Vetster is the world’s fastest growing veterinary telehealth and pet care marketplace. Since our launch in 2020 we have established ourselves as a leader in the rapidly growing pet care industry. Named Overall Pet Healthcare Company of the Year, Vetster makes it easier for pet owners to connect with the veterinary care they need - any time, anywhere.

We know that by empowering pet owners with easy-to-use, convenient services and an open marketplace, we can move the industry forward, create professional opportunities in the veterinary community, and fundamentally improve animal wellbeing and access to care. The work we are doing is groundbreaking and is changing lives.

Vetster offers flex and remote working options and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. We work in cross-functional teams and believe ownership and accountability, along with trust, respect and inclusion are core tenets of success in our new working paradigm. At all levels, successful Vetster team members are those who seek to grow their careers and who share our ambition to build a global high-growth brand.

What does it mean to be a Frontend Software Engineer at Vetster?

We’re looking for a team-oriented person who enjoys developing incredible product features that deliver value to pet owners and veterinary professionals as they help improve health outcomes for their animals. You’ll use the latest web standards in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and leading technologies and frameworks such as VueJS, Typescript, Tailwind, and Elasticsearch to develop large front-end web applications and websites that scale and perform well on all devices. You’ll probably be working closely with our mobile apps as well, leaning in with React Native if you choose. You’ll be part of a groundbreaking high-growth, customer obsessed company that is building a world-class marketplace that delivers incredible D2C experiences and value-driven B2B solutions.

Common Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate with other designers, engineers and product managers
  • Build beautiful, performant interfaces allowing for real time communication leveraging WebRTC, WebSockets and other open source and proprietary technologies
  • Contribute to feature planning throughout the sprint cycles, and continuously deploy well tested code to production
  • Work closely with the Vetster engineering team to ensure products scale, perform and are future forward
  • Support bug fixing, release cycles, product launches, and QA as needed

Qualifications:

  • Degree in computer science or information systems is good, but equivalent certifications or professional experience is okay too
  • A passion and curiosity for constantly learning new things and ways to accomplish complex problems
  • Experience building marketplaces is a bonus
  • Experience working with relational databases and SQL
  • Must love pets!
  • Bonus points if you love to share your craft, and have mentored teammates to better them as engineers

What We Offer:

  • Full access to the Vetster service for your own pets
  • Bring your furry (canine friends) to our office
  • Vacation and personal days to support work life flexibility
  • Attractive health and dental benefits for you and your family
  • Flex work and remote work options
  • Career growth and international work opportunities
  • Team building and social events

Vetster is an equal opportunity employer strongly committed to diversity and inclusion. Join us and build something incredible! Must love Pets!