As a Software Engineer at Dovetail, you will be expected to:
Collaborate with senior engineers to design technical solutions for Dovetail’s web product to successfully fulfil the needs of our customers
Implement technical solutions to problems defined in conjunction with senior engineers in order to evolve the existing feature set for Dovetail’s web product, including both “backend” and “frontend” development.
Contribute new features written in programming languages like TypeScript Node.js, TypeScript React, HTML, and CSS.
Work closely with senior and peer engineers, external stakeholders, and customers to proactively gather and understand areas for improvement.
Support senior engineers with the design of detailed guidelines and standards for product development processes
Participate in established quality assurance practices like code review, pair programming, design sparring, etc.
As a Software Engineer, ideally you will join us with:
A few years writing code at other startups or world-class software companies.
The mindset of a solution implementer or problem solver.
Recent hands-on exposure to building the frontend and backend of web products with technology like TypeScript, React, GraphQL, Node, ProseMirror, PostgreSQL and AWS.
Excellent, concise communication so you can easily convey your thoughts, opinions, and feelings with other teammates, founders, and customers.
The right attitude towards a sense of urgency, risk, and uncertainty about the future that comes with working at an early-stage startup.
Experience articulating constructive criticism on architectural or design decisions beyond phrases like “I don’t like it” or “it doesn’t look good”.
The ability to offer thoughtful opinions on important business decisions like fundraising, hiring, and establishing management structure if / when it’s required.
Competitive base salary plus equity. Even though we’re a small startup, we pay salaries that can hold their own against the big Sydney tech companies.
KitKat days. We understand the importance of mental health and wellbeing, these are extra paid days holiday for the whole company where everyone can take a break.
Floating public holiday. You can choose to work public holidays and use that day another time in the year.
Flexible working hours and location – we value work-life balance, especially right now. While we’re mostly back in the office, you’re free to work where you want, when you want.
Personal learning and development budget. We’re a big fan of personal development, and prefer to home-grow leaders rather than filling leadership / management externally.
A brand new architecturally designed office in Surry Hills with free snacks, beer on tap and drinks, three different coffee machines, social areas, and a rooftop!
TGIF events are a monthly company wide activity on a Friday for the whole team.
Salary sacrifice. We have a salary sacrifice policy for work related items.
Sit-stand desks, 4k 27” monitor, ergonomic chairs, quiet spaces, and collaboration spaces, to suit all kinds of working styles.
Pet friendly office! We love dogs and often have dogs in the office.
Regular lunch and learn events, opportunities for presenting at webinars and conferences, and networking through our investor community.
Annual company retreats.
This is a full time role in Sydney, Australia. If you fit the criteria and the job description sounds exciting, please apply now.
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