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Mid-Senior Back-end and DevOps Engineer at Whispli

$90k - $130k + 0% - 0.5% in Sydney, NSW

Job description

  • You value pragmatism over perfectionism – proven ability to build both quick/dirty hacks and elegant/robust solutions, and the wisdom to choose which is appropriate for a given problem at a given time 
  • You are a problem solver but most importantly, you want to solve the right problem – always taking into account what’s the most important for the user
  • You have a hacker's mentality – nothing is impossible or too big and you have the desire to simplify rather than over-engineer solutions
  • You’re experienced to work in startup environment – flexible and at ease in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • You’re a starter who look forward to own tasks and responsibilities

What you will do 

  • Architect and build our new user facing features for our different products 
  • Own central and complex components of our application 
  • Drive & deliver on our roadmap, converting rough specs/mockups into usable features 
  • Collaborate with our front-end engineers to identify the most elegant solutions 
  • Provide leadership & mentorship to other engineers of the teas 
  • Maintain security best-practices for our infrastructure and codebase


  • 3-5+ years of industry experience building fast, reliable, web-based products, ideally with Laravel PHP. Sophisticated personal/side projects will also be considered. We want to see a strong track record of launching and delivering projects of significant complexity and high level of ambiguity 
  • Experience writing high performing code with a test driven approach 
  • Experience being in charge of infrastructure and AWS services, CI, CD, queues, server provisioning, monitoring, as well as if you can help us move towards better container orchestration (e.g. Docker/Kubernetes)

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