Senior Software Engineer

About the role:

As a senior software engineer, you will help design and develop features for our products by working closely with various stakeholders including technical leads, product managers and product designers. You will have an advanced proficiency in Ruby on Rails, with a deep understanding of language syntax, conventions and best practices.


About us: 

Making a meaningful difference with mission-critical software that empowers communities to thrive.

ReadyTech is more than just a one-trick pony playing in one market with one product, or one customer. We re-imagine, design, develop and deliver technology to solve our customer’s diverse problems – supporting multiple businesses across a variety of markets to be ready for anything

We’re an ASX-listed company which means we are stable, have a strong track record of sustainable growth and have a significant number of long-term customersSo, what does this mean for you? It means we can offer you an experience that will push you to be your best, provide career-building challenges, and that will offer you numerous growth opportunities that can’t be found in any other company. 

It’s an inclusive environment where there is no place for politics, where we get our heads together to solve the problems that really matter to our customers, and where we always stay focused on our north star – the communities we serve, and society at large.


You will get to: 

  • Develop working software across the full stack (end to end) according to requirements and development standards
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance in the design and development of complex software solutions
  • Ensure code quality through rigorous code reviews, automated testing, and continuous integration practices, maintaining high code coverage.
  • Contribute to innovation and problem-solving initiatives, identifying opportunities to improve existing systems, processes, and technologies.
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical solutions, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives.
  • Provide mentoring and guidance for junior developers in any areas of expertise through pairing or code reviews.
  • Continually improve domain and technical knowledge through professional development


More about you:

  • You possess excellent communication skills and can comfortably communicate complex technical matters to both technical and non-technical minded stakeholders
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment and can adapt and multi-task with ease
  • You have strong interpersonal skills, and whilst you can work well autonomously, you also enjoy working with others to achieve your goals
  • You have exceptional organisation skills, and have a keen sense of urgency and prioritisation, knowing when something can wait and when something can’t
  • You have a strong ability to design technical solutions for complex business problems.
  • You have an advanced proficiency in Ruby on Rails, with a deep understanding of language syntax, conventions and best practices.
  • Strong skills in both back-end and front-end development using React.js
  • Proficiency in database design, optimization, and management, with experience working with relational databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, MySQL)
  • Solid skills in software version control with Git
  • Solid knowledge in unit testing and experience with TDD.
  • Experience working with a web development framework or SaaS application
  • Experience working in teams using tools such as GitHub and JIRA
  • At least 4 years commercial software development experience.


Why you should become a ReadyTecher

  • A day off for your birthday- hip hip hooray!
  • Additional 4 days of leave each year
  • ReadyTecher Awards each quarter with the chance to win flights and accommodation to Hamilton Island 
  • Hybrid work, with in-house baristas in Australia via the Ready Beans team
  • Access to Sonder- a technology-driven platform supported by safety, medical and mental health experts - available 24/7
  • Paid parental leave
  • Additional paid leave for miscarriage, endometriosis and menopause
  • Volunteer leave
  • Flu vaccinations 
  • And plenty of ReadyTech merch drops along the way! 

ReadyTech is committed to seeing things through each other's eyes. We invest deeply in relationships by offering positivity, fairness and empathy in every interaction and love that everyone is different. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our diversity of race, beliefs, sexual orientations, gender identities, age, disability status, marital status and more - so that every single one of us can feel like we belong.

As part of our commitment to ensuring a safe and secure working environment for all employees and in compliance with Australian regulations, please note that if selected for this role, you will be required to complete a comprehensive police check and an Australian working rights check. Should you have any questions or concerns regarding these requirements, please feel free to contact us.

So, if you are ready for anything, please apply today. Please note that if your application is progressed to the next stage, we will send you some testing to complete as part of your application as we have found this helps us to quickly identify potential ReadyTechers!

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Job no: CMAR40154

Location: Melbourne, Sydney, Australia - Remote

Closing Date: Thursday, 30 May 2024