OpportunitiesSr. Backend Engineer -1Source

Sr. Backend Engineer -1Source

Toronto, ON

Toronto, ON

Join AutoTrader and shape the future of automotive e-commerce. We are on a mission to reinvent the digital retail experience for automotive consumers. Come to Trader and join a diverse workforce, working with the latest tech to pave the way for innovation.


We are proud to have built an environment where everyone has an opportunity to be their creative best. A place where we value collaboration, curiosity and excellence. A place, where we trust teams to work autonomously, make data-driven decisions and become masters of their craft through numerous learning opportunities.


Sounds like something you would enjoy?


We are looking for a Sr. Backend Engineer for the largest automotive marketplace in Canada.


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Design and develop elegant back-end cloud solutions which are end-to end: technical analysis, data implementation/architecture, unit testing, development, and integration testing.
  • Support in the maintenance of existing software systems.
  • Performs root cause analysis on system errors, identifies corrective action, and liaises with production support to resolve issues.
  • Provide thorough documentation and technical support for existing applications where necessary.
  • Maintain continuous integration and continuous deployment for applications.


Required Skills

  • Able to conceptualize a technical solution and relay it to other team members and stakeholders.
  • Work with Trader’s architecture group to implement software against reference specification.
  • Extensive experience in building unit, component, and integration tests and knowledge of how to use this as a system contract between other system end points.
  • Experience building cloud-based apps and a strong familiarity in the scalability, performance optimization, and monitoring of those apps.
  • Support in the maintenance of existing software systems.


Required Experience

  • Direct experience with a CQRS patterned enterprise-service-bus backend developed using a domain-driven-design approach and high velocity-queues which leverage non-relational storage and read models.
  • University Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or related subject.
  • 3-5 year’s experience in the online software industry; strong knowledge of website design, functionality usability, and web-based application architectures.
  • Strong experiences with Microsoft platform web development.
  • Strong knowledge of both relational and non-relational data stores, C#, Microsoft Azure cloud solutions and technologies, and Visual Studio.

What’s in it for you 

We understand that there is life at work and life outside of work. Here are a few benefits we all benefit from that support us to be our creative best.


Fitness and wellness

We provide discounts to nation-wide gyms, onsite gyms (when we’re in the office), an Employee and Family Assistance Programme, as well as a virtual wellness program.

  • Day 1 health benefits
  • Gym discounts
  • Local in-office free gyms
  • Employee and Family Assistance program
  • Weekly virtual wellness events

Learning allowance

In addition to in-house training, we provide an annual allowance of $1500 so you can grow your skills.

  • Tuition allowance
  • Conferences & training budget
  • Regular internal training programs

Financial planning

Let us help you invest in your future with 3% matching towards your pension and multiple forms of income protection.

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus structure
  • 3% CPP matching