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Senior Front End Developer

🏒 IRESS πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί Sydney, Australia πŸ•‘ December 12

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We are going through huge transformation. Be part of that change and make a difference to technology of the future at IRESS.

As we grow, we’re looking for a Senior Front End Developer to help build our building our award-winning financial planning product - XPLAN. It’s used by over a thousand financial services firms in 6 countries, enabling them to help millions of people when it comes to life’s big financial decisions. As one of our flagship products, it’s been rated the number one in financial planning software for the 10th consecutive year and is used by the majority of wealth management firms in Australia. Video of XPLAN here.

  • You'll work with a varied stack which includes JavaScript, React, Redux, CSS3, functional programming in Typescript, HTML5 and Python
  • We believe in building products that “just work”. Through our Labs initiative, we embrace user feedback and whilst constantly experimenting.
  • Solve new problems as we introduce AI, Machine Learning, Event Sourcing and Data Analytics
  • Build quality software using tools such as JIRA, Bitbucket, SonarQube, Artifactory etc
  • Foster the development of others including teaching and mentoring team members
  • Contribute to implementing a DevOps culture including choice of technology and tooling.
  • Apply and promote high-quality engineering practices
  • Provide relative estimates for the development effort, validate and improve continuously.
  • Collaborate with team members in a self-autonomous AGILE squad (no bigger than 4 / 5 people) where everyone is involved in product decisions.
  • Solve complex problems at scale, developing high performance, web applications with a global user base.
  • Help us introduce microservices and containerisation using Kotlin, Docker, Kubernetes and AWS.
  • Join a culture of innovation, participating in our monthly “CodeIT” hackathon
  • Grow your technical and leadership skills through formal training, lunch and learns and by attending conferences. Our teams use Pluralsight and Egghead. We also host the occasional meetup too.
  • Enjoy views of the harbour from our brand new Barangaroo office. Includes collaborative working spaces, games area, meditation room and café.
We believe in continuously improving the way we build market leading products. Our team welcomes new ideas and you’ll join during a time of exciting change as we explore cloud based infrastructure (AWS), Continuous Deployment (Teamcity), Microservices and Devops practices.

  • Experience as Software Engineer, Developer, Programmer, Web Developer, Front End Engineer, UI Engineer etc or equivalent training
  • Strong HTML5, CSS and JavaScript skills
  • Deep understanding of web standards and architecture.
  • Comfortable with JavaScript libraries like React, Redux and RxJs.
  • Deep understanding of WCAG 2.0 (desired)
  • Best practice around implementing responsive design (desired)

 We recognize and reward hard work and celebrate our successes over a Friday afternoon drink and at various socials throughout the year. As well as local charity events and initiatives through the IRESS Foundation, we hold global days and activities to make the most of our global strength and diversity. This includes a yearly global hackathon! We may be one of the largest financial software providers, but we haven't forgotten our roots; we've kept the entrepreneurial spirit and agility that defined our early years.


  • Flexible working
  • Subsidized health insurance
  • 3 days leave per year to participate in charity initiatives
  • Access to various learning and development programs.
  • Up to 26 weeks paid parental leave for primary carers (up to 4 weeks for secondary carers) and the ability to work part time when returning to work.


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