Product and Engineering

Join our Talent Pool: Senior & Lead Ruby on Rails Engineers

We are currently accepting expressions of interest from remote workers based across South East Asia to join our talent pool program. This will give you updates of any new roles as soon as they are internally approved.

About us

We are the fastest-growing car-sharing network in Australia, 5th largest globally (and the best), on a mission to fundamentally change the way people think about transport. Since starting we’ve grown our community to more than 4,000 owners who share their cars with over 150,000 members. 75% of bookings taken are repeat bookings by individual members.

  • 2014- Green Lifestyle Awards, winner - transport company
  • 2017 - Westpac Businesses of Tomorrow, top 200 winner
  • 2018 - SmartCompany Smart 50, 5th place
  • 2018 - Service Innovation Awards, Finalist
  • 2019 - Australian Growth Company Awards, winner - Company to watch
  • 2019 - Deloitte Technology Fast50Overview

About the role

We look to attract experienced and self-motivated senior level Ruby on Rails engineers to join our highly experienced development team as we scale up. You will help drive the technology direction of the company, supported by our well-rounded team as we embark on a fast-paced programme of development to help the business expand throughout Australia and beyond.

We have a team of remote developers spread across South East Asia (with a minimum 4 hours cross over to the Sydney office hours 8am - 6pm), we only accept candidates who sit within these timezones.

As a core part of the team, you'll be:

  • Contributing to the development of Car Next Door's core car-sharing platform through
  • building new functionality;
  • integrating with internal and external systems;
  • working with mapping systems and vehicle telematics; and
  • automating core processes.
  • Contributing to the direction of our technical environment and development practices
  • Rapidly iterating as we push ahead with new development while maintaining and improving the current systems

Typical Minimum Experience & Skills of Recent Hires

  • Minimum 6+ years' recent commercial software development experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with Javascript and CSS
  • A focus on detail including around automated tests and documenting your code
  • Experience debugging and optimising web applications for speed and scale
  • An agile mindset and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and requirements
  • Pride in your work and a desire to contribute to a small team of dedicated and talented people
  • An understanding of what we're doing (and why) and a passion to get involved
  • Good English verbal and written skills


  • Computer Science Degree
  • A special area of focus, eg., data visualisation, performance tuning, cloud DevOps, or automated testing.

Our current tech stack

Experience with these technologies or interest in building expertise will be useful:

  • Web: Rails 6, StimulusJS, Tailwind CSS
  • Hybrid Apps: Angular 8/Ionic 4
  • DB: PostgreSQL
  • Cloud Hosting: AWS
  • CI: Buildkite
  • Productivity Tools: Asana, GitHub, Slack, Zoom
  • Key Platforms: Looker (Analytics), Segment (CDP), Braze (CRM), Zendesk (Customer Service)

Benefits & perks

We are making a huge impact on car ownership in Australia and offer an opportunity to be part of that journey. 

With our huge growth and investment in our platform the technology team offers substantial opportunities for technical and career growth

Amazing flexibility, you can work from anywhere with reasonable timezone crossover with our teams, and all the tools/processes to make this successful

As a remote engineer we will fly you into to Sydney at least 3 times a year to be part of company wide and engineering team planning sessions

Sound like your dream job?

Include a covering letter with:

Interesting information about you! - include how you heard about Car Next Door and the position, your visa situation, and how you address the skills and requirements for the role

The most difficult API/library/software bug you've squashed

The most technically impressive thing you've ever built

The largest deployment you've worked on

Links to your portfolio/GitHub profile or code samples to help us get a feel for how you write code

Apply now

At Car Next Door, we value all people for who they are and what they bring to our community. We encourage our employees to be their genuine, authentic selves and know that our team, our product and our members’ experiences are enhanced by the diversity of perspectives of everyone who works at Car Next Door. We offer equal opportunities to all applicants and promote merit and fairness in our employment practices. If you’re passionate about product development and creating an amazing platform for our community, come as you are!

Note: We are currently not accepting candidates from Agencies. Thank you

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