Join The Team

Shoebox is a rapidly growing startup in the heart of Toronto. At Shoebox you will have the opportunity to build a product over a million people use to explore billions of photos and videos.

Benefits
Amazing Culture
Ship often, close collaboration, minimal meetings and no deadlines
Stock Options
Own a significant piece of the company you help build
Top Compensation
Top of market salaries
Product Impact
Make a significant impact on a product over a million people use
Flexible Hours
Work on your own schedule
Health Benefits
Extended health, dental & vision benefits
Office
An awesome office located downtown Toronto, a short walk to the subway
Perks
Great coffee/tea selection, monthly team events, free snacks, craft beer, Herman Miller chairs and more
Positions
Machine Learning Engineer, Toronto Multiple Positions
About Us

Shoebox is a rapidly growing startup in the heart of Toronto. You will have the opportunity to build a product over a million people use to explore billions of photos and videos.

We’ve been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, TechCrunch and dozens of other publications. We were named the '#1 App of the Year' by 'Netted' (The Webbys).

About the Role

We're looking for strong software engineers to join our machine learning team. We're tackling behavioural image classification problems using our large-scale data sets.

We value strong engineering fundamentals and the ability to learn over specific experience with ML. You'll have the opportunity to learn the latest ML tools and techniques as you work.

Why You Should Join Us
  • Awesome engineering culture: minimal meetings, ship often, flexible hours and no deadlines (we haven't had a deadline in over 2 years!)
  • Experience: get experience with the latest technologies (AI, computer vision) at a huge scale (many petabytes)
  • Impact: you’ll have the opportunity to tackle big problems and own entire projects. Your work will be used by over a million people.
  • Competitive compensation and significant stock options
  • Perks & Benefits: health/dental/vision benefits, an awesome office located downtown Toronto, free drinks, team events and more
You Should Apply If You Have...
  • A passion for building new things
  • Experience scaling backend infrastructure and APIs
  • Respect for software architecture and maintainability
  • Experience with multiple languages and frameworks. We value strong fundamentals and the ability to learn over experience with specific languages/frameworks (you can interview in any language). We use Ruby and Go server-side.
  • Optional: experience with machine learning and image classification

Software Engineer, Toronto Multiple Positions
About Us

Shoebox is a rapidly growing startup in the heart of Toronto. You will have the opportunity to build a product over a million people use to explore billions of photos and videos.

We’ve been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, TechCrunch and dozens of other publications. We were named the '#1 App of the Year' by 'Netted' (The Webbys).

Why You Should Join Us
  • Awesome engineering culture: minimal meetings, ship often, flexible hours and no deadlines (we haven't had a deadline in over 2 years!)
  • Experience: get experience with the latest technologies (AI, computer vision) at a huge scale (many petabytes)
  • Impact: you’ll have the opportunity to tackle big problems and own entire projects. Your work will be used by over a million people.
  • Competitive compensation and significant stock options
  • Perks & Benefits: health/dental/vision benefits, an awesome office located downtown Toronto, free drinks, team events and more
You Should Apply If You Have...
  • A passion for building new things
  • Experience scaling backend infrastructure and APIs
  • Respect for software architecture and maintainability
  • Experience with multiple languages and frameworks. We value strong fundamentals and the ability to learn over experience with specific languages/frameworks (you can interview in any language). We use Ruby and Go server-side.
  • Experience with databases, multiple a plus. We use Postgresql, MySQL and Redis.
  • Optional: experience building UX/UI for web, mobile or desktop applications
The Role

We’re looking for intermediate and senior software engineers to build scalable infrastructure, APIs and apps. Responsibilities include:

  • Building highly scalable APIs and backend infrastructure
  • Building systems that encode and analyse petabytes of data
  • Designing APIs that will be consumed by many apps
  • Building apps that will be used by millions of people
  • Building a smarter photo collection in the cloud using AI, computer vision and more