Job Description

Expense Check is one of Melbourne's up and coming insurtech startups. We believe time is everything and are focussed on changing the way the world small business use data to make decisions.

We are looking for a well-rounded engineer with a proven track record of solving challenging technical problems and creating great products for end users. The candidate should be someone who can work well in a heterogeneous environment of different languages and technologies, and can bring flexibility, speed and quality to our team. You should be a talented and experienced engineer with expertise in building scalable web services in cloud environments and full stack application development. You should have a solid background in the fundamentals of software development, and have a deep understanding of best practices in various languages/technologies. You should love creating things and take great personal pride in building cool interfaces for other developers to use.

Our approach is grounded in lean and agile ways of working, and includes engineering practices such as automated unit and functional testing, and CI & CD. These things are deeply important to us, and they need to be equally important to you.


Basic Qualifications

  • You have extensive back end engineering experience, both with and without frameworks.
  • 3+ years of overall software development experience, with an emphasis on web applications
  • Experience with modern web technologies and techniques such as Python / Django
  • Experience building rich data-driven web applications
  • You are familiar with modern design principles (offline first, mobile first, responsive, adaptive, progress enhancements, living style guides, atomic design).
  • You write automated tests (unit, functional, integration, system, TDD, BDD)

Preferred Qualifications

  • A passion for creating beautiful, functional code
  • Familiarity with real-time communication mechanisms such as WebSockets and WebRTC
  • Familiar emerging trends in desktop, web, and mobile app development
  • Experience with deployments, DevOps, and / or AWS

If the above sounds like something you're currently doing, something you believe you can do, or even something you would like to do, get in touch with us and let's have a chat.


We aim to provide feedback as soon as possible. In the meantime, if you have any feedback on the process we would be very keen to hear it. We are constantly looking for ways to improve and refine how we work so would love to hear what your side of the story is, good or bad.


Things you might want to know about us:

  • We offer a small-company work culture with big time vision.
  • We trust our employees. This means we focus on outcomes and provide a flexible workplace. We genuinely encourage work life balance.
  • You’ll be right in the centre of Abbotsford. That’s right, the best coffee and food Melbourne has to offer is right outside our doorstep!
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