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Lead Software Engineer (.Net) - Platform

Employment Hero

Employment Hero

Software Engineering
Posted on Saturday, June 8, 2024

Our mission and where you fit in

Our ambitious team at Employment Hero is on a quest to transform employment, making it easier and more valuable for everyone. Our world-class software is the easiest way for small and medium-sized businesses to manage HR, payroll, employee engagement, and benefits.

Since our inception in 2014, we've had enormous growth (100% YoY), now serving 300,000 businesses globally, with 2 million+ users on the platform, reaching unicorn status in 2022 - and we have no plans of slowing down.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join one of the fastest-growing global unicorns, so let’s see if we could be a match!

In your role, you'll be focused on…

We're a team of global innovators, who cherish diverse perspectives that fuel our mission; to simplify the world of work for SMBs worldwide.

As a Senior/Lead Engineer in the .NET Platform team, you will be hands-on coding, and potentially leading a team of engineers across our Platform and Payroll areas, responsible for site reliability, infrastructure and DevOps. You’ll help drive the journey we're on moving to a service-oriented architecture and a modernised technology stack, as well as improving the stability, security and performance of our Payroll system. You will help to ensure work is delivered successfully and to a high quality, and you will get the best out of your team.

You have experience leading or mentoring teams, as well as modernising and transforming systems to stabilise, improve performance, and adapt to rapid global growth. You have a flexible / growth mindset, with a strong desire to continuously learn.

You'll accelerate your career quickly, working with smart people across the APAC and UK regions, in a fully remote, flexible, and casual environment. We also encourage our teams to work smart, leveraging Github Copilot and other generative AI tech.

As an Senior Site Reliability Engineer (.NET), you’ll be:

  • Lead the design, implementation, and maintenance of highly available and scalable infrastructure and services.
  • Optimise our usage of AWS Technologies to align with industry security best practices.
  • Develop and implement best practices for monitoring, alerting, and incident response to ensure system reliability and availability.
  • Automate deployment, configuration, and management processes to streamline operations and enhance efficiency.
  • Conduct performance analysis and capacity planning to proactively address scalability challenges and optimise resource utilisation.
  • Collaborate with software engineering teams to ensure that applications are designed for reliability, scalability, and performance.
  • Drive continuous improvement through the evaluation and adoption of new technologies, tools, and methodologies.
  • Debugging and performing root cause analysis for application issues.
  • Proactively identifying application pain points and suggesting mitigation strategies.
  • Taking initiative in improving the development process.

You’re the hero we’re looking for if:

  • Experience as a .NET Software Development Engineer, particularly for a cloud-based SaaS.
  • Experience with C#, ASP.NET MVC, .NET Core, SQL Server.
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms such as AWS, and enforcing secure cloud infrastructure.
  • Experience in developing software, using microservices or SOA architecture for deployment on public clouds, preferably AWS.
  • Good understanding of database concepts and experience working with relational databases such as MS SQL.
  • Strong knowledge of Elastic Beanstalk
  • Strong knowledge of containerization and orchestration technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes (EKS).
  • Experience using Agile methodologies and working with Product teams
  • Quality coding practices, including test-driven development, unit testing and secure coding awareness.
  • You are passionate about learning and sharing your knowledge, and not afraid to challenge your peers, but also welcome being challenged.
  • English language abilities, both written and verbal - you’ll be leading people across the world.

The EH Way

The EH Way is how we describe our culture at Employment Hero and how we all operate. It is our DNA. You can read all about it on our careers page: https://employmenthero.com/careers/

In short, you’ll love working with us if:

  • Revolutionising employment gets your heart racing.
  • You thrive on the flexibility (and responsibility) of a remote-first business.
  • Our values align, and shape how you show up every day.
  • You love the dynamic pace of a startup, are driven by innovation, and enjoy working with other smart people.

Plus, you’ll get to enjoy a number of great perks, including:

  • A generous budget for your home office.
  • Cutting-edge tools and technology.
  • Reward and recognition programs - because great work should be recognised and rewarded.
  • Cashback offers and discounts on popular brands through our Swag app.
  • Employee Share Option Program: be an owner of Employment Hero.
  • Annual Global Gathering - so far we’ve been to Thailand, Vietnam and are excited to meet in Bali in September 2024.

Are we a match?

Think we're the right match for you? Fantastic! Click 'Apply' and our talent team will reach out with the next steps.

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Employment Hero celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences, we invite people of all backgrounds and identities to apply for this position.

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