The Role

You are passionate about performance, accessibility, and building for the long-term. You are a product builder, who loves solving challenging problems and delivering performant code that’s constantly tested. We are looking for engineers who bring fresh ideas and want to see them come to life. As a software engineer, you will work on a specific project critical to Moka's needs and have opportunities to develop your skills.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • You will write, review and maintain code primarily in Javascript, or the language most practical for the entire team and the work at hand.
  • You will utilize best practices and understand emerging trends
  • You will evaluate and recommend architectures & solutions, and guide team decision making
  • You will work with in a cross functional squad that collaborates with other disciplines like Design and Product.
  • Participate in managing code & configurations for multiple environments, the release management process, creating and maintaining environment configuration and controls, ensuring code integrity and working closely with the operations team
  • You will mentor, pair, share learnings and help others around you to grow


  • 8+ years Relevant experience in javascript using Node.JS - you've used it since it started
  • Track record of developing products that scale
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with TypeScript.
  • Interest or experience with GraphQL
  • An active github repo demonstrating some of the things you are passionate about
  • Experience with GraphQL and the AWS tools and products (We are heavily using AWS Lambdas, Docker, API Gateway, DynamoDB, Redshift ... !

Meet Moka

Moka (formerly Mylo) is on a mission to help Canadians achieve their financial goals. The Moka app makes it easy for everyone to save by automatically rounding up their purchases and investing the spare change, but roundups are just the beginning. To help our users across all aspects of their financial lives, we use data to develop personalized insights, recommendations and services.

Now, we are looking for more great people who want to be part of a high-energy startup reshaping the financial services industry. If you want to work with talented people, solve big problems and make life better for hundreds of thousands of people, in Canada and beyond, come join us at Moka.

Why Moka?

Moka is Canada’s fastest growing fintech, and we’re just getting started. Since launching in July 2017, Moka has been downloaded over 750,000 times and has helped Canadians save and invest, many for the very first time.

We’ve been featured in major media across the country, won a deal on Dragons’ Den, and acquired an asset management firm with over $120M AUM. Our CEO Phil Barrar was nominated for EY Entrepreneur of the Year, made the Bay St Bull’s 30<30 List, and has raised $14M in funding to date, most notably from NAVentures, the venture capital division of National Bank of Canada and Desjardins Capital, the venture capital arm of North America's largest association of credit unions.

What We Offer

In a short time, our team has grown from just a few to more than 50 people. At Moka, we value making an impact, asking the tough questions and being inclusive. Our people and their passion are what truly set us apart.

  • Open-concept offices in St-Henri (dogs are welcome!) with snacks and coffee provided
  • Comprehensive health benefits package including remote care and extras like subsidized metro/bus pass
  • Generous vacation policy as well as flexible work hours and location
  • Support for continuing your skills development, developing your industry knowledge and achieving your career and personal development goals
  • Team activities and get-togethers like game night and our annual holiday chalet getaway
  • A casual environment where you will work with smart and passionate people

We believe in being an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate diversity and differences of perspectives at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.