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Full Stack Software Engineers (Junior & Mid level)

We are looking for two Full Stack Software Engineers (junior and mid level) to join our team in Melbourne. As a Software Engineer, you’ll work within our cross-functional product engineering teams on a wide variety of projects across customer acquisition, engagement, conversion, data coverage and content. You need to have a product and user mindset and work across the full software stack. We prioritise our work based on user needs and the value we can provide.

What we can do for you
An opportunity to work with an engaged cross-functional team that is passionate about building on our product strategy and prioritising user focussed initiatives. Flexibility when and where you work, outcomes focussed on how you work, and an environment where your input is valued. A dedicated leadership team that supports individual growth through internal mobility opportunities and an environment of learning both on the job and externally.

Things you'll have the opportunity to work on:

  • Optimize the accuracy and speed of our search algorithm covering billions of potential origin/destination search pairs
  • Improve and experiment on the core user experience of Rome2rio on desktop, mobile and tablet devices
  • Create more contextually relevant components based on our travellers' needs
  • Integrate new train, bus, hotel, rental car and attraction data from APIs and data feeds
  • Build tools for our content team to add and maintain data in our system
  • Improve the accuracy of estimated fares displayed on the site
  • Develop interfaces for user accounts, bookings, history, saving and sharing itineraries etc
  • Optimise our tooling, weighting algorithms and pages to support 100s of millions of SEO/SEM origin/destination pairs
  • A/B test changes and measure the impact to the site’s design and functionality

Who we're looking for
We are looking for somebody with a Computer Science or Software Engineering background. Bachelor or higher degree is preferred, but not mandatory. Experience with a breadth of programming languages, a broad toolkit, the ability to thrive in a collaborative environment and a "get stuff done" attitude are important to us. Our codebase is predominantly C#, TypeScript and React, however you do not need to be a C# or React expert; you just need to be the type of engineer that wants to quickly learn new languages and can work within an existing codebase.

Skills we’re interested in

  • Experience in some of today’s popular programming languages such as C#, Python, Java, C/C++,  JavaScript, TypeScript or Go
  • Experience in HTML & CSS
  • Excellent problem-solving and collaboration skills
  • Experience in or willingness to mentor team members, review code and contribute to improving engineering practices
  • Experience working with SQL/NoSQL data stores and cloud services from one of AWS/GCP/Azure
  • Bonus points
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks like React
  • Experience with C# and TypeScript
  • Experience working with and maintaining large codebases on highly trafficked web applications
  • Experience in conceiving, developing and testing hypotheses in A/B testing environments

We value diversity and welcome all applicants regardless of ethnicity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability. 

As we meet in person from time to time, you need to be based in Victoria, Australia. To be considered for this role you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or have full Australian working rights. 

As part of our flexible approach, we'd be open to discussing part time options.

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