Senior Developer

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Perth
Categories: Digital

Senior Developer 

Seven West Media is a dynamic and evolving business, in the past few years our Digital team has built entire websites and products from the ground up and made a significant impact to the business and ways of working within the business. 

The Opportunity 

We are looking for a talented Senior Developer to join our Digital development team to create and maintain the codebases of a number of products (including, PerthNow, The West, The Game, Community News plus 18 regional sites) and associated internal tools and products.  

As a Senior Developer you will having your finger on the pulse of the latest software practices, have a passion for working on large and often complex solutions. You will need to be solution-orientated and mentor more junior members on the team.  

You’ll get to work with a tech stack which services up to 1.45 million unique users a day, and a team which ships to production multiple times a day on serverless infrastructure. This in itself requires great infrastructure and software, it’s not easy, but the skills we’ve gained are invaluable and transferrable. Not to mention the people on our team come from many different industries and all contribute something unique. 

Some of the kinds of work you’ll get to do include; 

  • Develop code with the backing of a mature CI/CD platform that has branch deploys 

  • Write infrastructure code alongside the actual code that runs the services/products 

  • Company wide open source policy allowing open source contribution and release of code as an open source package 

  • Ability to blog about work publicly, opportunity to build personal profile using problems solved at work 

  • Team autonomy, trust to make decisions around technology and direction from leadership 

  • Using a wide range of AWS services in production, including Lambda, DynamoDB, SQS/SNS, Fargate (ECS), all deployed using infrastructure as code (using Pulumi). 

  • TypeScript throughout all Node.js and React.js projects 

  • GitHub for source control / collaboration with GitHub actions for CI 

  • Merge to master deploys to production automatically 

 About You 

Our team offers opportunities to learn, experiment and grow and are eager to hire developers who are excited to work with React. Prior experience with React and TypeScript is beneficial, but all candidates with a grasp of programming principles or experience with JavaScript are encouraged to apply. 

We welcome diverse perspectives and are looking for people who value learning, collaboration, experimentation and continuous improvement. In this position you will have the opportunity to expand and improve your skill sets while contributing to the delivery of public facing and internal news products. 

We are looking for someone who: 

  • 5+ Years experience working in software development 

  • Be independent and goal orientated in your work 

  • Have strong interpersonal skills and a positive mindset 

  • Strong knowledge in React.JS and Node.js 


  • Free parking onsite 

  • On-site café, 2minutes walk from the Digital team 

  • Gym included 

  • Great friendly supportive team with tech leads / managers who have been developers previously 

  • Flexible working policy, we have a family friendly environment with people starting at different times of the day 

  • Work from home policy  

  • Hack days 

  • IT & Digital Sundowners 

  • Lunch-time clubs (like our Maker’s Club) 

 Applications close 3 August 2021 unless the position is filled sooner. For enquiries contact Sean Morrison on 08 9482 3064. 

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