13 Nov, 2021

Senior Software Engineer

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  • Remote
Full time Engineering Information Technology

Job Description

  • Deloitte's 2020 fast 500 companies
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Huge opportunity for career growth within the organisation
Instaclustr is an Australian owned open source as-a-service company, delivering reliability at scale. We manage cutting edge open source technologies (Cassandra, Kafka, Spark, Elasticsearch) for our customers around the world. Recently, Instaclustr named in Deloitte’s 2020 fast 500 companies of North America after another monumental growth year, 
   
Since its foundation in 2013, Instaclustr has seen significant growth, with over 200 large scale and really exciting customers spread across the globe, and over 5000 servers under our management. We have offices in Australia, the USA, and Europe and employ over 220 people worldwide.

Instaclustr makes it easy for our customers to run powerful open source applications at the highest levels of scale. We have developed a platform that takes care of the whole lifecycle: provisioning infrastructure, installing applications and, most importantly, keeping the applications running reliably in production. Our customers operate 24 x7 and our business does too - our operations team is spread across the globe to provide fast, expert support and operational responses.  

We're looking for people who have a solid understanding of software engineering fundamentals with a track record of getting things done and solving problems.   
   
Your role:

As a Senior Software Engineer you'll be a key part of one of the eight or so teams that make up our Development area. Each of these teams is usually around 3-6 people. You'll work closely with your team lead to help organise the team's activities, and will play an important role in mentoring and developing more junior team members, while having plenty of time to do your own development work, and will sometimes lead more complex development tasks involving multiple people.  Your team lead will look to you as their most capable team member and will depend on you for input and advice on many areas of the team's operation.
   
Skills and experience required:   
  • Five or more years of commercial experience and solid Computer Science/Engineering skills, e.g. concurrency, algorithms, data structures, distributed system concepts
  • Experience with delivering complex technical solutions
  • An ability to understand and communicate abstract ideas and problems
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Willingness to learn new technologies
  • Work confidently in Java, C#, C++ or a similar language
  • Tertiary qualifications in software engineering (or related discipline)
What’s in it for you?
   
Instaclustr prides itself on being a workplace of choice for all of its employees. When you join our family this is what you can expect:
  • A family first environment
  • Awesome social activities 
  • Regular games nights
  • Special interest social groups
  • Workplace flexibility and great work-life balance
  • Growing Global company
  • Learn from incredibly talented people
  • Start-up culture
  • Exciting and fast-growing industry
  • Company SWAG – Hoodies, t-shirt, thongs etc
  • New Laptop
  • Structured personal development week to undertake your own project
  • Our rotation program which is a great opportunity for broadening your skills and experience by working with different people, teams, and technologies
  • A well defined career model and opportunities for progression
  • Phone bill allowance
  • Wellness club with free fitness training sessions 3 times per week
  • Wellbeing programs to nurture the body, mind and soul
Instaclustr is an equal opportunity employer. By joining us, you’ll be part of an organisation that fosters diversity and inclusion. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Remote Status

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