Intermediate Software Developer - X-Files (Remote)

Remote, CA

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 
At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.
About the team
You will become an integral member of our X-Files pod who are responsible for the development of a brand new services offering to bridge a crucial gap in the accounting & bookkeeping automation workflow, along with all the internal tools and applications required to support it. This team will be working extensively with C#/.NET Core, DynamoDB, SQS, Redis, Kubernetes and more. 
About the role
Executing on this technical vision will be crucial for our success and we need a passionate, experienced Software Developer to work on our new backend services offering which will process millions of documents each month. Working in a cross-functional, agile, pod you will provide leadership through influence, act as a mentor and lean in to drive the exceptional delivery of this technical vision for our users. 
Part of delivering robust and scalable services involves thinking about how to deploy and monitor them, you will help to create service health metrics, infrastructure code and provisioning tools.
You will be product and customer focused, working closely with other functions including sales, support and marketing. You will lead with your expertise and influence process changes, workflow and mentor members of your team.
About you
You have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in STEM, or equivalent practical experience with a curious mind and desire to solve complex challenges. We’re Agile enthusiasts so an understanding of, and experience with, Agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban or Xtreme Programming (XP) is preferred. We build, test and run in the cloud and our ideal candidate would have some basic hands-on experience with these platforms.

What You'll Bring with You

  • 3 + years of experience building APIs and services in an object-orientated language, preferably C#/.NET core 
  • Demonstrated experience with relational databases and SQL
  • Deep understanding and appreciation of automated testing
  • Familiarity with DevOps practises including CI/CD, containerization, configuration, monitoring, alerting, etc.
Why Xero?
At Xero, we are empowered to bring our ‘whole self’ to work. Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate. We care about learning together and celebrate our teams’ continuous improvement and career development. 
We offer a great remuneration package, including compelling benefits and perks, like Xero shares. We also support flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. Our Canadian Xero family includes Hubdoc, an automated data capture platform and we have offices in Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver. From the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.
Job region(s): North America
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