Jul 22, 2019

Senior Microservices / Serverless Engineer - multiple roles

  • Versent
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
Full time Back End Software Engineer Front End Developer

Job Description

DESCRIPTION

Versent is a rapidly growing Cloud Consulting organisation, specialising in AWS. We have offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Singapore and have grown to nearly 300 people in just four years! We believe in bringing craftsmanship back to technology, because as technology artisans, we passionately care about the quality outcomes we leave behind.

As a Senior Microservices Engineer, you will work within a team of like-minded specialists leveraging great technologies to build customer facing solutions.

With a focus on developing microservices and breaking apart monoliths, our Senior Microservices Engineers help deliver clean, modular and repeatable code that integrates with continuous improvement process.

They are familiar with how their teams code gets to production and the controls/gates the put in place to ensure they have successful releases and can adapt quickly to the changing needs of their customers.

They are constantly working towards improving process and coding practices along with ensuring that disciple in code is maintained and improved upon iteratively.

We are looking for at least 3 more talented engineers ASAP, so happy if you refer a friend (we pay decent referrals too) and will need more, so please do touch base.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Our Senior Microservices Engineers exhibit the following behaviours;

    • Ability to change and enact change with customers
    • Focus on clean, testable, repeatable code
    • They are disciplined in the way they work
    • They are direct and authentic in their communication
    • They are always learning & developing their skills
    • Has the ability to mentor other team members
    • Can step in and run design sessions or agile rituals
    • Understanding of API concepts – naming, versioning, rate control, developer portals, REST, Event based APIs, Caching, Analytics, API testing, authentication, authorisation

    People wanting to become Senior Microservices Engineer at Versent have the following skills;

    • Background and experience in more then one modern programming language (Java, NodeJS, GoLang, etc...)
    • Understanding what getting a card to done done looks like (documentation, testing, continuous improvement of process)
    • Has experience with the AWS ecosystem (S3, DynamoDB/RDS, etc...)
    • Understands and follows consistent code styling guidelines (linting or similar)
    • Understand, can articulate patterns and understand when to best implement specific patterns
    • Can demonstrate what discipline looks like in microservices codebases
    • Intermediate to Advanced Understanding of Git
    • Intermediate to Advanced understanding of the Agile Process

BENEFITS

At the core of what we do, we're an engineering company. We value our people more than commercials and put culture at the centre of everything.

We do weekly internal tech meetups with food and drinks, host game nights, organise Hackathons, pay for your AWS training and certifications, and other relevant certs (if it's something you want to do).

We have many social events, often supporting charity initiatives such as TourXOz and RUOK Day. We also have family functions such as lawn bowls, company picnics etc. We have a paid parental leave program.

We embrace the notion of Versent as a Family, working together to achieve outstanding success.

We have flexible working hours and a culture based on respect, trust and collaboration.

WHY WE'RE DIFFERENT

You know, work doesn't have to feel like work. In fact, we don't want it to. That's why we've cultivated an environment based on creativity. Because when people who care about their craft are given the freedom to explore possibilities without restriction, amazing things can happen.

OUR CULTURE

No cool cliques, just hard-working humans generating ideas and devising solutions in a creative, collaborative work space. Professional but not corporate, we believe success is achieved through strong leadership (without interference from middle-management) and an autonomous working environment backed by the moral support of like-minded peers. This is a highly collaborative, supportive environment.

VERSENT VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS

  • People: We believe in a positive team with family spirit, because life is to short for anything else.
  • Customer: We create remarkable experiences for customers and treat them as you would wish to be treated.
  • Quality: Be Artisans who care for their craft and lead change through continuous improvement.
  • Reliability: Do what we say we will do when we say we will do it, every time.
  • Transparency: Full disclosure, integrity and honesty in all things.
  • Reciprocate: Give back and assist as much as possible, whenever possible.