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MrYum · Senior Software Engineer (Fullstack)

About Us

Hi, we’re Mr Yum 👋

Founded in Melbourne, Australia in 2018, Mr Yum is an ordering, payments and growth platform used by leading hospitality and entertainment venues around the globe. 

We’ve experienced huge business growth over the past 12 months. Having expanded to the UK and US and now used by more than 1500 venues around the world, our industry-leading functionality and focus on customer success has seen Mr Yum adopted in all types of venues, from cafes and pubs to stadiums, concert venues and airports. 

With your help, we have ambitious goals to continue to scale the business by building the most beautiful, powerful tools for our customers. 

Our mission is to create the best growth toolkit for hospitality and entertainment in the world. This toolkit is more than just QR code ordering but encompasses a suite of features, including payments, loyalty, marketing and customer insights.

Named LinkedIn’s #4 Top Startups 2021, our team now comprises more than 100 kind and driven humans working out of the Melbourne HQ, Sydney, Brisbane, Los Angeles, London and the Philippines. 

And we’re just getting started.

The Role

You’ll work closely with our growing Engineering team of 30+ engineers globally to solve complex problems, make critical decisions in our engineering prioritisation and implementations, and support our fast-paced development environment. Working closely with Product Owners and Managers you’ll help scope and prioritise features and ensure reliable and on-time delivery across multiple teams. This role will provide effective and strong leadership of a distributed team to ensure reliability and maintainability across multiple products and plays a major role in the future growth of Mr Yum.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contributing to and owning major parts of the system, designing and delivering reliable and scalable solutions.

  • Technical management - support the engineering group across all technical aspects whilst actively contributing to the company technical solution architecture

  • Continuously review and improve Mr Yum’s technical solutions and engineering process

  • Working alongside a team of engineers to design a scalable front end and back end for our platform

  • Balancing rapid iteration speed with the overall stability, security and modularity of our system 

  • Working closely with stakeholders across design, product, data science and marketing to develop the best infrastructure that is aligned with the wider Mr Yum vision

If we'd worked with you in the past six weeks, you would have...

  • Write product and engineering requirements documents and manage the review process of these documents before engineering kick-off

  • Manage engineering projects in-flight to ensure reliable delivery with appropriate trade-offs

  • Work closely with Product Managers to organise sprints and define timelines and deliverables

  • Reading, understanding, and writing a range of code and configuration

  • Delivered performance improvements to our Menu API, allowing our guests to have a great experience.

  • Helped define our technical roadmap and planning towards a service-based architecture.

  • Worked on building out new guest payment features, enabling our guests more options on how they choose to pay.

Required Skills

  • Develop and enhance our platform with a focus on our client-side applications

  • Write clean, clear code, that conforms to our team’s standard style and effectively communicates intent to the rest of the team

  • Participate in agile processes by interpreting user stories & implementing them in our platform.

  • Analyse business needs and implementation approaches to deliver high-quality applications

  • Work collaboratively with team members to complete projects on time

  • Deliver successfully on all aspects of the product life cycle stages 

  • Help us collectively drive and increase our monthly active users! 

  • Experience working with NodeJS/Typescript

  • Experience designing and implementing GraphQL APIs

Nice To Have

  • Recent experience building web products with technologies such as CockroachDB, RedPanda, Kubernetes

  • Exposure to scalable architecture using modularised frontend and backend applications, especially distributed applications.

  • AWS proficiency

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

  • You are passionate about working in a fast-growing team and helping to establish capabilities the team will continue to scale

Why Mr Yum?

We live and breathe our team mantras - Think 10x, Here To Serve, Run Towards the Fire and Numbers Over Hype - and we’re so proud of the culture we’ve built.

Work with impact and purpose. We’re helping the hospitality and entertainment industries to thrive and Mr Yum is at the forefront of this technological transformation. Expect collaboration and interesting problems to solve. 

Work with great people. Work alongside a supportive, diverse and inclusive team. You’ll have the trust, freedom and support to experiment, think 10x and not be afraid of failure but to learn from it...and have fun together along the way. 

Work that challenges you. We’re growing quickly, and you will too. You’ll have numerous opportunities to embrace discomfort, grow and learn as Mr Yum expands and scales globally. 

Work that works for you. We’re a flexible, remote-friendly place with unlimited leave options and day-to-day work times to suit your routine. We prioritise our team’s mental health & overall wellbeing, with a no-questions-asked approach to mental health days and access to support programs. 

Benefits & Perks…

- A flexible, remote-friendly work environment where people can enjoy a mix of WFH and in-office collaboration

- Employee share option plan

- The best new equipment to set you up for success

- Free access to online mental health & wellbeing resources the ability to connect with local therapists and counsellors

- Quarterly recognition program 

Diversity & Inclusion Commitment

We're committed to growing and empowering an inclusive Mr Yum community. That's why we actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. If you require accessibility assistance at any stage of the process, please let us know.

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