Sydney
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Full Time

Principal Engineer

As a leader within our core team, you’ll be required to wear many hats where no task is too small or too big. Primarily you should be a pragmatic engineer with excellent communication skills. You should be comfortable owning the technical delivery of a project while leading a team or self-organising and working autonomously. Apart from technical skills, product ownership, an eye for design and business focus will be important to succeed in the role.

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We are looking for top talents passionate about building meaningful high-quality products.

Ready to join our team? Email us your resume and we will contact you shortly. 

Let’s see if we are a good fit.

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Introduction

Fireant is a full-service digital product agency based in Sydney. We service a range of clients from startups through to large enterprises and government agencies. We are a passionate group of engineers with a love for creating great software that people want. 


We are Y-Combinator and Startmate Alumni. We generally join a project at inception and consult on vision, scope, revenue, marketing and design in addition to implementation. 


We operate a highly-skilled, distributed team with core personnel based in Sydney. Most of our engineers are remote. 


Our tech stack is continually evolving. Right now we prefer cloud-native applications with a serverless architecture. Our codebase is mostly Javascript (Typescript) with a React/ReactNative frontend talking to a NodeJS backend. 


As a leader within our core team, you’ll be required to wear many hats where no task is too small or too big. Primarily you should be a pragmatic engineer with excellent communication skills. You should be comfortable owning the technical delivery of a project while leading a team or self-organising and working autonomously. Apart from technical skills, product ownership, an eye for design and business focus will be important to succeed in the role.

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What You Will Be Doing

  • Shaping the product from the ground up, participating in pre-sales, quoting, discovery and planning. 
  • Designing solutions based on customer requirements.
  • Developing full-stack applications on both greenfield and existing projects. 
  • Developing server components, web and mobile applications. 
  • Controlling code and product quality.
  • Contributing to multiple projects.
  • Producing project documentation.

About you

  • 5+ years experience in a senior technical role. 
  • Extensive experience developing web and mobile products. 
  • A deep understanding of AWS or GCP.
  • A team player with experience working with cross-functional and remote teams.
  • A great communicator, written and verbal. Comfortable communicating within the team and with clients. 
  • Love the variety and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • An experienced and enthusiastic lead engineer committed to building quality products.
  • Take pride in delivering success for both the project and the client. 
  • Self-motivated with a great sense of product ownership. 
  • Proactive in seeking and learning new skills, technologies and services.

Perks and Benefits

Flexible location

Be a part of a highly distributed team with a remote-first hybrid setup. Our team is empowered to work from any location with an occasional need to be available in Sydney. 

Flexible working hours

Our team is outcome orientated where every team member is encouraged to take responsibility for productivity and time management.

Competitive salary

We are big advocates for fair compensation and actively looking for ways to empower our team.

Cutting-edge tech

Work with innovative technologies with the opportunity to shape the company’s tech stack to create a fit for purpose quality products. 

Variety of projects

A chance to contribute to different projects from enterprise software to VC funded startups.

Passionate & talented team

Be a part of a passionate, diverse and talented group of engineers and entrepreneurs.

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We are looking for top talents passionate about building meaningful high-quality products.

Ready to join our team? Email us your resume on hello@fireant.com.au or submit the form and we will contact you shortly.

Let's see if we are a good fit.

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