Careers

Are you ready to make a real difference?

Brolly can provide you with a small company work culture, big company clients, and a cutting edge product. We get excited by solving difficult problems, organised architectures, creating great user experiences and being at the cutting edge of everything that we do.

Join our team

 

Lead software engineer (Melbourne)

We’re on the hunt for a Lead Software Engineer to join our busy team and ambitious team. This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-growing start-up in Melbourne and make your mark on a unique social media solution!

We know that creating high-quality products take time, creativity, guts and determination. We also know that we need to be pragmatic about how we solve problems, so we use a wide variety of tools and principles to help us get to our goals. We want you to be the type of person who feels the same way.

Creativity, attention to detail, exceptional problem-solving skills are all things we value here, along with:

  • Significant experience developing and deploying software.
  • Experience with Symonfy, PHP, MySQL, Docker, Elastic search, rabbitmq (or similar queuing / message broker) and much more
  • Broad experience working with cloud services and technologies from AWS such as Kinesis, Cloudwatch, machine learning, etc
  • A desire to mentor and guide less experienced members of the team.
  • Experience with people management, or a desire to take on the responsibility for managing one or more members of the team.
  • 4 years’ experience with at least one object-oriented language such as Java, Python, or C#.
  • Experience with Test Driven Design.
  • DevOps experience such as troubleshooting issues on servers, CloudFormation, general system admin tasks
  • Interesting stories to tell about software development, including the lessons you’ve learned along the way.

Curious and eager to challenge current conventions

Is this you? And are you looking for an opportunity to use your profound passion and drive to develop brilliant products? Then we need your energy, tech skills, and inspiration!

Join us and:

  • Get the opportunity to boost your career working with the technology of tomorrow
  • Be a part of building something new and ground-breaking
  • Get the opportunity to develop yourself personally and professionally
  • Become part of a Melbourne startup on a global journey
  • Enjoy working in an agile, adaptive and forward-looking work environment
  • Bring your curiosity and we will give you freedom, influence, and responsibility
  • Join a culture where we learn as we go

About us

At Brolly, we believe in a culture where individuals take pride in their work and a quality outcome. We do expect you to be able to actively contribute and to proactively address problems and opportunities. We also appreciate working with people with a good sense of humour. In return, we are offering the opportunity to be part of a professional team environment and the opportunity to be actively involved in a growing company with great career development prospects.

Benefits working at Brolly:

  • Free gym and fitness club membership
  • Birthday leave. A day off for your birthday
  • Dynamic office environment Amazing Melbourne CBD location
  • Fast growing product in niche market
Web Application Developer (Melbourne)

We’re on the hunt for a Web Application Developer to join our fast growing team. This is a unique opportunity to join a fast growing start-up in Melbourne and make your mark on a unique social media solution!

We know that creating high-quality products take time, creativity, guts and determination. We also know that we need to be pragmatic about how we solve problems, so we use a wide variety of tools and principles to help us get to our goals. We want you to be the type of person who feels the same way.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Min 3 years experience in building a modern web application using PHP with the Symfony framework (v2 or v3)
  • Min 3 years experience in working in a web application development team, which utilises modern development practices
  • Min 1 – 2 years experience in building front-end interfaces (doesn’t need to be full time but has good exposure)
  • Min 1 – 2 years experience working with system engineers / DevOps professionals
  • Good understanding of modern backend web development practices
  • Solid understanding of software development abstraction and composition principles (OO programming is a must)
  • Good skills in refactoring existing code and coming up with simple and elegant solutions
  • Passion for software development is a must – can demonstrate past projects he/she has worked on outside of work, attended meet-ups, etc.
  • Ideally exposure to other programming languages (e.g. Python, Shell, Java, etc.)

Top 3 skills we are looking for:

  • Solid understanding of abstraction and composition principles
  • PHP with Symfony
  • Refactoring existing design / code

In this role you will be:

  • Programming independently and pair programming with other developers on more complex tasks (bug fixing, creating new features and refactoring)
  • Independently researching and designing solutions, presenting to team for design critique and iterating
  • Continuously learning, providing feedback and help to other team members and iteratively improving our web applications design/code (Brolly)