Developer - Business Products at Xero

Development, Permanent, Melbourne, AU melbourne engineering product
Posted 26 days 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 team

We’re a team which values individuality, autonomy and accountability. We deliver strategic capabilities to enable innovative new products and growth. We challenge ourselves to deliver aggressively, while maintaining space for continuous improvement & innovation. Our team members are encouraged to identify opportunities and to take action, setting goals and achieving them. We have a culture of transparency and feedback, and appreciate humility & honesty.

About you

The ideal candidate values creating excellent software experiences with passion, care and attention to detail. They value their relationships with their teammates, and appreciate the value of diverse perspectives. The engineer we are seeking would be comfortable challenging themselves and learning new things.

About the role

  • Help our product teams drive and measure continuous improvements against our key software delivery performance metrics.
  • Invest in our software automation, quality, security, compliance, measurement, reliability, scalability, performance, efficiency, and developer experience.
  • Engage with our team, internal customers, and other stakeholders with clear communication and inclusive collaboration.
  • Advocate for continuous improvement of systems and processes within the team, and across the organization.
  • Coach and/or train colleagues on the principles and practices we value by championing our sensible defaults.
  • Promote a culture of psychological safety, accountability and autonomy.
  • What you'll bring with you

  • Competent interpersonal and communication skills, reliably able to represent the team when collaborating with external teams and stakeholders.
  • Competent with one or more mainstream programming languages (e.g. C#, Go, JavaScript/TypeScript, Dart, Java/Kotlin, PHP, Swift, Ruby, C, C++).
  • Competent in enhancing developer experience, with demonstrated ability to identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle.
  • Proficient with root cause analysis, with demonstrated ability to critically analyse systems and apply creative thinking to ideate lateral solutions.
  • Experience with software design patterns and coding/testing best practices.
  • Competent in core general skill areas such as learning, feedback, apprenticeship, and coaching.
  • 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.