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Engineer - Senior Engineer | Engineering X



Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.
At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.
At Xero, our Engineering X team is a powerhouse of talented software engineers who are passionate about accelerating product teams and delivering customer value with speed, safety, and efficiency. We are dedicated to simplifying the complex development environment, removing obstacles in the development process and enabling development teams to reach their goals.
As a member of Engineering X, you'll be part of a dynamic and collaborative team that values transparency, collaboration, and accountability. You'll have the opportunity to work on challenging and impactful projects that will directly contribute to Xero's success.
Are you driven, talented, and seeking a fulfilling and demanding role? If so, Engineering X is an ideal fit for you. We offer a range of team lead, product management, and engineering positions in a supportive and collaborative work environment. Here, you'll have the opportunity to learn, develop your skills, and make a significant impact.

Some of the key areas of focus for Engineering X include:

  • Developing golden paths for APIs: Making it easier and faster to build, document and maintain compliant, consistent and stable APIs
  • Creating highly accessible test environments: Helping engineers continuously verify their code and easily test their integrations
  • Implementing real-time processing solutions (including web sockets and eventing): Leveraging web sockets and eventing to provide real-time updates to users and services
  • Providing generative AI tooling for engineers: Integrating AI tooling into existing development workflows to improve productivity and efficiency
  • Enhancing Xero's internal developer portal: Promoting and enhancing the developer portal to increase awareness and adoption
  • Innovating our Mail product: Integrating Mail with Xero products and services to create a safe and seamless experience
Why Xero?
Offering very generous paid leave to use however you’d like (plus statutory holidays!), dedicated paid leave to care for your physical and mental wellbeing as well as an Employee Assistance Program to access mental health care for you and your family, health insurance, life insurance, and income protection, wellbeing and sports programmes, employee resource groups, 26 weeks of paid parental leave for primary caregivers, an Employee Share Plan, beautiful offices, flexible working, career development, and many other benefits that reflect our human value, you’ll do the best work of your life at Xero.