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Developer (Haskell)

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Posted about 1 month ago

IN A NUTSHELL

Bellroy has grown rapidly since its inception, and we’re looking to magnify the capabilities of our technology teams to keep pace with that ongoing growth, while remaining Australia’s Best Place to Work.

We’re on the search for a Haskell developer to help us not just to ship features but to ship features from a codebase that’s better than it was last time we shipped a feature - and do this every time we ship a feature. We need you to help us use Haskell as it should be used, not merely as it can be used. Yes, to ship features (we’re not a language research lab and we’re not afraid of a slightly inelegant hack that gets the job done without polluting the codebase) but to be able to look back and see that we used the right abstractions, that our architecture served our business needs, and that we didn’t brute force what we could have finessed. 

You can expect to learn a lot while you’re here. We will support your development with an allocated learning budget, hack days, and company-wide learning events. The Technology Team also runs a book club that meets weekly . We’ve discussed books like Don’t Make Me Think and The Pragmatic Programmer, and worked through courses together as well.

Bring us your problem solving skills, quick wit and fast fingers. In return we’ll provide you with a culture of intellectual honesty, autonomy to do your work and the tools you need to get shit done.

YOU COULD BE THE ONE IF YOU…

  • Have at least 2-3 years experience with Haskell and functional programming
  • Consistently deliver high quality code with strong, well-researched design principles
  • Prefer mastering your craft over managing people (for now, but you’re welcome to change your mind about that in the future)
  • Want to work alongside a highly competent technical team, supported by world-class professionals in product design, data science, logistics, production, sales, finance and customer support
  • Don’t work just to pay the bills, but also because you’re passionate about achieving great outcomes for your team
  • Get excited about great ideas, wherever they come from – books, blogs and podcasts, technical and non-technical
  • Want to work for a company that cares about doing good things for the world
  • WE’D GET REALLY EXCITED IF YOU…

    • Have experience wrangling Nix
    • Can read and understand Ruby on Rails code (we have a significant Ruby on Rails codebase, and many of our Haskell services talk to Rails services)
    • WHY WORK FOR BELLROY?

      Bellroy’s mission is to inspire better ways to carry; use business as a force for good; and help the world – and our crew – flourish. We make great carry products that delight people in their everyday lives, while constantly innovating to improve the sustainability of our materials. We help our staff love their work and grow as people. We donate a portion of our revenue to some of the world’s most effective charities and are a certified B Corporation.

      We have carefully built our culture on radical effectiveness. Our credo is "smart people with good intentions who get shit done" (yes, really). We help our staff love their work and grow as people. Internally, we’re proud of our workplace culture; externally, we’ve been recognised as Australia’s Best Place to Work 2021, in the " 100 Employees" category. We have two awesome physical workspaces in Victoria, Australia - one in the heart of Melbourne’s Fitzroy, and a smaller space in Bells Beach. Our remote team members are a critical part of our business, and are treated as such. Prior to 2020, we got our local and remote people all together in the same space once or twice a year. We plan to do this again once practical.

      LOCATION AND HOURS

      The majority of our team is based in Australia or Europe so if you’re based in the Americas, the Oceania/European timing probably won’t work for you unless you’re willing to work odd hours. If you’re located in or near Melbourne, we’re flexible about how much of your week is spent in our offices.

      START DATE

      We’re ready when you are.

      READY TO APPLY?

      Press the apply button, you’ll be taken to a page where you can attach your resume, cover letter and will be asked to complete an exercise.

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