Senior Frontend Software Engineer [KP668]

Senior Frontend Software Engineer [KP668]

21 Nov
Megaport (Australia) Pty

21 Nov

Megaport (Australia) Pty


About the Role

We are looking to add multiple Senior Frontend Developers to our front end development team to enable us to build high quality software more quickly and to improve our systems for both customers and internal users.

Reporting to the Frontend Development Manager, this role will be a key contributor to our highest value web property, the Megaport Portal, and other internal and customer-facing software.

About Megaport

Megaport has transformed the way IT gets connected. We're global leaders in Network as a Service (NaaS), changing the way businesses reach the cloud. We're also a leading partner to Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM, Oracle, NYSE, and many other leading technology companies.

Megaport is a publicly traded company on the Australian Stock Exchange with a market cap exceeding $2 Billion. We’re a lean, high-achieving team made up of over 280 members globally. While the company is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, employees are spread out across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Staff enjoy an environment that is collaborative, supportive, and fun.

Our Team Culture

Join a team of globally-positioned industry experts that lead by example. We do not compromise our values for commercial gain; we are all custodians of our culture, and the customer is at the centre of everything we do. Our employees are motivated, adaptable, persistent, hard-working, and dynamic. Our culture permeates everything we do and this, in turn with a global vision, forms a commitment to each other, our customers, and shareholders alike.

What you'll be doing

- This role will be a key contributor to our highest value web property - the Megaport Portal, working with the existing engineering team to build the best user experience and producing a high quality codebase while meeting implementation goals.

- Help build and maintain the Megaport Portal and other frontend tools using a modern frontend development stack including Vue, ES2015+, Webpack and SASS.

- Work closely with and incorporate feedback from project managers, designers and other engineers.

- Proactively enhance our web platform, and participate in building the team culture through mentoring and collaboration.

- Write client-side code for web-based applications, create fast, easy-to-use applications, and develop prototypes quickly.

What we are looking for

- Significant experience building performant, testable and maintainable code to professional standards with VueJS or other modern frameworks such as Angular JS or React.

- An agile mindset with the ability to work in a transparent and collaborative manner.

- Strong, constructive written and verbal communication. Steps up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.

- Demonstrates a mindset of continuous improvement and learning. Reflects on and grows from mistakes.

- Adapts to circumstances of different situations as needed. Adapts to new organisational structures, policies or procedures.

- Demonstrable experience consuming and integrating web services including REST, OAuth and other 3rd party services.

- Experience developing responsive web applications that work across multiple devices.

- Proficiency in website debugging and cross browser testing.

- Solid understanding of W3C standards and guidelines, including web accessibility, semantic web, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript Web APIs and internationalisation.

- Experience using CSS dialects such as Stylus, SASS or LESS.

- Experience and a working knowledge revision control systems, preferably Git.

- When working with others, demonstrates reliability; functions as an active participant; cooperates and pitches in to help; exhibits flexibility; shows commitment to the team; works as a problem-solver; openly shares knowledge; treats others in a respectful and supportive manner.

- Works effectively with people who differ in race, gender, culture, age, background and experiences; leverages the unique talents of others to enhance organisational effectiveness.

- Builds collaborative relationships both within and across teams.

- Makes sound results based and timely decisions, with speed and focus, that keep the organisation moving forward.

- Supports activities that position the business for the future; offers novel ideas and perspectives.

- Readily understands complex issues; develops solutions that effectively address the right problems. Escalates issues as required.

What we offer

- Flexible working environments.

- Birthday Leave.

- Generous study and training allowance + development opportunities + 5 days paid study leave.

- Creative, fun, and contemporary workspaces.

- Motivated team of industry experts and new talent.

- Celebrated success with ‘Legend’ and ‘Kudos’ Awards.

- Health and wellness program.

- Opportunities for career growth and potential for global intra-company transfers.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Megaport's Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected]

All applications will be treated in confidence.

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Candidates who meet the selection criteria will be invited to attend an interview

Strictly no Recruitment Agencies please.

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