Engineer - Mobile at Xero

Development, Permanent, Melbourne, AU melbourne engineering
Posted 1 months ago

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

About the role

Working in a high trust environment, you’ll draw upon your experience with modern mobile application design & development practices to help your highly talented and passionate team be set up for success, and then deliver on it. You will collaborate, code, mentor and help build product aimed at helping small businesses.

In this role, you will develop software for mobile products on the iOS Development platform. You’ll continually drive delivery and continuous product improvement. You’ll work closely alongside Product and Design to ensure that you are aligning engineering initiatives with customer needs and outcomes. 

Day-to-day responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with team members to prototype, build, and test high-quality apps.
  • Identifying shortcomings in current technology/architecture and recommend solutions.
  • Providing constructive input into architectural decisions for new features.
  • Providing technical guidance to other developers.
  • Staying up to date with iOS development technologies, and identify and promote opportunities to make use of these technologies within the mobile team.
  • About you & what you'll bring with you:

  • A passion for mobile engineering and the wider mobile community
  • Experience with mobile application design and development best practices
  • A natural desire to share knowledge, coach, and mentor team members
  • Experience delivering software in a modern agile environment
  • Growth mindset and not afraid of a #Challenge
  • End-to-end experience and interest that extends beyond mobile to the back-end is a plus
  • An understanding of how Agile, Lean and DevOps principles enable software teams to deliver value to customers effectively.
  • A growth mindset and excitement about tackling the next challenge with your team.
  • A collaborative approach to delivery where you work closely with other Developers, Product Owners, and Designers.
  • The ability to take ownership of your code in production, using metrics and customer feedback to guide technical priorities and improvements.
  • We want our people to do the best work of their lives and to fulfill their career goals while having the balance to focus on the things and people they love too.

    Why Xero?

    At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.  

    Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.