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Software Engineer (E1) at HappyCo

Adelaide, SA

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Want to join a challenging and rewarding environment, and help us continue building on a modern stack using advanced DevOps principles and processes while working with some of the best in Adelaide? Then read on!

We’re looking for a junior software engineer to join our team to continue building and delivering delightful software in a high-functioning team environment.

You’ll either be recently graduated from a relevant tertiary course on computer science or software engineering, and/or have up to 1 years’ worth of experience.

HappyCo builds mobile and cloud solutions to enable real-time property operations for the multifamily industry, for a user base primarily in the US.

Please note that you must have the right to work in Australia. The position is based in Adelaide, and we may be interested in relocation for the right Australian-based candidates.


A software engineer is able to show the capability and knowledge required to deliver against these responsibilities.

Strategic Responsibilities:

  • Deliver delightful software in accordance with organisation architecture and standards
  • Analyse business requirements from a technical perspective and determine technical solutions
  • Fully participate in and contribute to the ongoing improvement of the software development process and quality assurance activities

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Articulate requirements; create and review technical solutions for small-medium solutions
  • Implement well structured code aligned to product architecture, considering robustness, modularity and testability
  • Participate in and contribute to
    • Code reviews
    • Retrospectives and process improvement

Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (e.g. Bachelor/Grad Dip. Science/Computer Science/Software Engineering, IT Certification or similar) or equivalent practical experience.
  • Proven working experience in software development.
  • Relevant skills
    • Web development - Javascript, React preferred
    • Backend development - OO language (Go, C, C#, Java)
  • Knowledge of software development and quality processes, especially Agile development methodologies.

Personal Attributes / Qualities

  • Positive work attitude and keen to learn.
  • Clear spoken and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of clients and staff.
  • Values good quality technical outcomes that meet team needs.
  • Ableto work both independently and with a team.
  • A constructively critical thinker.

HappyCo is a proud equal employer and an affirmative action employer. We’re committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of race, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status.

A note to recruitment agencies: please don’t reach out to us about our roles--we’ve got it covered. We don’t accept unsolicited agency resumes and HappyCo is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes (unless you are interested in this role...) Thanks!

About HappyCo

Office address

  • 18-20 Grenfell Street, Adelaide CBD, SA, 5000

Company size

51-200 people

Founded in


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