Back End Developer — Vancouver, Canada (Hybrid)

Aquanow is looking for a talented Backend Engineer to join our technology team. This is a unique opportunity to work alongside a highly experienced team and contribute to the development of a high-growth trading and technology company.

As a backend engineer, your will be mostly working on data stacks, including both SQL and non-SQL databases. You will be also engineering new solutions to making sure our databases are performant and help build our Reconciliation and Data Analytics Platforms.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write code following our in-house standards for style, maintainability, and uphold these standards through code review.
  • Analyze financial data, identifying discrepancies, irregularities, and trends.
  • Investigate the root causes of discrepancies to ensure accurate financial reporting and provide actionable insights for decision-making.
  • Collect, clean, and transform data from various sources to create structured datasets for Business Intelligence purposes.
  • Collaborate with relevant teams to ensure data availability and quality.
  • Work with the product and design team to understand end-user requirements and translate them into technical specification requirements.
  • Work in an agile environment to ensure the utmost track of product delivery timeline and quality.
  • Work closely with our senior engineers in building more performant data storage.


  • 3+ years Experience with Backend Development, specifically in Node.js and Typescript.
  • Experience in working with both No-SQL and SQL databases, specifically MySQL.
  • Deep understanding of how SQL databases work.
  • Ability to work with large data sets, visualization of said data.
  • Strong CS fundamentals, including good working knowledge of algorithms, data structures, distributed systems.
  • Comfortable working independently and collaboratively.
  • Passion for delivering high-quality software with quick turnaround times.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Nice to Have

Experience with AWS services, including the following experiences in the fintech industry:

  • EC2,
  • S3,
  • DynamoDB
  • Lambda and API Gateway,
  • SQS
  • ElastiCache

About Aquanow

Aquanow is a trading and technology company powering the next generation of financial services. We provide 24x7 liquidity and infrastructure for digital assets. Our customer base is international and includes some of the world’s fastest growing fintech businesses and financial institutions.

Aquanow is privately-funded, and guided by experienced trading professionals and financial executives.

At our offices you will find a group of people that embrace diversity and value performance over pedigree. Every day we draw value from the diverse experiences of our team whose backgrounds include top financial institutions, tech companies and untraditional backgrounds. Our success comes from identifying exceptional people and providing them with the platform to reach their true potential. Even if you feel you may not meet all the job requirements, we encourage you to apply.

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