Inquisitive - Frontend React Developer

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia · Engineering expand job description ↓


We love JS! So much so, that our whole stack is JS.

We use modern frameworks, libraries and tooling: React, Redux, Typescript, Styled Components, SVGs, Node, Docker, AWS, Serverless functions, a powerful CI & CD workflow with CircleCI, Imgix for responsive images, Elastic Search, and are invested in enhancing our user’s experience through Machine Learning techniques.

Who are we?

We’re Inquisitive – the team providing universal access to learning. Our customer base is growing exponentially, and we are looking for exceptional people to join our team.

Who are you?

The successful candidate will be selected on attitude over everything else. If you're really keen to innovate and create something special, then we want you!

  • Excellent analytical and complex problem solving skills
  • Highly motivated with a positive and collaborative attitude
  • Attention to detail

What kind of background are we expecting?

  • 5+ years web development experience, 2+ years experience with React
  • The basics: React, Redux, complex and responsive CSS (Styled Components, Sass or equivalent), Git, cross browser compatibility, accessibility and of course JavaScript (ES6/ECMAScript 2015 and beyond)
  • Bonus points: An interest in or experience with Typescript, Graphql, Relay or Apollo Client, Jest, SVGs and SVG Animation, UX and great design

Our App

  • It’s performant, responsive, elegant and made for all devices.
  • We focus on providing a great experience on modern browsers. We try to ignore IE 10 and below.

We are always evolving, automating our practices and improving our productivity

  • On the front-end we’ve started exploring Graphql via Relay or Apollo Client
  • On the back-end, we’ve moved our API into serverless functions using the Serverless framework with AWS Lambda and are exploring Graphql within this structure
  • We’re expanding our efforts to improve search through Machine Learning to surface the content our users are really looking for.

Why work for us?

Our mission is deeply inspiring as we are solving fundamental problems for the world. Our team is open minded and respectful. We are very flexible in how and where you work, so that you can live a healthy, fulfilled life as well as succeed with your career.

We are growing exponentially, which is a great time to join a world-class team.

We offer competitive remuneration at all levels.

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