Job Description

We’re seeking an experienced and passionate senior Front End Web Developer to join our West End team of ~40 locally and ~400 globally.

You’ll contribute to medium and enterprise scale websites and services for our customers using our CMS, Squiz Matrix and your ingenuity. We work with some pretty high profile Uni’s, Government and banks.

As a part of our Production team, you’ll deliver projects for and with our customers using:

  • JS, HTML5, CSS and SASS
  • JS frameworks and libraries such as React, Vue and Angular - it evolves
  • Task runners and package managers such as Grunt, Gulp, NPM and Webpack
  • Squiz Matrix (our enterprise grade CMS) - we’ll skill you up here
  • Collaboration tools such as git, Jira, Sketch and Invision
  • Communication tools such as Slack and StackOverflow

Our product team, Squiz Labs, work side by side with us in our West End offices. Feedback, contribution and collaboration between product and delivery teams is encouraged.

Our typical Squiz Matrix (CMS) enterprise-grade stack consists of linux, postgres, Matrix (PHP) and HTML/CSS/JS (inc. frameworks like React, Vue and Angular) running in own own Cloud. You'll work in the front end and Matrix layers.

What you’ll do

  • contribute to projects in teams of UX, design, dev, sys admin and PM
  • take ownership of your deliverables within team sprints
  • use and share your performance and security experience
  • architect, scope and specify projects with a PM, for the team
  • create how-to and support documentation for both internal and customer use
  • advise and assist local and global customer support teams when needed
  • fight for better. Noone’s perfect - see an opportunity to improve something, and make it happen

Requirements

What you'll need:

  • 4+ years experience in most or all of the above
  • 4+ years commercial experience JS, HTML5, CSS, SASS, JS
  • working knowledge of WCAG (AA as standard) and one or more of: PCI DSS, OWASP, Lighthouse, ISO27001 and other industry standards
  • qualifications, training, conferences = bonus

Benefits

You’ll work with some of the most intelligent and down-to-earth people you’ll ever meet. We are made up of a diverse range of passionate people who love challenging the status quo. Every day is different, but what is constant is we work hard but have a lot of fun doing it.

Perks:

  • Flexible working hours (just don’t let your team down!)
  • Healthy work / life balance, overtime is optional
  • Annual health $ benefit - toward your gym membership, bike etc
  • Extra leave to use each year - 30 days
  • Snacks and drinks, including Friday drinks and whole office “cheers for peers”
  • Games nights, pool table, ping-pong and arcade machine
  • Large deck for chilling out or casual meetings

If this sounds like you, even if you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, tell us why you’d be a great fit for this role in your cover letter! And if you’ve got some work you’re particularly proud of, we’d love to see that too!

How to Apply

In your cover letter be sure to tell us one or more of:

  • your favourite dev tools and stack
  • tech you’re passionate about - is it learning a new framework || language / API's / open data / AI / arduino / ?
  • favourite thing you’ve built, and a bit about it (+1 for README.md)
  • what counts as a good work day to you?
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