Senior Backend Engineer at Skedulo

Computer Software, Engineering, Full-time, Australia engineering full-time
Posted a month ago

Founded in 2013, Skedulo is a fast-growing SaaS company headquartered in San Francisco and with offices in Australia, Vietnam, and the United Kingdom. Here, we use the latest technologies and best engineering practices to deliver groundbreaking software that is making a difference around the world.

If you’re drawn to solving interesting hard problems, Skedulo is for you. Over the past 20 years, less than 5% of software investment has been focused on the needs of the world’s 2.7 billion mobile workers, and the mobile workforce is our sole focus. Join us as we build a scalable platform for the world’s largest brands working with the most respected technology partners.

Skedulo is a momentum leader in Field Service Management (based on G2 Winter 2021 rating) and is growing rapidly to meet the demands of a post-Covid world. This is a compelling opportunity to join a fast-growth, enterprise grade, SaaS based business where an outstanding mobile experience is at the heart of our product and user experience.

About the role
The Senior Backend Engineer is key to our Continuous Improvement squad. You will be partnering with Frontend and Infrastructure Engineers to deliver rapid customer solutions, either through delivering features or resolving high impact customer issues. On a day-to-day you will help your teammates overcome obstacles, help foster a culture of observability, proactively look for ways to help improve our customer’s overall experience.

About you

You will thrive in this position if you’re somebody who is customer focused, you enjoy shipping code regularly, and you enjoy working in cross-functional software teams which require you to take on different tasks and responsibilities. If you enjoy being across multiple services, can think tactfully in delivering solutions to customers, share knowledge and experience with other engineers then this role is for you.


  • 5+ years experience in server side / backend development.
  • Experienced with one or more of the following:
    • Java / Kotlin / Node.
    • Other open source object-oriented languages, with aptitude and interest in Scala.
  • Experience with cloud hosting (AWS, Azure or Google Cloud).
  • Solid computer science fundamentals in data structures, design patterns.
  • You understand the importance of contributing to the CI/CD pipeline and automation.
  • Exposure to real-time data streaming services such as Kafka or similar technologies.
  • Experienced in Agile development methodologies.
  • Experience with Kubernetes/Kafka/Redis/Postgres


  • Fun, creative and fast-paced working environment
  • Competitive salary
  • 10 paid sick days per year
  • 4 weeks paid leave per year
  • 8 Days of public holidays per year
  • Stock Options/Equity
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks & drinks
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Learning & Development Stipend (4 hours per week)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Our offices have creative, open workspaces with room to play, reflect, and relax
  • Our team is extremely competitive, and we will challenge your best table tennis skills