Backend Software Engineer

  • Welbi
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Feb 05, 2018
Full time R&D Software

Job Description



Welbi is looking for an experienced Backend Software Engineer to join our team and help us change the way families take care of their loved ones!


About the Company:


Founded in 2016, Welbi is a smart caregiver assistant that provides increased visibility and support to families. Using existing health devices, like Fitbit or iHealth, Welbi’s proprietary machine learning algorithms analyzes your loved one’s health condition 24/7 and alerts you when action should be taken.




  • Develop new features, create integrations and maintain existing features of our public and private API’s

  • Help scale existing components of our architecture

  • Move fast: look for new ideas, quickly prototype, A/B test, and move to production

  • Work with development and project management teams to define user story acceptance criteria during a sprint, break down complex stories into tasks, and estimate, plan and deliver

  • Assume various agile development and DevOps roles as required

  • Be up-to-date with development trends, cloud technologies, open source, and best practices

  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members on all aspects of development and process


Basic Qualifications:


  • 2 years experience developing web applications

  • Deep understanding of the LAMP stack

  • Experience with NoSQL (DynamoDB, CouchDB, Mongo)

  • Experience with Scrum or other agile methodologies

  • Desire to work in a fast paced, deadline driven, startup environment

  • A passion to develop software solutions to help save lives


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Degree in Software Engineering or related degree

  • 2 years experience with Laravel

  • Familiarity with DevOps tooling for development (Docker, Vagrant), orchestration (Kubernetes, Google, or AWS cloud) and deployment


If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume and a cover letter to