Software Engineer

Tech · Albion, Queensland
Department Tech
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

About Orange Sky

Orange Sky (OS) is a not-for-profit organisation focused on the provision of free laundry and showers to people experiencing homelessness. We're growing, and fast. Since 2014, we've expanded our reach to every capital city in Australia and most recently, across the waters to New Zealand too.

Through a network of vans and with the help of over 2,000 volunteers across Australia and New Zealand, our mobile service is a catalyst for positive, genuine conversation. We’re driven, dedicated, insanely ambitious and a little unconventional. We take our work seriously, but not ourselves. We work hard and ‘get it done’, but always make time to celebrate each other’s success.

The Role

We build awesome tech solutions to amplify our impact on the community.

We're always looking to increase our impact across the sector - striving to continually improve is our DNA at Orange Sky.  As part of team DELTA, this hands-on Software Engineer role holds the key to the success of Orange Sky Technology and our custom solution for volunteer management.

The role also works within the technical operations landscape of Orange Sky of Orange Sky (OS), ensuring resources are managed most effectively, and the technology and associated infrastructure is developed and implemented in support of the OS mission and growth plans.

In a nutshell we need you to:

  • Be a software development expert who makes high-level design choices and tries to enforce technical standards, including software coding standards, tools, and platforms.
  • Demonstrate independence with early issue discussions and initiative for raising improvements in existing and new services.
  • Work alongside the product team to define technical designs of  software solutions to meet functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Work closely with the development team to ensure that all work is appropriately planned, assigned and tracked to maintain flow and meet goals.
  • Work with the development team and mentor and coach team through challenges and technical issues.
  • Be personable and capable to collaborate with others, but also guide and mentor individuals on the team.

Convinced this is the role for you?

Our perfect candidate is a technical genius who seeks to improve and enhance and innovate every day. You would have had a similar role within a fast-paced organisation, ideally within a startup or high growth environment. 

Additionally, the ideal applicant has:

  • Mid to Senior level developer experience
  • Exceptional people skills to work and deliver on team objectives
  • Experience provisioning AWS services
  • Has a diverse and experience technical background, and is ideally familiar with our tech stack, outlined below
  • Excellent time management and problem-solving skills and the ability to manage complex and competing demands and meet deadlines
  • A genuine passion for our cause

Our Tech Stack:

  • PHP 7
  • MariaDB / My SQL
  • React
  • Typescript
  • Docker
  • TeamCity / Buildkite
  • Terraform

Still Keen?

Act now! Don’t Wait! Come on we know you want to………!

Submit your application via this link

Review the PD here. Any questions email our great team at to find out more.

*Please note, applications must be submitted through the application form linked above. Direct applications via Seek or email will not be considered.


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