Senior Engineer at Waddle

Engineering, Permanent, Melbourne, AU melbourne engineering full-time
Posted 17 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.

As we continue our journey to create #beautiful software, we are looking for a passionate Senior Engineer to join the team.

The ideal candidate will value creating excellent software and will demonstrate care and strong attention to details. They will value and be comfortable with challenging themselves and learning new things.

As a member of the team, you will join us as we build future-focused solutions and be a part of guiding wider technology choices across the team, as as across the company. You'll contribute to our continuous deployment strategy and our architecture.

What you'll do:

  • Build and manage software that solves engineering problems at scale
  • Collaborate with the team to help create and deliver beautiful software to our customers
  • Contribute to Xero's engineering standards and frameworks
  • Learn the business context, and make high impact decisions
  • Actively lead discussions around technical, architectural and process improvements
  • Advocate for continuous improvement of systems and processes within the team, and across the organisation.
  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to other members of the team
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships both within the development team and the wider organisation
  • Work with technologies including: .NET core, React and AWS
  • What you'll bring:

  • Demonstrated relevant experience
  • The ability to apply analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of design patterns in development and platform architecture
  • Previous experience demonstrating your ability envision web-based services in a distributed environment that meet customer needs or solve business problems
  • The ability to motivate in a team-orientated, collaborative environment
  • Expertise in microservices or other systems architecture
  • 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.