Software Engineer - 12 month FTC

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Job Type:Full Time

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.

About the role

You will work with your cross-functional team to deliver beautiful software that is valuable to our accounting partners. As part of this role you will be involved in creating, building and deploying new features and experiences. Within your team you will have an opportunity to learn, offer your ideas and collaborate to provide technical designs and direction. We will support your continual learning with training and career mentorship to help you progress as an Engineer. We will also offer you flexible working hours and arrangements.

About you

We are looking for a Developer and just as important as the technical experience is the ability to be #human. You will also have a focus on delivery and the ability to influence and communicate with a variety of stakeholders. We are so lucky to have excellent people to work with and excellent offices to work in and we'd love you to be a part of it.

So for you to be successful in this role you'll ideally have some experience with:
- Unit testing - xUnit
- Experience working with AWS or other cloud platforms
- Solid understanding of how to build testable, decoupled, maintainable code and other engineering best practices
- React/TypeScript
- CI/CD, using build and deploy tools to get your creations into production
- Agile development experience
- Version control like Git

This position is a 12 month fixed term contract so therefore you would be an employee of Xero paid in salary as well as receiving many benefits which go along with being so.

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.