Backend Software Engineer

Backend Software Engineer

At Nine

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Location: Australia Only, TELECOMMUTE

Company Description

When it comes to connecting brands with the passions of Australians, there’s no other media company like Nine.

As the home of Australia’s most trusted and loved brands spanning news, business and finance, lifestyle, entertainment and sport, we pride ourselves on creating and curating quality content, accessed by consumers when and how they want.

Job Description

At Nine, we're reinventing how the country consumes news, across our digital web and mobile app properties such as the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age & The Australian Financial Review.

Our entirely cloud-first tech stack was built from the ground up around two years ago, with a fully automated, Slack integrated CI/CD DevOps environment and we need more engineers to take it to the next level.

Are you looking for a driven, diverse and collaborative work environment? Would you like to work with amazingly talented colleagues in a business with the scale of a major media company? We'd love to talk with you, so apply today.

What you’ll be doing

  • Creating auto-scaling, microservices & APIs servicing our huge web and app audiences
  • Working in small autonomous Agile squads
  • Cross skilling and training on DevOps, React and other areas of our stack
  • Building the next generation news experience for a huge audience

Our Tech

  • Golang
  • React
  • NodeJS
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • AWS
  • GCP
  • Concourse CI/CD
  • Slack
  • Prometheus
  • Grafana
  • ElasticSearch



Who we’re looking for...

  • Strong, proven engineering skills
  • Excellent problem solvers
  • Cloud-first thinkers
  • Self-starting, keen to learn personalities
  • A passion for software and code
  • Testing and quality focus

Additional Information

Above all else, we really like working with people who have a strong, positive learning attitude. So if this role sounds good, but you feel you might need to catch up on some skills, we'd still love for you to apply. Skills can be learned, attitude is everything.

Why we like working here

  • Flexible hours and extended parental leave policy
  • Focus on career development through level up sessions, access to workshops, sponsored conference attendance, access to online material
  • Hackathons and themed showcases
  • Social Slack channels like #camping, #tabletop-gaming, #dad-jokes

Media is a fast-changing environment that provides interesting engineering challenges working at scale. Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of this team.

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