Digital Operations Manager

About Jora

Jora.com is an Australian based job search engine with a mission to make finding a job as simple and intuitive as possible for job seekers.  Our ambition is to continue to expand internationally and become the preferred job search destination worldwide. A true start-up, Jora is a new member of the SEEK family, which means we’re backed by the strength of a global leader.

Our site processes millions of job requests per day (and growing). In addition, we index millions of jobs and keep our users informed through daily emails alerts. All of this together makes us the 3rd largest online employment marketplace in Australia. We use open source technologies to build our platform that crawls thousands of sites globally. To enable all of this we need to think, do and learn quickly. Everyone contributes ideas which are then assessed for potential value and prioritised.

Over the past two years, we’ve gone from having a bedroom office to a fully-fledged business complete with a talented and diverse team of developers, strategists, marketers and site managers. We love bright, curious people; those serious about solving problems for our team and ultimately the millions of visitors to our site each month. As a small company we love our very flat and collaborative organisation. The team at Jora comes in all shapes and sizes and our growing team has over 15 different nationalities!

 

Manage our operations team to grow the site, domestically and internationally

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced operations manager with an online marketing orientation to expand our presence to new countries, and grow traffic in our current 16 country footprint. As the Operations Manager, you will work closely with Jora’s General Manager and Strategy team to define the roadmap for international expansion, manage the team to ensure delivery on the objectives, and work with the development team to ensure that the site constantly improves to deliver on this goal. You will be accountable for the overall success of our international expansion.

Success in this role will ultimately require you to:

  • Lead a team with large number of nationalities, personalities and styles
  • Grow the team further to deliver on ambitious expansion in multiple countries, from Australia
  • Maintain a close relationship with development team & help prioritise and triage new features and bug fixes
  • Use your knowledge of online marketing, site management and online growth strategy
  • Reconcile differences between different sites to create a coherent expansion plan
  • Define a lean operating framework to gain maximum efficiency from your team without creating unnecessary administrative burden
  • Clearly structure thinking to ensure both effective reporting on team’s progress and prioritisation of effort

 

Why we want you

We want to hear from you, if you thrive working in a dynamic digital start up environment where you encounter new challenges on a daily basis. We are looking for a bright, process driven individual who can manage and grow our operations team.

You will bring to the role a number of relevant capabilities and experiences that ensure success:

  • Ideally 3-5 years’ experience managing an operational team in a digital environment
  • Great understanding of online marketing (SEO, SEM, Social)
  • Experience managing a multicultural team
  • Ability to motivate and drive the team toward common goals
  • A self-starter and -learner who takes ownership of their work
  • Proficient at juggling tasks / priorities as well as readily pivoting on demand
  • Ability to develop data backed recommendations and present them to others
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to liaise at all levels of the business

 

Why you want this job!

If we weren’t clear, here are a few more reasons why you want to work for Jora:

  • Lead of a team with an ambitious international expansion goal
  • One of the top 3 job sites in Australia and rapidly growing abroad
  • Work in a team achieving double-digit growth
  • Play a big role in a small team

Grow your career as Jora grows

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Ruby on Rails Full Stack Developer

About Jora

Jora.com is an Australian based job search engine with a mission to make it as simple and intuitive as possible for job seekers.  Helping job seekers worldwide, our ambition is to continue to expand internationally and become the preferred job search destination worldwide. A true start-up, Jora is a new member of the SEEK family, which means we’re backed by the strength of a global leader.

We have built a site that processes millions of job requests per day and and user sessions a month (and growing). In addition we index millions of jobs and keep our users informed through daily job related emails. All of this together makes us the 3rd largest online employment marketplace in Australia. We use open source technologies to build our platform that crawls thousands of sites globally. To enable all of this we need to think, do and learn quickly. Everyone contributes ideas which are then assessed for potential value and prioritised.

Hard working, open minded, Jora people love new technologies and learning from each other.  As a small company we love our very flat and collaborative organisation. The team at Jora comes in all shapes and sizes and our growing team has over 10 different nationalities!

