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Senior Back-End Engineer

Product | Vancouver, BC, Canada

Job Description

Mobify is looking for an experienced back-end software engineer to join our Platform team. You'll be designing and building core components of our next-generation platform serving billions of page views for some of the most recognized brands in the world.

As a part of the Platform team, a talented group of engineers and designers building innovative new products, you'll be investigating and implementing experimental technologies and new approaches. From prototyping to deployment, you'll have input into each step of our agile development process. You will work with other engineering team members to build our back-end as well as designers to develop the user experience

This is an intermediate to senior level position, and is also on-site. Candidates must be in or willing to relocate to Vancouver, Canada.

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  • Have deep expertise in at least one relevant web programming language (we use Python, Javascript and Ruby)
  • Have experience in development using web technologies
  • Have an established record of shipping product either independently or as part of a small team
  • Have a background in web, distributed systems & networking
  • Are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about modern web technologies


  • Gather and curate product requirements
  • Rapidly prototype solutions
  • Work with a talented team to design great software
  • Develop scalable systems
  • Participate in scrum-agile software development environment

Bonus Points

  • Active on blogs, twitter and HackerNews
  • Experience working in a start-up environment

About us

Mobify is an open platform to adapt any website for mobile devices: smartphones, tablets and more. We help businesses solve the complex design and performance challenges of today's multi-screen web by providing tools and APIs for launching fast, responsive websites.

Mobify is built on standard web technologies: HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Our platform includes powerful features for remixing any existing site content into a customized, responsive layout – as well improving the load time and page weight of any responsive website.   

Mobify is used by leading Fortune 500 companies and drives hundreds of millions of dollars in mobile revenue. Our global customers include Starbucks, BT, Siemens, Expedia, Beyond the Rack, and hundreds more.

Why Mobify?

  • You want to tackle world-class technology problems and change the way the world uses the web
  • You are equally passionate about the web and making it amazing and accessible on every device
  • You love to work with really smart and interesting people who have authored books, written plays, attended university at the age of 12, rowed across the Atlantic Ocean and more
  • Convenient Gastown location in beautiful Vancouver, Canada
  • Competitive salary, great benefits and yoga classes and kettlebell classes right at the office!

[Department: Engineering]