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Software Engineer (JavaScript & React)

  • Java
  • REST
  • NextJS
  • Agile
  • Next.js
  • React.js

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Posted: 4 months ago

About your next workplace - Nexigen Digital

We are Australia’s largest privately-owned group of online service providers, which includes brands such as VentraIP, Synergy Wholesale, and Digital Eagles.

Every day our all-Australian team deliver exceptional service and outstanding support to our 200,000+ customers who choose us for their domain names, website hosting and digital marketing.

Over the past thirteen years, we have been constant game-changers, industry innovators, award winners, and community leaders - and now is your chance to join our team.

The Position

As a Software Engineer at Nexigen Digital, you will work with a close, agile team to deliver new projects and continuous improvements to our internal and customer facing systems. We're looking for someone who is passionate, proactive, goal oriented and posses excellent problem solving skills.

We know first hand that brilliant software engineers come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, in fact, some of our developers started out on our own customer service help desk. We pride ourselves on maintaining a team culture that provides opportunities through collaboration, knowledge sharing and continuous learning and development, and as such are able to provide opportunities to a range of developers with different skillsets and experience.

An average day will generally involve:

- Building secure, reliable and scalable code that can be used across our platforms

- Working with the latest frontend web technologies such as ReactJS & NextJS

- Maintaining and improving our core billing and CRM systems, domain registrar platforms and our new projects in the pipeline, with opportunities to work across projects and teams

- Work with our product managers and fellow software engineers to scope, build, test and deploy new features and fixes across our projects and products

- Solve complex integration scenarios with external providers and suppliers

- Learn something new

The right person (is it you?)

- Has one to three years' experience in building responsive web applications (we'll take personal & self taught experience into consideration as well)

- Able to continuously learn new things and adapt to new technologies, methods and processes

- Has built single page applications with React.JS and has a solid understanding of React and JavaScript fundamentals

- Tests their code across multiple web browsers and understands the likely caveats that come up between different engines

- Really knows their way around CSS

- Has integrated and interfaced with RESTFUL APIs

- Understands what makes a for a good user experience

- Knows their way around Git (including GitHub) and has a good understanding of version control

- Is able to work collaboratively within a team environment and follow established standard processes

- Maintains a great attention to detail and able to throughly test their own work to ensure a high quality hand over

- Doesn't practice "ego driven development"

Handy things to have (or are able to learn)

- Experience with Adobe Creative Suite tools

- Experience with the NextJS React framework

- Experience with using a CMS platform such as WordPress.

- Knowledge of the Domain Name and Web Hosting (cPanel, WHM, Plesk, etc.) industry is valuable.

- Experience working with Linux commands and environment.

- A basic understanding of PHP development is very useful



The benefits of working with the Nexigen Digital team

Aside from being awarded “Employer of Choice” in the Australian Business Awards, we are often referred to as the Google of south-east Melbourne thanks to our unique facilities and team culture, and a top-down mandate to take care of the people who take care of our customers.

Some of the office perks include:

- A weekly selection of delicious meals prepared in our on-site kitchen for breakfast and lunch.

- A fully-stocked snack bar featuring an assortment of chips, chocolates, nuts, protein bars and fresh fruit.

- A drink fridge loaded with an assortment of soft drinks, juices and water.

- A fully equipped private gym with weekly on-site personal training sessions

- Barista-made coffee and tea delivered to your desk.

- A team wellness centre with a sound-proof gaming stadium featuring an 85” 4K TV, racing car simulator, pinball machine, arcade machine, air hockey table, and comfortable chill-out bean bags.

- A Wheel of Rewards for recognising outstanding contributions to the company.

- An on-site salon where our resident barber and stylist provide free haircuts on a regular basis.

We actively encourage training and upskilling for personal development and will fund courses that have a beneficial impact on the business.

Please note that due to strict security requirements the successful applicant will be required to complete a National Police Check as a condition of employment.