Front-End Engineer

React jobs at Afterpay


Afterpay’s mission is to power an economy in which everyone wins, to play fair, trust people and reward them for doing the right thing. We are obsessed with our product and we see and feel the impact of our work as more and more people gain financial freedom and retailers grow across the globe. 

Offered by more than 70,000 of the world’s best retailers and has more than 14 million active customers globally. Top fashion and beauty retailers across the globe - including  Ebay, The Iconic, Myer, Foot Locker, Adore Beauty, Mac Cosmetics, Kathmandu, and many others. We also have offices across the globe including New Zealand, USA, China, UK and Europe! 

About the Opportunity

As a Front-Emd Engineer in the Merchant domain, you’ll be responsible for ensuring Merchants also get the Afterpay experience. The team’s focus is onboarding new merchants with a suite of e-commerce integrations, providing tools post onboarding and finally statements for transaction visibility. This is a perfect opportunity for a Software Engineer that enjoys working in a global team and with products, creating new experiences for major retailers and businesses alike! 

What you’ll be doing

·      New systems and development using JavaScript (React/Redux)
·      Practice eXtreme Programming (XP) engineering techniques of Software Development
·      Fostering the use of agile practices for Software Delivery
·      Work in cross-functional Product teams responsible for the discovery, delivery and validation of product features via microservices, APIs, web-apps
·      Work with the software engineering team following our software development principles, guided by the Staff Engineers and Engineering Managers
·      Peer review design decisions, code, automated tests and documentation
·      Participate in the ongoing design and architecture of our evolving core platforms and services
·      Collaborate with product managers, experience designers & business stakeholders to build efficient and reliable feature implementations that will delight our customers
·      Ensure that story estimates and code reviews are completed in a timely manner

Who are you?

·       A strong track record of software development, preferably in JavaScript (React/Angular/TypeScript)
·       Strong understanding of Full stack engineering in a complex development environment
·       Solid understanding of how to build testable, decoupled, maintainable code and other engineering best practices such as XP techniques (TDD, pair-programming, CI, etc)
·       Experience working within an agile, cloud-based environment, we use AWS
·       Some working knowledge of backend technologies including but not limited to: Dropwizard, Spring/Guice, ORM/Hibernate, SQL and relational databases
·       Understanding of integration technologies: microservices, RESTful APIs, gRPC, JSON/XML Structured Logging
·       Experience with version control, preferably Git
·       Uses of Serverless technologies will be a bonus
·       Willingness to learn and apply new methodologies and techniques as required
·       Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science or relevant field
·       Great communication skills, able to discuss engineering issues and trade-offs without hesitation. 

What are the perks? 

·       Flexible work from home arrangements (Hybrid or fully remote model of working)
·       Equitable parental leave program including access to up to 24 weeks of paid leave
·       Beautiful office space on Queen/Collins street with all snacks, beverages and catered meals
·       Open ACG accounts and AWS certification reimbursements
·       Additional wellness days (extra days of leave) and company-wide wellness hours
·       Afterpay swag, did someone say Afterpay socks? 
·       Paid team outings, UberEats Vouchers & Afterpay credit on Afterpay day! 

How to Apply

We don’t know what the future holds. That’s the exciting part; we show up and make it happen. If you’re excited by this opportunity, click apply now!

Afterpay is continuing to hire for all open roles with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. All new team members, in addition to current staff, will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our offices

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