Junior-Intermediate Software Engineer

at Grow in Vancouver

Does great Java mean more than just a fancy cappuccino to you?

We’re Grow. We’re a data-driven, technology-enabled online lending platform. That’s a fancy way of saying we sell kick-ass loans on the internet. We’re on a mission to make banking more understandable and anxiety-free.

We’re improving on traditional underwriting models through high levels of scalable automation, machine learning algorithms, and other “big ­data” analysis to lower the cost of borrowing and improve the user experience for our clients.

You will be working on the backend and automation team on Google Cloud Platform. You will learn the entire Grow technology stack (front­ to­ back) and be able to identify areas where you add the most value to further develop our best-in-class proprietary software.


-Design and develop new features, enhancements, and backend systems in Java
-Debug and fix product issues where necessary
-Mentor and train junior staff and future additions to the engineering team

Required Qualities

-BSc, MSc, or PhD in Computer Science, or equivalent
-Minimum five years professional work experience with Java
-Strong communication skills and the ability to articulate complex ideas and concepts
-Project management and leadership skills
-A burning passion to improve the financial lives of your fellow Canadians through innovative use of technology and data driven systems

Nice to Have Qualities

-Experience with Restful API design
-Experience with Maven, GIT, IDEA and the Google Cloud platform (Google App Engine, Google Datastore, BigQuery, Cloud Endpoints, and Google Cloud Storage).
-Interest or experience in Big Data, AI, or pattern recognition (anomaly/cluster)
-Interest or experience in Java Image Processing (focus, blur, edge detection etc)
-Experience with 3rd party REST APIs (Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Twilio)
-Experience with enterprise information system (Finance, CRM, Payments)
-Experience in Docker, Devops, Linux


-Competitive Salary
-Generous equity package
-Comprehensive Health benefits and Lifestyle Benefits
-Shiny new Apple laptop or desktop of your choice
-All the snacks you can eat
-All the beer, wine, coffee, tea, diet cran-pineapple-papaya-sparkling nectar juice (or any other refreshments) you can drink
-Beautiful Vancouver

Already pumped to be part of Grow? You’re in luck—we have some openings an we’d love to hear from you!
Learn more and please apply on our website:

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Published at 06 Jul 2016
Expires on 06 Jan 2017
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