Senior Software Engineer
SafetyCulture
Sydney
3d ago
source : Index Ventures

At SafetyCulture, we’re empowering front line workers to drive operational excellence and take ownership of their safety and wellbeing.

We’re looking for talented people to help us build a world class engineering team. We have hundreds of thousands of workers in over 150 countries using our platform, conducting millions of inspections every month, and having a positive impact on their lives.

We’re facing interesting technical challenges as we scale the platform, and have ambitious goals to reach millions of workers by 2025.

The tech stack

  • We use a modern technology stack including Swift / Kotlin / C++ (mobile); React.js (front end); Go / node.js (back end);
  • AWS / Kafka / Kubernetes (infrastructure)

    The role

    As a Senior or Staff Software Engineer, you’ll be empowered to manage complex architectural decisions and drive change. You’ll own delivery of practical solutions to solve real-world problems for customers, with the knowledge that what you build has an immediate positive impact.

    You’ll face exciting technical challenges as we scale, and be an integral part of the engineering team. High-performing teams here own their services, and you’re trusted to build and run a system that serves hundreds of thousands of users while transforming it into a system that will serve millions of users in the near future.

    We empower engineers to learn new skills and use technology to solve customer problems, including initiatives in IoT, machine learning, and event-driven architecture.

    How you can have an impact

    Be recognised as an expert in relevant technologies to the role, and have influence over the direction of the team and function.

    Improve others’ ability to deliver great work and drive initiatives focused on release-safety, repeatability, and improving the way we do things.

    Mentor colleagues, actively engage in building a culture of candid feedback, and help the engineering teams give and receive constructive feedback.

    We encourage involvement in the community, open source work, attending talks and events, and experimenting with new technologies.

    The teams

    In Sydney we have teams developing and supporting our SaaS platform, working on extending the functionality and longer term strategic bets, including real-time incident reporting, analytics, and IoT.

    Each team has a co-located manager, product manager, designer, direct access to customers, and support from specialists in quality, SRE and specific technologies.

    Check out some of the things we’ve been doing in our blog.

    Essential

  • Depth of knowledge in a front end or back end coding language and associated libraries / frameworks
  • Ability to own delivery of complex features, break down requirements and provide reasonable estimates
  • Ability to articulate effort vs impact tradeoffs
  • Able to improve others’ ability to deliver great work
  • Able to demonstrate SafetyCulture values (Think Customer, Open Honest Always, Better as a Team, Be Bold Bring Action)
  • Desirable

  • Breadth of knowledge of a variety of platforms and approaches
  • Experience with front end edge infrastructure (e.g. AWS cloudfront, lambda)
  • Understanding of caching, server-side rendering, CDNs
  • Experience with front end build pipelines and tooling, particularly around mono-repos and automation testing
  • Working with service-oriented / microservice architectures

  • Experience with key / value store and relational databases (e.g. DynamoDB, Postgres, MySQL)
  • Building and running SaaS or cloud services at scale
  • Benefits

  • Equity with high growth potential, and a competitive salary
  • In-house chef that cooks a delicious lunch each day, plus unlimited snacks
  • Cafe and barista, bar, pool table, rock climbing wall and pet-friendly office
  • Fun and quirky celebrations, including the annual ShipIt global offsite
  • Great location in Surry Hills, close to Central Station and Crown Street
  • The Company

    SafetyCulture is a customer and product-driven company with an ambitious mission : to empower front line workers to improve safety and quality in the workplace.

    The company started in Townsville, our HQ is in Sydney, and we have offices in Kansas City, Manchester and Manila.

    Our first product, iAuditor, is a mobile platform that helps teams around the world carry out inspections and spot issues quickly and easily.

    The knock-on effects are huge : by surfacing exactly what matters, people in teams can act to improve their business, raising their game, again and again.

    From boutique hotels to space exploration companies, millions are discovering the positive impact iAuditor can have on their teams and performance everyday.

    Today there are 25,000 companies that pay for our products, carrying out millions of inspections per month.

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