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Senior Software Engineer (Java), Marketing Infrastructure (Open to remote across ANZ)

Join the team redefining how the world experiences design.

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Where and how you can work

Our flagship campus is in Sydney. We also have a campus in Melbourne and co-working spaces in Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. But you have a choice in where and how you work. That means if you want to do your thing in the office (if you're near one), at home or a bit of both, it's up to you.

What you’d be doing in this role

As Canva scales change continues to be part of our DNA. But we like to think that's all part of the fun. So this will give you the flavour of the type of things you'll be working on when you start, but this will likely evolve.

We’re seeking an experienced Senior Java Engineer to join the Marketing Infrastructure team.

Our team plays a key role in marketing and transactional and marketing messaging with our mission to engage with our customers with the right message at the right time. This role will directly support our messaging strategy with compliance in mind.

You'll be a match if you

  • have commercial experience developing complex, scalable and data-heavy applications

  • Have exposure to broadcast ordering API integration patterns

  • Knowledge of email deliverability principles and protocols

  • Computer science and engineering fundamentals including concurrency, multithreading, data structures, solution design, architecture, and design patterns.

  • You will be comfortable using Java at a Senior level. 

What you'll do 

  • Design, develop and deploy solutions and hands-on software development – working closely with leads, product managers and stakeholders to enable marketing and transactional messaging with reliable and compliant integrations.
  • Work collaboratively and coordinate with leads, product managers, and engineers across teams at Canva to unblock back-end works that help your group launch new integrations with privacy in mind.
  • Facilitate knowledge sharing and optimally advocate for engineering needs to non-technical team members within the group. Ensuring engineering quality and mentoring engineers in the team.
  • Model initiative and ownership in achieving goals, and improving processes and solutions.
  • Find opportunities for cross-team collaboration to work on new insights and improvements that help achieve our goals.
  • We exercise privacy by design principles; our users' privacy is our priority. 

What's in it for you?

Achieving our crazy big goals motivates us to work hard - and we do - but you'll experience lots of moments of magic, connectivity and fun woven throughout life at Canva, too. We also offer a stack of benefits to set you up for every success in and outside of work. 

Here's a taste of what's on offer:

Equity packages - we want our success to be yours too

• Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents & carers

• An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance to support your well-being, social connection, office setup & more

• Flexible leave options that empower you to be a force for good, take time to recharge and support's you personally

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Other stuff to know

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

Please note that interviews are conducted virtually. 



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