Front-end Developer - Australia

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We are looking for a front-end developer to maintain and develop our current sites. You will have the chance to learn and grow quickly with some of the best developers in Australia. This role requires not just attention to detail, a strong work ethic, strong communication and excellent technical skills, but having a strategic and open mindset about how we move forward.

Who We Are

Our mission is to make business more human. We are one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Australia and a global messaging provider that enables businesses to build long-term relationships with customers through the power of conversation. We pride ourselves on providing an easy-to-use online messaging platform focusing on SMS marketing, improving CX, AI messaging, advanced SMS API solutions, and developing new mobile messaging innovations.

Company Culture

We are curious individuals who believe in five core mindsets: Think with empathy, Bring your secret sauce, Break stuff until it works, Simplify everything and Ship it real good. Every person is respected as a valuable contributor no matter their role. We always try to help our clients and each other in the most responsive way possible. We listen to feedback and action good ideas. We embrace new technology and are not afraid to implement change.

And in case you’re wondering what sort of tools we work with, we utilise a modern stack including GSuite, Asana, Confluence, Zoom and many others that enable working from home effortlessly.

Key Responsibilities

The overall aim of the Engineering Team is to ensure the reliability of systems. To ensure this, their remit covers the following:

  • Design solution specifications for Product Roadmap features
  • Provide reasonable estimations for specifications
  • Produce Secure, Reliable, Provable high-quality software solutions using best practice techniques
  • Develop and maintain processes to facilitate efficient product development
  • Celebrate failure and learn from it, don’t shy away from it
  • Constantly Improve processes based on observable metrics and collaborative feedback
  • Advise the business on technical matters
  • Be self-managing and work as a team
  • Ensure engineers learn and maintain competitive skills and knowledge against the wider IT sector
  • Enable engineers to train and upskill in areas they are interested in
  • Deliver pragmatic code that balances business value and technical debt
  • Document, centralize and disseminate knowledge, tools, and processes

Skills, Experience & Qualities

These skills are core to the role:

  • Experience in developing frontend architecture for large enterprise level SaaS applications
  • Experience with React/Redux
  • Solid in Typescript
  • Exposure to Styled Components
  • Solid with git and git workflows
  • Comfortable with linux as a primary development environment

Desired skills included:

  • Golang skills and experience
  • Broad exposure to developing for various databases (e.g. Mongo, Redis, Postgresql, RabbitMQ, InfluxDB)
  • Testing Evangelist
  • Machine Learning exposure
  • Examples of previous work (e.g. GitHub or a Blog)

Ideally, you are:

  • Willing to learn new things in a fast paced environment
  • Effectively take an idea from design through to deployment
  • Communicate effectively across the entire organisation
  • Able to work as part of a wider engineering team on a daily basis
  • Comfortable working without supervision
  • Happy to accept and give constructive feedback
  • Examples of previous work (e.g. GitHub or a Blog)

Opportunity and Benefits

You will be part of a global team, which has helped Burst SMS become one of the fastest-growing tech companies in the Asia-Pacific. You will be reporting to inclusive managers who use an open-minded agile approach. As a result, your voice will be heard, and you will have the opportunity to grow and make impactful decisions.

You will be working with and alongside the business founders, and you will be part of a dynamic and innovative company within a high growth industry. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to cultivating diversity in our teams. We recognise that the best ideas come from allowing the individual’s unique background, skills, and personality to shine through.

Our Response to COVID-19

We take a very proactive response to COVID-19, with all staff working remotely from home. Hygiene protocols are in place throughout the building and office if there is a need to attend. Our company’s systems and processes are set in such a manner that there should be no limitations to your productivity when working from home. We are in constant communication globally and have cultural initiatives in place to help ensure you do not feel isolated from your team and or other departments. Albeit a trying time, we have taken this opportunity to recreate what a new world of working may look like and we invite you to help shape and build upon this vision with us.

Learn More

If you are keen, learn more about what we do here:

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate, if this sounds like you: