Intermediate/Senior Software Engineer (Data)

Intermediate/Senior Software Engineer (Data)

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About Borrowell:

Borrowell is a Canadian company dedicated to making financial stability possible for everyone. The first to offer free credit scores, Borrowell provides educational resources, monitoring, innovative digital tools and personalized product recommendations to help people feel in control and optimistic about their financial future. In previous data, members using Borrowell reported up to 100 points increased to their credit score after 1 year with select Borrowell products.

With more than 2 million members and $102 million in funding since 2017, Borrowell is one of the largest fintech companies in Canada. Borrowell has won numerous awards, including being named one of Globe and Mail’s Top Growing Companies, LinkedIn’s Top Startups in Canada, CB Insights’ Top 250 Fintechs, and Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance.

Borrowell places a high value on building a diverse and inclusive workplace and is proud to have a gender-balanced team. Borrowell was named one of the Top 50 Best Workplaces in Canada, as well as one of the Best Workplaces for Women, and Mental Wellness.

About the Role:

You will be creating and maintaining the data pipelines with latest technologies like Snowflake, DBT, Airflow, Azure Functions, and Looker, overall getting your hands dirty with massive data sets. You will be engaged in identifying, designing, and implementing process improvements for the team.

During your first year, you can expect to:

  • Hold an impactful role in contributing to data infrastructure decision-making and implementations, as well as creating data pipelines for net new B2C core products
  • Consistently evaluate our existing data engineering tech stack, looking for optimizations and improvements
  • Maintain the Snowflake data warehouse using DBT
  • Work with internal stakeholders to collect data for measuring their key performance metrics
  • Design data pipelines to extract data from a variety of sources, including unstructured, semi-structured, and fully structured data
  • Working experience building and optimizing data pipelines, architectures, and data sets
  • Experience with:
    • Relational and non-relational databases
    • Query authoring (SQL) as well as practical familiarity with a variety of databases
    • Object-oriented and functional scripting languages (Python)
    • Workflow orchestration tools (Airflow)
    • REST APIs

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience working with:
    • DBT and Snowflake
    • Serverless functions
    • Docker
    • Git
    • Terraform
    • Bash/PowerShell scripting and knowledge of CI/CD (Azure DevOps)
    • Event hubs
    • GDPR/CCPA policies
    • Data visualization tools (Looker/Tableau)

Our Engineering Team Values

  1. We work well as a team and collaborate always!
  2. We are humble and open to each others' ideas and opinions
  3. We are not afraid of making mistakes and we are always learning
  4. We are persistent about solving problems we are facing
  5. Change is good and welcomed
  6. We are always willing to take on new challenges
  7. We are not afraid to say, "I don't know," or, "I need help"
  8. We take ownership over our platform and the work that we deliver
  9. We communicate clearly to ensure we collaborate well
  10. We find the simplest solutions possible for the hardest problems
  • The Opportunity - join and have a major impact at a growing company that is helping make financial stability possible for everybody
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits - medical, dental, vision, and paramedical health benefits for you and your family, with extra yearly coverage for psychotherapists and massage therapists
  • Additional Health Benefits - virtual benefit offering that allows you to connect 24/7 with nurses, doctors and mental health professionals
  • Maternity & Parental Leave Top-up - available to new parents
  • Wellness Benefit - $600 annually to spend on whatever brings you joy
  • WFH Reimbursement - we ship you gear like a laptop, mouse, keyboard, and you can reimburse additional items to make your workplace better for you
  • Employee Development Benefit - annual reimbursements on payments to help your learning
  • Givewell Benefit - 1 paid volunteer day a year to give back to the community
  • Flexibility - flexible working hours and a flexible vacation policy

We are remote-first across Canada, meaning you have no mandatory obligation to come in-office unless you choose to do so - you decide what is best for you. Our offices are located in Toronto, Kelowna, and Montreal, with teams distributed primarily in Ontario and BC.

At Borrowell, one of our core values and firm beliefs is that diversity makes us better. If you’re unsure about your qualifications for this position, we’d still encourage you to apply. We’re looking for candidates who have experience, but know that not everyone’s had a chance to demonstrate what they can do. What’s most important is that you have a growth mindset and care about helping people with their finances - an area in their lives that causes a lot of stress.

Please note that due to the sensitive nature of the work we do, clearing a credit and criminal record check is a condition of employment.

Borrowell encourages applications from candidates with differing abilities. Please let us know if you require accommodation at any stage in the selection process.


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