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Senior Software Developer

Dyspatch is looking for a Senior Software Developer to join our dynamic Engineering team.




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77k-101k USD

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Dyspatch is looking for a Senior Software Developer to join our dynamic Engineering team. We care about great engineering culture and creating a product that helps people work smarter, not harder. 

As a member of our Engineering team you’ll work closely with the Product team, ensuring that customer experience is front-and-centre for all future features. We’ll also collaborate to groom and manage internal and external expectations for upcoming roadmap priorities. As a team we’re responsible for maintaining a planned and prioritized technical roadmap so we can get ahead of any technical debt slowing us down. 

We value building reliable software that scales and we’re looking for the type of person who  loves discussing and learning about great technical architecture, and who has experience leading modern web development solutions to tie it all together. If your work reflects your care and interest in leading user-focused development and great practices, we want to talk!

Annual Salary: $95,000 - 125,000 CAD

We’re based in Canada and this role is open to candidates who currently have valid Canadian work authorization (a SIN) and currently reside in Canada. Our core working hours are ~9 - 4 in the Pacific time zone, and we ask that you are able to have some overlap with us - both for meetings and for connection.

Our team is temporarily working remotely. The successful candidate will be asked to start as a remote employee and will have the option to work out of our Victoria, BC headquarters when the pandemic has ended or to remain fully remote. We're open to working with the right candidate to find the best solution.

Our Culture

  • We value elevating our engineers as technical owners of projects to give them the opportunity to learn, grow and see their vision executed technically 

  • We have biweekly sessions to discuss our technical architecture and how we might improve it 

  • We tie our work to Engineering Values that we work to maintain together as guidelines for a great and healthy engineering culture

  • We develop our own in-house markup language to make writing email HTML easier 

  • We care about the community and want to give back by running events offering mentorship and networking opportunities to help elevate a great tech community within Victoria

In The First 3 Months, You’ll…

  • Get ramped up on our tech stack and architecture, working closely with senior members of the Engineering Team

  • Contribute to our codebase, writing readable, performant code with scalability in mind

  • Complete your first project and deploy those changes to production systems  

  • Work with the Product and Customer Success teams to identify performance bottlenecks, propose solutions and lead implementations

  • Ensure code you contribute has automated tests that run through our CI/CD pipeline to help maintain the reliability we expect in our platform

  • Actively contribute to product planning sessions

  • Build out traffic, performance and user action monitoring systems to collect data for future feature implementation

In The First 12 Months, You’ll…

  • Lead user-facing technical projects from start to finish

  • Work with the Engineering Manager to develop a technical roadmap with an ROI framework to validate the importance of continuous investment into our infrastructure

  • Be responsible for making high level software architecture and system design decisions

  • Work closely with the Engineering team to coordinate feature releases on time

  • Constantly experiment with creative solutions and new technologies to create exceptional customer experiences

  • Set best practices and contribute to our standards of technical documentation to maintain our commitment to building scalable systems

  • Ensure that customer feedback is taken into consideration during any/all feature planning

Relevant Technical Knowledge

  • TypeScript, Go, Python

  • React, Node, GraphQL, gRPC

  • PostgreSQL, Redis, Memcache

  • AWS and Kubernetes infrastructure

About Dyspatch

Dyspatch is an email production platform that allows teams to streamline their entire email creation process and empower their email team to easily build emails with a library of pre-tested, on brand email blocks without needing to code. Our portfolio also includes Sendwithus, a transactional email template management platform ideal for SMBs. 

At Dyspatch we believe that work should be transparent, engaging, and take place at a sustainable pace. We constantly strive to be better, to be more inclusive, and to push ourselves outside our comfort zones, caring deeply about our customers, products, and our coworkers. We work to grow the communities around us, as we all grow stronger together. 

We want our Dyspatchios to be supported at work, and well-cared for in their lives outside of it, offering:

Generous time off, starting with three weeks of paid vacation, a winter holiday office closure, and personal time to take care of life

Paid parental leave, topping up to 10 weeks

- An extended health program supporting the physical and mental health of you and those closest to you

- An annual pro-d budget, and the support to take advantage of it

- A wellness program designed for all activity levels and interests

Flexible, remote-first schedules, allowing you to work when and where you feel your best. 


If this position interests you, reach out with an updated resume, and a few lines on why you want to join the Dyspatch team. 

We understand that experience can be gained in many ways and that skills are transferable. If you’ve had a non-traditional career path, or if there’s anything you want to clarify about your resume, let us know.

We look forward to meeting you!

About this role

November 24th, 2021

April 6th, 2021

Full Time

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77k-101k USD

To apply, you must have a permit to work in this country.
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Leverage interactive email experiences with the Dyspatch Email Template Production Platform

Dyspatch is an email production platform where teams create and change emails faster without writing code. In Dyspatch, you can create a template visually - based on how it will look, rather than its code. In fact, creating beautiful, interactive, and mobile-responsive templates in Dyspatch requires no coding.

Dyspatch was built for teams. Collaborate with all your stakeholders in one place with comments, approval workflows, detailed feedback tracked in one place, and more. And with built-in support for 300+ locales, Dyspatch has the leading localization support for email production. 

Dyspatch empowers you to drive engagement with AMP-ready emails: Embed video previews, carousels, forms, accordions, and more. Make your vision a reality in our email builder without writing a single line of code!

Dyspatch seamlessly integrates with your current ESP, and also has a powerful API to export your templates. It’s easy to export your interactive email templates to Salesforce, Cheetahmail, Pardot, Oracle Responsys, Handlebars, & more.

What’s more, before you send, you can use our email builder to review your template with every device, OS, and provider. We’ve partnered with Litmus, the leading device preview provider in the industry, to guarantee that you always send mobile-friendly emails.

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