Nov 10, 2023

Senior Developer

  • REA Group
  • Richmond, Melbourne VIC
Full time

Job Description

  • Experience Hybrid working arrangements in a flexible environment – ex: Work from the office or home in a rhythm that suits you

  • Sustainability - We are certified carbon neutral and committed to reducing our impact on the environment.

  • Charities – We have long-term partnerships with charities working to address homelessness.

We're REA

REA Group  is not your average digital business. From humble beginnings in a garage in Melbourne’s east in 1995, we have grown into a leading global digital business, specialising in property.
With bold and ambitious goals, we are changing the way the world experiences property. No matter where you're at on your property journey, we're here to help with every step - whether that's finding or financing your next home.

Our people are the key to our success. At the heart of everything we do, is a thriving culture centred around high performance and care. We are purpose driven and collaborative, which drives innovation and our ability to make a real impact. As such, we’re proud to be named in Australia’s “Top 5” Best Workplaces two  years in a row, as well as being recognised as a Best Workplace for Women.

Where the team fits in

The team is part of the Agency Services portfolio within the Customer Product and Experience group.

Ignite is our flagship customer-facing web and app product that sits alongside our API suite, primarily used by our Customer’s CRMs. The Ignite API team are responsible for the customer facing API platform, including the API gateway, authentication, authorisation, documentation, and developer experience.

What the role is all about

The Senior Developer supports the Ignite API team in the following ways:    

  • Designing, coding, testing, and deploying new software solutions

  • Being insight led and ready to pivot when needed

  • Designing with customers in mind every step along the way

  • Collaborating across teams in an efficient and effective way

  • Building on existing platforms to create more seamless end-to-end customer journeys

  • Leveraging available data to both improve product use and further tailor experiences

  • Learning and contributing to the tech community. We are constantly learning together, mentoring each other and striving to do things better

Who we’re looking for

To set yourself up for success in this role, you will have ideally gained experience in the following areas:

  • Several years of experience working in full stack development

  • System design experience including API design

  • AWS knowledge - especially lambdas, ecs/fargate, s3, vpcs

  • Ability to quickly switch between working with multiple systems

  • Able to coach/teach others

  • PostgreSQL knowledge

The REA experience

The physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our people is something we’ll never stop caring about. This is a place to learn and grow. We’re committed to your development – both professionally and personally. Your experience with us is something we take seriously.

We offer: 

  • A hybrid and flexible approach to working -  

  • Flexible parental leave offering for primary and secondary carers 

  • Programs to support mental, emotional, financial and physical health & wellbeing

  • Our Because We Care program offers employees volunteering leave, community grants, matched payroll giving and our Community Café donates 100% of revenue to charity.

  • Hack Days so you can bring your big ideas to life  

  • Performance recognition programs because hard work should never go unnoticed

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion  

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We believe teams with diverse ideas and experiences are more creative, more effective and fuel disruptive thinking - be it cultural and ethnic backgrounds, gender identity, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other identity or lived experience. We know diverse teams are critical to maintaining our success and driving new business opportunities. If you've got the skills, dedication and enthusiasm to learn but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch.

If you like the sound of us, then we think you should apply today. We're proud to be Circle Back Initiative Employer and we commit to respond to every applicant. While we're looking at your application, and preparing to come back to you with an update, why not get to know us a bit more through our various social channels?