Golang Job: Senior Back End Developer

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Brisbane - Australia

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Golang Job Details

09th January, 2023

About Us
We’re a technology company; that’s grown over the last 25-years from a single-computer to a $1billion ASX-300 company.

Our mission is “to make lottery easy”; and our vision is to be the leading global provider of digital lottery products and services. We aim to create the possible - both through the solutions we develop to help our lottery and not-for-profit partners raise more funds; and through enabling our people to innovate, grow and have fun in a collaborative and supportive work environment.

Our roots are in Brisbane, Australia, but our orientation is global; and encapsulates a 250+ strong multi-disciplinary team, working with a 10,000+ client-base and engaging with a 5 million+ player-base across Australia, the United Kingdom and North America.

Jumbo's Engineering team leverages tech such as Golang, Docker, TypeScript, and React to regularly ship code that improves our products and has a positive impact on our customers. We deploy fast and often - in 2021 we totalled 4000 releases. This means Engineers get to see their code out in the wild, being put to the test by real users.

About The Role:
As a Software Engineer, you help maintain the success of our customers by leveraging your expertise to help implement a complex product while ensuring high-rates of product availability, preventing downtime and offering optimisation advice.

You'll work as part of a small high-energy team delivering incredible, creative improvements to our product. You'll collaborate with other developers to write the best code for the project, using the latest technologies and deliver amazing results that our users love.

On your first day, we'll expect you to have:

  • Familiarity with Test-Driven Development, Refactoring, Clean Code, Clean Architecture, Design Patterns, Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: PHP, Go, Java, C/C++, C#, Python, or JavaScript.
  • Familiarity with REST APIs
  • Familiarity with SQL databases (Postgres)
  • Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • A strong teamwork mindset
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
More about the team
You’ll be joining a cohort of 80 other engineers and product professionals who are passionate about building great software and turning ideas into features that customers love.

The open and inclusive culture challenges people to be their best and provides incentives to encourage personal and professional growth. Teams are empowered to design solutions and build features for enterprise-scale customers focused on performance, scalability and security.

Why join the Jumbo team?

We pride ourselves on offering a wide variety of benefits to our Jumbonians. In joining our team, you can expect:
  • A short-term incentive program that rewards your contributions with an annual bonus, dependent on company performance.
  • For 180 days of any 12 month period, Jumbonians can work from ANYWHERE in the world
  • Flexible working options including hours - remote, in-office or hybrid
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion across the employee career journey
  • An Employee Assistance Program where you can access counselling and coaching sessions to improve your wellbeing
  • Mobility opportunities, including lateral transfers, secondments both local and international
  • Focus on talent management, including career and skills development
  • An onsite chef who makes a fresh, gourmet lunch every day, straight from our commercial kitchen!
  • Social activities - lunchtime chess, lunchtime soccer, Friday get-togethers
  • 14 weeks of paid parental leave, 4 weeks of paid partner leave
  • Plenty of opportunity for lateral transfers and secondments to test and stretch your skills
At Jumbo, we:
  • Take ownership
  • Are open and respectful
  • Create possibilities
  • Exist for our customers
  • Are adaptable
These are our core values! If you are a values-aligned Back End Developer, a strategic thinker, with a ‘roll up your sleeves’ attitude, apply now.

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.