Engineer - Site Reliability

Auckland, NZ

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Posted 1 month ago

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 
At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.
At Xero, we're taking the world by storm, developing beautiful online accounting software that is accessible anytime, anywhere. To do that, we need great people who are hard-working, innovative and fun!
Xero’s operational team is transforming the way it works to become more agile and efficient.  We are building a Site Reliability Team to tackle the unique challenges that come with supporting the growing Xero application at scale.
You will use your software development background to solve these challenges by automating the solutions. You will use your knowledge of programming languages, data structures and algorithms, and performance to write software to address those challenges. That software will need to be efficient and able to address the task even as the task grows. You will work closely with Xero’s Product and Platform teams to understand their requirements and build fit for purpose solutions that meet operational needs.
We're looking for passionate people who want to be a part of an accounting software revolution. You need to be super comfortable in a fast-paced, high-growth company. As part of a global team, you will need to interact effectively with Xero’s Operational teams in Wellington, NZ & Denver, USA.

To be successful in this role you will need to:

  • Have experience as a Site Reliability Engineer or you’ll be a full stack software developer that understands the “stack” or a DevOps background
  • Strong understanding of Windows/Linux
  • A desire to learn and an ability to pick things up quickly
  • Full-stack software development experience, especially with Python and/or React"
  • A good eye for detail
  • Experience working with an Amazon Web Services environment
  • A commitment to the Xero values: #Human, #Team, #Challenge, #Ownership, #Beautiful
This role will involve on-call availability and periodic overtime. If you are ready to take on a new challenge in a fast-paced organisation where the sky's the limit we want to hear from you.
Joining Xero means making a difference to the lives of many people, and working for a company with big goals. As part of our awesome package, you’ll get a competitive salary, Xero shares, Life Insurance, great colleagues and an environment that challenges you to follow your passions, develop your skills and be the best you can be.
Xero is an NZ Immigration Accredited Employer and Rainbow Tick certified too.
Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position.
Job tags: Linux Python React Windows