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Software Engineer (Backend) at Airtasker

in Sydney, NSW

Job description

Airtasker is a fast-growing online and mobile marketplace for local services and temporary labour. We are revolutionising the way people and businesses get more done by connecting real time labour requirements with one of the world's most underutilised assets - people power.

Airtasker has big ambitions and recently raised $33M worth of funding as we go international, with the UK being the first country to plant our flag! We are a highly capable and collaborative team with the ability to develop solutions for the most challenging of problems. We are building a talented team with opportunities to make a real impact in a hyper-growth and solutions-oriented environment. This role provides the opportunity to have influence and impact alongside other strong technologists and under the direction of an established VP of Engineering.


You will be responsible for:

  • Building out APIs for our frontend clients
  • Scoping new features for the platform with the Product and UX teams
  • Contributing to the engineering roadmap
  • Managing multiple projects across the business simultaneously

We are looking for:

  • Minimum of 5 years software development experience
  • Degree in Computer Science / Engineering or related IT discipline
  • Experience working with and building APIs
  • Work in an Agile manner, iterating through user stories and applying test-driven development techniques
  • Experience in using various testing frameworks for automated testing
  • Excellent English communication skills

On our wish list:

  • Strong experience with Software fundamentals
  • Contributed to the open source community
  • Interest in the start-up and technology community

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