Product and Engineering

Join Our Talent Pool: Senior JavaScript 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 Fast50

About the roles

We look for experienced and self-motivated senior JavaScript engineers. Our JavaScript Engineers are heavily Front-end focused and play a huge role in developing features across our mobile applications.

We have an experienced team who are spread throughout Australia and South East Asia. Our Remote first approach presents challenges but also fantastic opportunities for committed and skilled engineers. We have well-established processes and tools to ensure effective collaboration.

These roles would suit someone who wants to play a key part in the development team, working on exciting projects in one of Australia's most promising startups. 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.

Our offshore remote working policy: We expect a minimum of 4 hours cross over during 8 am - 6 pm AEST. We offer a highly flexible work environment with a large team of remote engineers. Familiarity managing or working within disparate teams using collaboration tools hugely advantageous.

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

  • Working as a member of one of our small cross-functional teams
  • Taking our native mobile apps to the next level in terms of UX, UI and features.
  • Examples include a better camera and mapping integrations, along with adding Bluetooth capabilities;
  • Contributing to the continual improvement of the web platform through AB testing, performance and conversion and SEO optimisation; and
  • Contributing to the direction of our technical environment and development practices.

Typical Minimum Experience & skills

  • 5+ years of commercial experience writing HTML, JavaScript and CSS
  • 2+ years of recent experience with Angular 2+ (we use version 8 currently)
  • Experience with app development using Ionic cross platform development (We use version 4 currently).
  • Experience using test frameworks - e.g. Jasmine, Mocha, Jest, Protractor, etc.
  • A focus on detail pushing wireframes and mockups through to production
  • An agile mindset and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and requirements
  • Pride in your work and a desire to contribute to a team of dedicated and talented people
  • An understanding of what we’re doing (and why) and a passion to get involved

It would be a bonus if you had:

  • A Computer Science, Design or equivalent degree
  • An interest in visual design
  • Experience with user testing and A/B 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, work from anywhere with reasonable time-zone 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?

Upload both your cover letter and CV detailing:

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

Please note that you need to complete and submit our 5min application form for to join the talent pool and get notified when roles like the above are newly released..

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 Agency. Thank you.

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