Engineering - Software (Information & Communication Technology)
Want to deliver tech with purpose, with people who care?
Join us and develop cutting-edge software solutions that help keep children safe online.
Who we are?
We’re a tech company that exists to protect and support every child's digital journey. We’ve grown fast - we’re ASX-listed and currently have over 500 people, working in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, New Zealand, Europe (UK and Spain) and the US. We’re all proud of our incredible journey so far... and the best is yet to come. That’s where you come in!
What’s the opportunity?
As a Staff Software Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and delivering highly scalable and performant software solutions, to be used and loved by millions of students and parents around the globe; collaborating with colleagues while demonstrating technical and delivery leadership.
You will lead a team of passionate engineers, crafting high-performance web applications. Most importantly, you will be a valued member of the wider engineering team, and what you do will be used by customers in homes and schools around the globe.
Here's how you'll do it.
Work with a team of developers and engineers to roll out game changing features and products that help protect a child's digital journey
Collaboration on a daily basis with your team and managers to understand priorities, develop solutions and help to troubleshoot any issues
Developing across multiple programming languages and frameworks to deliver the best fit for purpose solution
Operate primarily with cloud based software on AWS and Google Cloud
What will you bring?
5+ years of software development experience with Go, Java, or equivalent
Expert in ReactJS
Ability to breakdown front end monoliths into modules - technologies using Webpack module federation https://webpack.js.org/concepts/module-federation/
Ability to set consistent front end standards across teams and own the long term vision
Ability to create CI/CD pipelines to build and release individual modules independently
Assume ownership of and perform maintenance on the design component library
Running front-end guilds and up-skill other engineers as required
You look at coding language as a tool and are willing to adapt to new frameworks and languages as required
Experience working in an environment where teams can respond quickly to market demand
Demonstrated ability to develop and deploy software in a relevant Cloud-based environment
Demonstrated ability to design and develop to API specifications
Demonstrated ability working with testing frameworks
Strong fundamental understanding and implementation experience with various data-stores (databases, caches, CDNs, etc.)
Experience dealing with stakeholders and managing expectations
Bachelor Degree in Computing, Information Technology, Science or similar (optional)
Diploma/Certificate in Information Technology or similar (optional)
A passion for software development
Be open-minded and curious about technology
Experience as an active member of an agile team
Strong sense of ownership and care
Proactivity and attention to detail
Why choose Family Zone?
In this role, you can expect:
Employee Share Scheme
Zone Out Days
.... and much more
More importantly, you’ll:
Deliver tech with purpose...
As a Staff Engineer here, your work truly matters. Your skills, knowledge and ideas will all help children stay safe online. It feels good to do good.
With people who care...
Our Staff Engineers are amazing! They’re also amazingly supportive. We all take ownership of our work, end to end. And at the same time, we really care about growing and winning together.
Through work that you love...
You’ll get to work on technology and data scaling challenges for a global customer base. And you'll be exposed to modern technologies and processes, in a fast-paced and supportive learning environment.
And a career that you own...
This role offers so many opportunities to expand your skills and grow your career. You’ll get to attend local software conferences, paid for by us. And as you step up and take ownership to make things happen, you’ll carve out an incredible career.
What’s our technology stack?
The tech stack you’ll be using will depend on the team you’re working with. But the range of technologies we use means there are always opportunities for further growth and development.
Our platform is predominantly cloud-based (AWS & GCP), and we have a rich tapestry of architectural components and processes including:
RESTful backend services (Java, Go, Python)
Client-side static apps (React, BackboneJS)
Fit-for-purpose filtering clients deployed across laptops, mobiles, and tablets (Go, Java, Kotlin, C/C++, Swift)
Deployment and orchestration via Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes
Distributed version control via Git and build management via TeamCity / Bamboo.
We’d love you to apply, even if you don’t have experience with our entire tech stack. We’re pro-learning, good engineering and coding paradigms, rather than specific tools.
Shortlisting will commence immediately.
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