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Front-end Technical Lead (React) at Rokt

in Sydney, NSW

Job description

The original Rokt band got together in 2011. From there we’ve grown to an amazing global ensemble of over 170 people in Sydney, New York, Melbourne, the Netherlands, London, New Zealand, and Japan. We’ve crafted patented software, and fought the law to allow all Australian software businesses to protect their patents (and we won!). In doing this we've disrupted the marketing technology industry and Australian patents for software as a whole. In 2019 we're investing $23m in new R&D which includes hiring 70 new engineers. Do you want to be our next generation Rokt'star?

We’ve pioneered an entirely new way for customers to ecommerce companies to increase engagement with their customers in the transaction. With a strong foundation in place, our next step is to build creative new features on top of the core platform, which is where you come in. Bringing your amazing track record of innovation on front-end codebases you will be leading the architectural design and implementation of robust front end solutions predominantly in React. As a leader you will also be conducting thoughtful and details code reviews, and nurturing future Rokt'stars and leaders.


We want you set up for success, to do this you’ll have:

  • Deep understanding of web fundamentals and server interaction.
  • Extensive experience building robust, maintainable, testable, modular, cross-browser front-end components using React, TypeScript/JavaScript.
  • Good skills styling web front-ends, experience with CSS in JS frameworks such as Styled Components preferred.
  • Capability around setting up and managing front-end build/packaging/minification pipelines using Webpack, Rollup, etc.
  • Expertise with Javascript testing frameworks (both unit and end-to-end testing) such as Jest, Jasmine, TestCafe, Cypress, etc.
  • A natural bent towards continuous improvement, code quality and sound principles.
  • Solid understanding of OWASP and client-side security practices
  • Experience working in Agile teams and following SCRUM processes


In return for your amazing skills we’ll provide new challenges, an encouraging team of forward-thinking engineers and a competitive salary. We also have all the perks you’d expect, including employee stock plan, training budget, tech allowance, annual kick off in amazing places, (including Hawaii, the Blue Mountains, and Thailand in 2020!) and free lunches. There’s also sponsored social clubs including Microcontrollers, Gym, Basketball, Board Games, even Band. You could start your own club too.

Whether you love indie, pop, ASMR, metal, jazz, hip hop or classical, we’ll make space for you to be a Rokt’star. Get your application ready* and apply now.

We recognise balance and difference is important in all business. We encourage you whatever your background, gender, religion or sexual orientation to apply. If you need other considerations or adjustments please highlight in your application and our Recruiter will be in touch.

(*no singing, or instruments required, promise.)

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