Shift is headquartered on the unceded Coast Salish territory and we respectfully acknowledge the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ People of this region. With gratitude, we live, work, and play on this beautiful land.
Shift and Redbrick are committed to having a diverse environment where everyone can be their true authentic selves. We value all differences as they are essential for a thriving, happy, and productive workplace. Come join us and help build a disruptive company where we are all proud to belong.
Shift, a Redbrick portfolio company, is the browser for work, built to help customers optimize their workflow, and collaborate, with focus, and purpose. We believe that managing it all, and getting work done should be simple and intuitive. In just over four years, we've grown from startup to scaleup with an incredibly talented (and fun!) team. In December 2019, we announced the successful closing of our seed round. Shift is 17 people strong and growing fast. We have massive goals, and we are not holding back; we are on a mission to make the world a more productive place for everyone.
“Working at Shift has been a very rewarding experience both personally and professionally. Challenging problems are met with a collaborative mindset and mentorship from some exceptionally talented people. All of this cumulates in a culture that is supportive, fun, hardworking and highly productive.”
We are changing the way work gets done, and building an exceptional team is our top priority. We cheerlead your goals and accomplishments and are invested in your future. In line with putting your health and safety first, we have made working in the office fully optional. Most of our team enjoys a blend of home and in the office. In-office time brings many perks however we also place an emphasis on planning events and fun that all can enjoy.
What does a day look like in my role?
We get it: You want to know what you’re signing up for before you apply, right? As a Software Architect, you work closely with the Director of Technology. A typical morning begins with “stand-up.” Our team meets to talk about what we are all working on. It’s a good chance to share problems and talk about our progress. Afterward, you might check your email and sign into GitHub to look at open pull requests. We all review each other’s code, so you respond to feedback on your work as well as give helpful suggestions to your teammates. A few times a week you will have a meeting to discuss development strategy, brainstorm solutions to difficult problems, or “groom” the backlog.
Some of your responsibilities as a Software Architect will be:
What would we like to see in you?
You are curious, hungry and good-humoured. We try our best to balance hard work with good, old-fashioned fun. As a Software Architect with Shift, there are extra superpowers we’re on the lookout for:
If you’re picking up what we’re putting down, applying is easy as 1, 2, 3.
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