Software Engineer – DevOps and Application at Baraja

Information Systems, North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia engineering
Posted a month ago

Software Engineer – DevOps and Application
Full-time, Permanent 
Sydney, NSW 

About Baraja

Baraja is changing the world of self-driving cars through the invention of a new type of LiDAR called Spectrum-Scan™ that delivers ultra-high performance at high resolution, even at incredibly far distances. Today, Baraja LiDAR is already deployed in multiple verticals, working with global automotive and industrial partners.

Originally founded in Sydney, Australia, we also have offices in San Francisco, China and Europe. We are funded by Sequoia, Blackbird and Main Sequence Ventures and we are excited to continue growing the team, so if you are looking for a fast-paced, dynamic role in a start-up we are keen to hear from you!

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Software Engineer – DevOps and Application to join our Information Technology Team based in Sydney. The primary purpose of this position is to take full ownership of design, build and run of AWS infrastructure and software applications to meet project needs and production SLAs.

We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates who are self-motivated, enjoy working on challenging problems and consider innovative solutions to those problems. You will also need to enjoy working in a fast-paced start-up environment. 

Inside the role

  • Design,build,and support the Cloud Infrastructure.
  • Build, automate and optimize CI/CD pipelines (e.g. Azure DevOps, Jenkins, ECR, ECS/Kubernetes).
  • Design, build, test and release software across ERP, Web App platforms.
  • Contribute to monitoring and optimizing Cloud infrastructure cost.
  • Triage, troubleshoot and resolve critical production incidents.

About you

  • Full Australian Working Rights.
  • Hands-on experience with Infrastructure-As-Code: Ansible or Terraform.
  • Hands-on experience with AWS Platform.
  • Hands experience with Docker, ECR and ECS (or Kubernetes).
  • Hands-on experience in application development, e.g. Python, JavaScript, SQL and .NET Core.
  • Willing to learn business processes, new applications, and technologies.
  • Comfortable engaging with business users & key stakeholders directly.


  • Experience within a start-up or similar fast-paced environment with customer-driven products
  • Experience with ERP application development

Be part of a high-performance team

We work toward our goals by being in constant communication in person and through a range of technologies. We also have big ears for feedback from customers to help us continually improve the Baraja experience. We are pretty good at what we do (but definitely not perfect), so you’ll be learning from and working with a top-flight team on a mission to be better every day.

What matters to us

We believe that our culture is one of our most important assets and we’ve wrapped it up with three key values that we do our best to live up to every day:  

  • Hustle to deliver on hard and meaningful problems - Passion to achieve. Resilience & learning. What's the next challenge?
  • Build the machine that builds the machine - It’s not enough to design amazing products, we need to design the means to manufacture these products, at scale.
  • Develop sustained high performance - Great teams make great things. They also respectfully challenge each other to reach the next milestone.

What we can offer you

  • Healthy lunch provided onsite
  • Wellness Budget
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Learning & Development budget
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • ESOP offering & remuneration package
  • Monthly social events
  • Volunteer day
  • Team lunches
  • Social sporting teams i.e. hiking, soccer, frisbee and table tennis.

What are you waiting for? If this role excites you, we’re keen to have a chat!