Software Engineer

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ABOUT INSTAWORKInstawork’s goal is to be the essential hiring engine for small to medium-sized businesses across the globe. Our first step toward this goal is to become the “the Uber of Staffing” as our technology enables us to service the needs of the massive gig economy.We are well positioned in the warehouse and hospitality space in the United States (think large ecommerce companies, third party logistic providers, catering companies, multi-location restaurants, event venues, golf courses, etc) and looking to quickly expand our reach across the country and then the globe. Staffing is by far the biggest struggle the industry faces for both the business and the worker. The Light Industrial and Hospitality staffing industry is a combined $100+ billion dollar market opportunity that is primed for disruption. This presents a unique opportunity for technology and innovation to replace the outdated job boards or help wanted signs in the window.We’ve been fortunate to be funded by some of the greatest investors in Silicon Valley: Benchmark (Bill Gurley), Spark Capital, Google Ventures, Craft Ventures, among many more.THE AUSSIE TEAMAs part of our rapid expansion into new markets, job categories, and industries we are building our next engineering team in Sydney, Australia. We are looking for mid to senior software engineers to work alongside a local Engineering Lead, you will be a founding member of the Aussie Team, with the unique opportunity to bring your skills, personality and passion to help shape the culture and values of the team. Making a difference for thousands of businesses in multiple markets, changing the way brick & mortar and large event venues utilize on-demand talent to fill staffing gaps. Essentially we are enabling gig workers to spend their extra time to make extra money to close the gap on their financial needs.We have offices in San Francisco and Bangalore, along with satellite offices in various parts of the US. You can find out more about us and our values at or find us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Heres what you will doCollaborate with the team to design, develop and deploy scalable software solutionsBackend coding in Python using Django and Rest API framework.Full stack development with opportunity to work on applications across backend, web and mobile.Contribute to the product and collaborate with PMs and designers to find the right approach to build a feature.Help design new systems and solutions by utilising existing/learning new skills across distributed systems, relational and No-SQL databases.Provide feedback to engineers in the form of code reviews and comments on technical documentsHelp us build an awesome team down under.Here’s What We’re Looking for3+ years of experience with web development in production, preferably with the tools in our stack: Python/Django for web apps and APIs, MySQL, React Native for cross-platform mobile apps.Strong coding and problem solving skills.Experience in system design, distributed systems, relational databases.Enthusiasm for evaluating new services and technologies, and shaping the culture and values of the team.Excellent written and verbal communicationBenefitsCompetitive salary, plus stock options via our ESOP planBroadband and Home office setup allowance.Working with an awesome engineer team across geographies. Instawork ValuesBias for Action: We practice high-velocity decision-making, despite encountering ambiguity frequently.Act Like an Owner: We have a strong ownership mentality. Because of this, every person on the team has the potential to make a huge impact.Always Be Learning: We learn rapidly and eagerly, from different teams within and outside the company. Respectful debate makes our organization stronger.Empathy, Trust, Candor: Being empathetic to our users and each other helps build trust in our community and company, and fosters successful decision-making