Principal Front End Developer

Posted 19 April 2024
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSoftware Development

Job description

This SaaS business has made massive waves in its industry since day one, and has won numerous awards.  People come here to do meaningful work, solving challenging problems in a high performance environment.  They are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace where their people can be their whole selves and do their best work.

Although people do work from home when they need to, this business does promote an office first culture and encourage their team to be in the office as much as they can.  This allows the team to foster stronger relationships, do more meaningful work and be a higher performing team.

This is an extremely exciting opportunity to join this business as a Principal Frontend Engineer.  We are seeking someone who is hungry to make an impact and play a pivotal role in shaping the user interface of this company’s products.
Leading the frontend discipline, you will ensure they are building a scalable platform that enables the product team to deliver consistent value at a fast pace.  You will be architecturally minded and not afraid to take ownership of the domain, while working closely with the product, design and engineering teams.  To be successful, you’ll need to be a hands-on coder with strong leadership capabilities and the ability to think strategically to contribute to the overall design and user experience.
  • A solid track record as a frontend engineer
  • Experience working with modern cloud-based distributed systems, ideally AWS
  • Experience working in a cross-functional development team in an agile environment
  • Product oriented with a passion for customer experience, and able to solve real-life customer problems
  • Experience with any frontend tech stack. React Native is highly desirable
  • Super passionate about what you do and eager to continue learning
  • A sound understanding of how to develop testable systems and write great automated tests
  • An excellent understanding of development processes such as version control, continuous integration/delivery, code reviews and pair programming

There are too many awesome reasons to join this company, but below is a snapshot of why this company should be your employer of choice:
  • Solve real world problems as part of an epic team
  • The chance to join an iconic NZ tech company. Experience the risk, reward and excitement of working for a high-growth scale-up on the global stage
  • Work where your ideas are valued, you can make an impact and can move fast
  • Awesome, state-of the-art, dog friendly office in the heart of the CBD
  • Southern Cross Health Insurance to support your wellbeing
  • 6 months fully paid parental leave for primary caregivers, 4 weeks of fully paid secondary caregiver leave, plus other parental benefits
  • Wellness leave and unlimited paid annual leave


This is an opportunity not to be missed.  Apply online today!