Software Engineers (Mid-Level & Senior)

Canberra, AU /
Technology – Engineering /
Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

Our Tech stack

Technology is made up of many tools, programming languages and frameworks that are continually changing and evolving. Therefore at Xero, you won’t find a long list of must-have tech you need to already be working with.
While we don’t require you to have worked with our tech stack previously, what is important is you are happy to learn and work with it. Generally, if a team is spinning up a new code base it may look like the following:

A microservice, written in C# on .NET
Utilizing a variety of AWS services
Running in a Docker container, orchestrated by Kubernetes
Accessed by SPA written in React with TypeScript
Deployed with an automated CI/CD pipeline
Monitored by industry leading  monitoring, alerting, and logging tools

What we do look for in an Engineer is:

Self Awareness and a Growth mindset
Continual learning and openness to learning from failure
Honesty, transparency and encouraging of feedback
Teamwork and Collaboration
Customer/product focus

What you'll have the opportunity to do

    • Be a team player and build great working relationships with other Xeros
    • Use your technical know-how and passion to deliver beautiful software in an agile team
    • Help build a positive work environment where others feel confident and able to deliver great work
    • Continually be open to learning and sharing your knowledge
    • Give and receive honest constructive feedback
    • Most importantly, have fun on this journey
Flexible Working

Xero is continuing to grow and so are the opportunities to join us! You can choose to perform this role:
In one of our #beautiful offices (Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane)
Flexibly, through a hybrid of in office and remote working styles
Permanently Remote

Why Xero?

At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.  

Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.

Xero strongly encourages employees and contractors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to work from a Xero office, or engage in any face-to-face Xero business.