Golang Job: Software Developer (Mid-level)

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Calgary - Canada

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Helcim is searching for an experienced Software Developer to be responsible for helping develop the next generation of payments technology. We're looking for a talented individual with a passion for coding, enjoys learning about the latest technologies, strong problem-solving skills, and a user-focused approach.

As a member of our team, you will be working on numerous ongoing and new projects. Helcim is a fast-paced, high-demand company and team members must work well under pressure. The ideal candidate will embody our values and culture, and be a steward of The Way of the Helcim (see link below to our culture book).

As a Software Developer it’s your job to recognize strengths and weaknesses where they exist, provide feedback, and challenge your colleagues. You’ll lead by example, mentor others, and champion the vision of the company. You will be successful in this role if you are able to accept ownership for effectively developing solutions that improve the merchant experience.

Who you are:

  • Looking to take your career to the next level by directly impacting the products & services we deliver.
  • Excited by the opportunity to join a growing & scaling company and the unique challenges that it poses.
  • A passion for continuous learning.
  • A willingness to try new things and believes that failure leads to inquiry to improve your technical abilities and processes.
  • Thrilled about being able to spread your ideas and influence throughout the organization.
  • You approach software development as your craft.


  • Architecting scalable systems through Microservices built with Golang to solve concurrency challenges.
  • Architecting projects from the ground up while also improving existing systems through ongoing PHP maintenance and optimizations.
  • Building systems through Event Driven Architecture with Apache Kafka.
  • Training and providing mentorship to junior talent to help them grow their careers.
  • Recruiting and hiring talent to the organization.
  • Work in a highly collaborative environment with cross functional teams (Product/DevOps/Stakeholders/Design)
  • Building Continuous Integration/Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines through Gitlab to increase automation.
  • Working to ensure the reliability of the systems that you are building with the help of the Elastic Stack for observability.
  • On the lookout for ways to improve our development processes.
  • Being a role model for high engineering standards.
  • Easily discover new insights through our BigQuery Data Warehouse
  • Deploying and maintaining projects through Cloud Infrastructure such as AWS or Google Cloud Platform.


  • At least three years of professional software development experience
  • Education might include a Bachelor's, technical degree , bootcamp or other certifications in computer programming, computer science or object-oriented software development, or equivalent.
  • Proficient in at least one programming language.
  • Experience leading technical projects that involve multiple developers.
  • Experience with MySQL or other SQL database systems.
  • Experience with Docker.

Why Helcim?

Helcim is a payments company that gives small and medium sized businesses a better way to accept debit and credit cards. Thousands of merchants across Canada and the US choose Helcim for their payment needs because of our excellent customer service and innovative software solutions. We won the Canada’s Most Admired Award for Corporate Culture in 2021 and 2022, ranked number 91 on the Globe and Mail’s 2019 list of Canada’s Top 400 Growing Companies, and we have big plans to redefine the payments industry. To accomplish this, we need a talented team of people who are passionate about working in fintech. Learn more about working at Helcim in our culture book The Way of the Helcim.

At Helcim we build teams of engaged, caring and intelligent people. In return we provide an environment where you’ll be excited to come to work each day and tackle challenges with your colleagues. As part of our team you’ll receive amazing benefits including a competitive salary, paid health benefits, stock options and generous vacation time. You’ll also enjoy company provided snacks and team lunches to keep yourself fueled and the opportunity to recharge and connect with your team members at company social events.

We invest a lot of time and energy imagining and creating a company and culture that encourages discussion, the trade of ideas, and the execution of amazing products and services. We’re friendly and collaborative, working together to achieve big goals. If you want to join our team and feel you can contribute to the growth and success of our company - we want to hear from you!

Join Our Team

If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit your Resume and Cover Letter through the "Apply for this Job" button at the link below. Candidates must also be eligible to work in Canada. Helcim uses a hybrid work structure where team members can work 3 days in the Calgary office and 2 days at home.