Front End Engineer

Location: Brunswick, VIC  (Remote Work Available)
Work Type: Full Time

About Us

LoopLearn is a Melbourne based startup creating AI powered hardware and SaaS solutions to improve the entry and attendance management processes for organisations. Our primary customers are education and health care providers. We are a small team of great people who get a strong sense of pride and fulfillment from delivering innovative, high impact solutions to our growing customer base.

About the Role – Key Responsibilities

As LoopLearns first dedicated Front End Engineer you are responsible for ensuring continuous innovation and development of LoopLearn products, from inception to deployment and production support. You will be an integral member of the Engineering team, while working closely with the Product team to understand customer needs and real-world problems to build and deliver practical solutions that have an immediate positive impact.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead projects to solve real user problems, including talking to our customers about their needs, designing solutions, writing the code, delivering it to production, and maintaining it.
  • Design and implement great user interfaces.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Assist in identifying product and process weaknesses and possible refinements in an environment of continual evolution and improvement.
  • Analyse system and production defects, including troubleshooting and root cause analysis
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Work closely with the wider Engineering team to determine the best solutions to difficult problems.
  • Champion & assist with implementation of continuous integration and delivery frameworks.
  • Develop high quality automation tests to improve test coverage, product quality and time to market
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.
  • Assume responsibility – take personal ownership of work and be able to work autonomously
About You – Skills & Experience

 You’ll love this role if you have:

  • Experience with modern web-application development, frameworks and practices to build and run SaaS or cloud services at scale.
  • 5+ years experience designing, building and testing complex front end products, with components including; HTML5 / Javascript / jQuery
  • Have a decent notion of Python 3 to integrate Front End elements with it. Experience with Kivy Python will be highly valued. If you don’t know it, you will be asked to learn it.
  • Experience with front end edge infrastructure (e.g. AWS Cloudfront, API Gateway and Lambda) and service-oriented/microservice architectures
  • Understanding of caching, server-side rendering, CDNs
  • Experience with key/value store and relational databases (e.g. DynamoDB, Postgres, MySQL)
  • Intimate knowledge of cross-browser and cross-device development.
  • Ability to write high-performance, reusable code for UI components, including appropriate testing.
  • An in-depth understanding of CI/CD and experience with software build tools and continuous integration tools, including automation testing
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and troubleshooting skills; ability to work with minimum guidance.
  • Strong written, verbal and visual communication skills
  • Experience working in Agile process and result-oriented culture

 

You define yourself as someone who:

  • Is a team player
  • Is a passionate and continual learner
  • Takes initiative, a self-starter
  • Gets things done, and cares about how they get done
  • Knows when to ask for guidance, debate ideas, research options and when to put your head down and get it done
  • Has a passion for continuous improvement, agile methodologies and lean software development
  • Is a “why?” person. You need to understand the value of what you’re doing and finding the best way to achieve it
Benefits & Perks:
  • Flexible and casual working environment
  • Ability to work from home
  • Variety of work and scope
  • A small team of great people – no politics.

At LoopLearn we are committed to a workplace that embraces diversity, equality, and inclusion. Join us now and have a big impact on our culture as we grow.

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