Senior Laravel Developer

Good On You uses the power of consumer choices to create a sustainable future. We’re creating a world where it’s easy for anyone, anywhere to shop sustainably.

Our commitment to diversity is a core value. We encourage applicants from different backgrounds, especially underrepresented groups. Please apply if this job is right for you, even if you feel like you don’t meet all the requirements.

The role

Reports to: Head of Tech
Hours: Full time
Location: Remote but located in Australia.

We’re looking for a Senior Laravel Developer to build products that make a difference in a fast paced startup with a social impact mission.

Working closely with the Head of Tech in a small team of talented engineers, you will contribute to all technical aspects of Good On You’s strategy, product development and system operation.

You’ll be responsible for developing:

  • efficient and robust systems that aggregate multiple data sources to create our world leading sustainability brand ratings
  • polished user-facing tools to empower shoppers to make better choices, and brands become more sustainable.

What you’ll bring to the role

Technical requirements

  • Ideally 8+ years of software engineering experience shipping code in production tech stacks with at least 4 years in senior engineering roles.
  • Strong technical skills, in particular:
    • proven experience with Laravel and mySQL
    • ability to develop highly scalable code and systems with SOLID principles
    • exposure to MongoDB
    • familiar with AWS and understand DevOps processes

Personal qualities and skills

You will be a great fit for Good On You’s technical team if you:

  • have a passion for sustainability and commitment to Good On You’s mission
  • think pragmatically and favour trusted technology that does the job
  • communicate effectively in writing and verbally–you’re not afraid to ask questions! We don’t expect you to know everything.
  • have a real appetite to discover and learn new technologies
  • enjoy the autonomy and flexibility of working in a 100% remote team

Other qualities we value

  • Wide BE experience
    • PostGREs, MySQL or similar RDBMS
    • Understanding of RESTful APIs design and implementation
    • While the core focus for this role is Laravel, Node.js is a plus
    • Experience writing Python commands for automation
    • Exposure to the Parse framework
    • Exposure to WordPress
  • FE experience
    • FE development experience including knowledge of React, Redux and Styled components

About Good On You

Good On You is the #1 sustainability ratings and discovery platform for consumer products, starting with fashion. We empower consumers to know the impact of brands and buy better.

Good On You mobile and web apps give users access to sustainability information where and when they need it. Over 1 million shoppers use Good On You each month to check 3500+ brand ratings and discover new brands that match their sustainable style.

Underpinning Good On You is a robust brand rating system, which aggregates leading industry standards and company data into a simple consumer-facing score. More than 100 global retailers and tech platforms like Farfetch, Afterpay and Microsoft use Good On You ratings to improve their sustainability and reach conscious shoppers.

Why work for us?

  • Join a passionate and collaborative global team making a real impact on important problems.
  • Make meaningful contributions to the codebase of a large scale application
  • Work in a diverse environment where you will be encouraged to share your ideas and suggest improvements.
  • Focus on achieving goals rather than hours spent on a task.
  • We’re a truly remote company with an established ‘work from anywhere’ policy.
  • We believe flexibility is key to productivity and job satisfaction.
  • Annual allowance to set up your work space

Good On You’s commitment to diversity is fundamental to our company values and mission. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, even if you don’t feel like you meet all the requirements. We also welcome requests or suggestions to adapt the recruitment process and the working conditions to meet applicants’ needs.

If this kind of work gets you excited, we’d love to hear from you!

Apply here.

“We are Common” by Common Code are assisting Good On You with building their team. Your application will be forwarded to the “We Are Common” team.

Please no agencies or recruiters.