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Software Engineer (JavaScript) 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 learn from strong technologists, under the direction of an established VP of Engineering, within one of Australia’s fastest growing tech startups.


You will be responsible for:

  • Building single page applications in React talking to our RESTful API
  • 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:

  • JavaScript experience
  • Experience working with APIs to achieve scale
  • Experience with Node.js, NPM and React
  • Experience with Git, Webpack and AWS services
  • Working knowledge of software testing methods and quality assurance
  • Effective collaborator with both non-technical and technical team members
  • Degree in Computer Science / Engineering or related IT discipline

On our wish list:

  • Full stack experience
  • Experience with Isomorphic applications
  • Experience with Development Operations tools such as Docker
  • Experience working with Ruby on Rails
  • Contributed to the open source community
  • Interest in the startup and technology community

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