You’ll play a key role as part of our growing Engineering team, working to build a polished experience for our customers while also scaling the systems required to operate the business. You’ll be expected to take ownership of the development of new features, from concept through to release.
Your responsibilities will include:
Engaging with customers and all members of the business to actively identify problems and propose solutions
Following best practices in building robust and reliable software and encouraging the same among colleagues
Take responsibility for the delivering functionality from concept through to production release and post-release maintenance
Produce work that meets the expected level of test coverage and improve test coverage across the existing codebase
Provide detailed code reviews to colleagues, sharing your knowledge and ensuring that standards are maintained
Design the architecture of new features and present this back to the team for feedback
Collaborate with and support other members of the wider Hnry team
Mentor and provide support to less senior developers on the team
How we work
We follow agile practices, delivering improvements iteratively in small chunks. We track the impact of our work and measure ourselves on results, not the amount of code written.
We’re growing fast, and are focused on building a well designed, scalable & robust platform. In some areas of the work (e.g. payment processing) there is very little margin for error.
Our technology platform is built in Ruby on Rails, and we also use a bunch of AWS services (via Terraform), Postgres, Docker, and a little bit of React.
We have automated tests, continuous deployment, and release to production multiple times per day.
We review each others code, and set aside time for hacking on experimental features, refactoring and/or learning new things.
We work hard and finish on time, no crazy hours.
Have at least two years experience building web applications using Ruby or a similar language
Have excellent communication and collaboration skills — we work together and succeed as a team
Be able to take complex problems, break them down, and build robust solutions
Actively monitor systems, identify problems and propose solutions
Approach problems with a curious mindset and empathy for the end user, always considering the impact of changes
Have experience with automated testing
Enjoy discussions about software/product design and crafting solutions
Have residency or a valid work visa in New Zealand or Australia
Bonus points for the following:
Experience building large scale systems
Experience being self-employed (freelancing, contracting etc) in any industry/profession