Senior Frontend Engineer

Sonder Australia

Full Time
Sydney, Australia   
Posted 4h ago

Company Description


Who are we?

Sonder is help when you need it and confidence when you don’t.

The only company of its kind, we believe everyone should have access to help in moments of unsafety or uncertainty by receiving on-demand and in-person guidance and support at the touch of a button.

Whether you’re a little confused about something, or you’re in a state of crisis, Sonder’s here. Using cutting edge technology, simply pressing the button on our app connects members with our network of specialists immediately and 24/7, so you can pursue life with confidence, knowing whatever happens you’ve got this, and we’ve got you.

Our vision is to create a global network of professionals who provide immediate, in-person support to people in need within 20 minutes of a request. We aim to prove that no matter where you are or the situation you’re in, there are good people out there with the right skills and desire to make you feel safe. 

We are a true startup environment with the excitement and impact of building something something from scratch, but also creating a marketplace. We’re nationwide in Australia, expanding globally next year, and the team size will double in the next 6 months. Join our journey make personal safety accessible to everyone.


Job Description


The opportunity

Join a small Engineering team, make an impact and help shape our future. You’ll have flexibility, freedom, and ability to influence one of Australia’s fastest growing businesses. We're building an entirely new platform and we'll release new Android and iOS apps in the coming months. 

What you’ll do

  • Participate actively with fellow developers and stakeholders to ensure Sonder systems and apps address the needs of the business and the end-users;

  • Grasp project requirements and communicating needs to others;

  • Follow software development best practice to produce well structured, well documented source code;

  • Ensure automated tests meet the required quality and coverage;

  • Contribute to the software development life cycle, including the planning, analysis, design, development, integration, testing, deployment, and maintenance of software applications for a range of internal and external stakeholders; and

  • Implement required functionalities.


You will:

  • Have a minimum of 5 years commercial experience in full stack web application development;

  • Have experience working extensively with modern web technologies (React/Redux, Node and JS in general)

  • Have experience working with source control systems such as Git;

  • Have excellent knowledge & experience in RESTful API and in Google Map API and equivalent;

  • Understand Test Automation (Mocha/Chai or similar) and Agile principles;

  • Produce, review and document standards-based, high-quality, optimised code;

  • Collaborate across the broader development team and delivery cycle;

  • Thrive on producing a world class product;

  • Have excellent communication skills both written and verbal;

  • Be capable of being a technical leader and contributing quality code in our multi-functional team.

  • Have tertiary qualifications in Computer Science, IT or similar field.

  • Have full working rights for Australia.


If this sounds like the role for you, hurry up and apply because we can’t wait to meet you!