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Careers

We improve finance for everyday Canadians

We're a fast growing company looking for talented individuals who can help us make personal finance better.

Our goal is to offer everyday Canadians the opportunity to profit from modernizing the Canadian financial industry.

Our office is located in the booming downtown core of Toronto, Ontario, in the beautiful and uplifting Workplace One, Peter Street coworking space. With special features including live moss walls, two outdoor patios, beautiful lounges and inspiring meeting rooms, plus perks such as espresso, coffee & loose-leaf tea, a communal kitchen, craft beer on tap, underground paid parking and indoor bicycle parking.

Employee Perks

Flexible schedule

We're parent friendly!

Cool Gear

New laptop, 27" computer monitors, sit-stand desk, ergonomic chair, etc.

Paid Holidays

Up to 4 weeks paid holidays. Where are you going next?

Open Cafeteria

Fresh fruits, loose leafs, coffee, and craft beer on tap.

Competitive Salary

Base salary, performance bonus and stock options.

Benefits Coverage

We've got you covered.

We're hiring!

We're always looking for talented people with bright new ideas.

Overview

goPeer is a financial wellness company and Canada’s first regulated consumer peer-to-peer lender, connecting borrowers and investors through an online marketplace. goPeer replaces banks and traditional financial institutions to provide better rates to borrowers while creating a new investment opportunity available to all Canadians.

We have recently launched with significant traction and are on course to rank among the fastest growing FinTech start-ups in Canada. To support our growth, we are actively recruiting for the position of Senior Database Developer, with focus on PL/pgSQL programming, database architecture, data modelling and query optimization.

Candidates must have a genuine passion for technology and socially responsible innovation, a drive to overcome barriers, and with the curiosity to never stop learning. We are passionate about bringing financial innovation to Canada, overcoming barriers, and focussing on the financial health of everyday Canadians. At goPeer we challenge ourselves to think differently, and welcome all to share in our vision and become a part of what we’re building.

Responsibilities

  • Function/stored procedure and trigger development using PL/pgSQL
  • Future proof database architecture, data modelling and schema design
  • Performance optimization, query analysis and tuning
  • Coordinate and work closely with the existing full stack and back end development team
  • Provide recommendations for the optimization and enhancement of processes and systems
  • Advocate for the use of best practices in development and test-driven methodologies
  • Ensure that compliance, security, and privacy remain at the forefront of all decisions
  • Maintain technical documentation and assist in the preparation of end-user documentation
  • Maintain focus on project timeline and deliverables to ensure adequate focus on priorities, and to tackle obstacles or correct course in a timely manner
  • Work with stakeholders and customers to resolve deficiencies and process feedback
  • Bring a positive attitude to the team to fuel momentum and a healthy environment

Skills and Qualifications

We focus on strengths – the following are not requirements, but guidelines for a better fit.

  • University degree or College diploma in Computer Science, or comparable experience
  • 4+ years of relevant database development experience, preferably using PostgreSQL, and bonus if in a related industry
  • Curiosity with a strong desire to learn and innovate, anticipate trends, and build futureproof systems
  • Able to work collaboratively with a team as well as independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities while balancing objectives and overcoming distractions
  • Good working knowledge of agile methodologies and the application development lifecycle

Preferred Technologies

We focus on strengths – the following are not requirements, but guidelines for a better fit.

  • Proficient in current development standards and methodologies
  • Strong development skills with experience preferably using PL/pgSQL
  • Knowledge of Web Services/JSON/XML/REST/API/Serverless
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools (PowerBI, Tableau)
  • Code management and version-control systems, preferred experience using Git
  • Cloud infrastructure, preferably Amazon AWS and RDS
  • Project planning and collaboration tools, including the Atlassian stack

 

To learn more or apply please e-mail [email protected]; applications should include your CV and a cover letter detailing why you are a fit, with examples of relevant experience. Additionally, please share any related hobby or community projects in which you have contributed.

Overview

goPeer is a financial wellness company and Canada’s first regulated consumer peer-to-peer lender, connecting borrowers and investors through an online marketplace. goPeer replaces banks and traditional financial institutions to provide better rates to borrowers while creating a new investment opportunity available to all Canadians.

