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Senior AWS JavaScript Developer

We’re looking for a senior AWS JavaScript Developer to join our cross-functional team and work closely with our clients to create modern digital software products. Our development team uses serverless principles and infrastructure-as-code to build high performing, scalable websites and applications on AWS.

As a senior engineer you love solving problems, crafting neat and tidy solutions with a focus on maintainability. You enjoy collaborating with designers and clients. You enjoy working creatively and technically, producing uncomplicated solutions to sometimes complex problems. You care about easy to read code, user accessibility and overall project maintainability. You enjoy keeping up to date with new technologies, methods and ideas and look for ways to use them in your work. You share knowledge with the team and like to see others do well, helping the team develop and learn new skills.


  • Communicate effectively and clearly with co-workers and clients.
  • Assist the Delivery Manager with estimates, ideas and planning.
  • Consistently strive to maintain high standards of engineering practice across the whole team.
  • Assist the delivery manager to set client expectations, with a focus to deliver high quality software within realistic time and budget constraints.
  • Participate in daily stand-ups.
  • Maintain your tools to create a productive development environment.
  • Help grow and refine how the team operates by contributing to our continuously improving work processes, templates, and ways of working.
  • Stay up to date with industry practices, standards, accessible development practices, frameworks and languages.

Essential skills to do well in this role

  1. 5+ years of solid JavaScript experience; you must be comfortable with modern JavaScript development.
  2. Experience with AWS. We are an AWS Select partner, and offer AWS training and certification for all of our software developers.
  3. You are a self-starter, and can work within a team that ships high-quality code
  4. You are an excellent communicator, written and verbal
  5. You have experience communicating with clients

Remote first - in Australia

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You can do this role anywhere in Australia. We love remote work as it gives our crew flexibility, autonomy, more time with our loved ones and less time commuting and save some $$ and live where you want!

Being a developer at Airteam

Are we the right place for you? Have a listen to Rich, our CTO as he tries to answer the 3 common questions we get when hiring developers. You'll hear a bit about how our developers work together, our tech stacks and dev processes.

Benefits 🎉

The rocks luncheon

  • Highly skilled, senior and friendly team;
  • Great clients + interesting work;
  • Learning budget of $2,000 plus two days of personal development every year;
  • $1,200 per annum towards your own Internet / phone allowance.
  • $1,080 per annum if you choose to supply your own computer, rather than use Airteam's.
  • Remote first a chance to work from any location in Australia and we’ll contribute up to $750 towards your home office expenses to support an ergonomic setup.
  • Flexible working our commitment to provide certain flexibility with when you work, with paid overtime, as accrued leave or paid out (when pre approved).
  • Social team virtual and in person events. We have regular virtual events, plus a once a year whole company offsite for a few days of connection, collaboration and food-filled fun times.

Getting to know Airteam

Want to hear more about us? Have a listen to Laura, our Head of Crew and Culture as she introduces the company and what it might be like if you join the team.

How to get hired and join us

We want our hiring process to be enjoyable, transparent and fair. Here are the steps we move through if you’d like to apply.

Apply online - We have an application form that asks very specific questions related to the role. We review your answers instead of scanning CV’s. To reduce unconscious bias, we review applications with names removed and focus on your competencies and experience.

Phone screen - If your answers show relevant skills and experience required for the role, we’ll call you to have a chat about your application.

Tech interview - We’ll then arrange a tech interview over zoom. This is where we’ll dig deeper into your experience and get a chance to ask each other lots of questions.

Team catchup - a chance to meet someone on the team in person (if it’s possible) or on zoom to talk about life as a developer at Airteam. Reference checks and offer - Pretty much what it says, we’ll want to call 2 previous managers for a reference to complete the offer.

Important information 👇

Applicants must be in Australia and eligible to work. If you need a continuation of your current sponsorship, we are open to discussing that.

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all applicants including people of different ages, gender, ethnicity, physical ability, sexual orientation, religious belief, work experience, educational background.

We prefer not to work with recruiters. We are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes sent from recruiters.


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