We help companies find their growth markets for talent. We’re looking for thinkers, creators and growth-minded people to help drive our success and grow along with us.

Senior Software Engineer (Backend/Data)

Toronto, ON

About Terrain

People. Places. Data.Our mission is to reinvent how companies identify the best markets sothey can hire the best people anywhere in the world. Our productenables HR, People Analytics, and Workplace Strategy teams to makeactionable decisions quicker and with greater certainty around acompany’s greatest investment: its talent.

What You'll Achieve

As a Senior SoftwareEngineer focused on backend + data engineering you will play acritical role as one of the first 10 engineering hires at Terrain.We’ve found product market fit and are looking to rapidly scale ourteam to include engineers who can better deploy our solutions on thecloud, integrate new datasets, and improve the workflows developed byour data analysts. As one of our early engineering hires you’llhave exposure to the entire lifecycle of our products.

Skills You'll Need To Bring

  • 5+ years experience building production-quality code as part of an engineering team
  • Strong on accountability, organization, and collaboration
  • Focused on building and shipping product, passionate about building a business
  • Advanced Python
  • Strong SQL (MySQL)
  • Proficient in DevOps/Cloud Infra (we use AWS; experience with S3 and RDS preferred)

Nice to Haves

  • Prior Big Data experience
  • Linux as a development environment
  • Experience with self-directed teamwork and collaboration
  • Prior Frontend experience/familiarity


  • Targeting above market salary and equity
  • Currently remote but with a goal of establishing a significant engineering hub in Toronto as we scale
  • Competitive coverage of medical, dental and vision insurance for employees
  • Unlimited vacation days and a flexible work day; we care about outcomes over schedule
  • Education & learning stipend for personal growth and development
  • Phone & Gym Stipend

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