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Senior Front End Engineer at Airwallex

Melbourne, VIC

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Airwallex is one of the most exciting and well-capitalised fintech start-ups. We have built an end-to-end cross-border payments platform that allows businesses of all sizes to scale in the increasingly global marketplace. Our solutions enable businesses to manage their cross-border flows programmatically at the lowest costs possible.

Backed by industry icons including Sequoia, DST Global, Tencent, Mastercard, Hillhouse, Square Peg Capital, Gobi Partners and Horizon Ventures, we have raised over US$200 million with a valuation in excess of $1B which makes us one of Australia's Tech Unicorns.

With offices currently in Melbourne, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, London and San Francisco, we offer a truly global experience for all employees.

The role

At Airwallex we focus on honing our product engineering craft in order to support the exponential growth of our business. As a Frontend Engineer you will be responsible for working on a range of exciting initiatives across our international payments platform.

As a Front-end Developer you will be delivering business outcomes not just product features. You will be working cross functionally building the front end to our backend microservices architecture and will work directly with engineers, product managers and designers to ensure our software and practices are of the highest quality. Your strong user experience focus will see you delivering high quality front end experiences as well as contributing to the frontend architecture design.

Skills and experience you will bring

  • Extensive front end development experience using HTML5, CSS3, Object Oriented JavaScript with strong UX/UI principles including responsive web design.
  • Hands-on experience with JavaScript MVC frameworks; AngularJS, React, Backbone, Ember or knockoutJS.
  • Ability to produce well structured HTML utilising efficient CSS.
  • A solid understanding of the latest web technologies.
  • Solid understanding of how to build testable, decoupled, maintainable code and other engineering best practices.
  • Understanding of integration technologies: RESTful APIs, JSON/XML and Structured Logging.
  • Experience with version control, preferably Git.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn and apply new methodologies as required.

At Airwallex we like to ensure we create the best environment for our people providing a collaborative open office space, PlayStation and table tennis to unwind, a fully stocked kitchen which includes breakfast, snacks, fruit, beers, you name it! We also organise regular team building events, encourage flexible/remote working and offer learning and development opportunities. Most importantly, we give our people the freedom to be creative.
Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard colour, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Job Type

Full Time

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About Airwallex

Office address

  • 15 William Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Company size

201-500 people

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