Frontend Software Developer

Last updated 4 days ago
Location:Brisbane
Job Type:Full Time

The Role
Reporting to the Head of Software Development, this role will be a key contributor to our highest value web property - the Megaport Portal. Working with the existing engineering team to build the best user experience and simultaneously producing a high quality codebase and maintaining feature implementation goals.

About Megaport
Megaport has transformed the way IT gets connected. We're global leaders in Network as a Service (NaaS), changing the way businesses reach the cloud. We're also a leading partner to Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle, NYSE, and many other leading technology companies. Megaport is a publicly traded company on the Australian Stock Exchange with a market cap exceeding $2 Billion. We’re a lean, high-achieving team made up of over 230 members globally. While the company is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, employees are spread out across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Staff enjoy an environment that is collaborative, supportive, and fun.

Our Team Culture
Join a team of globally-positioned industry experts that lead by example. We do not compromise our values for commercial gain; we are all custodians of our culture, and the customer is at the centre of everything we do. Our employees are motivated, adaptable, persistent, hard-working, and dynamic. Our culture permeates everything we do and this, in turn with a global vision, forms a commitment to each other, our customers, and shareholders alike.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Help build and maintain the Megaport Portal and other tools in Javascript, HTML5 and CSS3
  • Work closely with, and incorporate feedback from PMs, designers and other engineers
  • Proactively enhance our web platform
  • Write client-side code for web-based applications, create fast, easy-to-use applications, and develop prototypes quickly
  • What We Are Looking For

  • 2+ years of software development experience in client side web development
  • Strong UX and design sensibilities, and a desire to sweat the small stuff
  • Experience with Vue.js or other modern frameworks such as AngularJS or React
  • Demonstrable experience consuming web services (REST, SOAP, OAuth etc)
  • Experience developing responsive web applications that work across multiple devices
  • Solid understanding of the full web technology stack (HTTP, WebSockets, cookies, asset loading / caching)
  • Knowledge on cross-browser quirks and ways to mitigate them
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Experience using CSS dialects such as Stylus, SASS or LESS
  • An agile mindset with the ability to work in a transparent and collaborative manner
  • Experience and a working knowledge revision control systems, preferably Git
  • What We Offer

  • Flexible working environments with the ability to do your job from anywhere
  • Birthday Leave
  • Generous study and training allowance + development opportunities
  • Creative, fun, and contemporary workspaces
  • Motivated team of industry experts and new talent
  • Celebrated success with ‘Legend’ and ‘Kudos’ Awards
  • Health and wellness program
  • Opportunities for career growth and potential for global intra-company transfers for interested candidates
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