Aug 19, 2022

Print Experience - Senior Java Backend Engineer - Remote across Australia or New Zealand

  • Canva
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Canva’s Commitment and Mission

At Canva, we celebrate diversity. We deeply believe that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key to building the best product, team and company. We look for many different skills and abilities, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. So, even if you don’t think you quite meet all of the skills listed or tick all the boxes, we’d still love to hear from you! 

Our mission at Canva is to empower the world to design and since launching in 2013, we have grown exponentially, amassing over 86 million monthly active users across 190 different countries and a team of over 3,000 people… and the best bit is that we’ve only achieved 1% of what we know we’re capable of. 

Join us and design your future.

In the Print experience team we make it easy for users to get their designs on real world items, from apparel to business cards, flyers and menus. We're passionate about getting physical goods to our global customers in a fast, environmentally ethical and sustainable way. If you love engineering for scale, showing your friends and family the tangible results of your work, keep scrolling!

Day to day you will work with designers, engineers and product managers to influence our roadmap and build customer facing features at global scale. You will:

  • Build, and debug print experience and eCommerce features in Java
  • Propose innovative solutions to ensure we future-proof product and features as print grows
  • Passionately seek solutions to challenges with a scale and performance angle 
  • Actively participate in design meetings, hiring interviews, and code reviews
  • Optimise backend performance for global scale

Your application should show

  • You're comfortable working in our core technology environment - our core stack is Java backed by relational and NoSQL databases as appropriate
  • Firmly grounded computer science and engineering fundamentals including concurrency, multithreading, data structures, solution design, architecture, and design patterns
  • Collaborative approach to working with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to write performant, scalable reusable components, including appropriate testing
We have experienced amazing growth and are preparing for even more, apply now to join us as Canva Print takes the world by storm.


Working at Canva 

Our culture is unlike anywhere else and we design your #CanvaLife experience to empower you to do the best work of your life.  

Whether you’re in the office, working from home or choosing your own adventure, our benefits for permanent Canvanauts include: 

Equity packages for you to truly be a part of the Canva journey. 
We have a hybrid work model (in-office & from home), with our offices are always open to you balancing flexibility and connection
Flexible leave so you can recharge, give back, support others or focus on your own professional development.
Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents and carers throughout their parenting and caring journey.
An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance. This is for you to spend on whatever will support your wellbeing and development.. because you know what you need to Vibe and Thrive, better than anyone.
Virtual and in-office wellness benefits including Canva University, Employee Assistant Programs and Fitness & Meditation Classes.
Canva For Good program matching your not-for-profit donations, Force for Good leave (3 paid volunteering days) and a range of sustainability and ethical initiatives to get involved in.   

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion. Please note that interviews are conducted virtually. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.