Front End Software Engineer - Remote

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Job Type:Full Time

See yourself being part of a large, transformational change? This could be the role for you!

Iress is continuing to hire for roles during Covid-19 with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually. Everyone new to the team, along with our current staff, will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our office

Who We Are

At Iress, we believe technology should help people perform better every day. Since our beginning in 1993, people across financial services have trusted us to take their performance to the next level. From the world’s most established financial brands to new and disruptive players, we help improve every aspect of our clients’ businesses so that they can work better, every day. Iress is one of Australia’s largest technology companies and employs more than 1,900 people across Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada, New Zealand and Asia.

The role

The Software Engineer role is responsible for ensuring continuous innovation and development of Iress Products from inception to deployment and production support. This role will work as part of creative and motivated teams to ensure high quality benchmarks are met for deliveries of innovative products for global markets. In particular, this role will encompass working with specialised Accessibility consultants to ensure end-user facing software meets global Accessibility standards. This role is a front end focused role where you work in a cross functional, Agile team using a range of technologies such as Javascript, Typescript, React. Employees are currently able to work from home - we are open to this role being a remote role moving forw

What you will be doing

  • Innovate and develop world-leading products for financial markets and wealth management domains.

  • Perform software engineering tasks to ensure the highest levels of product quality are met

  • Review and analyse business requirements, develop product and platform solutions to extend and enhance Iress product offering

  • Develop high quality automation test scripts to improve test coverage, product quality and time to market

  • Assist in identifying product and process weaknesses and possible refinements in an environment of continual evolution and improvement.

  • Work with specialised Accessibility consultants, global stakeholders and clients to identify and deliver features to meet global Accessibility standards. Work with the wider team to ensure Accessibility is ‘baked in’ to core software delivery.

  • Analyze system and production defects, including troubleshooting and root cause analysis

  • Learn from industry specialists and apply best practices to further match our customer needs

  • Keep up to date with technical trends, tools and methodologies, undertake research as required

What you will need

  • Typescript, Javascript, JS frameworks, such as React and KnockoutJS

  • Broad knowledge of semantic HTML and strong CSS skills

  • Familiarity with Accessibility tools such as Axe would be nice to have but not essential

  • Experience building Accessible web applications is highly desired, or knowledge of Accessibility practices but not essential

  • Demonstrable strong design, development and collaboration skills gained in developing software product solutions

  • Experience working in Agile process and result-oriented culture

  • Creativity, motivation and strong communication

  • Real time, mission & time critical applications

  • Ability to communicate - possess strong communication skills

Why work with us

  • Competitive base salary

  • Global opportunities

  • State-of-the-art offices

  • Casual dress, flexible work policy

  • Access to various learning and development programs

  • 3 days’ leave per year for charity initiatives

  • Global 36-hour hackathon

  • Discounted Myki

  • Table tennis, pool tables, meditation rooms

  • Up to 26 weeks’ paid parental leave for primary carers (up to 4 weeks for secondary carers), and the ability to work part-time when returning to work.

Employment Type


Time Type

Full time