Senior Front-End Software Engineer

Last updated 21 minutes ago
Location:Melbourne
Job Type:Full Time

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


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 offices.


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 position will focus on software projects for the flagship Iress product, Xplan. The work will revolve around making full use of the latest cloud technologies to develop new modules and functionality for our clients, as well as opportunities to refactor existing components to make use of updated architectures.

The candidate will have good knowledge of JavaScript/TypeScript and web design (ideally experienced with React). A development focused degree or significant previous experience with development methodologies and best practices is mandatory.

The role requires demonstrated excellence in software engineering, teamwork and communication with a client-focused mindset. Central to this role is the ability to work effectively with people and teams inside and outside their squad, including technical and non-technical stakeholders.

What you will be doing:

  • Delivering high quality projects with involvement from inception to deployment

  • A focus on data-driven value

  • Liaise with Business Analysts, User Experience, Development and Quality Assurance team members to clarify technical requirements and implement the required functionality

  • Contribute to Iress’ continual drive for Process Improvement


What you will need:

  • Experience as an engineer using JavaScript/TypeScript and React

  • Experience with AWS and Python is desirable but not essential

  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and high attention to detail

  • Ability to work with Agile methodologies

  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn new ways of collaborative working in a cross functional team

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

  • Table tennis, pool tables, meditation rooms

  • Subsidised Myki

  • 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

Employee

Time Type

Full time