Software Engineer, Social

Join our small, fiery team on a mission to usher in the Bitcoin Golden Age

About Shakepay

Shakepay is reimagining financial services to give every Canadian their fair shake, by making it bitcoin-friendly, secure, and rewarding
When Shakepay launched in 2015, it quickly became one of Canada’s fastest-growing financial institutions
Backed by top venture funds having raised $44M+ and trusted by over one million Canadians and counting
People who choose careers at Shakepay are helping shape a future of financial freedom, opportunity, and prosperity for all Canadians

Software Engineer, Social

Money is social
At its roots, money is a communication technology to convey value between people
Whether you’re paying someone else, splitting a bill, or pooling money for a trip with friends, you are involving multiple participants in your money-related activity
At Shakepay, we’re convinced that the social aspect of money is essential to building the ultimate money app
Join us to shape the future of money in an internet-native world

You will

  • Participate in building social features around money
  • Write high quality, well-tested, production level code
  • Mentor engineers through code reviews and team discussions
  • Collaborate on setting a tech vision for the company

Must have

  • 6+ years working experience as a software engineer
  • Be comfortable working across the tech stack
  • Killer video-call hangout backgrounds

Nice to have

  • Experience with Node
    js, React-Native, Vue, Postgres, Docker
  • Experience with building financial apps
  • Experience with building multiplayer games
  • Some bitcoin knowledge
  • Ability to be-friend the AI in the event of a robot uprising

Why join? 

  • Be part of a groundbreaking journey: you’ll live on the frontier of financial innovation
    Bitcoin is rewriting the rules, and Shakepay is at the forefront
  • Impact and scale: with only 2% of Canadians on Shakepay, the potential for growth is massive
    You can help us bring Shakepay and bitcoin to all Canadians
  • Rewarding benefits: we offer competitive compensation (every shaker owns stock options), benefits (health, dental, paramedical, disability, etc), and generous vacation time
  • Embrace continuous learning: ambitious individuals with an insatiable thirst for knowledge will feel at home
    Working at Shakepay means you’ll be working in an environment that encourages constant growth and development
  • Get paid in bitcoin: choose to take a percentage of your salary in the hardest, soundest money the world has ever known
  • Work remote: work from anywhere in Canada
    If you’re in Montreal or Toronto, you can also work from our offices

We understand that potential can be just as valuable as experience
If you’re eager to learn, grow, and contribute to the mission but worry that you may not have the “right” experience, we still want you to apply
We encourage applications from everyone, regardless of background and life experience
We’re firm believers that

Fluency in English is required due to the percentage of English-speaking customers and the nature of our platform, which is available to all Canadians

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