Frontend Engineer at Practice Ignition

Full-Time, Engineering, Sydney, New South Wales sydney engineering full-time
Posted 12 days ago

Who we are:

We are a fast-growing fintech SaaS organisation, founded in Sydney and is a founder-led and global scale up company with employees all over Australia, Canada, USA, UK, Philippines and South Africa on a huge growth trajectory. Our platform integrates digital proposals, payments and automated workflows via leading business apps such as Xero, QuickBooks, Gusto and Zapier to streamline service-based commerce.We are looking for a Frontend Engineer like you to become part of the driving force and add your brilliant ideas to the mix.

About the role:

We’re looking for smart, talented and experienced team members that can take ownership, articulate their point of view and back their opinions with a well researched and knowledgeable stance and to contribute to the ongoing improvement and development of our platform, through domain driven design and continuous deployment of high quality software code. The role is for someone with a Front-end focus but everyone on the team is comfortable writing clean, modular and scalable code for both sides of the stack and can be based anywhere in Australia.

What you will be doing:

  • Coding new front-end functionality
  • Conversion of wireframes and mock-ups into fully functioning mobile first web applications
  • Implementing the structure and design of web app sections
  • Developing features to enhance the user experience
  • Automating tasks through appropriate tools and scripting
  • Supporting validation and verification testing
  • Utilising a variety of markup languages to write web pages
  • Delivery of cross-browser compatibility for the platform
  • Creation and maintenance of software documentation
  • Optimising web pages for maximum speed and scalability

How we do it:

  • Building high quality, clean, efficient, and reusable code for future use
  • Collaborating with internal teams including other developers, product leads and client-facing employees
  • Communicating design ideas and approaches to enhancing the platform
  • Ensuring user experience determines design choices
  • Collaborating with vendors to fix and improve products
  • Developing tools and applications by producing clean and efficient code
  • Contributing to and developing high-quality software design and architecture
  • Striking a balance between functional and aesthetic design
  • Developing front-end functionality and assisting the head developer
  • Maintaining brand consistency throughout design

How we work:

  • Distributed team
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Code Reviews
  • Kanban
  • Spark Projects
  • Retrospectives

What you need to succeed:

  • Tech Stack: JavaScript, TypeScript, React.js with Styled Components, compiled through webpack and babel, Ruby, Rails, Postgres, Redis, Heroku
  • Testing is done with RSpec, Capybara, Jest and Puppeteer
  • 4+ Years of commercial experience writing JS code
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and React.js
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design
  • Curiosity to develop knowledge of a variety of programming approaches and frameworks
  • Someone who can engage in robust and articulate dialogue while maintaining an open mind
  • Strong desire to write testable and well tested code
  • A skilful and dependable person who recognises that there is always more to learn
  • A sense of humour, and the ability to focus yet still have a laugh in high pressure situations
  • A pragmatic, objective thinker who can weigh up options based on requirements, best fit and maturity of technology

Why join us:

  • Founder led, global SaaS organization, in hyper growth mode and scaling fast with great career development
  • We work without ego in a collaborative, open and transparent work culture
  • Competitive salary and employee stock options from day 1
  • 20 days accrued annual leave/vacation, along with 10 days of wellbeing days to take care of yourself and/or loved ones
  • An extra paid day off to celebrate your birthday, alongside volunteering leave 
  • Annual education allowance to support your professional growth
  • Curious and smart coworkers who won’t back down from a challenge
  • Employee recognition program
  • Quarterly wellness allowance to spend on your wellness and what this means to you
  • Paid subscription to Headspace
  • Home office reimbursement
  • Personal tax return assistance
  • Paid parental leave 

Company Values:

We are better everyday

We work without ego

We are smarter together

We hero our customer

Practice Ignition is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Practice Ignition is proud to provide employment and recruitment accommodations during the recruitment process. Once our team reviews your resume and contacts you if there is a fit, we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact [email protected]