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Back End Developer

Contract type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Industry: Development
Reference: TDGNode1

Job description

Job description

You will be joining the key Engineering team who’s remit covers the development and deployment of their global platform.

You will be joining them as they prepare to take their product out of beta and as such have plenty of potential to make substantial contributions across the platform.

One area that is particularly becoming more relevant is how they can leverage Machine Learning and possibly AI to further enhance the reliability of the system and automate the operations side to reduce toil going forward.

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, centralise and disseminate knowledge, tools, and processes

Skills, Experience, and Qualities

These skills are core to the role:

  • Proficient in developing production ready applications in go

  • Experience in developing for web based applications

  • Solid with git and git workflows

  • Broad exposure to developing for various databases (e.g. Mongo, Redis, Postgresql, RabbitMQ, InfluxDB)

  • Comfortable with linux as a primary development environment

Desired skills included

  • Frontend skills and experience (e.g. React /  Typescript )

  • Experience with Service Oriented Architectures and/or Distributed Systems

  • 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

Salary will match experience but they are aiming for around $80 - 130,000 + Super.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note to apply for these roles you MUST be in Australia with a valid work visa, PR or Citizenship. Overseas applicants will not be considered. Sponsorship visas can be transferred over if you already have the visa approved.

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