Employment type     Full-time, permanent

Start Date                  Immediate

Reports to                 CTO

Collaborate with       Engineers, Designers, Business

Location                    Sydney CBD, NSW, Australia


  • Only candidates who have work entitlements in Australia or The Philippines need apply.

  • No recruiters or offshore/outsource partners please.

The Role

The Software Engineer will work with other Engineers, Designers and Business users to develop, manage and maintain our APIs and front-end systems.

You will be responsible for making business requirements a reality by writing clean, maintainable, and scalable code. You will be responsible for the development and maintenance of RESTful APIs, Administration Dashboards, reporting and front-end integration using PHP and node.js frameworks. You will also be responsible for the technical support of Hey You’s customers and merchant network.

Your responsibilities

  • Application development, testing and support

    • Develop, test and maintain PHP applications.

    • Following coding standards, build appropriate unit tests and integration tests.

    • Performing peer code review

    • Writing and maintaining technical documentation.

    • Supporting back-office by writing database queries or troubleshooting problems.

  • Improving existing systems

    • Learn and apply best practices for application architecture or new technologies.

  • Team collaboration and product solutioning

    • Collaborating with other engineers to explore existing systems, determine areas of complexity, potential risks to implementation, and understand application requirements.

Your skills

  • 2 years programming experience in PHP using Symfony & Laravel

  • Working knowledge of jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3.

  • Great communication skills and the ability to write supporting documentation and workflows.

  • Git workflow

  • An understanding of software engineering practices and design patterns.

Ideally you will also

  • Love code - that you’ve written code outside of your studies.

  • Be full of energy and be proud of creating software that people use everyday

  • Have a public git repository, or contributed to projects.


  • Bachelor of Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent.

  • Preferably 2 years+ commercial development experience.

  • A valid visa to work in Australia or The Philippines.


  • Highly self-motivated and organised

  • Take immense pride in your work

  • Want to be part of something bigger

  • Make technical decisions and stick by them

  • Passionate about tech

About the Hey You Engineering Team

The Hey You Engineering team builds tools that help cafe owners process thousands of orders a day. Our caffeine deprived customers want their coffees faster and more reliably than ever, and we provide the tools that cafe owners need to process orders more quickly and as seamlessly as possible. Our team of cross-functional engineers are currently building the first version of a suite of new products; from conception to product launches and managing core workflows, we’re working towards to optimising every aspect of the online ordering experience.