Full Stack Software Engineer

Collingwood, Australia

About Flippa

Flippa is a Melbourne based start-up, running the world’s #1 marketplace for buying and selling online businesses with total sales already exceeding USD$200m. Now we’re expanding rapidly to support our even bigger plans for the future, and that means we need more awesome people to join our talented engineering team!

We pride ourselves on our customer focus, our learning mindset, our culture of experimentation and innovation, and our willingness to risk failure to achieve something awesome.

What we need

We’re looking for experienced Full Stack Software Engineers to join us at our head office in Melbourne, Australia. Working in our Product and Engineering teams to design and build applications, infrastructure and tooling you’ll be playing a key role in our rapid expansion.

What you will be working on

  • Collaborating with product managers and designers on new features
  • Building Ruby on Rails and Javascript applications
  • Handling large scale problems with asynchronous messaging solutions
  • Providing effective search solutions with platforms like Elasticsearch
  • Deploying daily via continuous deployment infrastructure into the cloud

What you bring to the role

  • Outstanding ability to write well designed and tested software
  • Excellent communication skills and team-oriented approach to software engineering
  • Capable of being a technical leader and contributing quality code in our multi-functional team
  • Willingness to improve yourself and help others on the team improve their craft
  • Passion for delivering great customer outcomes

Flippa is an awesome place for great software engineers – you’ll be working with talented colleagues, tackling challenging problems, and enjoying a competitive salary and equity package. We have a great culture, professional development opportunities and plenty of perks like a fully stocked kitchen, monthly Friday night drinks and free gym membership!

Our tech stack runs primarily in containers on public cloud. We use Ruby on Rails and JavaScript (primarily Node.js and React) to build our core service, and we autonomously deploy dozens of times each week.

If this sounds like a good fit we’d love to hear from you!


Flippa is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia with a second office in Manila, Philippines, and several employees working remotely in the US, NZ, Jamaica and SE Asia. Right now we have 40 people on the Flippa team, and counting!

Flippa was founded in 2009 by Mark Harbottle (BRW Entrepreneur of the Year 2012) and Matt Mickiewicz. Mark & Matt also founded 99designs.com and Sitepoint.com.

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