Employment Opportunities

Backend Software Developer

We are currently looking for an energetic Backend Software Developer with a great sense of humour to join the XE team. The XE Systems team supports the backend applications that power the most popular apps and websites relating to currency in the world. Our platform uses Amazon Web Services and the latest open source frameworks and technologies.

In this role, you will be a part of the team responsible for the engineering the next generation of our XE.com platform. Working in an agile team, we are creating applications, APIs and frameworks to serve current and future customers. Developing primarily in Java, you will launch new products and features that support both internal and external customers.

You will stay on top of best practices, responsible for disseminating that information to the entire software development team. You will have an interest in using the latest open-source technologies and be an advocate for continuous improvement.

Established in 1993, XE has been selected as a GTA Top Employer multiple years. We are profitable, growing, and community-involved. In July 2015 XE became part of the Euronet (NASDAQ: EEFT) family, a global provider of electronic payment and transaction processing solutions for financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers. Euronet has over 4,600 employees in 39 countries who help process over 2.6 billion transactions a year which generates over $1.7 billion in annual revenue.

Each month, more than 35 million people use our foreign exchange tools and services, including the XE Currency Converter and the XE Currency App, which has received 60 million installs. Our money transfer services have booked billions of dollars in transactions and our commercial currency data has been used by thousands of corporate clients, from SMEs to Fortune 500 companies. XE is committed to continuing our role as leaders and innovators in our industry.

We want our team members to lead happy, healthy, balanced lives. Our 40-hour work week supports work-life balance. We offer generous benefits, including dental, maternity, and RSP matching. And if you need a break, you can use our well-equipped gym and showers. We provide delicious lunches every Friday, followed by some intense games of ping pong (to burn off the calories). We think the best relationships are built on respect, so we strive to ensure that this is reflected in our relationship with employees.

  • Develop, maintain and enhance our backend systems.
  • Keep up on best practices for systems architecture.
  • Understand scalable architectures in a cloud environment.
  • Respect security and privacy issues.
  • Ensure all components are highly scalable, maintainable and monitored.
  • Deliver quality code using best practices.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and develop in-depth technical understanding of new applications and complex technologies.
  • Exceptional Java programming skills in a multi-tier application environment.
  • A strong interest in using the latest AWS technologies (API Gateway, Lambda, Kinesis, SQS/SNS, RDS, ElasticCache, etc.).
  • Experience with Spring Framework and/or Spring Boot.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • A strong understanding of the concepts associated with digital security.
  • Exposure to Play Framework.


XE.com welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout the process. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

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