Senior Software Engineer

Surry Hills, Australia/Remote
Added: March 12, 2024
Department: Engineering

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Sydney

Reporting To: Nitesh Yadav


Propeller is on a mission to take the guesswork out of moving dirt - reducing wasted fuel, time, and money. We do this through the power of maps.

Our customers use Propeller's integrated hardware and software products to capture accurate 3D versions of their worksites using drones. With over 45,000 worksites worldwide using Propeller's smart survey technology, we empower project teams to map, measure, and manage site activity.

Propeller empowers everyone to approach, own, and solve problems creatively. We're data nerds who care about impact, honesty, and each other. We take pride in being a great place to work and are proud to be recognised as a Fast Company and BuiltIn Best Place to Work. You can learn more about us on Glassdoor.

Your Mission

Propeller provides smart surveying solutions to worksites all around the world, and our Visualiser team is responsible for ensuring the experience is at its best both on the desktop and mobile. As we've grown our customer base, so has the features and services which our product provides to our customers. One key area that our customers have moved towards is using Propeller as a home of collaboration on a worksite. We are building tools which provide them with the ability to collaborate and share information, all within the context of a map.

As we are scaling up our product, you'll be given opportunities to work on greenfield projects which allow our customers to map, measure and manage their sites on both the desktop and mobile. You'll lead projects that have a company wide impact and ensure that our products and services bridge the gap between the surveying and GIS world. In addition to this, you'll mentor those around you and encourage more junior engineers to think of code quality and scalability in their code, ensuring that as we grow, we are able to still remain efficient.

Your Skills

  • You're truly Full Stack, with extensive experience working on both Front end and Back End projects in your career.
  • You're experienced writing clean, tested, scalable and performant code in React and NodeJS both with strong knowledge in Typescript.
  • You are passionate about high performance and high code standards.
  • You've a track record of good design, architectural, engineering and product decisions.
  • You've experience with collaborative working with Engineers, Product Designers, Product Managers.
  • You've led projects from a technical perspective and you're comfortable parachuting into an existing team.
  • You're a natural collaborator and can bring the best out of your colleagues, regardless of their strengths and weaknesses.


  • Employee share options
  • Professional development budget and leave
  • The opportunity to take part in our mentorship program
  • Mental health resources
  • Monthly telephone and/or internet allowance
  • Paid primary & secondary parental leave policies
  • Hybrid work arrangements and WFH equipment provided