Software Engineer - Back End (Node)

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Full-time
  • Role type: People Leader
  • Department: Software Engineering - BMS
  • Division: Health and Fitness

Company Description

Take a seat on the Xplor rocketship and join us as a Software Engineer - Back End in Auckland to help people succeed across the world.
From dropping your kids off at childcare, getting something at home repaired, going to the gym or a fitness studio, to picking up your dry cleaning — our software, payments, and commerce-enabling solutions help everyday life businesses to overcome obstacles and form great relationships with their customers.

Job Description

About the opportunity
You’ll join Xplor Health & Fitness and our Development team — the team that provides support and expertise to health clubs, gyms, community centres as well as the leisure, parks and recreation industry. Whether small and independent or large franchises, we build everything they need to run their business, motivate their customers and build lasting fitness communities.
Reporting into Head of Product you’ll contribute to software projects in all aspects of system analysis, design, coordination, documentation, implementation, and testing. Some of the other responsibilities you’ll have:

  • Analyse, design, coordinate, document, and undertake the development of software systems for assigned projects 
  • Write, edit, and debug software for assigned projects 
  • Contribute to analysis of software projects including performance, diagnosis, and troubleshooting. 
  • Conduct peer reviews for other members of the development team, ensuring that project conventions are adhered too and that requirements are correctly implemented. 
  • Work with staff and clients to identify opportunities for improvement and optimisation of existing software projects 
  • Assist QA with automation testing as needed 
  • Work with staff and clients to identify opportunities for new software projects that will be of benefit to the organisation 
  • Provide feedback to staff and clients about performance considerations / usability issues concerning software specifications and implementation 
  • Provide assistance to testers and support personnel as needed to diagnose and resolve software problems 


What would make me a good candidate?

  • 5+ years’ previous experience in a Developer role or similar 
  • Strong knowledge of Node.js (Serverless, micro services)
  • Experience working in an Agile Environment.
  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns 
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests 
  • Version Control Systems using GIT 
  • Relational databases more specifically in PostgreSQL 
  • Experience in Json, REST API, web services, JavaScript 
  • Experience with popular open source web development projects 
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) 
  • Proactive, self-motivated learner with a strong drive to achieve personal goals
  • Ability to work in a team where you manage your own time and priorities
  • Motivated by a fast paced environment where you will have to constantly adapt - no two days are the same!
  • You’re a true team player who knows that we all have to sometimes roll up our sleeves
  • You align with our four core values and you’re simply a good human

Additional Information

What does it mean to work for Xplor?

Our four core values - Make life simple, Build for people, Move with purpose and Create lasting communities - are key to who we are and guide us from how we hire to how we recognise our team members.

Some of the perks of working with us:

  • Unparalleled opportunities to learn and accelerated career development
  • A collaborative, team environment with people who truly love what they do
  • 12 weeks Gender Neutral Paid Parental Leave for both primary and secondary carer
  • Unlimited access to Udemy for Business, 10% of your time devoted to growing you and your career, and further support to help you grow
  • Access to mental health support
  • Fully flexible work arrangements
  • Health & Life Insurance
  • A free weekly barista coffee
  • Free fruit

More about us 

We’ve recently expanded our reach by merging the two software and payments powerhouses TSG and Clearent. The resulting company is Xplor Technologies serving over 82,000 businesses that processed over $27 billion in payments, operating across 158 countries in 2020. 

Xplor is headquartered in the United States in Atlanta, GA, with operations across North America, Australasia, Europe, and the United Kingdom. We now have over 2,000 Xplorers, working across five “everyday life” verticals: Education, Health and Fitness, Boutique Wellness, Field Services and Personal Services.

How to apply?

To start your application with us, please submit your CV and a cover letter and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can. Please include the word "moonshot" at the top of your cover letter so that we know you really took the time to read our job ad. Your contact is Robert Keyworth, Talent Partner APAC

Sheryl Sandberg once said, “If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on.” We couldn't agree more. So, are you ready to get on board?

To learn more about us and our products, please visit 

Xplor is dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we particularly encourage speakers of Te Reo Māori or Pasifika languages to apply.

We’re committed to replying to each application and look forward to getting in touch with you soon.

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