Senior Platform Engineer at
Toronto, CA

We’re looking for an experienced Platform Engineer to help us design, build and scale services to support our growing business. If you are someone with a passion for developing reliable mission-critical software that creates simple abstractions for complex infrastructure, we’d like to talk to you. This is a Senior role and requires a high degree of technical leadership, impact and ownership. We look for an ability to drive a product from requirements phase through delivery. To be successful in this role you should bring a passion for high quality, testable code and set a high standard across the organization. A key focus of our Platform team is building tools and automation that makes the whole team more productive and our systems more dependable. Finally, as a leader on this team we look to you to offer mentorship and guidance to those around you, making the Engineers and teams you work with more effective.

 You are

  • An automation enthusiast. You love developing services that help Engineering teams build great software
  • Someone who thrives in the weeds
  • Experienced in supporting high-availability production systems and offering swift responses to critical issues
  • Passionate about solving complex technical problems

 We want

  • Well-honed skills in core Java
  • In-depth understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Applied work with tools like Docker, Jenkins, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Experience with concurrency, scaling, and performance improvement
  • Direct experience with at least of one these dependency management tools: Maven, Bazel, and/or Gradle

 Big plus if you have

  • Worked with Spring framework
  • Done work on cloud/deployment platforms like GCP, AWS, etc.
  • Built microservices
  • Experience with both SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Exposure to Istio, Nginx, HA, or Envoy

What we offer

  • Opportunity to work on an amazing, widely used consumer-facing product
  • Competitive compensation package and equity in the business - we are all owners
  • Healthcare coverage from day one and an unlimited vacation policy
  • $15 daily in-app credit towards lunches and coffees
  • Fun company-sponsored events and off-sites

About Ritual

Ritual’s mission is to digitize local commerce.  Ritual was founded in 2014 in Toronto by a group of serial entrepreneurs and ex-Googlers with the vision of bringing digital efficiency to the local commerce space. Since then, Ritual has grown to over 300 employees, serving customers in 25+ cities across North America, the U.K. and Australia and has raised over $100 million in venture funding.