[rails-oceania] [Job] Lead Engineer Perm Position (Sydney Greenfield Opportunity) $150k Base + Super

About Us

‘Make it Cheaper’ are a fast-growing entrepreneurial business with
ambitious scale up and diversification plans. Currently positioned as
Australia’s number one SME focused energy price comparison and switching
service. We have enjoyed phenomenal success over recent years and are now
looking to significantly improve and optimise our Digital Products and
Customer experience whilst we continue to grow.
We love our customers and look for people who live to our values of Passion,
Expertise and Trust.
We’ll provide an environment where you can develop your skills and
expertise whilst working in the positive, vibrant atmosphere of a rapidly
growing business.

About The Opportunity

To drive MiC’s next generation digitisation agenda we are now ready to
start the process of onshoring development to improve speed to market and

This highly influential role will see you join the business as our first in
house Senior Developer (On site working with ad hoc remote working
possible). As our in house development expert you will have the
opportunity to guide the organisation through an exciting period of
transformation and change.

Your Purpose

  • Help architect the roadmap that will drive digitisation across the MiC
    customer experience
  • Understand and refine an existing complex bespoke CRM/applications/UI,
  • Develop new applications built to scale with a growing customer base
  • Be the in-house development expert
  • Work closely with 3 other senior developers around the world
  • Over time build out a local team of development talent around you
  • Support a “laboratory” approach to new development, using lean-agile
    methodologies; act as the champion of the approach ensuring learning and
    adoption of the methodology in the business

Your Capabilities

  • Ruby on Rails
  • AWS – Amazon EC2
  • MySQL DB with Redis/Sidekiq
  • QuickSight & Redshift an advantage
  • Lean development methodology
  • Continuous deployment
  • Previous experience in managing digitisation and the development of
    new products
  • Development project or team leadership looked upon favourably
  • 5-10 years development experience

Your Personality

  • Relishes the greenfield scale up opportunity that MiC presents
  • Positive / can do, grounded and professional working attitude
  • Intellectually curious, conceptual whilst pragmatic in execution,
    great attention to detail
  • Strong communicator, comfortable when dealing with a range of internal
    and external stakeholders
  • Previous experience or aspirations to eventually build and lead own
    team of developers

The Perks?

  • $150k Base + Super
  • Sydney CBD location overlooking harbour bridge
  • Large bright open plan office with breakout area and collaborative
    working spaces
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Guided lunchtime meditation
  • Discounted membership to onsite F45
  • Companywide monthly Social Committee events
  • Opportunity to collaborate with our UK office
  • Market leading rewards program including unlimited access to
    discounted shopping from a large selection of well-known retail brands
    including Coles/ Woollies/ JB HI-FI

This is an opportunity to bring your creative skills to a growing customer
focused organisation where you can really add value and implement change.

*If this has sparked your interest get in touch *

*laurabutler@makeitcheaper.com.au laurabutler@makeitcheaper.com.au *