Principal Engineer



Software Engineering
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Company Description

Whether you’re working from home or on your way to the office, chances are you’re probably reading this because you’re seeking a new adventure, or you’re up for a new challenge. GROW Inc might just be that for you!

So, who is GROW Inc?
Founded in 2016, we’re the Australian FinTech success story you probably haven’t heard about. We’re solving big problems in the Superannuation and Managed Funds industry. The administration platforms (the software that tracks everything to do with your super) are built on things you or your parents would recognise from the glory days of 90’s computing.

How are we doing it?
We’re solving this by disrupting the wealth management industry with DLTA, our platform built on Distributed Ledger Technology which improves the financial wellbeing of Australians. We’re making Super more timely and information more accessible whilst enabling wealth management companies to offer more cost effective solutions.

We’re rebels with a cause. We’re authentic, diverse, and embrace our differences as we continue to put a dent in the universe. We know diversity of thought helps us to build better solutions for our customers which is why we encourage the entire GROW team to bring their whole selves to work each and every day.

Job Description

Technology Practices & Adoption - build a culture of continuous improvement of Engineering practices.

  • Build and maintain a playbook of architectural patterns and communicate them across engineering
  • Full-Stack Software Development: Implement intuitive and responsive user interfaces using modern web technologies including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript frameworks like Vue.js. Design and develop server-side applications, APIs, and databases to handle data storage, manipulation, and retrieval utilising technologies like Java and Kotlin.Coach teams to improve their engineering practices
  • Build communities of engineers (guilds) to share knowledge across specific domains
  • Work closely with the engineering and product teams of GROW Inc to understand problem areas and opportunities for technology improvement
  • Develop proof of concepts that demonstrate the utility of technologies that we may want to bring into the core product offering of GROW Inc.
  • Contribute to platform documentation to ensure the current state architecture is accurately captured

Technology Strategy & Roadmap

  • Collaborates with Engineering leadership to develop GROW’s Product & Technology Roadmap.
  • Partners with squads to complete the discovery and delivery of strategic technology projects.
  • Continuously improve on the status quo by monitoring and addressing tech debt

Customer Engagement

  • Supports the Solution design and Technology Due Diligence phases of the sales process
  • Supports the Scoping, Analysis and Solution design of technology components in customer projects

People Leadership

  • Participate in the hiring process for extended engineering team and work to enhance the engineering interview process at GROW

Additional Information

Why you’ll love working at GROW

  • In addition to annual leave, we offer 10 'ME' days and 1 day of birthday leave each year
  • Health insurance for you and 1 dependent
  • Government Contributions paid on top of salary
  • Flexible, remote working environment
  • Diverse, friendly, and transparent culture
  • On-the-job learning and training"

Looking for a job can be stressful and we don’t want you agonising over the wording of your cover letter, so don’t include one. Just make sure your CV is well-written and detailed enough so we can get a better idea of the type of person you are. Even if you don’t meet every single requirement, but you feel inspired to join our mission, we encourage you to send in your application. You never know, you could be the perfect person to join our team!