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You will be given the task of building performant, scalable, and sustainable backend application architecture and software.


  • Working with the technology team in the adoption and maintenance of modern (agile) software engineering practices
  • Building technical integrations with third party vendors
  • Supporting critical technology incidents as needed
  • Working in technology architecture, scalability, security and performance initiatives
  • Delivering high quality hands-on engineering work inline with the companies commercial objectives
  • Mentoring other platform engineers and team members
  • Tracking and driving to completion all of the platform focus group's deliverables
  • Working within defined project management guidelines and security best practice
  • Contributing technology inputs to product team and roadmap discussions
  • Be the champion of delivering scalable, robust, commercially viable technology outcomes for the company
  • Become a cultural change agent within the technology group to focus on engineering best-in-breed, commercially viable technology outcomes for the business
  • Reporting into the Lead Development Engineer


  • Minimum 3 year’s industry experience with Ruby on Rails development deploying scalable Rails API & applications
  • 5+ years experience in any Web Development fields
  • Identifying bottlenecks, optimizing and profiling web applications using NewRelic and related tools
  • Develop and maintain specs using Rspec, Jest and e2e preferably Cypress
  • Experience in creating APIs
  • Good understanding of pair programming and in pair code reviews
  • Working proficiently in relational database
  • Have worked in teams of 3 or more developers
  • Experience and understanding of CI/CD tools such as CircleCI
  • Experience deploying scalable cloud solutions on AWS
  • Experience working within Agile environments (Scrum/Kanban)
  • Basic experience working with frontend frameworks such as Vuejs.
  • DevOps skills a bonus

Your attributes

  • Confident and autonomous
  • You write performant, scalable, efficient code
  • You take pride in your work
  • You have good (written/verbal) communication skills and contribute regularly to architectural and team discussions
  • You aren’t afraid of making and learning from mistakes
  • You share and communicate your knowledge with the team
  • TDD and BDD by default
  • Some knowledge/interest in other technologies we use, Vuejs, React native, serverless


ShiftCare is progressive in its thinking of staff wellbeing & interest and as such we offer:

  • Competitive base salary -Even though we're a small startup, we pay salaries that can hold their own against the big Sydney techs.
  • Floating public holiday - You can choose to work public holidays and use that day another time in the year.
  • Flexible working hours and location ‍ - We value work-life balance, especially right now. While we’re mostly back in the office, you’re free to work where you want, when you want.
  • Modern working environment - Sit-stand desks, 27” monitor, quiet spaces to suit all kinds of working styles.
  • Great community - Regular lunch and learn events, opportunities for presenting at webinars and networking through the Sydney startup community.
  • TGIF events - Friday drinks & pizzas and pitches from other startups within the Sydney startup ecosystem.

Are you based in Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane? In fact ANYWHERE in Australia? We are offering fully remote work opportunities!!!

Job details
Date posted
21 Aug 2021
Information Technology
Software Engineering
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