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Full Stack Software Engineer

Full Stack Software Engineer

Darwin, Australia

About ServiceM8

ServiceM8 is a job management app. We exist to help small businesses thrive.

We’re a product-driven company focused on customer success. Trade and service businesses in over 40 countries around the world rely on ServiceM8 all day, every day. It empowers these people to run a more organised, productive, and professional operation, and enjoy a lifestyle. ServiceM8 makes a real impact, and a real difference, in people’s businesses and lives.

This is an exciting time in ServiceM8’s story, in which we are scaling our team to grow faster and push deeper into the global market. ServiceM8’s people are a key ingredient to our success. We are looking for intelligent, talented, and driven people, who understand and embrace our values, and want to be part of a team pursuing ambitious common goals.

The role

We’re looking for an experienced Full Stack Engineer to join our team in developing and maintaining the ServiceM8 web app, platform and microservices which are core to the ServiceM8 solution, used 24/7 by trade & service business around the world to work smarter.

In this role you will be directly involved in developing, maintaining and innovating the ServiceM8 web app and supporting platform, working with other developers, product managers & UI/UX designers, and reporting to ServiceM8’s CTO.


In this role you will:

  • Collaborate with product, design and development team members to prototype, build & test new versions of the ServiceM8 web app.
  • Provide constructive input into architectural decisions for new features.
  • Collaborate with team members to maintain and continuously improve the ServiceM8 platform.
  • Identify shortcomings and opportunities in current technology and architecture and recommend solutions.
  • Provide technical guidance to other developers.
  • Stay up to date with new and emerging web development technologies, and identify and promote opportunities to make use of these technologies.
  • Identify gaps in automated testing and implement solutions.


To be the right fit for this role, you’ll need to have:

  • A solid understanding of CSS, semantic HTML and core JavaScript concepts.
  • Excellent full-stack web development skills with experience in:
  • ~PHP 7+
  • ~CSS3
  • ~HTML5
  • ~MySQL
  • A strong JavaScript background, with experience working with non-trivial Single Page Applications.
  • A strong background writing RESTful APIs.
  • Experience with Git & PHPUnit.
  • Experience with AWS or AWS Certification (AWS Certified Developer — ‘Associate’ or higher) to work with:
  • ~CloudFormation
  • ~SNS/SQS
  • ~DynamoDB / RDS / Aurora / ElasticCache / ElasticSearch
  • ~Lambda
  • ~ALB / EC2
  • A demonstrated understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices.
  • A demonstrated proficiency in developing, deploying and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS.
  • A shared belief in our values.


It would be awesome if you also have experience with:

  • GitLab.
  • Docker.
  • ElasticSearch.
  • Memcache.
  • GraphQL.
  • OAuth.

What we offer

Working at ServiceM8 means challenging, rewarding work that matters. You will have the opportunity to develop your ideas, create, and act on them. This also means you’ll have responsibility, ownership, and accountability.

We have an awesome workspace in a great building (check out the photos), with a team of good people who care about what they do, and are driven to make an impact with their work. ‍We love our jobs, work hard, and celebrate success.

We offer competitive salaries, and a down-to-earth attitude on workplace flexibility.

We’re headquartered in Darwin because we love it — we love the climate, lifestyle, people, and space.

This position requires you to be physically located in Darwin, Australia, and is not open to full time remote working.

Have a few questions before you apply? Contact us.