Senior Software Engineer

Melbourne
DEP – Engineering /
Full Time /
Hybrid
At Deputy, we’re on a mission to simplify shift work. We empower businesses to build thriving workplaces - ones where staff are engaged, customers are served well, businesses are legally compliant, and companies’ profits thrive. Our reach extends across 70+ countries worldwide, serving more than 320,000 workplaces. 

Deputy is a global SaaS workforce management company headquartered in Sydney, San Francisco, and London, backed by top investors and recently surpassed 100m ARR. We've helped millions of workers across industries and aim to empower 60% of the global workforce. If you're passionate about simplifying shift work and driving industry change, join us at Deputy and help shape the future of hourly employment!

You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Deputy, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.

MISSION? “THE WHY”

As a Senior Software Engineer (Full Stack) you will be working closely with your peers, product, design and leadership to build amazing products and features for the Deputy platform, delivering services and products to millions of users and businesses from small & medium to enterprise.

You wake up every morning knowing with confidence that the work you do, from the user facing experiences to the backend APIs are being used to power the livelihood of millions of users worldwide.

Responsibilities “THE WHAT”:

    • Design and implement software solutions -- with consideration to high performance, high quality systems and applications using modern industry best practices.
    • Align with our Design, Engineering and Product principles to build product & technical solutions that drive customer value with quality and performance.
    • Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement.
    • Engage in technical discussion of solutions and product ideas through documentation, design reviews, pair programming, code review and technology discussions.
    • Mentor and guide more junior engineers in an impactful and meaningful way to their growth trajectory.

Who you are “THE HOW”:

    • You are a skilful engineer with high standards, passion for quality and a few years of experience under your belt.
    • You are a problem solver and are able to tackle highly complex and ambiguous problems, balancing the right tradeoffs in a pragmatic way.
    • Solid computer science fundamentals: algorithms and data structures.
    • Language agnostic, have experience in a few languages. We use Golang, PHP, Javascript, Typescript.
    • Expertise in API design (REST & RPC)  and its frameworks. We use protobuf, gRPC, OpenAPI.
    • Experience with building scalable and distributed service oriented architecture, microservices, and modern techniques and tools around it. We use Docker, ECS, Lambda, SQS, Kinesis, etc.
    • Experience in a few persistence, storage and caching mechanisms. We use MySQL, Redis, DynamoDB, S3, OpenSearch etc
    • Understanding of what it takes to build reliable, scalable and resilient systems using modern best practices, e.g: Caching, monitoring, tracing, eventual consistency, queues, load balancing, circuit breaking, etc.
    • Experience with modern build, techniques, architectures and practices. We use AWS, ECS, Lambda, Docker, Jenkins, etc
Employee Perks
- Share Options
- Paternity/Maternity Leave Policies
- Personal Learning & Development Fund
- Flexible Work Policy
- Company wide Development & Coaching
- Hackathons
- Awards - "Your Time to Shine & Celebrate Success"
- Social Events & variety of social clubs (Books, LGBT, Games, Sports)
- Mental Health Support
- Munch & Learns

Learn More About Deputy
Deputy Linkedin Page 
Deputy Instagram
The Bay Area's Top Workplaces
Open the Pod Bay Doors Podcast - E165: Silvija Martincevic, CEO & Board Director, Deputy 
International Shift Worker Sunday
Customer Story - Honest Burgers: from inflexible all-in-one to Deputy’s best of breed flexibility
Best Employee Scheduling Software 2023 (Forbes Advisor)
Silvija Martincevic: Five Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became A CEO
Customer Reviews - GetApp and G2Crowd

Deputy believes in equal opportunity and that inclusiveness and diversity promotes innovation. Our global team members are from a variety of cultures. And we welcome different perspective and skills. 

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