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Senior Frontend Engineer

Full Time, Permanent — Sydney, NSW

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Brighter Together
At Brighte, we believe every Australian deserves access to a sustainable and comfortable home. How do we help Australian’s achieve this? We build innovative mobile and web platforms, responsible and seamless financial solutions, and relationships with customers and vendors that last. Our addressable market is massive and rooted in a positive mission that empowers Australian’s and the growing and critically important sustainability market.
We have been recognised for our incredible work in diversity and inclusion and have a leadership team that is passionate about building a high-performing culture where people feel a sense of belonging. If you’re keen to work for a mission-driven company, with smart people who live and breathe Brighte’s values, have a read below.
What you'll do
Software engineers at Brighte design, develop, test, and maintain software programs for computer operating systems or applications. We work collaboratively with other teams to ensure we are building incredible products for our customers. Conferring with and assisting team members and other developers on problems, improvements, and modifications to system software and projects.
In this role, you will build front-end components as well as wrangling APIs in the back end and ensure the quality of delivery. We also conduct code reviews and keep up with industry best practices and new technologies, learning & implementing the latest trends. It is essential we continuously learn so when unexpected and new problems arise we are equipped to solve them.
- Working on greenfield projects as we expand into the new markets
- Have an impactful contribution to the planning, design, and build refined solutions
- Deliver scalable, testable, maintainable, and high-quality structured code
- Build and maintain scalable applications
- Monitor, test, and continuously optimise your designs
- Promote collaboration across teams

What you've done

  • Robust industry experience in React, Redux and Typescript
  • Proficient in GraphQL
  • Experienced with React Native
  • Experience with deployment pipeline technologies like AWS, bitbucket
  • Unit testing using tools such as enzyme, Cypress, Jest and Mocha
  • Experience with software platform design, Full SDLC, SOLID principles, Design Patterns, unit testing, Security & Compliance
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines including GIT / Bitbucket code repositories and workflows
  • Worked in an agile scrum, continuously shipping environment

Who you are

  • You have a customer centric mindset
  • Hungry to learn new skills, share the knowledge with your team and expand your horizon
  • You care about the user experience; building responsive, user-friendly web applications
  • A conceptual, critical and analytical thinker, who loves to provide outside-of-the-box problem solving skills
  • You can communicate your ideas coherently, especially to those not technologically proficient
  • An individual who is pro-active, has a strong sense of ownership, and able to work autonomously

Why Brighte

  • Employee Share Options.We want to build a successful company which means sharing the potential upside together.
  • Flexible working. It's all about balance so feel free to work from home when you need to.
  • Generous Parental Leave Policy. We couldn't get where we are today without our families.
  • Diversity and Inclusion. Winning Best Workplace Diversity award at the 2020 Finnies.
  • Employee Assistance Program.For confidential financial, work, relationship, or wellbeing support.
  • Recognition and Reward Brighte Stars program.We drive a culture of recognition and celebration by shining a light on our accomplishments and everyday victories.
  • Nutritious food. A well-stocked pantry including free breakfast, daily fresh fruit, espresso coffee, yoghurt, Tim Tams and many more snacks to make work feel a little more like home. We've also got kombucha, beer, and wine on tap.
  • End-of-Trip Facilities. Cycle into work, lock up your wheels, and have a shower in our end of trip facilities with towel service and hair dryers.
We’re a high performing team and proud to be backed by investors who believe in our mission and the opportunity we have ahead of us. Airtree Ventures, Mike Cannon-Brookes’ Grok Investments, Kim Jackson and Scott Farquhar’s Skip Capital as well as Qualgro Partners continue to help us scale our teams and products.
We’re recognised as one of Australia’s leading fintech companies, having been ranked the 6th fastest growing Technology Business in Australia in the Deloitte Fast 50/500 (2020) and winning the inaugural Finder Green Award (2020). We’ve also been recognised as a leading FinTech by the Australian Financial Review, Fintech Business Awards and KPMG.
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Don’t just take our word for it. Here’s what people are saying on Glassdoor.

“Simply the best place. you wont regret here. Lot of stuff to do and learn and you're free to do so.”

Software Engineer Current Employee

“Heaps of opportunity to grow exponentially. Working with Katherine is an experience in itself. Fast paced not startup anymore.”

Operations Current Employee

“Friendly people, efficient team, good career opportunity”

Team Leader Former Employee

“Good working environment and work-life balance.”

Investment Manager Current Employee

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Acknowledgement of Country

Brighte acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of our land - Australia. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the elders past, present and emerging. The Gadigal of the Eora Nation are the traditional custodians of the land on which Brighte’s office stands.