May 18, 2023

Senior Developer

  • REA Group
  • Richmond VIC 3121, Australia
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

  • Make an impact on how Australian’s search for property!

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

  • Permanent/Contract/Part time role based in (location)

  • 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

With us, you’ll experience impact. You’ll be part of our Search and Listings squad, which is part of the Marketplace tribe within our Consumer Product & Experience business. We have a unique opportunity to transform the property search experience for Australians.  You’ll be joining a group of highly skilled individuals who have a passion for all things engineering.  We pride ourselves in delivering high quality, cutting edge and sustainable code.  We own more than 20 systems in various languages including Scala, Java & JavaScript, and embrace a mature continuous deployment pipeline.  We embrace the federated product delivery model

What the role is all about

  • Designing, coding, testing, deploying, and maintaining applications.

  • Keeping our production applications stable and healthy.

  • Leading the implementation of major features.

  • Inform delivery planning and technical design by providing a balanced view of options, effort and quality considerations.

  • Keep abreast of the latest technology advancements to inform product and technical design.

  • Proactively contribute to the continuous improvement of products, technology, process and team development.

  • Actively develop skills and experience through continual learning and evaluation.

  • Providing technical mentoring and guidance to less experienced members of the team.

Who we’re looking for

  • Skills in a backend language such as Java or Scala + API development.

  • Skills in core web development technologies such as JavaScript, Typescript, HTML, CSS & modern web applications frameworks (e.g. React).

  • Experience in modern software development techniques such as test-driven development and continuous delivery.

  • Able to be effective in a collaborative team environment.

  • Able to adapt and thrive in an evolving environment.

  • Excellent relationship building, negotiation and influencing skills.

  • Strong learning agility.

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?