Being a Jora Developer

At Jora we thrive together as a team of passionate people who take ownership of their work and are involved in the entire process of product development and delivery.  We all contribute to the business direction and help shape our products.

Being delivery focussed is critical for the team and we are always working to design, build, test and deploy high quality solutions every day.  We are excited by and take pride in working together as a team to solve hard problems and produce elegant code and products that scale with the data and traffic of a large and active user base.

Why you want this job

  • True continuous delivery – perform multiple deployments to production every day
  • Deal with high-volume online traffic and build applications for international growth
  • Experiment and use data to develop hypothesis to learn from and improve products
  • Passionate team with ambitious goals and determination for success
  • Grow your career as Jora grows – Play a big role in a small team and be across the full product development cycle

You want to share with us your

  • Curious mind and strong problem solving skills
  • Full stack development skills (including development, deployment and infrastructure)
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented design principles and design patterns
  • Obsession for writing well tested, maintainable, scalable code
  • Passion for TDD, BDD and A/B testing
  • Autonomy, responsibility and the need to make a difference for job seekers
  • Insight into the challenges for achieving high availability and high performance web architectures
  • Experience with multiple types of data stores and search platforms
  • Curiosity on improving products using machine learning and big data

How do I apply?

If you are a Rails enthusiast looking to join a start-up business, start a conversation with the Jora team about your career today.

Privacy Policy

All personal information received by us from you or about you will be stored, used and disclosed by us in accordance with our privacy policy, a copy of which can be found at au.jora.com.au/cms/privacy.  If you have any questions in relation to how we may use and store your personal information please contact us at au.jora.com.au/cms/contact

Ruby on Rails Full Stack Developer

About Jora

Jora.com is an Australian based job search engine with a mission to make it as simple and intuitive as possible for job seekers.  Helping job seekers worldwide, our ambition is to continue to expand internationally and become the preferred job search destination worldwide. A true start-up, Jora is a new member of the SEEK family, which means we’re backed by the strength of a global leader.

We have built a site that processes millions of job requests per day and and user sessions a month (and growing). In addition we index millions of jobs and keep our users informed through daily job related emails. All of this together makes us the 3rd largest online employment marketplace in Australia. We use open source technologies to build our platform that crawls thousands of sites globally. To enable all of this we need to think, do and learn quickly. Everyone contributes ideas which are then assessed for potential value and prioritised.

Hard working, open minded, Jora people love new technologies and learning from each other.  As a small company we love our very flat and collaborative organisation. The team at Jora comes in all shapes and sizes and our growing team has over 10 different nationalities!

Being a Jora Developer

At Jora we thrive together as a team of passionate people who take ownership of their work and are involved in the entire process of product development and delivery.  We all contribute to the business direction and help shape our products.

Being delivery focussed is critical for the team and we are always working to design, build, test and deploy high quality solutions every day.  We are excited by and take pride in working together as a team to solve hard problems and produce elegant code and products that scale with the data and traffic of a large and active user base.

Why you want this job

  • True continuous delivery – perform multiple deployments to production every day
  • Deal with high-volume online traffic and build applications for international growth
  • Experiment and use data to develop hypothesis to learn from and improve products
  • Passionate team with ambitious goals and determination for success
  • Grow your career as Jora grows – Play a big role in a small team and be across the full product development cycle

You want to share with us your

  • Curious mind and strong problem solving skills
  • Full stack development skills (including development, deployment and infrastructure)
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented design principles and design patterns
  • Obsession for writing well tested, maintainable, scalable code
  • Passion for TDD, BDD and A/B testing
  • Autonomy, responsibility and the need to make a difference for job seekers
  • Insight into the challenges for achieving high availability and high performance web architectures
  • Experience with multiple types of data stores and search platforms
  • Curiosity on improving products using machine learning and big data

How do I apply?

If you are a Rails enthusiast looking to join a start-up business, start a conversation with the Jora team about your career today.

Privacy Policy

All personal information received by us from you or about you will be stored, used and disclosed by us in accordance with our privacy policy, a copy of which can be found at au.jora.com.au/cms/privacy.  If you have any questions in relation to how we may use and store your personal information please contact us at au.jora.com.au/cms/contact