Senior Front End Engineer

Last updated 1 hours ago
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

As a Senior Engineer you are responsible for ensuring continuous innovation and development of Iress Products from inception to deployment and production support. You will work as an integral part of creative and motivated teams to ensure high quality benchmarks are met for deliveries of innovative products for global markets.

Although not essential, this position would benefit from someone with a background in Visual Design. An Engineer who can take a given wireframe, then utilise an established design system and its patterns to build out the UI.

What you will be doing

  • Collaborate with team members to design simple and intuitive user journeys

  • Championing your passion for all things front end!

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

  • Provide technical leadership, motivating and coaching of junior team members

  • Actively contribute to the wider engineering team by facilitating and participating in knowledge sharing ceremonies, such as technical workshops, brown bags, hackathons etc

  • Develop high quality automation tests 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.

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

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

What you will need

  • Advanced React knowledge using Typescript

  • Broad knowledge of semantic HTML

  • Strong styling skills (CSS, Sass, CSS-in-JS)

  • A progressive approach to testing. We use Jest (Unit) and Cypress (e2e)

  • An in-depth understanding of CI/CD

  • Demonstrable collaboration skills gained in developing user interfaces

  • An opinionated approach to User Experience

  • Working knowledge of Accessibility practices

  • Experience working in Agile process and result-oriented culture

  • Assume responsibility – take personal ownership of work and be able to work autonomously

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