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Node Engineer

Sydney | Full Time
Listed: 2019-10-28
About Us:
We are a Sydney Based, fully-funded start-up of over forty people responsible for building a sophisticated cloud-based payments and ordering SaaS application.  Powering the Hospitality industry across Australia with a world-class platform, which performs large—and growing—numbers of business to business transactions daily, as well as providing unmatched insights to both suppliers and venues. With enormous momentum behind us, we are now looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team in building sustainable tools and the technology to rapidly scale our solution throughout the entire industry. You will join us at a key moment in our SaaS development, helping us to shape the future of the hospitality industry as we embark on our journey together to be the sole, completely integrated B2B ordering, payments and insights platform for over 80,000 Australian venues in 5 years’ time.  Your work will have a heavy hand in ensuring that Australia remains the most sustainable, diverse and premium food basin in the world.

The Role:
As a Lead/Senior Software Engineer, you will work with the Engineering Team to develop our system to the defined architectural requirements and design further capabilities in order to provide a fully scalable solution in a SaaS context for our planned growth over the next 5 years. You will be responsible for providing technical expertise in building and maintaining full stack features for our platform.  Reporting directly to the CTO, you will be in charge of the delivery of exciting new products and features within our Engineering Squad.  
Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Leading a small, highly capable team to develop solutions to issues faced during our planned growth
  • Reporting directly to the CTO, you will be guiding Technological priorities and focus for the company
  • You will be scaffolding world-class software, data and machine learning to drive growing brand engagement, customer acquisition, sales growth, cost and cash flow efficiencies as well as business insights between retailers and suppliers like never before
As a candidate, you should have:
  • Commercial Node.js experience, partnered with a solid understanding of SOA design principles, integration patterns, and best practices including messaging systems
  • Well developed soft skills, including interpersonal communication, excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A well-developed commercial understanding of contemporary (ES6) JavaScript
  • Strong understanding and value of clean, reusable and maintainable code paired with a strong concept of SOA principles behind a scalable application
  • An understanding of relational databases is desirable, but not essential (PostgresQL, GraphQL, gRPC)
  • Front end knowledge is highly desirable (React + Redux + Typescript)
  • Personal Ambition and motivation to succeed
Why Work with Us:
  • Be a part of the transformation of the hospitality industry with a team that works to genuinely improve the lives of every person who creates and shares the food and drinks we all love
  • A focus on your personal learning and development with ongoing opportunities to attend conferences and events
  • Flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home
  • High-end computer supplied
If this sparks an interest, or if you're an engineer who loves JavaScript/ES6/React/Node/FRP, I would love to talk to you. I'm a purely JavaScript focused recruiter and always up for a chat whether you're looking now or never. // 02 8274 4612