Software Engineer at Athena

Full-time, Sydney sydney engineering full-time
Description
Posted 4 days ago

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.

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/TypeScript/Node.js, Java, Kotlin or Python.
  • 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 thecan-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.

What a successful candidate looks like

  • Solid computer science fundamentals: algorithms and data structures.
  • Experience with public cloud providers is a plus. AWS is a plus plus.
  • 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.

Benefits & Perks

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

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.