Front End Developer

Melbourne, Australia

About the Opportunity

We are on the lookout for an experienced mid-level Front End Developer to use your specialist front-end and UI development skills to innovate and collaborate on web-based systems with our Engineering and Product teams to deliver solutions for our online marketplace.

This position will report to the Head of Engineering, based at our office in Cremorne (Melbourne, Australia), with the flexibility to perform a hybrid role from our office and home or alternatively perform from a remote location (preferably with considerable timezone crossover with Melbourne).

Own Your Future at Flippa
We are the #1 marketplace to buy and sell online business and fresh from our Series A capital raise, we are expanding to help more small business owners find their pathway to exit. Our team is growing fast and we are looking for the very best to join Flippa across the globe.

Flippa’s mission is to give every business owner a pathway to exit. Flippa’s platform powers the trading of digital assets and online businesses; we invented the space and we are the market leaders. Our unique peer-to-peer marketplace brings together entrepreneurs, owners, investors and operators to trade sites, stores, apps and online businesses. We represent the new real estate - it’s digital real estate - and this is your opportunity to be a part of a major shift in society, one where digital business ownership is the new currency and a new asset class. 

As the Front End Developer at Flippa, you will get to -  

  • Drive efficiency and increase the overall performance of our web-based marketplace platform, landing pages, and valuation conversion funnels.
  • You will work closely with our Product & Engineering team and other internal stakeholders to deliver timely, high quality outcomes by ensuring the level of design and development delivered enables Flippa to continue to lead the market with innovation and agility.
  • Writing high-quality code using HTML5, CSS/Bootstrap, Javascript/Typescript. Some Ruby on Rails code and or client-side frameworks experience is advantageous.
  • Identifying and mitigating technical risks in the software and maintaining a good level of code structural organisation.

What you bring to the table - 

  • Strong specialist Front End and UI development capabilities
  • At least 3 years experience in Front End Web Development
  • A tertiary-level degree in computer science or equivalent qualification
  • Intimate knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript, client-side frameworks, design systems and correlated tools
  • Experience using Git for version control
  • Demonstrable experience in developing websites, focusing on responsiveness, usability, accessibility, security and information architecture
  • Ability to translate creative concepts and design templates into flexible responsive code templates
  • Highly developed problem-solving skills with a can-do attitude
  • A focus on providing exceptional service and outcomes
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Outstanding communication and organisational skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Previous experience in marketplace environments, fast growth tech businesses and / or digital real estate will be considered an advantage
  • Direct knowledge of the small business digital ecosystem will be advantageous
  • Desire to roll the sleeves up and get involved as required
  • Flexibility and comfort with ambiguity (We're a successful startup that will continue to grow and innovate aggressively)
  • A strong work ethic
  • Have a positive attitude and desire to “go the extra mile” to achieve great things for Flippa.

Pay & Benefits

Melbourne / Australia

Flippa is an awesome place for great professionals – you'll be working with smart colleagues, tackling challenging problems, and enjoying a competitive salary, and equity package so you can share in the growth of the company. We also offer a huge suite of perks and benefits including generous paid time off allocations (annual leave, study, volunteering, birthday, parental and preventative health), a new office in Cremorne kitted out with a La Marzocco espresso machine and a well stocked kitchen, loads of social team meals and events and considerable budgets to spend on wellness and personal growth.

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