Junior Software Engineer - backend APIs at Megaport

Engineering, Full-time, Brisbane brisbane engineering full-time
Posted a month ago

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a Junior Software Engineer with programming experience, knowledge of relational databases and SOLID principles and an ability to learn new software and technologies quickly to join team Megaport. The work will be a mixture of maintaining and improving legacy code in Java/Scala (boring), refactoring existing code into microservices using Spring Boot / Kotlin (interesting), integration to 3rd party Enterprise systems and customer / partner systems (also interesting) and designing and implementing new backend services.

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 with a market cap exceeding $2 Billion. We’re a lean, high-achieving team made up of over 230 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.

Role Flexibility
This role has the opportunity to take advantage of our flexible work arrangements working from home.  

What you'll be doing

  • Working in a highly collaborative environment to maintain and improve Megaport systems.
  • Designing and building RESTful APIs using OpenAPI & Java / Kotlin / Scala.
  • Designing and documenting systems using C4.
  • Participate in Megaport's agile development process.
  • Supporting quality assurance and release processes.
  • Keep abreast of appropriate technologies and best practices.
  • What we are looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and/or Diploma in Engineering.
  • Knowledge of basic coding languages including SQL, Java/Kotlin
  • Knowledge of relational databases and operating systems.
  • Knowledge of software testing techniques, code optimisation and software debugging.
  • Ability to approach a problem analytically, creatively, and logically.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail, meticulous and well-organised.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with users, colleagues and managers to share ideas in a simple and precise manner.
  • Ability to reason logically, question appropriately and present technical information clearly and concisely.
  • A desire to achieve more, a strong work ethic and a willingness to learn new skills and improve current ones.
  • Bonus: An active GitHub account/examples of prior work.
  • Bonus: Experience/Knowledge about networking.
  • What we offer

  • Flexible working environments
  • Birthday Leave
  • Generous study and training allowance + development opportunities
  • Share Scheme
  • Creative, fun, and contemporary workspaces
  • Motivated team of industry experts and new talent
  • Celebrated and recognised success with Megaport’s very own ‘Legend’ and ‘Kudos’ Awards
  • Health and wellness program
  • Opportunities for career growth and potential for global intra-company transfers for interested candidates
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