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Senior Engineer - Habits - Recognise

Culture Amp

Culture Amp

Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024

Join us on our mission to make a better world of work.

Culture Amp revolutionizes how millions of employees across more than 6,600 companies create a better world of work. As the global leader in employee experience, Culture Amp empowers businesses to transform employee engagement, develop high-performing teams, and retain talent via cutting-edge research, powerful technology, and the largest employee dataset in the world. The most innovative companies across the globe depend on Culture Amp every day.


Culture Amp is backed by 12 years of innovation, leading capital venture funds, and offices in the U.S, U.K, Germany and Australia. Culture Amp is recognized as one of the world’s top private cloud companies by Forbes and most innovative companies by Fast Company.

Learn more about how Culture Amp can help you create a better world of work at cultureamp.com.

How you can help make a better world of work

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Engineer to join Team Recognize, a cross-functional team responsible for our Shoutouts product. Shoutouts foster a culture of recognition among our customers by facilitating the easy exchange of daily accolades within chat platforms such as Slack and Microsoft Teams.

For the remainder of the year, Team Recognize will concentrate on several key initiatives. These include launching on Microsoft Teams, conducting experiments to activate more managers, and introducing reporting tools for people leaders.

Software Engineering at Culture Amp is an inclusive practice distributed across cross-functional, lightweight Agile teams, which are remote-friendly, and embrace flexible work arrangements. You’ll be surrounded by other talented engineers, the team is composed of senior engineers, a product manager, and a designer all working in unison to reach shared goals.

In part of this team of amazing humans,

You will

  • Write clean, scalable, testable code and love working as a Full-Stack Engineer
  • Share knowledge from your team with other engineers via documentation, blogpost, brown bags etc.
  • Coach other developers in the team - you love to share your knowledge
  • Collaborate with other engineers in your team through pair programming, writing solution designs, and providing feedback on pull requests, to build shared understanding of your work
  • Partner with other engineers across teams to understand how changes you make positively impact their domains
  • Maintain and support the services your team is responsible for. Ensure our systems are secure, observe and understand services in production, and refactor and improve existing code to assist our customers

You have

  • Experience with Ruby and React, or other modern programming languages
  • You have experience in building web-based software applications, and you understand fundamental engineering concepts, scalability, security, and maintenance
  • Experience/knowledge of AWS (highly desirable not essential)
  • You have experience evolving existing systems to make them simpler, more observable, and more maintainable

You are

  • Someone who loves collaboration - our teams are cross functional and you’ll be working with other engineers, delivery leads and product managers to deliver great outcomes together
  • Keen to learn from those around you and also love to share you knowledge with the team, you have a growth mind-set
  • You’re aligned with our values, check them out here: https://www.cultureamp.com/company#values and demonstrate them through your working practice
  • You’re self-motivated and can work independently. You take the initiative to ensure that you have everything you need to work efficiently and call for support when required

We believe that inclusive businesses are better, not just for “company results”, but for the world. We have a strong commitment to Anti-Racism, and endeavor to lead by example. Every step we make as a business towards anti-racism is another step we can take to support our customers in making a better world (of work). You can see our current commitments to Anti-Racism here.

We ensure you have the tools you need to thrive both in and out of work.

  • MacBooks for you to do your best work
  • Share Options - it’s important to us that everyone is an owner and can share in our success
  • Excellent parental leave and in work support programme, - for those families to be
  • Flexible working schedule - where we can, let’s make work, work for you
  • Fun and inclusive digital, and in-person events

Most importantly, an opportunity to really make a difference in people’s lives.

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Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds often don't apply for roles if they don't meet all the criteria – unlike majority candidates meeting significantly fewer requirements.

We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested: we'd love to know how you can amplify our team with your unique experience!

#LI-REMOTE

Thank you for taking the time to read this advert. If you decide to apply, as part of your application, we will ask you to complete voluntary diversity questions (excluding Germany). Please watch this video from our amazing DEI Leader, Aubrey Blanche to share more on why we collect the data and how we will use it.