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Senior Software Developer (SDE-III)



Software Engineering
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023

Our Business

FISPAN is an Enterprise SaaS FinTech start-up that allows for banks to deploy embedded financial products and services to create a seamless banking connection for their corporate clients. Our product aims to provide instant scale and reach for banks who want to remove friction and add value by enabling their commercial banking clients to access banking services through their preferred operational software. Founded in 2016 by respected and renowned entrepreneur Lisa Shields, FISPAN is on a mission to create the best product in the FinTech industry, and fundamentally change the way that companies bank. Being the market leader in ERP-banking, we work with the world’s Tier 1 banks with assets exceeding up to $3T, including J.P. Morgan Chase.
With our rapid growth and global expansion, we are looking for dynamic and passionate individuals to join our team and inclusive culture. FISPAN recognizes that the differences in each of us is what makes FISPAN a different kind of business. Being a Vancouver based start-up, our modern and scenic office is located in downtown’s historic Marine Building. The interview process for this position will be entirely remote, and we are open to remote work options.


We are looking for an experienced backend engineer who loves technology, can take ownership of the projects, is able to design and implement solutions to complex problems, feels proud of their craft and is excited to be part of a team re-shaping the definition of corporate banking applications. You would be joining a team of senior platform engineers who build FISPAN’s core platform.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and implement enhancements to our Platform services in languages like Java(17 and above), Kotlin, Javascript, keeping in mind high throughput, performance and KPIs.
  • Expertise in creating Restful APIs using backend frameworks like Spring-boot(Java / Kotlin), Express(Node.js)
  • Deliver features ready for distributed environments using micro-services architecture and messaging queues.
  • Good understanding of containerization of workloads via docker and their orchestration via Kubernetes.
  • Maintaining FISPAN’s core developer platform while maintaining a great developer experience.
  • A decent understanding of modern cloud infra/deployments and a great understanding of a full software development lifecycle
  • Previous experience with Fintechs and accounting / ERP systems is a great asset.
  • Passion for technology and readiness to adapt to the changing technology landscape.

If you feel you'd be a great fit, let us know why and include some examples of your craft (GitHub links are the best). Here is some info on our tech stack.

Why Work With Us?

  • Experienced team

All of our Co-Founders are seasoned professionals within their field. Join our team to build your network and engage in mentorship opportunities.

  • Start-Up Environment

FISPAN’s start-up nature implies autonomy and leadership over projects. Our employees hold a higher level of responsibility and are presented with various hands-on opportunities from the get-go. We want our team to reach their full potential and career aspirations.

  • Rich Culture

We understand that personal growth happens on multiple levels, which is why we encourage a work-life balance to have family time, explore new ideas and develop hobbies. At FISPAN, you can also expect various (virtual) company-wide events and clubs to drive engagement.

  • Perks

Our prime downtown Vancouver office is close to a Skytrain, prestige shopping, and coastal views. FISPAN employees have access to our building fitness center and amenities, fully stocked cupboards, weekly team lunches, and daily coffee runs. We also set our employees up for success by providing the most modern MacBook and Apple equipment.

  • Compensation & Vacation

FISPAN offers industry-researched and competitive pay, annual compensation reviews, options, incentive plans, and health & wellness benefits. Also, enjoy four weeks accruing vacation per annum. We believe in rewarding our driven and hardworking team.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

As FISPAN continues to grow, we are committed to celebrating diversity, endorsing equity, and encouraging inclusion because it makes sense for our business and creates a culture of diverse ideas that results in a high performance culture. This starts in the recruitment process by providing the most diverse candidate pool to our leaders as we can. From there leaders decide on the best candidate for the job based on their merits.