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Senior Software Engineer - Front End (React) at Lendi

Sydney, NSW

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This is a 9-month contract role: 

  • Very Competitive Remuneration
  • Immediate Start

Lendi is looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to help one of our product teams. In an ever-changing regulatory environment, Lendi is leading the charge in developing industry-first technology designed to offer Australian homeowners transparency, simplicity and convenience in their home loan experience. Engineering is forefront in this charge as we look to automate and build out scalable and reliable systems to support our customers and counterparty banks.

What you'll be doing:

  • For borrowers, you’ll build a beautiful, intuitive and empowering interface for understanding and selecting the mortgage that is right for their unique situation 
  • For mortgage professionals, you’ll create an optimised, efficient and transformative set of tools helping them be significantly more productive than their peers 
  • You’ll be working with a team of four full stack developers and collaborating with thirty six other engineers across different teams
  • Develop reusable, flexible UI components using React
  • Using NodeJS to develop services in a Microservices architecture
  • Work with our Product/UX team to imagine the visual and interaction patterns appropriate for our customers.
  • Owning major parts of the system, designing and delivering quality stable solutions 
  • Building robust, scalable software as a key member of our core engineering team
  • Writing clean, maintainable code that is suitable for continuous integration and deployment, following best practices and software guidelines
  • Helping to drive the engineering rhythm and process of the team from planning, resource allocation, design, coding, deployment, and support
  • Guiding and mentoring less experienced engineers
  • Collaborating as part of a cross-functional Agile team
  • Making engineering decisions and owning the code you and your team build, which means supporting debugging, monitoring and alerting in production
 
What you’ll bring: 

  • 3+ years of experience as a Front End Engineer
  • A strong interest in usability and design aesthetics
  • Strong Javascript, Typescript, HTML5, CSS skills
  • Experience working with Javascript frameworks (React + Redux)
  • Experience with CSS-in-JS frameworks (Styled Components, Emotion, etc)
  • Experience across the full stack (NodeJs, Koa, React, Webpack, Jest)
  • Experience using and developing RESTful APIs
  • Good grasp of basic user experience principles and how to apply technology solutions to enhance UX
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role working in a fast-paced, rapid growth environment on a consumer product
  • High levels of commercial acumen, communication skills & proactive in identifying areas for improvement
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them 
  • Proficient understanding of standards and techniques regarding web scalability, performance, and security
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git / Bitbucket
  • Driven & motivated, with the ability to inform & influence stakeholders at all levels
It would be great to bring, but is not required to have:
  • Experience building a design system
  • Experience with static site generators (NextJS, Gatsby)
  • Knowledge of AWS specifically IAM, S3 and DynamoDB
  • Understanding of event-driven systems 
  • An exposure to automation and continuous delivery

About Lendi

Lendi is Australia's #1 home loan platform and we're building a technology-enabled platform to take the hard work out of home loans. We're passionate about how technology can revolutionise our industry and solve a key pain point in peoples' lives. Current technology for borrowers and mortgage professionals is comically outdated and inefficient. We're changing the landscape in two key ways: first, by giving borrowers the tools that give them control of the most important financial decision of their lives. Second, by saving mortgage professionals from the drudgery of today's tools and making their jobs both interesting and meaningful. Our developers and engineers are the key people leading that revolution.

Lendi is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company.

About Lendi

Office address

  • 37 Pitt Street, Sydney CBD, NSW, 2000

Company size

201-500 people

Founded in

2013

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