Senior Software Engineer/Tech Lead

Carsales.com

Join a team passionate about innovation and all things tech. Get exposure across the business and learn new skills!

  • Great company benefits - Parental leave, flexible working and more!
  • Inspiring tech team with plenty of mentors
  • Exposure to many areas of the business
Got Drive? You'll fit right in
 
We are currently looking for talented engineers at the senior and tech lead level. Whilst you will work with one tribe you will have the opportunity to work on projects with engineers from various areas of the business. So being able to work in a collaborative environment is key!

Company Benefits
  • Flexible working environment (we offer a range of flexible working options, not just working from home)
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers, including an extra five days of 'Leave Up Your Sleeve' upon return to work
  • Two weeks paid secondary caregivers leave, with the option to access two weeks of your sick/carers leave on top of this
  • We also have regular Hackathons, attend conferences (which is all happening virtually right now…), while we are working from home we still care about our employee’s wellbeing and offer lunchtime, yoga, meditation and HIIT classes.
What The Tech Team Can Offer You  
  • Engineer solutions to complex problems
  • Move around and get exposure to different technologies and systems outside of your immediate team.
  • DevOps mindset – it’s neither a department nor a job title here!
  • We are always looking for the best way to solve problems and open to hearing your ideas!
  • We have incredible talent in carsales that will be your mentors
  
Sound good? So, here are some technical skills you will need!
  • You have experience building robust and scalable platform.
  • You have knowledge of C#, .NET core and if you have hands on AWS this is a bonus!
  • You have worked on web technologies such as ASP.NET MVC, Javascript and angularjs/react.
  • You have built applications with SOLID and micro services principles.

And some of these soft skills are also important too!
  • You will ideally have experience mentoring junior engineers
  • You like the test the status quo and enjoy coming up with innovative ways to solve problems but you won’t be afraid to fail!
  • You think big picture, but you’re also a “do-er” and you thrive on delivery.
  • You’re a natural problem solver who believes in simple solutions (not easy solutions) and can accept consensus even when it’s not your own idea
  • Collaboration is key you will work on projects with many different tribes and won’t be afraid to ask for help
  
Why Apply?
 
When you work at carsales you don't just have a job, but you have a rewarding career. carsales is an equal opportunity employer who prides themselves on providing a diverse workplace that brings out the best in its people. We encourage everyone of all ages and background to apply. We know how important keeping that balance between work/life is and have a range of flexible working options on offer. We are open to this conversation during our recruitment process so if you want to know more just ask!

We are continuing to recruit for talent during to COVID-19 pandemic. With a majority of our people working remotely, all interviewing and onboarding will be done virtually. Health and safety is our number one priority, so anyone who joins will work remotely until it is appropriate and safe for us to open our offices.

And just a quick one… 
Successful candidates joining the carsales family are required to undergo a National Police Record check and must have full-time Australian working rights on an ongoing basis.