Senior Backend Engineer

  • Company:
    Our Very Own Pty Ltd
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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Senior Backend Engineer

Technology Practice · Remote (Currently)/ Docklands, Victoria

At OVO, we solve problems – no matter how big or small – we partner with enterprise and startups alike… we help our clients design and build for better. We’re a fun and upcoming consultancy based in Docklands; we’re starting small but with big ambitions. We’re a bunch of designers, developers and product people – that work hard but play hard too. We have a fun, inclusive environment that thrives on collaboration and….Tim-Tams 😉

What we’re looking for?

We’re looking for a Contract Senior Backend Engineer Contractor to join the OVO Technology Practice on a three-plus month contract. You will be assigned to one of our clients’ main different portfolios.  Working onsite with our corporate partners you will be embedded in a cross functional Agile delivery team.

On any typical day you will:

  • Work to build great products and solutions with our clients who include ASX listed enterprise, start-ups, not-for-profits and sometimes for our ventures, you could be based in our studio or onsite with our clients.
  • Rapidly test and iterate your implementations.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Take smart risks and champion new ideas.
  • Represent OVO onsite with clients.
  • Proven experience with git-based collaboration using pull requests and continuous integration.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the software development lifecycle in agile environments.
  • Expertise in engineering systems using a range of languages specifically (Java, node.js, Dotnet Core).
  • Understanding of AWS, Azure beyond the basics.
  • Understanding of running in a containerised environment.
  • Design knowledge of (RESTful) API Specs (Swagger etc).
  • You are able to work with broader technology and product and delivery teams to influence standards and solutions to ensure that Engineering teams are leveraging best practice patterns and processes,
  • You have experience in delivering projects to assigned scope, time, and budget requirements (Agile and/or Waterfall),
  • Real-world, demonstrable experience building well-designed back-ends that create a seamless user experience
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and deliver
  • Ability to communicate, present and influence where needed.
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements, providing consultation and technical guidance
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model to regularly deliver your solutions
  • Be willing to help teammates, share knowledge and experience with them, and learn from them.
  • Be open to receiving feedback, growing and evolving with this.
  • Experience consuming third party APIs and microservices
  • You understand product design and customer experience
  • GraphQL Experience
  • Experience in a range of databases specifically (MYSQL, Oracle, SQL Server, Postgres)
  • Expertise in engineering systems using a range of bonus languages specifically (Go, Scala, Elixir, Ruby, Python, Kotlin).
  • Expertise in Enterprise Content Management Systems specifically (Aquia, AEM, Drupal, Sitecore)
  • Expertise in GCP Cloud

Let’s end with what is on offer?

  • You’ll be joining a fun and supportive team.
  • We’re small but we’ve got big ambitions.
  • Lunch and Learns
  • Access to learning resources including Pluralsight, Udemy and A Cloud Guru