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Are you actively looking for a new opportunity? Or just checking the market? Well… you might just be in the right place!

We are the eCommerce business unit and our primary goal is to enable our merchants to grow their businesses. As Lightspeed grows, we are bringing and integrating with various parts of the Lightspeed ecosystem including payments, shipping, and other services to help our merchants build the most unique experience for their customers.

We’re looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer who enjoys working with PHP and learning new languages (e.g Javascript or Java). You will work on our eCommerce product and own the delivery of features from the design phase to the production release. You will have the opportunity to work with multiple technology stacks, ranging from customer-facing technologies, working with big data, building and maintaining distributed systems, and everything in between.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Build reusable components to build faster with higher quality and consistency

  • Drive and own the technical challenges in the team

  • Participate in development planning, retrospectives and demos

  • Deliver best in class user experiences to our merchants in collaboration with UX designers, product managers, and other developers

  • Collaborate with multiple teams and stakeholders to achieve the technical objectives

  • Contribute to the team’s culture by joining discussions and challenging your peers

  • Extending your own skills by learning from and growing with the team

  • Act as an advocate for highest code quality and ownership, while contributing to the health of the infrastructure

  • Raise the bar and elevate your team by sharing knowledge and best practices, while always seeking improvement and progress

Tech Stack: PHP, React, TypeScript, GCP, MySQL, GraphQL


What you need to bring to the team:

  • Demonstrable experience with PHP

  • Experience in software development lifecycles, coding standards, source control management, code reviews, build processes, testing, and monitoring

  • Strong understanding of Agile development and continuous delivery

  • Attention to detail and have the ability to think abstractly

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Self-motivated with the ability to function effectively in a team environment with minimum supervision

  • Have an open mindset about seeking improvement and feedback

  • Eager to make decisions and not afraid of making mistakes

  • Full working proficiency in English

  • An appetite for learning

Even better if you have (but not necessary):

  • Javascript / TypeScript and modern frameworks such as Vue and / or React

  • Knowledge of eCommerce / POS systems


What’s in it for you?

Come live the Lightspeed experience!

  • Lots of autonomy, flexible work culture and the possibility of fully remote work

  • Genuine career opportunities in a company that’s creating new jobs everyday;

  • Work in a team big enough for growth but lean enough to make a real impact.

  • All of our work is business-driven

  • Our developers work on Macbook Pros

  • Our code is stored in Github and we make extensive use of pull requests in order to review each other’s work

  • Development of very high traffic products, used at the global scale

  • Exposure to modern and proven technology

  • Opportunity to learn and expand your skill set

  • Become a valued part of the diverse and inclusive Lightspeed family

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed's one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale, and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions, and connection to supplier networks.

Founded in Montréal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company serves retail, hospitality, and golf businesses in over 100 countries.
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