Senior Software Developer, Front-End

Zero - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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As an early member of our team, you'll have a direct impact on the success of Zero by working on our web applications and projects. Working in a fast-moving technology company means your job will be as exciting as it is fulfilling by having a say in key decisions, and taking specs from initial planning to development.


  • Being passionate about building the best financial services out there.
  • Working with stakeholders inside and outside of Zero to define problems and codify requirements.
  • Design and implement software, in constant collaboration with the rest of Zero's engineering team.
  • Build systems that perform, scale, can't be compromised, and manage themselves using DevOps.

  • Building shockingly beautiful web interfaces with pixel-perfection that are responsive across all device types
  • Understanding requirements from customers and developing high-impact ways of quickly solving their problems

  • 2+ years of experience in developing consumer web applications
  • Solid engineering capability with an eye towards performance, responsiveness, attention to detail, and "feel"
  • Deep understanding of JavaScript, React, HTML5 and CSS3 including transitions and animations
  • Familiarity with modern web build pipelines (Babel, Webpack), SPAs and server-side rendering
  • Experience working with at least one server-side language (Python, Java, Ruby, PHP)
  • Fluent in extreme programming practices and agile development, ruthless in testing, and eager to deliver as early and often as possible
  • Familiarity with the technological fundamentals of developing applications for the Internet, including Unix/Linux, relational databases, HTTP and REST
  • A track record of successful, substantial projects.

  • Technical experience related to credit cards, banking or other areas of FinTech.
  • Experience with server side Python
  • Extensive experience with testing and automation (Eslint, Jest, Puppeteer, Gitlab CI)

  • Zero is a financial services company that provides an elegant, mobile-first, modern banking experience. We combine the simplicity of a debit card with the rewards and benefits of a credit card.
  • We're looking for someone who shares our love of craftsmanship and our passion for improving banking for everyone.

  • We pay 100% of your medical, dental, and vision premiums
  • We'll provide whatever equipment you need to succeed
  • Lunch and breakfast expenses paid
  • Standing desks for everyone
  • A beautiful office with a large kitchen filled with a variety of drinks, coffee, snacks, and breakfast sandwiches