Senior .NET Software Engineer

May 18

Employment Hero

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Employment Hero is an Australian tech unicorn - valued at over $1 billion. Our world-class software is the easiest way for small to medium-sized businesses to manage HR, payroll, employee engagement, and benefits. We've grown 100% year on year since inception, and expanded globally in late 2020. We now service over 80,000 businesses and we will continue to grow rapidly in 2022 and beyond.

We believe in distributed employment and take a ‘Remote First' approach with our team. We can hire across the globe, assuming that candidates have eligible working rights and are in a suitable timezone. If you've got the skills for the role and the passion for our mission then we want to hear from you!

After our recent acquisition of the KeyPay payroll platform, a powerful all in one payroll and workforce management solution, we’re now looking to continue our journey as being a first choice as a payroll product for SME's worldwide, with a significant investment in the future of our Payroll and Partnerships Platform. To help us move forward we have multiple Senior .NET Software Development Engineering positions open.

As a Senior .NET Software Engineer your day to day will be a variety of:

  • End-to-end development for .NET applications (including maintenance, extension, and new feature development)
  • Identification and implementation of improvements to the existing applications
  • Debugging and testing code, particularly for new features and enhancements, but also performing root cause analysis for application issues
  • Taking initiative by recommending improvements to the development process, proactively identifying application pain points and suggesting mitigation strategies
  • Perform peer reviews of code changes
  • Maintain help documentation for new/updated features
  • Sharing knowledge and running training sessions for the support team for new features
  • Work closely with business stakeholders within an agile environment
What you'll bring
  • Extensive experience as a .NET or .NET Core developer with C#
  • Experience with SQL Server
  • Experience with agile methodologies and test-driven development techniques
  • Strong ability to communicate and collaborate with a dispersed multicultural team
  • Knowledge of the following (or similar) frameworks:
  • NHibernate (or similar persistence or ORM framework such as Microsoft Entity Framework or Dapper)
  • NUnit / XUnit (unit testing)
  • Castle Windsor (or similar dependency injection/IoC framework, such as Autofaq or Ninject)
  • Knockout, Vue.js (or similar JavaScript MVVM framework)
  • JQuery

Bonus (Nice to have)

  • Experience in the Payroll domain
  • AWS Cloud and tooling exposure


  • Remote-first and flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Share Option Program: be an owner of Employment Hero!
  • Self, health, wealth and happiness programs
  • We set you up for success with the latest and greatest hardware, tools and tech + a generous budget to spend on setting up your home office (if you need a desk, chair, screen? You name it!)
  • Continuing education / post-graduate assistance program
  • Virtual yoga classes
  • Weekly virtual happy-hour and social events to get to know your new colleagues, + quarterly & yearly team celebrations
  • Access to the EH Employee Benefits Program and Hero Rewards Shop (of course!)
  • Our Sydney office is dog friendly and remains open for team meetings, collaboration days and those who need a day away from their home office (we are a COVID-safe workspace for those who choose to use it)

Why join Employment Hero?

* Raised $181M achieving unicorn status in February 2022

* LinkedIn Top 25 Startups 2021, ranked #2 in Australia

* The Australian Top 100 Innovators List 2021

* Raised $140M Series E round led by Insight Partners July 2021

* Raised $45M Series D round led by Seek 2021

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2020, ranked #42 in Australia

* LinkedIn Top 10 Startups 2020

* Raised $22M Series C Round led by Seek July 2019

* Raised $8 mill series B round led by Seek and OneVentures

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2019, ranked #20 in Australia

* GetApp Category Leader Q1 2019

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2018, ranked #12 in Australia

* HRD Gold Medalist - Human Capital Management Systems 2018

* HRD Gold Medalist - Rewards and Recognition Service Provider 2018

* HRD Rewards and Recognition Employer of Choice 2018

* LinkedIn Top 25 Startups 2018

* EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Finalist 2018