Senior Front-end Engineer (React exp.) - 6 month contract

* Are you a passionate, bright, innovative thinking Senior Software Engineer?

* Can you bring fresh thinking and creative ideas to complex technical problems?

G'day. Nice to meet you. We’re OFX, a leading ASX listed, online foreign exchange and payments business headquartered in Sydney, Australia and operating in Asia Pacific, Europe, Canada and the United States. We employ a blend of cutting-edge technology and friendly, knowledgeable teams to bring a range of highly competitive foreign exchange services to both business and individual customers.

We take a cloud first approach and our stack includes the latest technology - React, Serverless, AWS, Microservices, .Net/.Net Core, Docker.

Across our 11 scrum teams, we require slightly different skill sets. Currently in our Front-end team, we are looking a strong React Senior Front-end Engineer for a 6 month contract (with the potential to extend). If this describes you, please email your resume across and we'll reach out to you.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working alongside a strong software development team
  • Involvement in exciting and complex projects that keep you interested and challenged
  • Developing and delivering high quality software that is fast and efficient
  • Contributing to software and solution design
  • Develop with a variety of technologies, such as React, AWS, RabbitMQ, Docker and MongoDB
  • Learning and sharing knowledge with your colleagues through guilds, brown bags and workshops
  • Contributing to our continuous improvement philosophy

What you’ll bring:

  • At least 5 years of commercial software development required
  • An understanding and passion for best practices in front-end engineering
  • Strong JavaScript experience and React, Redux experience
  • Strong knowledge of web technologies HTML/CSS
  • Experience working with a Microservices architecture
  • Excellent understanding of Agile development methodology and development practices such as TDD, Kanban, Lean, etc
  • Innovative, big picture thinking
  • Highly motivated to do the best for your team
  • A problem solver at heart
  • Passion and curiosity
  • Pragmatism
  • Knowledge of the broader tech industry and developments, up and coming tech and tooling

Preferred experience (not essential)

  • Strong knowledge of cross browser and cross device development
  • Experience with SASS or LESS CSS transpilers

About Us:

OFX is the smart way to move money overseas. Headquartered in Sydney with 6 offices worldwide, we’re a customer-focused business and the customer is front of mind for all our teams, no matter what.

Our environment is fully agile with a product focused methodology. We have a new custom designed CBD located office with jukebox music throughout the office. Take a look around at our Sydney CBD office,

  • Have a life. We pride work/life balance; we encourage employees to work productively and efficiently. After all, one of our values is “GSD”!
  • Get the benefits of a start-up with the maturity of a listed company. On-site barista (free coffee!), fresh fruit, showers with towel service and foosball table. You name it, we’ve got it!
  • Birthday leave, Basketball games, Run Clubs, Hackathons, Monthly Drinks, Learning Programs, Awards,preferred money transfer rates, Bonus Schemes, we have it all here!
  • Bring your big ideas. Bring your knowledge! We’re here to listen. We value your insights and contribution, because pushing boundaries is a core value here.
  • Keep moving. Our employee-led committees organise new and exciting events to keep our employees engaged inside and outside the office. Whether it’s participating in our weekly yoga class, a gaming or trivia night, our team wants you to feel welcome

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