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Junior Full Stack Engineer

So, what's the mission?

First and foremost, learn and grow while you code! We're looking for budding Junior Full Stack Engineers to increase our capacity to scale at pace. You'll work closely with our experienced engineers to learn our stack, best practice and objectives to scale. Over time you will contribute to shipping features, collaborate with the wider engineering teams on cool projects and help advance both ezyVet and Vet Radar platforms. This is an exciting time to contribute to the continued success of ezyVet. There’s ample opportunity to cut your teeth on a range of projects and maybe develop a certain subject matter expertise if that's your jam. We have a collaborative team, utilizing best practices and delivering quality code to add value to our customers.

We've got a bunch of epic projects kicking off and we want more pedigree cats like you to join the litter. Spots or stripes, fur or feathers we've got you covered!, our main application is a single page webapp built and maintained on PHP. React, TypeScript and Redux Front-end and PHP with Laravel 7.x for our APIs. Going onto the platform, we use MySQL 8 for our databases and our servers are all managed through AWS. Utilizing docker, terraform and GitLab to rollout and manage our cloud application and its many services. For example, using Redis, DynamoDB, Lambda and Step Functions to provide unique solutions for our applications and internal systems.

Auckland HQ is where the bulk of the engineering horsepower is based but our London operation is the turbo charger, and both continue to grow. We run a squad structure (currently 5 across London & Auckland), follow an agile methodology, and collaborate on all aspects of the development stack to produce elegant code.

What would your typical day look like?

  • Arrive at our vibrant new modern office in Freeman’s Bay, get started with a barista coffee from our kitchen. Catch up with your co-workers and take in the view of the harbur.
  • Check out a pull request on your top of the range HP kit Code review and teamwork are our technical superpower.
  • Daily Stand up to remove those pesky impediments – we value collaboration here and follow agile principles.
  • Tackle coding problems or collaborate with senior team members to help build solutions.
  • Over lunch, kick back on our sunny deck, head down to our onsite gym or relax in the park.
  • Reviewing fellow coder's code, learning ticks of the trade, discussing exciting problems with your team members and keep collaborating!

What we need:

  • Web development experience - we do not measure this in years, but you'll need to show us what you can do.
  • Experience with Object-Oriented Programming
  • Some experience contributing to shipping high-quality, production-ready applications.
  • You strive to write well-tested, readable code.
  • A fast learner with an open and curious mind.
  • A team player and excellent communicator and collaborator with technical skills to contribute.

Bonus points for:

  • Some knowledge of any: PHP, Laravel, Java, C# and/ or mySQL, would be a bonus but we're ready to learn together!
  • Desire to work in an agile SaaS environment.
  • A good story to tell about a challenging project you've contributed to and/or delivered.

What's on offer:

  • Meaningful work with real global purpose. The type of challenge that builds careers
  • Structured onboarding, induction, ongoing training and transparent performance driven professional development
  • Rewarding salary packages including lucrative retention and incentive schemes for all
  • Continuous L&D (both internal and externally)
  • Great tech kit for both work and personal use
  • Sweet office space to collaborate - including a gym and roof top bar!
  • Coffee + snacks + catered lunches at least three days a week
  • Awesome colleagues who will quickly become your second family
  • Animal friendly office - woof woof!

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