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Front-End Software Engineer (Sydney/ Australia-wide)

About Us

Car Next Door is the fastest-growing car-sharing network in Australia and we’re on a mission to fundamentally change the way people think about transport. Since starting in 2012, we’ve grown our community to more than 2,300 owners who share their cars with over 130,000 members.

About the role

We are looking to attract an experienced and self-motivated mid or senior front-end engineer to join a highly experienced and committed development team as we scale up. The role would suit someone who wants to play a key part in the development team, working on exciting projects in one of Australia's most promising startups. You will help drive the technology direction of the company, supported by our well-rounded team as we embark on a fast-paced programme of development to help the business expand throughout Australia and beyond.
This is a full-time role with an immediate start, working remotely or in our Sydney Office. For those who wish to apply as remote applicants internationally, please note that we will only be accepting applicants who have a minimum of 4 hours cross over during 8am - 6pm AEST.

As a core part of the team, you’ll be:

  • Working as a member of one of our small cross-functional teams tasked with taking our hybrid mobile apps to the next level in terms of UX, UI and features. Examples include better camera and mapping integrations, along with adding Bluetooth capabilities;
  • Contributing to the continual improvement of the web platform through AB testing, performance, conversion and SEO optimisation; and
  • Contributing to the direction of our technical environment and development practices.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • 3+ years commercial experience writing HTML, JavaScript and CSS
  • Strong experience with mobile app development (native or hybrid)
  • A focus on detail pushing wireframes and mockups through to production
  • A familiarity with UI principles and patterns
  • An agile mindset and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and requirements
  • Pride in your work and a desire to contribute to a team of dedicated and talented people
  • An understanding of what we’re doing (and why) and a passion to get involved
  • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks like React, Angular or Vue

It would be a bonus if you had:

  • A Computer Science, Design or equivalent degree
  • An interest in visual design
  • Experience with user testing and A/B testing

Sound like your dream job?

To apply, please email careers@carnextdoor.com.au with your CV and Cover Letter detailing:

  • Interesting information about you! - include how you heard about Car Next Door and the position, your visa situation, and how you address the skills and requirements for the role
  • The most difficult API/library/software bug you've squashed
  • The most technically impressive thing you've ever built
  • The largest deployment you've worked on
  • Links to your portfolio/GitHub profile or code samples to help us get a feel for how you write code

At Car Next Door, we value all people for who they are and what they bring to our community. We encourage our employees to be their genuine, authentic selves and know that our team, our product and our members’ experiences are enhanced by the diversity of perspectives of everyone who works at Car Next Door. We offer equal opportunities to all applicants and promote merit and fairness in our employment practices. If you’re passionate about product development and creating an amazing platform for our community, come as you are!

NOTE: We are currently not accepting candidates from Agency. Thank you.

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