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Senior Backend Software Development Engineer

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Employment Hero

Transforming employment to make it easier and more valuable for everyone.
Backend · Full-Stack · Server-Side
Senior Software Engineer
220 Employees
6+ years


Employment Hero is seeking a Senior Backend Software Development Engineer to join their dynamic team on a mission to transform employment. With significant growth and a global presence, the company offers the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies like Ruby on Rails and ReactJS to develop innovative product features. The ideal candidate should have over 6 years of software development experience, strong skills in Server-side and RESTful API Development, and a passion for collaborating in a high-performing environment. With a generous array of benefits, a supportive team culture, and opportunities for professional growth, Employment Hero provides an exciting platform for talented engineers to excel.

Last updated 23 days ago


  • Develop and maintain both frontend and backend components of web applications using Ruby and ReactJS
  • Collaborate with product team to gather requirements and translate them into technical solutions
  • Contribute to the technical strategy and delivery of your squad and take part in scrum ceremonies
  • Ensure high-quality code by conducting testing and code reviews, both for yourself and your colleagues
  • Share your knowledge and mentor Junior Developers within your squad
  • Collaborate with highly respected Software Development Engineers in a high performing and supportive environment
  • Demonstrate your passion for working on highly complex and technically challenging development projects
  • Enhance legacy features for our award-winning HR tech platform


  • Over 6 years of experience in Software Development, with a focus on Server-side and RESTful API Development and integration
  • Prior experience working with the Ruby programming language (is preferred),OR proficiency in any other OOP languages, provided that you are willing to learn Ruby upon joining our team
  • Demonstrated experience implementing, maintaining and deploying full-stack web technologies
  • Strong skills in Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Experience in translating design wireframes into functioning UI components
  • Strong understanding of standard Software Engineering processes, Testing, and Agile methodology
  • A team player that always puts colleagues ahead of yourself and has a highly adaptable and versatile approach to work
  • You are passionate about learning and sharing your knowledge, and not afraid to challenge your peers, but also welcome being challenged
  • You have experience in mentoring team mates, or even leading an Engineering squad
  • English language abilities, both written and verbal - you’ll be working with people across the world, including from Australia


  • Remote-first and flexible working arrangements
  • 20 days Annual Leave, plus VN Public Holidays
  • Leisure Rules Days - an extra day to take leave whenever you are simply not feeling very “workie”
  • A generous budget to spend on setting up your home office or WFH station
  • $500 USD for books, conferences & courses for your professional development plan
  • $500 USD for English learning courses
  • VND 80,000 budget for lunch for day-in-office
  • Best-in-class hardware, tools and tech - choose either a MacBook Pro or Windows laptop
  • Premium Healthcare Insurance Program for you and your loved ones
  • Sports club funded by Employment Hero
  • Monthly get-together event in the office for team bonding
  • Learning and development opportunities, including MCI courses, Go1 Learning, external study policy and tailor-made individual development plans
  • Reward and recognition programs - because great work should be recognised and rewarded
  • Including Lightning Award for delivering quality work at speed and Values Champion Awards
  • Annual Global Gathering to get to know your global colleagues - we’ve been to Thailand, Vietnam and are excited to meet in Bali, Indonesia in September 2024
  • Employee Share Option Program (ESOP): be an owner of Employment Hero

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