Back End Engineer AWS NodeJS Typescript at Athena

Full-Time, Technology, Sydney, New South Wales sydney engineering full-time
Posted 20 days ago

Back End Engineer   

AWS, NodeJS, Typescript 

The Role

The Software Engineer at Athena is part of a squad with a well-defined mission and ships high quality code and solutions to the challenges of helping customers reach their financial independence more quickly.

What a successful candidate looks like

  • Hands on experience with NodeJS, Typescript at scale building secure RESTful APIs.
  • Experience with AWS or other public cloud providers.
  • Solid computer science fundamentals: algorithms, data structures, security and networking.
  • Strong design and analytical skills.
  • Capacity to think holistically and see the bigger picture.
  • Solid writing and communication skills.
  • Be great, be you, play nice.

Key responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing software solutions.
  • Reviewing and collaborating with others on internal and cross-team technical proposals.
  • Building out our API layer using a micro-services architecture and components on public cloud infrastructure.
  • Continuously increasing efficiency and quality of your team through tooling and experimentation.
  • Collaborating with everyone in an open and constructive way.
  • Operating the platform products offered by the team.

About you

  • You are a skilful engineer with high standards, passion for quality and a few of years of experience under your belt.
  • You are adaptable and keen to learn new languages when necessary but already competent and comfortable with at least one of the following programming languages: JavaScript/Node.js, Typescript, Python, Kotlin or Java.
  • You have great interpersonal and communication skills.
  • You have experience with micro-services and single page web app design patterns.
  • You can troubleshoot issues in production, help determine root causes and propose the most appropriate solution for the situation.
  • You can collaborate with software engineers, product owners and other IT staff members in order to understand the goals, derive/adapt requirements and implement solutions.
  • You are comfortable working in an Agile, fast-paced DevOps environment.
  • You are a problem-solver and embrace the can-do.
  • You are a team player.
  • You are keen to learn and get comfortable with new technologies and programming languages.
  • You can’t stand the sight of broken things; you just fix them!
  • You preferably have BSc in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field.

Benefits & Perks 

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible and casual working environment
  • Ability to work from both home and office
  • Loads of support and training
  • Fantastic team culture with monthly events

You'll be joining an experienced team, passionate about being best in class in everything we do. We have a relaxed and fun atmosphere where you can bring your unique self and skills to help us all grow as a team. Be great, be you, play nice.

At Athena we are committed to a workplace that embraces diversity, equality, and inclusion. Athenians are free to let their own brand of freak fly. 

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