We have recently launched with significant traction and are on course to rank among the fastest growing FinTech start-ups in Canada. To support our growth, we are actively recruiting for the position of Senior Front End Developer for both web and mobile development. As a small team we are looking for a candidate with a broad set of competencies encompassing not only front end development experience, but design and UX as well.

Candidates must have a genuine passion for technology and socially responsible innovation, a drive to overcome barriers, and with the curiosity to never stop learning. We are passionate about bringing financial innovation to Canada, overcoming barriers, and focussing on the financial health of everyday Canadians. At goPeer we challenge ourselves to think differently, and welcome all to share in our vision and become a part of what we’re building.

Responsibilities

  • Assume ownership of the goPeer web portal, an SPA built using Vue.js and Vuetify

  • Extend the portal to optimize user experience, with focus on design, usability, and performance

  • Produce a new hybrid mobile app to replace the platform on mobile for a better user experience

  • Coordinate and work closely with the existing full stack and back end development team

  • Provide recommendations for the optimization and enhancement of processes and systems

  • Advocate for the use of best practices in development and test-driven methodologies

  • Ensure that compliance, security, and privacy remain at the forefront of all decisions

  • Maintain technical documentation and assist in the preparation of end-user documentation

  • Maintain focus on project timeline and deliverables to ensure adequate focus on priorities, and to tackle obstacles or correct course in a timely manner

  • Work with stakeholders and customers to resolve deficiencies and process feedback

  • Bring a positive attitude to the team to fuel momentum and a healthy environment

Skills and Qualifications

We focus on strengths – the following are not requirements, but guidelines for a better fit.

  • University degree or College diploma in Computer Science, or comparable experience

  • 4+ years of relevant web and mobile front-end development experience, specifically SPAs and bonus if in a related industry

  • Curiosity with a strong desire to learn and innovate, anticipate trends, and build futureproof systems

  • Able to work collaboratively with a team as well as independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities while balancing objectives and overcoming distractions

  • Good working knowledge of agile methodologies and the application development lifecycle

Preferred Technologies

We focus on strengths – the following are not requirements, but guidelines for a better fit.

  • Proficient in current web development standards and frameworks

  • Strong development skills with experience preferably using Vue.js, React or React Native

  • Code management and version-control systems, preferred experience using Git

  • Serverless architecture and cloud infrastructure, preferably Amazon AWS

  • Good working knowledge for the implementation and design of RESTful APIs

  • Experience with microservices architecture and design patterns

  • Project planning and collaboration tools, including the Atlassian stack

To learn more or apply please e-mail [email protected]; applications should include your CV and a cover letter detailing why you are a fit, with examples of relevant experience. Additionally, please share any related hobby or community projects in which you have contributed.

Full Stack Developer

goPeer is seeking a Full Stack Developer (Node.js, Vue.js, Serverless and PL/pgSQL on AWS) to support the development of our core platform. We are looking for an experienced developer with an entrepreneurial spirit, driven to transform an industry through creativity and innovation. You will be challenged to think differently and contribute to the goPeer’s vision. Reporting directly to the CTO and technical co-founder, your primary objective will be to refine the platform’s architecture while executing on a detailed development plan.

We focus on strengths – the following are not requirements, but guidelines for a better fit.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of the goPeer core platform and related tools and integrations
  • Provide recommendations for the optimization and enhancement of processes and systems
  • Advocate for the use of best practices in development and test-driven methodologies
  • Ensure that security and privacy considerations remain at the forefront of all decisions
  • Maintain technical documentation and assist in the preparation of end-user documentation
  • Maintain focus on project timeline and deliverables to ensure adequate focus on priorities, and to tackle obstacles or correct course in a timely manner
  • Work with stakeholders and customers to resolve deficiencies and process feedback
  • Bring a positive attitude to the team to fuel momentum and a healthy environment

Skills and Qualifications

  • University degree or College diploma in Computer Science, or comparable experience
  • 4+ years of relevant programming experience, bonus if in a related industry
  • Curiosity with a strong desire to learn and innovate, anticipate trends and build futureproof systems
  • Able to work collaboratively with a team as well as independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities while balancing objectives and overcoming distractions
  • Good working knowledge of agile methodologies and the application development lifecycle

