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Software Development Lead

We're Building a World-Class Software Development Function

You will be part of a team that ensures we continue delivering robust and innovative software solutions to our customers across the globe. 
Your work directly impacts the safety and wellbeing of students all over the world. You will literally be helping save lives and helping students prosper.

Job Description

In this role, you will 

  • Be a hands-on full stack developer
  • Collaborate with the Saasyan Product leadership to align on priorities
  • Itemise and maintain the development roadmap
  • Prioritise and prepare sprints
  • Interact with customers, technology partners and project teams
  • Maintain and improve Saasyan’s Engineering processes and documentation
  • Collaborate with the Saasyan Customer Success team to learn first-hand customer feedback and requirements.
  • Collaborate with the Saasyan Marketing and Community team, sharing with them insights and emerging trends as well as technical information for our customers.
  • Be challenged (as will everyone else in the company)
  • Experience disproportionate (to any other role you’ve had in the past) personal and professional growth

On Your First Day, We'll Expect You To Have

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong empathy for people responsible for student safety and wellbeing
  • A desire to create delightful customer experiences
  • A desire to create robust and innovative software products
  • Good instincts matched with analytical thinking
  • A love for speaking to people and solving problems
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a team
  • A honed attention to detail
  • A hunger and ability to learn new concepts quickly
  • A love for process and optimising processes for effectiveness, scale and efficiency
  • A desire to be a hands-on developer
  • Knowledge and experience with Python / API Frameworks / Angular
  • A preparedness to adapt to new and changing tasks, processes and responsibilities

It's Great, But Not Required, If You Have

  • A degree in Engineering or Computer Science

Additional Information 

The unique contributions of all Saasyans are essential to our success.

To make sure we continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience in our products and culture, we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.  

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 

About Saasyan

Student safety & wellbeing is at the heart of our existence at Saasyan.

Today our AI-Powered SaaS solutions ensure the safety and wellbeing of over 400,000 students across 600 schools with advanced detection and intervention against cyberbullying, self-harm, suicide and threats of violence and terror.

Our solutions tightly integrate with the world’s leading identity, cyber-security, collaboration and learning management solutions to provide monitoring, alerting, reporting and insights, giving peace of mind to principals, wellbeing practitioners, teachers, parents and school IT.

While at Saasyan we are pushing the boundaries with cutting edge cloud and AI technologies, we are also humbled by the fact that no technology company, no government, no school and no parent in the world has the definitive answer or solution when it comes to student safety and wellbeing.

So, beyond our technology leadership, we see ourselves playing a crucial role on the world stage as facilitators of #SafeVillage - a global community to engage in conversations, raise awareness and share knowledge with everyone who cares about student safety and wellbeing.

Founded in Australia and led by seasoned technology entrepreneurs, we are in fast scale-up mode with international expansion plans. Our mission has just begun. Are you coming on board?

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