Jobs for Developers

Software Engineer - Infrastructure

XeroFull-timeAuckland, New ZealandJun 16, 2021
Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use cloud based platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 

Diversity of people brings diversity of thought, and that is core to driving Xero’s mission. Supporting a culture of inclusion is something we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. A part of that is to support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. So, from the moment you begin your journey with Xero, we will constantly strive to ensure you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.

What you will be doing
The DevOps Enablement team is passionate about fostering a DevOps culture within Xero’s Business Products portfolio. We are a small (but growing), energetic and geographically distributed team of Software and Infrastructure Engineers focused on helping our product engineering teams ship better quality software, faster. We obsess about automation and measurement. Depending on the need (and your interests!), you could be; fully embedded within a team, providing consulting-like advice, or supporting on a critical issue to unblock a team.

Find out about what’s happening / the vision for Xero’s Engineering from Paul Meyrick our Executive GM Engineering:

What we want from you:

  • Belief and advocacy that DevOps is not a set of tools or a particular team but a culture. 
  • A collaborative nature as you will be levelling up Software Engineering teams by; collaboration, simplification, development of reusable templates, education / outreach to enable them to deliver quality software to our customers with safety and fast feedback. 
  • Software Engineering experience (across multiple mainstream programming languages) and using / building practices such as CI / CD, infrastructure automation and / or orchestration. 
  • Experience in Infrastructure, Release, Reliability and / or Quality Engineering. We believe in the importance of T-shaped Engineers.
  • Will relish spending lots of time talking to and collaborating with internal customers (other Software Engineering teams).
  • A continuous improvement mindset.
Why Xero?
Xero is an inclusive environment, with people who will respect, challenge, support and mentor you to do the best work of your life. Where creativity, innovation and continuous learning are encouraged and celebrated. Whether you're after a workplace with a social vibe or a workplace which understands your family, sport or a side gig is the priority or something in between - Xero can be all of that and more.

At Xero, we trust you to build your career to the best of your ability and we will support your desire for learning with training and career mentorship to help you flourish. As part of our awesome package, you’ll receive Xero shares and a Life Insurance package as well as a variety of other perks to make your time here that much more fun. Our facilities and Pe teams work hard to give us great workspaces with all the tech company perks, so join us and experience our new Auckland offices!

At Xero we embrace diversity and inclusion and value a #challenge mindset. Research has shown that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single competency or experience . If you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be just the right person for a role at Xero. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application and throughout the interview process.