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Lead Frontend Engineer at Workyard

in Sydney, NSW

Job description

At Workyard, we’re building a labor marketplace that connects construction companies with vetted workers in a matter of in minutes, all through a bidding experience that increases trust and transparency for both parties.


We are early stage so you would have significant impact in your area of focus and be part of a rapidly growing team. We look for self starter types who like to get things done, but at the same time are not afraid to ask for help along the way.


We’re looking for an experienced and motivated Web developer to join our core engineering team in Sydney. You'll work closely with our growth lead to build out our killer marketing stack and launch features that drive user growth across our website and marketplace web app. Our tech stack is PHP, Mysql and React.


Must haves

  • B.S./M.S. in Computer Science or equivalent 
  • 5+ years experience as a web developer 
  • Strong experience building and supporting applications with complex workflows such as e-commerce sites, marketplaces, SAAS or banking 
  • Advanced SQL, proficient at diving into and interpreting data 
  • Server side and frontend experience. Ideally PHP and React, but not a must. 
  • Passionate about quality & testing practices, you’ll be responsible for ensuring your code is rock solid and customer ready. 
  • Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit and sense of urgency. Must be resourceful and proactive
  • Curiosity and a thirst for learning 
  • Strong UX and Product sensibility


  • Work with growth team to continually improve the SEO performance of our website 
  • Work with growth lead to design and code exciting new features that drive user growth and engagement across the website and our marketplace web app.
  • Develop reporting and dashboards to analyze the performance of new initiatives
  • Exercise sound judgment when architecting front and backend structures
  • Work with engineering lead to continuously improve our technical practices

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