Apr 27, 2023

Senior Integration Engineer - People Systems (Open to remote across ANZ)

  • Canva
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Information Technology

Job Description

Join the team redefining how the world experiences design.

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Thanks for stopping by. We know job hunting can be a little time consuming and you're probably keen to find out what's on offer, so we'll get straight to the point. 

Where and how you can work

Our flagship campus is in Sydney. We also have a campus in Melbourne and co-working spaces in Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. But you have choice in where and how you work. That means if you want to do your thing in the office (if you're near one), at home or a bit of both, it's up to you. 

What you’d be doing in this role

As Canva scales change continues to be part of our DNA. But we like to think that's all part of the fun. So this will give you the flavour of the type of things you'll be working on when you start, but this will likely evolve.

About the team:

Business Systems is a sub-group of the Information Technology (“IT”) group, with an aim to drive secure and scalable adoption of technologies that enable Canva’s scale. This is a new group where you will be on the ground floor of a rapidly expanding team as we aim to radically innovate the foundational infrastructure of our technology supporting these critical groups.

About the role:

The People Systems team supports the evaluation, implementation, administration, and ongoing innovation of the technology stack across our hire to retire value stream. With Workday as our foundational HRIS, our team is solving some of Canva’s biggest challenges by automating our processes to allow our employees to do their best work at a place they love. We strive to be integrated with the People strategy so we can realise our vision of being the best company in the world.

We’re looking for a System Engineer with experience in designing and building integration & automation within the People/HR domain, especially Workday & Workato integration experience will be highly regarded.

What you'll be doing!

  • Design, implement and maintain People System’s integration & automations that empower our Canvanauts to have the best tools available
  • Participate in design meetings, code reviews, and in up-skilling the rest of the team through peer training & mentoring
  • Partner with other cross functional technology leads / teams to design and implement integrations/automations; and create a strong working relationship with third party system vendors to ensure strong service delivery
  • Partner with the People, IT & various other team to execute against goals that scale Canva to be the world’s best company
  • Ensure that our data architecture of new and existing systems in in line with the metrics and Data group best practices so we can enable a data driven culture with our teams
  • Lean in with team members to assist with development of process documentation and business requirements where needed to ensure quality delivery of system improvements

Required Experience:

  • At least 6+ years experience in design & building integration & automations with various People Technology such as Workday, recruitment technology, performance and compensation systems, and understand the complexities of an integrated best in breed tech stack
  • It will be an added bonus if you have experience with Workday, Workato and vendor API integrations
  • You’ll be able to write design docs that consider the impacts across multiple systems including those that are owned by other systems engineers or the business
  • Experience with professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, security, build processes, testing and operations
  • Experience working in an agile environment

What's in it for you?

Achieving our crazy big goals motivates us to work hard - and we do - but you'll experience lots of moments of magic, connectivity and fun woven throughout life at Canva, too. We also offer a stack of benefits to set you up for every success in and outside of work.

Here's a taste of what's on offer:
• Equity packages - we want our success to be yours too
• Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents & carers
• An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance to support your wellbeing, social connection, office setup & more
• Flexible leave options that empower you to be a force for good, take time to recharge and supports you personally

Check out lifeatcanva.com for more info.

Other stuff to know

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

Please note that interviews are conducted virtually.