Senior Software Engineer - Publishing at Finder

Software Engineering, Sydney sydney engineering
Posted 17 days ago

Who are we?

Global success requires a like-minded community of people working together. Our team of energetic, savvy and passionate Finders is committed to guiding our audience through complex decisions. Every day, we help people save money, get better rewards and learn something new.

Finder is equally committed to helping our team grow, thrive and remain inspired to learn.

We have expanded around the globe and our crew of 300+ is now operating in offices across Sydney, New York, London, Toronto, Manila and Wroclaw. Finder continues to forge a global presence with a vision to become the world’s go-to destination for comparing – helping people to find better.

Achieving our mission of changing the way the world makes decisions requires a diverse mix of creative, passionate and innovative people. We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer and continually striving to create a diverse and inclusive environment where all of our people feel a sense of belonging and can bring their authentic selves to work.


Role Overview:

Your work spans across Engineering, Publishing and Business Operations. Your focus will be on supercharging our publishing efforts in new market opportunities so that Finder can gain first mover advantage. You’ll be a core contributor to improving  workflows through unlocking new features and experiences relating to our product data platform & toolkits. You’ll also be taking helping ensure a consistent experience for our users with standardising our front-end product data components. 

Technical Requirements:

  • Experienced with PHP, JavaScript, NodeJjs, React, MySQL, Docker.
  • Experience across HTML templating engines, such as Twig, Handlebars, EJS or ERB
  • An understanding of modern WordPress installations platforms including block based editors and headless renderers 
  • Experience working with a cross-disciplinary team of Software Engineers, Product Managers and Designers based remotely in different timezones.
  • Understanding and utilization of Agile development methodologies
  • Software and Systems Architecture and solution design 
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment and Continuous Delivery practices. 
  • Ability and desire to work across the stack to deliver an outcome, including working with JavaScript (React, node.js), PHP and MySQL. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Champion and embody great software engineering principles to deliver a better experience for our users and an engaging technology-led engineering environment
  • Quality and timely delivery of engineering deliverables
  • Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement
  • Share technical solutions and product ideas through code, documentation, design reviews, pair programming, code review and technology discussions
  • Publishing engineering projects including build and maintenance of publishing tools, data, applications and programmatic content.
  • Interviewing and recruiting new team members
  • Championing and embodying great software engineering principles to deliver a better experience for our users and an engaging technology-led engineering environment. 

Who you are:

  • You have emerging experience in building amazing things on the web that speak for themselves
  • You’re passionate about creating great web experiences for users whilst writing performant, decoupled, testable, maintainable code
  • You enjoy working as part of a collaborative team and you have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You enjoy sharing your knowledge with teammates and have an interest in learning new technologies yourself

Nice to have:

  • Experience with (product) data projects - exposure to building with APIs and structured data
  • Knowledge with WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards and guidelines
  • Massive Use, Global Scale platforms

Application process:
If this sounds like the kind of opportunity you've been looking for, select the 'Apply Now' button below to submit your cover letter and resume. Use your cover letter to introduce us to you; we want to know who you are, what you've worked on and why you think you'd be a great addition to the team.

Finder is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital or disability status.