Senior Frontend Software Engineer at Megaport

Frontend Development, Brisbane, Queensland brisbane engineering
Posted a month ago

About Megaport
Megaport has transformed the way IT gets connected. We're global leaders in Network as a Service (NaaS), changing the way businesses reach the cloud. We're also a leading partner to Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle, NYSE, and many other leading technology companies. Megaport is a publicly traded company on the Australian Stock Exchange. We’re a lean, high-achieving team made up of over 250 members globally. While the company is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, employees are spread out across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Staff enjoy an environment that is collaborative, supportive, and fun.

Our Team Culture
Join a team of globally-positioned industry experts that lead by example. We do not compromise our values for commercial gain; we are all custodians of our culture, and the customer is at the centre of everything we do. Our employees are motivated, adaptable, persistent, hard-working, and dynamic. Our culture permeates everything we do and this, in turn with a global vision, forms a commitment to each other, our customers, and shareholders alike.

About the Role
We are looking for a Senior Frontend Developer to join our frontend development team to enable us to build high quality software more quickly and to improve our systems for both customers and internal users.
Reporting to the Frontend Development Manager, this role will be a key contributor to our highest value web property, the Megaport Portal, and other internal and customer-facing software.
Preference will be given to applicants in the Brisbane area, but applications are being accepted from anywhere in Australia or NZ. If working remotely, you will be requested to come to Brisbane for occasional meetings (at Megaport’s expense). If working in Brisbane, you will be requested to come into the office roughly one day a week.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • This role will be a key contributor to a number of internal and customer facing web projects including the Megaport Portal, working with the existing engineering team to build the best user experience and producing a high quality codebase while meeting implementation goals.
  • Help build and maintain our various applications using a modern frontend development stack including Vue 3, Typescript, Vite, Tailwind, Tanstack, NX Monorepo. Experience with design software such as Figma would be a plus.
  • Work closely with and incorporate feedback from project managers, designers and other engineers.
  • Proactively enhance our web platform, and participate in the team culture through mentoring and collaboration.
  • Write client-side code for web-based applications, create fast, easy-to-use applications, and develop prototypes quickly.
  • What We Are Looking For

  • Significant experience in building applications with Vue, Nuxt or other modern frameworks such as Angular or React.
  • Experience developing unit, integration, and end to end tests using tools such as Playwright and Vitest.
  • An agile mindset with the ability to work in a transparent and collaborative manner.
  • Strong, constructive written and verbal communication. A willingness to step up and address difficult issues, listening, assessing, and saying what needs to be said.
  • Adapts to circumstances of different situations as needed, helping drive improvements in tools and processes.
  • Demonstrates a mindset of continuous improvement and learning. Reflects on and grows from mistakes.
  • Demonstrable experience consuming and integrating web services.
  • Experience developing responsive web applications that work across multiple devices.
  • Solid understanding of W3C standards and guidelines such as web accessibility, semantic web, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript Web APIs and internationalisation.
  • Experience and a working knowledge of revision control systems, preferably Git.
  • When working with others, demonstrates reliability; functions as an active participant; cooperates and pitches in to help; exhibits flexibility; shows commitment to the team; works as a problem-solver; openly shares knowledge; treats others in a respectful and supportive manner.
  • Works effectively with people who differ in race, gender, culture, age, background and experiences. Leverages the unique talents of others to enhance organisational effectiveness.
  • Builds collaborative relationships both within and across teams.
  • Makes sound results based and timely decisions.
  • Readily understands complex issues; develops solutions that effectively address the right problems. Escalates issues as required.
  • To be considered for a Senior role, we would expect significant experience, a demonstrated ability to take a team leadership role, and strong architectural design skills.
  • What We Offer
    ·       Competitive Compensation Packages
    ·       Flexible working environments
    ·       Birthday Leave
    ·       Generous study and training program + 5 days paid study leave
    ·       Additional Leave via Purchased Annual Leave Scheme
    ·       Health and Wellness Program

    If you have any questions, please reach out to Megaport's Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected]

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