Front End Engineering Opportunities - All Levels at Xero

Engineering, Permanent, Melbourne, AU melbourne engineering full-time
Description
Posted 19 days ago

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

We are on the lookout for experienced Front End Engineer's to join our Product Engineering teams!

What can we offer you?

- Fully-remote, office based or hybrid positions
- A work environment that encourages continuous improvement and career development

You will join our global Product team working on technically challenging problems to make business more beautiful for our accounting partners and small business customers. We have an ambitious three year roadmap to consolidate our applications into one cohesive experience and to achieve this, we’re hiring new teams.

Xero is a great place to develop your skills and experience with the latest engineering and software delivery practices, at scale, on a global stage. This will set you up to be the best developer you can be.

Aside from the typical perks you’d expect from a tech company (games rooms, free soft drinks, barista coffee, fresh fruit, sports teams and amazing offices), one of the best things about Xero is our people. You’ll join an inclusive, diverse product team with talented developers from all over the globe.

We support many types of flexible working arrangements like condensed and part-time, which allows you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package which includes shares and life insurance in addition to your base salary plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being.

Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology too. Our culture is one we’re immensely proud of - from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome. We have just moved in to our brand new purpose built office.

We provide a diverse and inclusive environment, with people who will respect, challenge, support and mentor you to do the best work of your life. We have a culture we’re proud of. If you're after a workplace that understands and respects your family and personal life  - Xero is all of that and more. 

What you'll do:

  • Work with your team to deliver beautiful software that is valuable to our customers. You will have a willingness to learn, offer your ideas and collaborate with others to produce work you are proud of
  • Help guide the engineering practices, identifying and resolving challenges to ensure processes and tools are optimised, and ensure engineers have the required knowledge and skills
  • Contribute to Xero's engineering and quality standards. Work closely with engineering leadership to apply standards and frameworks to software and delivery processes.
  • Proactively maintain, grow and share knowledge of technologies used in the development of Xero’s software applications.
  • Participate in interviews to help hire other engineers for Xero
  • Be a proactive champion of agile and delivery practices who coaches and develops others in this space in order to ensure a consistent approach to ways of working.
  • Recognise and solve for common patterns of failure in the team’s delivery practices, preventing future issues by improving skills, processes or tooling.
  • What you'll bring with you:

  • A collaborative approach to work, working with high levels of communication
  • Passion for shipping high quality, well tested software through automation, proven best practices and appropriate design patterns
  • Willingness to collaborate cross functionally with other roles.
  • In depth knowledge about a modern front end framework
  • Familiarity with (or willingness to learn) the technologies used in Xero: React, Typescript, state management tools  (e.g. Redux, Redux sagas)
  • .NET ecosystem, CI/CD tooling, AWS would be a bonus
  • Ability to promote and design great front end architecture, good knowledge of tooling and patterns
  • A delivery mindset to actively help out in all areas of the stack to deliver customer value
  • A growth mindset to actively seek learning opportunities and strive for continuous improvement



  • Why Xero?

    At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.  

    Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.

    Xero strongly encourages employees and contractors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to work from a Xero office, or engage in any face-to-face Xero business.  Xero will work with anyone who is not vaccinated, or prefers not to disclose their vaccination status, to determine what reasonable accommodations can be provided to ensure their role can be performed safely.