Staff Software Engineer, Backend

At WorkerSense, we believe it’s more than just a job, we invest in our people & encourage you to choose the path for your career. It’s truly about you, your future & where you want to go. We are looking for a Staff Software Engineer to help build the next evolution of our platform, growing our search & match intelligence engine capability to connect our clients and workers. We are organised into agile cross-functional teams consisting of Engineering, Product & Design, which allows us to develop deep expertise and rapidly deliver high value features & functionality.

What you'll be doing:

You’ll work with a team of Engineers leveraging Kotlin & Kafka to provide the foundations for data democratization of our platform, building the pathways to extract and enrich that data that underpins our technology marketplace, and driving adoption of streaming and reactive patterns across our platform ecosystem. We'll be there to support you as you become familiar with our teams, product domains, tech stack and processes - generally how we all work together.

Job description

  • Help design, build and deliver the services, applications and domains that power our platform - shaping the capabilities across our platform ecosystem

  • Provide technical leadership, leading by example both within your team/domain and across our organisation

  • Exert your passion and thinking to shape the technical direction of our product & platform domains - using best of breed languages, frameworks and technologies

  • Collaborate with Product Managers, Designers and Engineers to take ideas from concept to delivery - balancing the desire to ship code with the responsibility to get it right

  • Contribute to our culture improving how we deliver as an organisation - helping us to leave things better than we find them & making it easier for all of us to get stuff done

  • Support, coach and mentor Engineers across our organisation - sharing your insight, knowledge and experience as we learn & grow together

Who you are:

You're a hands-on developer who gets stuck in, you enjoy solving complex problems & building impactful solutions - importantly you lead by example in making a difference

  • Take the initiative to own outcomes from start to finish - knowing what needs to be done within your domain and how we work together to deliver the best solution

  • You’ve a passion for developing your craft - you get what it takes to build quality, robust and scalable solutions

  • You’ll see the learning when things don’t quite go to plan - not just for you but how we continuously improve as a team

What is important to us:

Above all you’ll get stuff done, more importantly you’ll collaborate to do the right things, in the right way to achieve the right outcomes

  • Proficient with a JVM Language (open to Kotlin or Java, Scala, Groovy etc.)

  • 7+ years of relevant development experience building production grade solutions

  • Hands-on knowledge building on cloud service platforms (GCP, or AWS, Azure etc.)

  • Familiarity with messaging/streaming technology (Kafka or Pulsar, NATS, Rabbit etc.)

  • Delivery focussed with solid exposure to SOA and/or Microservices environment

  • Experience partnering and collaborating with remote teams (across different time zones)

  • Proven track record in learning new technologies and applying that learning quickly

More than a job:

At WorkerSense you can feel good about supporting our mission to serve those who do the hard work. We recognize that making an impact matters to you and we believe in providing an environment that fosters your growth. We use data to drive our decisions and improve the experience of our workers and the clients we serve. With mutual respect for each other, we continually collaborate to find the best solution.

  • Working alongside talented peers who will bring out the best in you

  • The opportunity to significantly impact the growth curve of an already high-growth business

  • Benefits for full-time employees, flexible paid time off, 401k with company matching, medical, dental and vision insurance

WorkerSense is committed to providing an environment where any and all people feel belonging, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, neurodiversity, educational background, religion, ethnicity, disability, age, veteran status, and citizenship. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team.

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