Back-End Software Engineer

  • Tread
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jan 05, 2022

Job Description

Tread is looking for an experienced Back-End Engineer to join our fast-paced startup team. This individual will be responsible for the server side of the scaling Tread product.


Tread is a construction software company that is venture-backed, building the future of 4+ year technology that uses data and analytics to keep construction moving.

The team at Tread care about what we build, and about each other. We value open communication and respect each other's diverse opinions and ideas regardless of their title. As part of the team, you'll have full visibility and be encouraged to make a positive impact every day on our customer's pain points and enjoy seeing the results of your work. We work hard to create an environment where everyone can share their ideas because we know innovation happens with diverse perspectives.

You will have the opportunity to provide certainty and precision to the trillion dollar construction industry: a market that is currently underserved by technology. We're building systems that can support entire cities across North America and the hundreds of thousands of contractors and subcontractors that work within them.

    • Remote First. Opportunity to work from home.
    • Flexibility. We trust our team to get their work done.
    • Professional Development. $1,000 per year for every employee to focus on their learning & development, as well as developmental paid days off.
    • Equity. Each employee receives stock options so we can share in our success.
    • Benefits. Start from day one!
    • Health & Wellness Priority. Lunch & Learns, mental health coverage, & more.
    • Time Off. vacation, sick, & personal days.
    • Family Focus. Extended parental leave with top up.

    • Building and delivering scalable web applications.
    • Design APIs and understand security best practices.
    • Curate the structure of the server side of the Tread Product, optimizing servers for speed and stability.
    • Work with our Engineering and Product team to improve consistency of our product.
    • Develop and maintain functional and stable web applications, especially as we grow.
    • Collaborate with Front-End and Full Stack Engineers to integrate user facing elements to the server logic.
    • Build and deliver high quality features to the Tread platform, from Macbook to production.
    • Write unit, integration and end-to-end tests.

    • 3+ years of experience as a Back-End Engineer, ideally working on a SaaS product.
    • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, etc. or equivalent work experience.
    • Experience working in an Agile environment.
    • Working in Golang or similar language.
    • Eager to work in a startup culture.
    • Collaborate with other Engineers and Product professionals.

Our Tech Stack: Golang, GraphQL, React, AWS, Docker, PostgreSQL, GitHub, Elixir

Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized folks tend to only apply when they check every box. Think you have what it takes, but not sure you check every box? Apply to the role anyways. We'd love to talk and determine together whether you could be a great fit!

We believe that diverse teams perform better and that fostering an inclusive work environment is a key part of growing a successful team. We welcome people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to working with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.