Senior Front End Engineer



Software Engineering
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023
At Deputy we’re on a mission to change the way the world works & we are looking for fantastic people to help us do that. Our mission is to simplify shift work, with a future state vision to enable thriving workplaces in every community.
Deputy is a SaaS Workforce Management Product company. HQ'd in Sydney (AU), with offices in Melbourne, London (UK), Atlanta and San Francisco (USA). We’ve helped hundreds of thousands of people across all industries in 70+ countries save time and money managing their hourly workforce so they can focus on what they do best, and be amazing.
We have a hybrid working or remote environment at Deputy. We do have an office in Melbourne, should you wish to use it.
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Deputy, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.
Mission "The Why"
We are committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions and pushing the boundaries of what's possible. As we continue to grow and expand, we are seeking a talented Senior Frontend Engineer to join our team. Influence the vision for our Frontend architecture we use and advocate and champion best practices and techniques that are implemented in the business.
We need an expert in Javascript, with exposure to different frameworks, who has worked on large scale projects as a Senior Front End Engineer for a product-led organisation.
You will wake up every morning knowing that the work you do will help millions of users worldwide.


  • Collaborate with the product team to translate design mockups and user stories into delightful user experiences
  • Build new features with a focus on future-ready, high quality and performant code base
  • Engage in technical discussion of new solutions and architectures
  • Ensure that technical decisions support our goals of quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, and security.
  • Share technical solutions and product ideas through documentation, design reviews, pair programming, code review and technology discussions
  • Apply expertise in developing front-end application and features in various languages & frameworks (e.g: Javascript, ES6, React/Angular/Vue)
  • Collaborate with our product and design teams to define feature specifications and timelines
  • Champion & contribute to the strategic direction of front-end engineering
  • Advocate for high quality through appropriate testing methodologies


  • Understanding of modern JS frameworks. We use Vue 3 - experience with React, Angular etc is good too
  • Deep understanding of modern HTML5 + CSS techniques
  • Deep understanding of the DOM, browser components & APIs
  • Understanding of microservices architecture and RESTful APIs
  • Understanding of design elements, components, UI and best practices
  • Modern UI/Frontend stack, frameworks and techniques. i.e: Webpack, SPA, ES6, CSS (flexbox, etc)
  • Understanding of WebSockets, Local Storage, or ES6
  • Understanding of Assets & build management tools, e.g: Webpack, Babel
  • Deep understanding of industry best practices TDD/BDD, CI/CD Techniques
Employee Perks
- Share Options
- Paternity/Maternity Leave Policies
- Personal Learning & Development Fund
- Flexible Work Policy
- Company wide Development & Coaching
- Hackathons
- Awards - "Your Time to Shine & Celebrate Success"
- Social Events & variety of social clubs (Books, LGBT, Games, Sports)
- Mental Health Support
- Munch & Learns
Learn More About Deputy
Customer Reviews - GetApp and G2Crowd
Deputy believes in equal opportunity and that inclusiveness and diversity promotes innovation. Our global team members are from a variety of cultures. And we welcome different perspective and skills.