React Software Engineer, Sydney. Contract / Full Time.

Hero is a leading supplier of B2B SaaS technology solutions to the travel industry, servicing partners across Oceania, Europe and North America.

As part of an exciting period of growth, we are seeking a number of skilled developers to join our team. We now have positions ranging from short-term project-based contracts to full-time full-stack roles. 

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of modern JavaScript, especially React, and a passion for creating user-friendly, high-performing, scalable, and interactive web applications.


  • Develop new user-facing features using React.js
  • Build reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Translate designs and wireframes into high-quality code
  • Optimize components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
  • Collaborate with developers and stakeholders to ensure the delivery of robust, scalable, and high-quality products
  • Stay updated with emerging technologies and apply them into operations and activities
  • Using best DevOps practices, including continuous integration, delivery, and deployment


  • Proven experience as a React Developer or similar role
  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Redux or MobX)
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Webpack, NPM, etc
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools

Nice to have:

  • Experience in the travel industry
  • Experience with implementing payment gateways (Stripe, Windcave or similar)

Working at Hero offers you:

  • A hybrid working environment encompasses a mix of office and home-based work
  • Travel opportunities & discounts
  • A fun and modern working environment
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