Senior Fullstack Software Engineer (Node, React) at Hipages

Expressions of interest, Sydney sydney engineering
Posted 3 months ago


We're looking for several Senior Fullstack Software Engineers who are soon to be Tech Leads / Lead Engineers to join the growing Engineering team at hipages. You'll be rebuilding the existing core platform in line with the Product/Architecture roadmap to support the further growth and expansion. You'll be part of an agile cross functional team consisting of Fulltstack Engineers, Product Managers, UX Designers, Mobile Engineers, etc. Come join us!

Our Story

hi. We’re hipages.

hipages provides a better, smarter way to connect tradies and consumers and get the job done well.

Our purpose is to make home improvement effortlessly efficient, creating happier homes. We build technology that solves the frictions of an industry ready for optimisation and are on a mission to bring simplicity, trust and create a seamless experience for our tradies and homeowners.

To date, over two million Australians have changed the way they find, hire and manage trusted tradies to get a job done around their home.

Founded in an Aussie garage 15 years ago by two great mates, we’ve continued to reinvent and refine what we do, becoming Australia's number 1 site to hire qualified, trusted and verified tradies.

hipages. Change the way you tradie!

  • Design, develop and deliver microservices
  • Create APIs which will be consumed both internally and externally
  • Write clean, scalable, testable code to support and enable the growth of the company
  • Rebuild the existing core platform in line with the Product/Architecture roadmap to support the further growth and expansion
  • Provide input and direction towards the evolution of the technology stack, in line with industry standards and best practice
  • Actively contribute towards improving developer productivity and tools
  • Actively participate in driving and developing the engineering culture with the organisations whilst taking ownership of your environment
  • Be a team player who is driven, respectful of others, passionate about what you do and determined to achieve results fast


  • 5+ years of relevant software engineering experience
  • Demonstrated experience in Node.js
  • Some professional experience with PHP
  • Solid background in multiple programming languages, e.g. Node.js, PHP, React.js, Golang, Python, etc.
  • Solid understanding of SOLID principles
  • Experience working in an AWS environment and using AWS services
  • Experience working in an agile team (Scrum or Kanban)
  • Strong experience with relational databases and SQL, preferably MySQL
  • Experience writing automated tests
  • A down-to-earth attitude
  • A desire to continually master your craft 
  • A good sense of humour

Bonus Points

  • Played the role of technical lead of a successful delivery team
  • Experience building event-based systems and working with message broker technologies such as RabbitMQ or Apache Kafka
  • Experience with XP techniques, such as pair programming or TDD
  • Familiarity with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with continuous integration systems and concepts
  • Experience with NoSQL data stores
  • Understanding of microservices architecture

 Why work for us?

Our employees really are at the forefront of our business and we empower our team to have a voice, make a difference, help lead the business forward and keep hipages a great place to work. Huge investment in your training and career development, superior employee benefits and participation within our Employee Share Program are just some of the many reasons to work here, not to mention the free brekkie and the most amazing office in Australia, located in the heart of Sydney CBD!

Who we are

At hipages, no two days are the same and our pace is fast. Our diverse and inclusive culture drives our success and makes us a great place to work - we celebrate the individual!  We empower our team to feel free to be themselves so they can unleash their maximum potential. We are down-to-earth people who genuinely work together as a team to "make it happen".  This is hipages' DNA.

We also love celebrating -  everything! Birthdays, babies, big wins, little wins and anything in between, our company awards and events are legendary! Check out our Instagram #hipagesteam to get the picture.  Does this sound like the place you belong? Welcome home.

hipages. Change the way you career!