Jun 14, 2019

Senior Front End Engineer

  • Cover Genius
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
Full time Front End Developer

Job Description

Company Description

Cover Genius was nominated in the global Fintech 100 by KPMG in 2017 and was recognised as the fastest growing company in Australia by Smart Company in 2017. This is an opportunity to become part of the next product that disrupts the World's largest industry. And you get to do it where the model is proven and growth is accelerating!

We distribute insurance products to the largest e-commerce sites globally via a B2B platform. Our first product to market, RentalCover.com, has been an outstanding B2B and B2C success within the travel vertical. Following this success, we released XCover, a multi-line distribution platform for eCommerce partners.

We're on the lookout for serious Front-end skills to  come and join our team here at Cover Genius. Cover Genius Fronties are beautiful UI creationists and JavaScript experts, are intelligent, highly motivated, welcome responsibility and love to tackle difficult problems. Be a key part in the look and feel of a product that's tackling a previously untackle-able industry.

Job Description

How will your role look?

  • Work with Product Managers, Designers and Senior members of the team to implement and design the next generation of products 
  • Architect, build, and test new features
  • Work with backend teams to help shape API endpoints 
  • Work with UX teams to deliver important functionality to our flagship application
  • Work with a small team of front end engineers to maintain excellent coding standards and practices


Ideally your background will be:

  • Proven track record with Javascript, preferably React, TypeScript, ES6 or other common JS frameworks (such as Vue.js)
  • Experience with web technologies such as HTML & CSS
  • Experience writing code for UI components
  • Keen eye for design and a strong understanding of UX
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
  • Familiarity with performance debugging and bench-marking
  • Ideally, a desire to work with GraphQL and learn new technologies 
  • Ideally, a Github page with contributions to open source software
  • Ideally, a Tertiary Degree in Computer Science / Engineering (or related)

Additional Information

In return, we offer an inclusive, supportive and extremely high performing environment with flexibility, plenty of benefits and a company journey that you want to be on! Our team thrives on the challenges that the hockey stick style of growth brings.  Our Vision is to enable the all world's global eCommerce businesses distribute insurance to their global customers.

We also know that different blends of the above experiences and skillsets could translate to the best person for the role and so if you think you have the best composition of the above, send us your Cv and let's chat!