Forage (W19)
Online courses for large companies to train, and then hire, college students

Full-stack Software Engineer

$85k - $120k0.50% - 1.20%

Sydney, Australia
Full-time
1+ years
About Forage

At Forage, we flip the recruitment and training model and allow top companies to train students, before, they hire them. Companies save money by hiring only those candidates that can perform the job and intend on pursuing a long term career with them. Conversely, we open up opportunities to anyone regardless of socio-economic background, demographic or area of study to land a career at these top companies.

Clients include companies like KPMG, Citibank and Y Combinator. Our students come from around the world and our partners are launching programs in the US, UK, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.

For corporates, we’re building a world-class enterprise tool that allows them to hire the best, as easy as possible.

About the role

Skills: JavaScript

We are looking for a full-stack software engineer to help us develop and improve our primarily javascript (MeteorJs, node, handlebars) codebase, as we scale up our team. You will help us ship our next set of core features that will improve our product for our customers. You will be writing code that effects both the front-end and back-end of the web application.

In this role you will:

  • Develop new features that get shipped to users on a daily basis
  • Write code across the full stack, from HTML & CSS to javascript
  • Improve engineering practices, the codebase, app architecture and design
  • Longer term - Build out an engineering team and engineering culture you want to see

Some technical challenges that you will be exposed to:

  • Implementing elasticsearch to help firms filter and find the best candidates
  • Improving our full-stack security to be enterprise-grade and compliant to the harshest security audits
  • Launching product experiments to move metrics forward
  • Developing graphs, analytics and reports both in browser and in PDF forms
  • Further developing our intelligent skills analysis and ranking systems
  • Developing our react-native phone application

We are based in Sydney, Australia and are looking for engineers here or those who are willing to relocate.

Technology

MeteorJS, Node, MongoDB; Heavy javascript and use Lambda and other tools to run secondary services.

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