We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced full-stack engineer to join our talented engineering team based in Melbourne. You will design, build and maintain software solutions, infrastructure, and services that drive Flippa. This position plays a key role in our expansion at Flippa and will contribute to the culture of the engineering and wider Flippa team.
Flippa is a global startup and technology platform based across two offices - Austin, TX and Melbourne, Australia. We run the world's #1 marketplace for buying and selling digital assets and online businesses. Now we're expanding rapidly to support our even bigger plans for the future, and that means we need more awesome people to join our team!
Flippa connects asset and business owners with buyers around the world. The community is powered by creators, makers, entrepreneurs and business owners who are either looking to buy or sell.
We pride ourselves on our customer focus, our learning mindset, our culture of experimentation and innovation, and our willingness to risk failure to achieve something awesome.
Nothing about Flippa is boring or conventional. When you work at Flippa you're working in a team that values all input, regardless of position and experience. We support each other to reach goals and celebrate the wins.
Selling is hard. It’s easy with Flippa. We’re building a business that makes it easier for our clients to sell theirs.
What you get to work on:
Specifically, you will get to -
Design and deliver robust, scalable and secure solutions
Write clean, maintainable and efficient code
Follow best practices (test-driven development, continuous integration, adhering to coding standards)
Drive continuous adoption and integration of relevant new technologies
Collaborate with product managers, designers and engineers to scope and plan new features
Work with agile methodologies
Promote process and technical improvements
Share your knowledge and skills with the team
Mentor engineers to help them up-skill
Perform code reviews and pair programming
Fulfil a primary support role for the production ecosystem (on-call rotation)
What we're looking for:
We are looking for a mid-level Software Engineer with proven work experience in software development including:
At least 5 years of relevant experience with Ruby on Rails
Working knowledge of databases and SQL
Experience developing highly interactive applications
Ability to operate with infrastructure (AWS, Heroku)
Experience with Agile development methodologies
Ideally a BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or in a related field
In addition to be successful at Flippa we are also looking for someone who has:
A firm grasp of object-oriented analysis and design
Passion for writing clean and efficient code
Strong attention to detail
Team player attitude with the ability to work independently and with team members
Flexible and willing to adapt to changing priorities
Ability to clearly explain technical concepts to non-technical team members
A passion for self-development and learning
Benefits and perks
Flippa is an awesome place for great professionals – you'll be working with talented colleagues, tackling challenging problems, and enjoying a competitive salary and equity package. We have a great culture, professional development opportunities and plenty of perks like a fully stocked kitchen, fortnightly lunch from local restaurants, social events such as the coveted Flippa day and first Friday drinks, birthday leave, purchased leave a wellness program and more!
Flippa was founded in 2009 by Mark Harbottle (BRW Entrepreneur of the Year 2012) and Matt Mickiewicz. Mark & Matt also founded 99designs.com and Sitepoint.com.
If this opportunity sounds like a good fit, please apply by submitting your cover letter and resume (CV).
This role is sourcing candidates directly by Flippa, no recruiters please.