Senior Developer

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

About the role

You will work with your cross-functional team to deliver beautiful software that is valuable to our customers. You will have a willingness to learn, offer your ideas and collaborate to provide technical designs you are proud of. We inspire you to show your real passion for technology, help and inspire others in Xero and within the community we support.

We will offer you flexible working hours and arrangements that enable you to balance your life and passions. We trust you to build to the best of your ability and will support your dream for continual learning with training and career mentorship to help you flourish.

The Team

You will be part of a team that would build, maintain and own services. As such you will be focused on the engineering best practices, microservices architectures, principles of CI/CD  to deliver secure, scalable software to meet Xero’s customer needs.

About you

We are looking for a passionate developer and just as important as the technical experience is the ability to be #human and take ownership of your environment.

We’re on a journey to improve our test automation, quality and deployment practices, so we’re looking for someone with deep experience in continuous deployment. Experience with test automation at all levels of the test pyramid and beyond, and experience working in a Continuous Deployment model.

What you’ll bring with you:

  • Relevant bachelors degree and at least 3 years relevant experience
  • The ability to effectively apply your analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving skills.
  • Your knowledge of design patterns in development (eg SOLID) and platform architecture (Microservices, Event Driven, DDD)
  • Previous experience demonstrating your ability to envision web-based services in a distributed environment that meet consumer needs or solve business problems.
  • The ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Consistent self-motivation, direction and interpersonal skills.

Our tech stack
We are tech agnostic when it comes to hiring however on joining the stack you will be working in includes:

  • .net core
  • react
  • AWS

Why Xero?

At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.

Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.