Software Engineer - Next Gen Shipping at Shippit

Technology, Full-time, Sydney sydney engineering full-time
Posted a month ago

Shippit is a powerful technology engine that is revolutionising how the world sends anything, to anyone, located anywhere. Logistics infrastructure is a sophisticated beast, and we’re not only improving the experience for everyone involved, we’re impacting the planet in a positive manner. Our deliveries are already 100% Carbon Neutral. While Australian founded, we’re truly global in our approach and have the benefit of being a free moving startup yet with the security of impacting a growing industry that needs some love and attention.

The Next Gen Shipping team is focused on game-changing initiatives to elevate the delivery experience and sustainability, leveraging the data and learnings from Shippit. Think of it like a start-up within the broader organization!

Engineering at Shippit lives and breathes by one core value: ‘We make good sh*#’.’ There’s no better time to join a vibrant team already brimming with world class software engineers.

As a Software Engineer in the Next Gen Shipping team at Shippit, you are responsible for participating in the development of product features through all the phases of the software development cycle, working alongside product management and more senior engineers. As part of the engineering team you will have a direct impact on our customers, and will be heavily involved in new features, maintenance and monitoring, shipping code several times a day.

Our tech stack is all AWS Serverless. Lambda, SNS/SQS, DynamoDB, Aurora Serverless. We code in Typescript & provision our infrastructure with Terraform. We don’t mind if you’re not awesome at all of these, but that you are at least keen to work on some of the tech in our stack.

The Role

  • Design, code and test solutions for the Next Gen Shipping platform and new products 
  • Taking substantial features from concept to shipping 
  • Work in a cross-functional team with a Product Manager and Designers as well as other internal teams to make decisions as a team
  • Work in an agile team that is not afraid to identify what we’re doing wrong so we can fix it
  • Provide material feedback and coach junior engineers
  • Understands the technical and business larger picture around your work
  • Proactively suggest and apply small corrective actions on the existing codebases
  • The Requirements

  • 2-3+ years commercial experience as a Software Engineer with deep knowledge in at least one of the following: Ruby, Javascript/TypeScript/Node.js, Go, Java, Kotlin.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced agile product development environment
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to build scalable solutions 
  • Eager to learn from and share knowledge with others
  • Excited to work closely with product, design, and users with empathy and kindness
  • Bias for action and a can-do attitude to get things done!
  • We’re on a mission that needs the right humans to help make ship happen!

    Our core values haven’t changed since launch, and we adopt and celebrate these values in our day-to-day. We love to push the envelope to break though old norms, make good sh*t taking passion and pride in our work, have a laugh through the good and challenging times and, we are good humans - we have heart and want to improve the world we live in whilst having fun along the way.

    We’re a phenomenal place to work, and we can back that up. Shippit’s been ranked as #8 in Linkedin’s Hottest Startups to work at in 2020. We have a high-performance culture, everyone can make a difference, together we make great ship happen.

    We have an overriding focus on wellness and are committed advocates for mental health awareness and gender pay equality & we’re committed to supporting and nurturing our team with perks like flexible work arrangements, parental leave and so much more!

    “We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant”