-paced environment, and want to ship often and make an impact with groundbreaking ideas.
We’re a remote-first team and output is more important than face time, so where you choose to work is up to you — as long as you have internet access, you can work from anywhere in Canada. Be a part of our Canadian success story and help shape the financial future of millions — join us! Read our Culture Manual and learn more about how we work.
At Wealthsimple, we are building products for a diverse world and we need a diverse team to do that successfully. We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Wealthsimple provides an accessible candidate experience. If you need any accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please let us know.
Engineering @ WealthsimpleWealthsimple has several engineering teams ranging from product focused to back office and our teams build and manage the software that powers our services. We do this using a microservice architecture and an agile approach, focused on short iterations and rigorous automated testing, deploying our code over 100 times a day. We maximize our productivity by building high-performing teams and giving them autonomy to deliver results, working very closely with product management, design and operations to make sure that our work delivers maximum benefit for our clients.
Co-op Students @ Wealthsimple are completely integrated in the teams they join and get to work on meaningful projects during their time with us! This Winter 2022, we're looking to add Full Stack and Backend Engineers to our growing teams! Throughout the interview process, we’ll learn more about your skills and interests to match you with the right team at Wealthsimple. 🙌

We're looking for people who:

  • Are driven to ship frequently
  • Take ownership and pride in working on projects to successful completion
  • Enjoy tackling new, complex challenges on a regular basis
  • Are comfortable with self-directed learning
  • Believe that debate, inclusivity and transparency result in better products
  • Are eager to learn from your team and others. We value making one another successful!

Things you should know about our tech before applying:

  • We have a microservice architecture with over 100+ services in production
  • Roughly half of these services are Ruby on Rails, with the other half being Java/Kotlin
  • Our frontend application is a mix of React/Angular
  • We host our services on AWS and use things like RDS, Aurora, SQS, SNS, S3, Kafka, etc.
  • We follow best practices and have great tools for profiling, logging, tracing, tracking and experimenting
Job region(s): North America
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