Senior Software Developer (Front End)

Last updated 8 months ago
Job Type:Full Time

Senior Software Developer (Front End)

Location: Common Code | Melbourne, Australia

Salary AUD $75K- $110K

About this job

Job type: Full-time

Experience level: 3+ years.

Role: Software Developer


One or more of the following: JavaScript | ReactJS | Node.js | Angularjs

Job description

We are on the hunt for a Software Developer with 3+ years experience working with front-end technologies to join the Common Code team in delivering quality software products for our clients. We work with a variety of clients from larger corporates to growth stage startups.

We are also interested in chatting with contractors so if you’re only looking for temp work then get in touch.

What you will do:

You will work alongside a team of skilled software developers from Common Code working with a diverse range of clients.

Daily life will include stand-ups, code reviews, workshops, ping-pong, meet-ups and plenty of laughs along the way. We are super passionate about what we do and are constantly looking for new ways to develop ourselves and be the best we can be.

You’ll be expected to do the following:

  • Write and maintain code in one or more of the following front-end and database frameworks and their associated languages: Reactjs, Node.js, JavaScript, AngularJS, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, GraphQL & REST
  • Be familiar with the Python language (no need to write code by must be able to interpret)
  • Undertake basic DevOps using the Amazon Web Services Console
  • Create, update and maintain technical documentation, code comments, end user manuals and deployment procedures
  • Interpret software system designs and software architecture schematics to a high degree of accuracy
  • Build and implement code and supporting system infrastructure to deliver software based business solutions in line with architected specifications
  • Effectively test and document code to ensure adequate performance and security
  • Integrate software applications effectively with external systems inline with business functional models
  • Provide a basic level of strategic advice for the systems design phase of development

What’s in it for you:

  • We are located in the heart of Abbotsford, a stone's throw from countless cafes and restaurants and easily accessible by public transport
  • Our workplace is bright, colourful and spacious giving you the freedom to work wherever you want- standing desks, egg chairs, bean bags, couches or some people like to sit at a desk
  • We have a fun team culture and are committed to a culture of inclusion and diversity, where everyone’s voice is heard and valued
  • Wear what you want, we are more interested in your code than a dress code
  • Huge career development opportunities, we believe in investing in our people to be the best they can be and offer multiple levels of training both internally and externally
  • A weekly delivery of organic fruit, snacks and lunches keep us healthy and well fuelled
  • Did I mention we have a huge café style coffee machine and beer taps out the back?

Your background:

  • Experience working with Reactjs, Node.js, JavaScript or Angular
  • Further knowledge of Python, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, AWS, testing frameworks, GraphQL, REST will be beneficial
  • Computer Science studies or equivalent studies in Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or another IT related degrees preferred
  • Experience working in an Agile project management environment will help, particularly Scrum
  • Driven to write great, clean, secure code with a focus on shipping features as a team
  • You are constantly exploring new technologies and can be found hanging out at local meetups or hackathons
  • 1-5 years in a similar role


Our salary range is between $75,000 to $110,000 depending on your level of experience

Who we are:

We are Common Code, a progressive software development house working with some of Australia's most exciting start-ups all the way through to the big brands and household names. We build bespoke web applications that change the way our clients do business.

We focus on building technology partnerships with clients, prioritising innovation towards viable business models and technology as an asset to the business.

Our approach:

Common Code provides an active, culturally positive and diverse work environment that prioritises learning and social interaction. We're advocates of agile principles, design patterns and best practice software development techniques.

We approach engagements in small cross-functional teams which reward the individual through peer review and collaboration practices.

We sponsor and encourage opportunities to create community-of-practice through meetups and attending and speaking at conferences.

If this kind of work sounds interesting, we'd love to hear from you! We're open to all backgrounds and levels of experience. We believe that great people can always find a place. People do their best work when they can be themselves, so we value uniqueness. We never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

This role will fill fast so "APPLY" today or email Val at