Preferred Technologies

  • Proficient in current web development standards and frameworks
  • Strong development skills with experience preferably with Node.js and Vue.js (or Angular/React)
  • Database programming (Stored procedures/functions), NoSQL and SQL, preferably PostgreSQL (PL/pgSQL)
  • Code management and version-control systems, preferred experience using Git
  • Serverless architecture and cloud infrastructure, preferably Amazon AWS
  • Good working knowledge in the design and development of RESTful APIs
  • Experience with microservices architecture and design patterns
  • Project planning and collaboration tools, including the Atlassian stack

To learn more or apply please e-mail [email protected] with a brief paragraph about yourself, why you want to join goPeer, your resume and a link to your LinkedIn profile.

Credit Officer

Overview

We have recently launched with significant traction and are on course to rank among the fasted growing FinTech start-ups in Canada. To support our continued growth, we are actively recruiting a Credit Officer, with the responsibility of leading credit-related functions, including loan underwriting.

We are an early-stage start-up and are looking for several key qualities while building our team. This opportunity is for you if you are passionate about personal finance and are driven to transform an industry through creativity and innovation. You will be challenged to think differently and contribute to the company’s vision. Reporting directly to the CEO and co-founder, your primary objective will be to refine and enhance our operational processes underpinning the goPeer peer-to-peer lending platform.

Responsibilities

The Credit Officer is responsible for reviewing, analyzing, evaluating and approving loan applications. The Credit Officer has the authority to grant exception approval(s) where a loan application does not satisfy company policy.

  • Apply detailed knowledge and understanding of company Policies and Exception Approvals.
  • Assess and analyze loan applications; review, evaluate and analyze credit and financial history of applications including capacity to pay to make final underwriting decision.
  • Grant Approvals applications in accordance with company policy as a loan underwriter
  • Provide rationale in regards to the underwriting process and the analysis that took place where such applications are either approved or refused.
  • Adhere to acceptable review timeframes for analysis of applications and underwriter best practices
  • Answer queries from sales staff pertaining to applications submitted for analysis and/or exception approval from the underwriting team.
  • Pinpoint fraudulent documents during analysis and report these to appropriate departments and the underwriting unit.
  • Match and validate application information such as income, paystubs and credit ratings to make a final underwriting decision in the approval process
  • Provide customer support (emails, live chat, phone)

Requirements

  • Previous relevant industry experience required
  • Able to work collaboratively with a team as well as independently with minimal supervision
  • An effective communicator, able to communicate well both written and verbally
  • High level of computer literacy, Intermediate to Advance skill level in Microsoft Office Package (Excel, Word and Outlook).
  • Analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work under pressure and in a fast paced environment.
  • Criminal and Credit record checks will be administered

Workplace and COVID-19 Restrictions

Our office is located in the downtown core of Toronto, ON, within the beautiful and uplifting Workplace One, Peter Street coworking space. With special features including live moss walls, two outdoor patios, beautiful lounges and inspiring meeting rooms, plus perks such as espresso, coffee & loose-leaf tea, a communal kitchen, craft beer on tap, underground paid parking and indoor bicycle parking.

Restrictions are in place to ensure the safety of all employees during the COVID-19 pandemic; we will continue to monitor the ongoing situation and adjust company and workplace policies accordingly.

To learn more or apply please e-mail [email protected]. Applications should include your CV and a cover letter detailing why you are a fit, with examples of relevant experience. Additionally, please share any related hobby or community projects in which you have contributed.

Bilingual Dealing Representative

goPeer is seeking a Bilingual Dealing Representative to work directly with investors on the goPeer platform. We are looking for a bright, talented and motivated Dealing Representative to advise investors and discuss the financial features of investing through goPeer.

To learn more or apply please e-mail [email protected] with a brief paragraph about yourself, why you want to join goPeer, your resume and a link to your LinkedIn profile.

We are a diverse organization committed to celebrating a culture of diversity and accessibility, we are inclusive of culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, language, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

By applying for a position with goPeer, you understand that any offer made will be contingent on your undergoing and successful completion of a background check, in addition to your review, acknowledgement and adherence to the goPeer Compliance Policies and Procedures.

 

Restrictions are in place to ensure the safety of all employees during the COVID-19 pandemic; we will continue to monitor the ongoing situation and adjust company and workplace policies accordingly.