Senior Software Engineer (Full Stack) at Airtasker

Team, Full-time, Sydney, Australia sydney engineering full-time
Posted 9 days ago

Who we are:

Airtasker is Australia’s no. 1 marketplace for local services. 

We’re reimagining the future of work by empowering people to realise the full value of their skills. Creating jobs isn’t just a by-product of the work we do, it’s our core purpose.  One of our most important values at Airtasker is that people matter and that every single person has unique skills. We are a global marketplace, creating jobs and helping people all around the world get more done.  

With more than $1 billion of job opportunities created through our marketplace and following a recent ASX listing, we’re making huge strides and we need your help to accelerate us on our mission! 

What you'll do:

  • Building new features for the platform, owning the development of your solutions and participating in code reviews
  • Scoping future functionalities with the Product and UX teams
  • Contributing to the engineering roadmap
  • Managing multiple projects across the business simultaneously
  • Share and learn best practises, latest technologies and programming languages
  • What it takes to be successful in the role:

  • An agnostic approach to software engineering with a serious passion to learn new and emerging technologies.
  • Experience working with APIs to achieve scale
  • Experience with working cloud software such as AWS services
  • Working knowledge of software testing methods and quality assurance
  • Effective collaborator with both non-technical and technical team members
  • Being firmly grounded in computer science and engineering fundamentals  
  • On our wish list:

  • Advancing the security of our platform with a more mature authentication system
  • Improving our communications with our users with better, more intelligent, systems
  • Creating the infrastructure and architecture patterns to support our growth us well into the future
  • Expanding our platform to the United States
  • Creating a new Tasker Listings service to allow taskers to inspire others in what can be done on the platform
  • Improving our incentive systems to support better behaviour and encourage taskers to earn more money on the platform
  • What you'll love:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Visa, PR sponsorship and relocation support
  • A culture of context, not control - we believe that empowering people through Airtasker starts with empowered people within Airtasker.
  • Flexible workplace environment - we embrace flexible working to support different life stages and lifestyle preferences.  
  • Learning and development - as humans, we never stop growing - we believe feedback is a gift, and provide allowances to empower you to identify learning that is right for you
  • Progressive parental leave policies - we believe that feeling supported to stay connected to both your professional and personal self when raising a family is vital in bringing your best self to work. 
  • Airtasker credits - Whether it’s help around the home or planning your next date night, use $1000 worth of credits every year to help you get more done. 
  • Connection and celebration - From local “social-cell” events near your house, kids parties in the office, to mega yacht cruises on the harbour - we work hard, and celebrate connecting as people. 
  • Dog friendly office - say hello to Harvey, Bruce, and Teddy!