Jobs at 3RD SENSE


At 3RD SENSE we create digital products. With over 16 years of experience as game designers for business, we make cross-platform games and gamification software. Most of our projects have a mobile, web and server component.

Since 2001 we've delivered hundreds of projects for some of the largest brands both globally and in Australia. Our studio is a relaxed and fun working environment with a flexible and healthy work/life balance. You can expect plenty of laughs, music, a pool table, free coffee and a great team used to delivering outstanding solutions we can all be proud of.

If you've always wanted to work in a more creative and flexible environment, working alongside some of Australia's best game designers and developers, then this could be the place for you.

Technology Lead

About the Job

We are currently looking to appoint a Technology Lead. This role ranges from hands on system administration, system architecture and development through to technology strategy, security and leadership.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Manage the technology strategy for the business

  • Manage the AWS hosting infrastructure

  • System design and architecture for client and in-house projects

  • Software development

  • Review code of server side and client side developers

  • Design and implement security plans

  • Meeting with customers

  • Scope and estimate development projects

  • Responsibility for internal technology

About you

You are probably an experienced full stack software developer with great sysadmin skills who is ready to take the next step. You’ll also probably love games and game design. You’re comfortable and effective when communicating with developers, executives and clients. You’ve probably worked in a corporate environment and a small to medium technology business. You are now looking for a role that will allow you to have autonomy and flexibility, and where you can demonstrate your technology leadership skills.

Skills and Experience

  • Five plus years software development experience

  • LAMP stack experience, especially PHP and MySQL/MariaDB

  • Experience of developing rich applications and reliable, scalable APIs

  • Good understanding and experience of Javascript

  • Linux Sysadmin experience

  • Mobile application development

  • Good understanding and experience with AWS and their range of services

  • Laravel, Lumen, React, Redux React Native, Unity experience all highly beneficial

  • Security best practices

  • System architecture

  • Great documentation

  • Development Planning and Estimating

  • Customer facing experience

  • Networking principles and security

  • API Design and Development experience

If this sounds of interest please get in contact below.

Games & Gamification Developer (Back-End)

About the Job

You'll be responsible for the development of cross platform applications that can really scale.    

What we are looking for

You are a passionate and inquisitive developer with a love of digital projects and games. You keep up to date with technology advances, probably contribute to the open source community and you have a keen eye for detail.

  • At least 2+ years experience in a mid-level role

  • Backend Development Experience (PHP 5.x/7.x, MySQL/MariaDB)

  • You'll have experience of Laravel/Lumen and they will be your frameworks of choice for server-side development

  • Experience with Frontend Development will be highly considered, (HTML, SCSS/LESS/CSS, Javascript, React, VueJS, JQuery, Bootstrap, etc).

  • You'll have a good understanding of Linux sysadmin and be very comfortable in AWS and their broad range of services.

  • Willing to learn new technologies and support team members in a wide variety of environments.

  • Happy to support and develop existing applications

  • Experience writing highly scalable and optimised code.

  • A vision for code reuse and test driven development

  • API Design and Development experience a must!

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