Senior Back-End Engineer

Senior Back-End Engineer

Mobify is looking for an experienced back-end software engineer to join our Product team. You'll be designing and building core components of our next-generation platform serving billions of page views for some of the most recognized brands in the world.

As a part of the Product team, a group talented engineers and designers building innovative new products, you'll be investigating and implementing experimental technologies and new approaches. From prototyping to deployment, you'll have input into each step of our agile development process. You will work with other engineering team members to build our back-end as well as with designers to develop the user experience. This is an intermediate to senior level position, and is also on-site. Candidates must be in or willing to relocate to Vancouver, Canada.

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  • Gather and curate product requirements
  • Rapidly prototype solutions, evaluate technology choices, and solve architectural challenges
  • Work with a talented team to design great software
  • Develop scalable systems using our core stack: Django, Flask, Node.js, Postgres
  • Participate in a DevOps & scrum (agile) software development environment


  • Have a minimum of 5 years experience developing with web technologies
  • Have deep expertise in at least one relevant web programming language (we use Python and Javascript, but these are not a strict requirement)
  • Have developed complex web applications
  • Have an established record of shipping products either independently or as part of a small team
  • Have a background in distributed systems, networking, performance, or databases
  • Are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the latest trends in web

Bonus Points:

  • Contribute to open source projects, speak at meetups or conferences
  • Maintain a personal or community website, portfolio, or side project
  • Active on Github, blogs, Twitter, or HackerNews
  • Experience working in a start-up environment

About Us:

Mobify ( is a rapidly growing Vancouver-based technology company building the next generation of adaptive web products. Our vision is to mobify the web - to make it amazing and accessible on every device.

Over 75,000 developers use Mobify products to adapt their website for mobile and tablets devices. We empower customers and developers at companies like Starbucks, ideeli, Threadless, British Telecom, Expedia, Beyond the Rack, and NBC to deliver over $100-million in mobile commerce this year, and that's just the beginning. Our platform uses a unique adaptive approach called 'client-side adaptation' to remix HTML, CSS and JavaScript and deliver a better web experience on all devices - this means no scraping, proxying or application servers required. Today, we focus on adapting the web for mobile phones and tablets. Tomorrow, adaption will include SmartTVs, cameras and new devices not yet invented.

Why Mobify?

  • You want to tackle world-class technology problems and change the way the world uses the web
  • You are equally passionate about the web and making it amazing and accessible on every device
  • Convenient Yaletown location in beautiful Vancouver, Canada
  • Competitive salary, great benefits, and yoga classes and kettlebell classes right at the office!

    Date Posted:
    Jul 25, 2014 11:47 AM PDT

    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    Mobify is an open platform to adapt any website for mobile devices: smartphones, tablets and more. We help businesses solve the complex design and performance challenges of today's multi-screen web by providing tools and APIs for launching fast, responsive websites. Mobify is built on standard web technologies: HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Our platform includes powerful features for remixing any existing site... more