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Senior Software Engineer (FinOps) - open to remote across ANZ Wellington


Canva Wellington New Zealand

3 months ago

Canva’s Commitment and Mission

Ngā Manawanuitanga me ngā uaratanga o Canva

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 110+ million monthly active users across 190 different countries and a team of over 3,400 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 the Group

The Cloud Platform Group owns Canva’s cloud infrastructure, which ensures the safe, secure and reliable operation of We also provide key... support for critical internal workflows. Our mission is “To reduce the complexity burden of using the Cloud”, which we achieve through a combination of the tooling and services we provide, our robust standards, comprehensive developer documentation library and a team of experts who love a good challenge.

Cloud Platform engineers appreciate how strong continuous integration (CI) and continuous development (CD) tooling uplifts the entire developer experience. Our platforms support engineers across the company to provision and configure Cloud resources, as well as to manage release, runtime and operational workflows. We do all this in the simplest and most secure way possible. What we create will free engineers from having to worry about what goes on under the hood, allowing them to produce their best work. We are the stewards of a seamless, scalable ecosystem that’s extensible, easy to use, and backed by uncompromising security.

About the Team

This is a unique opportunity to be one of the foundational Cloud FinOps team members of the Cloud Governance function at Canva. The Cloud FinOps vision is to have a culture that empowers engineers at Canva to seamlessly maximise value for every dollar spent in the Cloud. If you have a passion for continuous learning, collaboration, problem solving, and building awesome technical solutions to solve real business problems, joining our team will put you in the spotlight to help Canva achieve its grand vision and strategy.

What you’ll do (responsibilities)
• Hands-on development, tuning, and overall management of our FinOps platform.
• Design, build out, and autonomously lead discussions around our teams' products to support answering questions from our product teams and company leaders.
• Responsibility for the continued development of new features, functionality, and optimisation from raw data ingestion, to the access and modelling layer, through to maintaining the visualization layer.
• Responsibility for establishing a FinOps culture at Canva.

What we're looking for
• 4+ years of software development experience, someone who's looking for that step up in their career with an open mind to step into future leadership roles.
• Coding proficiency in Golang (or Python but willing to upskill in Golang)
• 2+ years working with infrastructure as code and Cloud providers, AWS preferred.
• Experience with data ingestion and transformation in modern cloud-based data platform solutions such as Snowflake and dbt.
• Strong SQL skills and experience in data modelling.
• Experience developing dashboards and reporting systems.
• Excellent written, verbal communication and collaborative skills.
• Experience owning, tracking, and delivering goals, working both independently and in teams.
• The ability to guide and mentor other team members and improve the way we collaborate, learn and share ideas.

Working at Canva

Tō mahi ki te 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:

• Our benefits for permanent Canvanauts include: Flexible hours and working fully remotely from anywhere in New Zealand, which values your work-life balance because you know how you work best.

• Unique and flexible leave so you can recharge, give back, support others or focus on your own professional development.

• An 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.

• We have virtual wellness & development benefits including Canva University, Employee Assistant Programs, Fitness & Yoga Classes and other benefits to support your physical, mental, and social wellbeing.

• 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. / Ka whakatauhia e mātou ngā tikanga i runga i ōu whēako, ōu pūkenga me tō ngākaunui mō te mahi. Kia mahara mai; He uiuinga tata te uiui.Ina tono koe, tēnā, kōrero mai ki a mātou ngā kupu hunga ingoa e whakamahia anae koe, me ngā rereketanga whaitake e hiahiatia ana e koe i te wā o te uiui
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