Jun 03, 2022

Senior Backend Engineer - Revenue Platform

  • Canva
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Canva’s Commitment and Mission

At Canva, we celebrate diversity. We deeply believe that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key to building the best product, team and company. We look for many different skills and abilities, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. So, even if you don’t think you quite meet all of the skills listed or tick all the boxes, we’d still love to hear from you! 

Our mission at Canva is to empower the world to design and since launching in 2013, we have grown exponentially, amassing over 75 million monthly active users across 190 different countries and a team of over 2,800 people… and the best bit is that we’ve only achieved 1% of what we know we’re capable of. 

Join us and design your future.

About Product Growth & Revenue

Our Growth group is on a mission to show the world the value of Canva at work and in the classroom. We are committed to driving impact on key metrics for acquisition and retention of paid customers, and teams and collaboration use, that help us achieve our company goals.

Growth is focused on making sure users of our primary paid subscription, which is Canva’s #1 revenue driver, get the most out of the subscription by building growth experiments and features that highlight it’s value, as well as building growth frameworks and tooling in order to facilitate rapid development in this space.

We partner with other product groups and teams, leveraging our growth and experimentation engine to maximise the impact of all the amazing features and bring as much value to our community as possible.

The Revenue Platform Group is deeply rooted within the Businesses & Education Super Group. Owning the strategy and roadmap for enabling everyone, across the planet, to access the paid features of Canva, be this through a subscription or a one-off transaction. No two countries are the same, it is our job to understand, evaluate and prioritise what works best and for who. We do everything from building out complex new payment integrations to enabling other Canva groups to achieve their goals and monetise their features. 

What you'll do

  • Integrate with new and maintain existing payment processor API integrations
  • Develop the core transaction processing engine currently supporting 26 currencies and 8 payment methods to support additional localisation initiatives.
  • Evolve systems to meet the next iteration of scaling challenges enabling multi-entity processing and meeting the localised compliance requirements involved.
  • Optimise charge processing by working with data and growth specialties to experiment on payment processing capabilities.
  • Develop revenue fraud and price arbitrage capabilities through consultation with other Canva engineering teams and third party integrations

Required Experience and Skills

  • Competency in Java or other server languages such as Go, C#, C++
  • Competency working with relational databases
  • (Bonus) Experience with financial systems

Working at Canva 

Our culture is unlike anywhere else and we design your #CanvaLife experience to empower you to do the best work of your life.  

Whether you’re in the office, working from home or choosing your own adventure, our benefits for permanent Canvanauts include: 

Equity packages for you to truly be a part of the Canva journey. 
We have a hybrid work model (in-office & from home), so while our offices are always open to you, we aim to come together for 8 days a year at minimum - balancing flexibility and connection
Flexible leave so you can recharge, give back, support others or focus on your own professional development.
Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents and carers throughout their parenting and caring journey.
An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance. This is for you to spend on whatever will support your wellbeing and development.. because you know what you need to Vibe and Thrive, better than anyone.
Virtual and in-office wellness benefits including Canva University, Employee Assistant Programs and Fitness & Meditation Classes.
Canva For Good program matching your not-for-profit donations, Force for Good leave (3 paid volunteering days) and a range of sustainability and ethical initiatives to get involved in.   

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion. Please note that interviews are conducted virtually. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.