Software Engineer


San Francisco



Canvas was created to serve the ever-changing needs of the modern driver. We are looking for a Software Engineer to help build out our car subscription platform. You sweat the details and care deeply about everything from code quality, and backend application performance down to the end-user experience. As a Software Engineer, you will play an integral role in helping us execute upon our mission of redefining car ownership.

If you’re interested in joining our stellar team of problem solvers, we want to hear from you! 

You'll Work On...

*Conceptualizing new features with engineers, product managers, and designers

*Collaborating with engineers, both on the frontend and backend, when making architectural decisions

*Learning about new web technologies and discuss (and implement) potential solutions to problems

*Leaving the code in a better state than you found it

*Mentoring other engineers by participating in code reviews

*Triaging bugs and troubleshoot production issues

You Have...

*A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience 

*Done this before. You’ve got 5+ years of experience writing backend code (Ruby, Python, Java, etc.), but you don’t mind jumping into JavaScript when necessary 

*A comfortability working with RESTful APIs 

*Solid experience building software on top of relational databases such as Postgres 

*A comfortability writing client-side and server-side tests (automated QA) 

*A comfortability working with Bash, Vagrant, Docker, SQL, and other developer tools and technologies 

*You are a strong communicator, have a positive attitude, and show empathy 

*The desire to work effectively as part of a team 

*A willingness to work independently, alongside a team, and/or potentially lead a team- depending on business needs

Why You’ll Enjoy Working At Canvas...

*Opportunity to work in the automotive and mobility space during a time of growth post product launch 

*Entrepreneurial environment with a tight-knit and collaborative culture

*Matching 401k program 

*Full health benefits, including medical, vision and dental

*Catered lunches daily

*Commuter benefits

*Gym subsidy

*Unlimited snacks and drinks

*Creative office space

*Employee discount on product