Backend developer at Unito


Backend developer

Full-Time in Montréal, QC - Product

Unito is a work collaboration tool based in Montreal. We're a VC-backed SaaS company, dedicated to helping teams all over the world work in the tools of their choice, saving to this day 49,127 frustrated facepalms and 1,153,625 unnecessary email chains.

We are looking for a Senior backend developer with a passion for playing with APIs and designing their own!

What you will do

  • You will participate in developing and optimizing our flagship synchronization service.
  • You will create and maintain high quality connectors for market leader tools.
  • You will help define and implement key abstraction layers in order to design and develop the one great API to rule all tasks.
  • You will identify crucial metrics to monitor our connectors and services
  • You will be part of a team that loves automated testing, code reviewing and constantly raises the bar on quality.
  • You will solve complex problems involving a web of interconnected synchronizations using a wide variety of tools.

What you’ve done

  • You have first hand experience working on backend systems and APIs.
  • You’ve wrestled with multiple external APIs to build your projects.

It'd be nice if you

  • Are experienced in modern Javascript or Typescript in a NodeJS environment.
  • Are experienced with creating a clean and usable API.
  • Are familiar with API management concerns such as security, webhooks, tokens and rate limiting.
  • Are bilingual (French & English).
  • Have used some of the tools that we integrate.

Who we are

We’re taking on a major problem that people are passionate about solving: efficient collaboration across teams. We connect work management tools (Trello, Asana, JIRA, Zendesk, etc.), allowing our users to stay in their favorite tool instead of changing the way they work. It’s a hard technical problem involving a lot of semantics, APIs, and synchronization.

In the 4 years we’ve been around, we’ve connected 10 tools, acquired thousands of customers, and built a rock solid team of 43 people. Join us in our mission to change how collaboration works between teams for every company in the world!


Our team is a family of humble and hungry individuals, varying in age, gender (40% are women), cultures, and backgrounds (13 countries). We prefer to focus more on the quality of our work, and less on things like policies or rules. We trust our team and encourage them to make independent decisions, ask questions, share ideas, and voice opinions. Everyone's voice is heard.

Here at Unito, we’re huge on transparency, honesty, and execution. We have no tolerance for politics or hiding mistakes and value flexibility, autonomy, fairness, and respect. We share achievements, all company metrics, and learn from failures together as a team.

Our team operates through areas of responsibility that give everyone ownership of a part of the business. We are inclusive and welcoming, and dedicated to building a team of high performers. We want every employee to maximize their potential, learn, and grow within the company.


  • Dental, health and travel insurance
  • Wellness spending budget for self-improvement
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • 4 weeks of vacation (3 weeks + holiday season)
  • Stock options
  • Great downtown office space located by metro Champs de Mars and Berri UQAM, plus reserved parking
  • Join our groups of runners, climbers, hikers, soccer and hockey players

If this position sounds like a good fit, we’d love to hear from you!

To know more about our hiring process, here’s a blog post detailing how we go about it and what to expect when you apply for a job at Unito.

Unito is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing its team members with a healthy (equitable, fair, unbiased) work environment. We highly value diversity in all aspects.