Software Engineer at Flippa

Engineering, Remote, Melbourne melbourne remote engineering
Posted a month ago

Own Your Future at Flippa
We are the #1 marketplace to buy and sell online businesses and fresh from our Series A capital raise, we are expanding to help more small business owners find their pathway to exit. Our team is growing fast and we are looking for the very best to join Flippa across the globe.

Flippa’s mission is to give every business owner a pathway to exit. Flippa’s platform powers the trading of digital assets and online businesses; we invented the space and we are the market leaders. Our unique peer-to-peer marketplace brings together entrepreneurs, owners, investors and operators to trade sites, stores, apps and online businesses. We represent the new real estate - it’s digital real estate - and this is your opportunity to be a part of a major shift in society, one where digital business ownership is the new currency and a new asset class.

About the Opportunity
Fresh from our $15M Series A capital raise led by OneVentures and supported by some of Australia’s best entrepreneurs, we are accelerating our growth and scaling our platform. 

Our team is growing and we're looking for experienced Software Engineers to work with the team either from our head office in Cremorne, Melbourne or in a remote location across Australia, New Zealand or other locations suitable with our timezone.

You will work within our Product and Engineering team to design, build and support software solutions, infrastructure and tooling that drive the Flippa product direction.  This role plays a key role in our expansion at Flippa and will contribute to the culture of the engineering and wider Flippa team.

As a Software Engineer at Flippa, you will get to -

  • Design and deliver robust, scalable and secure solutions
  • Build Ruby on Rails and JavaScript applications
  • Write clean, maintainable and efficient code
  • Follow best practices (test-driven development, continuous integration, adhering to coding standards)
  • Drive continuous adoption and integration of relevant new technologies
  • Collaborate with product managers and designers to scope and plan new features
  • Work with agile methodologies (Scrum, kanban)
  • Promote process and technical improvements
  • Share your knowledge and skills with the team
  • Mentor engineers to help them up-skill 
  • Perform code reviews and pair programming
  • Fulfil a primary support role for the production ecosystem (on-call rotation)
  • What you bring to the table -

  • Proven work experience in software development with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
  • Extensive experience with Ruby on Rails - the ability to write tested, well-designed, functional code, in Ruby on Rails
  • Demonstrable knowledge of web technologies such as JavaScript, HTML (primarily React) and CSS
  • Experience developing highly interactive applications
  • Ability to operate with infrastructure
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies Ideally, you will also have a bachelor or master degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • To be successful in this role -

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or in a related field, or 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Outstanding English language skills
  • A firm grasp of object-oriented analysis and design
  • Passion for writing clean and efficient code
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team player attitude with the ability to work independently and with team members
  • Flexible and willing to adapt to changing priorities
  • Customer focussed
  • Ability to clearly explain technical concepts to non-technical team members
  • A passion for self-development and learning
  • Pay & Benefits
    Flippa is a creative, solution orientated culture of smart and nice people (simple but very true) – you'll be working with passionate colleagues, tackling challenging problems, and enjoy a competitive remuneration including equity - so you can share in the growth of the company. We also offer a huge suite of perks and benefits including generous paid time off allocations (annual leave, study, volunteering, birthday, parental and preventative health), a new office in Cremorne, loads of social team meals and considerable budgets to spend on wellness and personal growth.

    Check out what our team has to say about working at Flippa here.