Working with us

We strive to do impressive work, whilst living at the same time.

Why work for us

Ovatu is a fast paced, growing, high energy SaaS company based in beautiful Berry on the South Coast. Our funky (yet super powerful) product is a cloud-based appointment scheduling system including online booking, SMS reminders, full point of sale and many, many more amazing features used to empower small businesses. Widely used in the hair and beauty industry as well as the fitness, wellbeing, medical and education industries, we’ve grown to service thousands of clients and millions of their customers around the globe! Yeah, you could say we’re pretty proud of it!

Our goal… make life more simple and profitable for our customers by creating innovative solutions to common problems. We achieve this with a 5 Star Customer Success Rating.

We know that life is the most important thing, so our awesome team work mostly remotely, enjoying flexible arrangements and easy-going relationships with the owners and colleagues. They love it, we love them and we all get some impressive work done in the process.

These developer roles a fantastic opportunity to work alongside our guru of a Managing Director, developing a product which is incredibly exciting, rewarding and with enormous growth potential! These are crucials roles in Ovatu, which would suit candidates who are experienced, intelligent, versatile, proactive and above all willing to learn and get their hands dirty!

We looooove problem solvers who think out of the box. That’s what makes Ovatu different.

These are unique roles which will be a gem to someone who is a local to the South Coast or looking for a tree/sea change as well as the flexibility to pursue a work-life balance and passions outside of the workplace. We are offering a 50/50 work split between our funky HQ office in Berry and your home including negotiable working hours.

Current opportunities

The Role:

  • Development of new Ovatu Manager features for our iOS App
  • Building and maintaining our new BookApp customer facing iOS app
  • Deploying code using Testflight
  • Continuous code optimisation and improvements
  • Investigation and implementation of bug fixes
  • Technical support to our Customer Success Team
  • Developing a testing methodology to ensure all products meet our high-quality standard
  • Other ad hoc work and assisting the rest of the team

Skills and Experience:

  • 3 years iOS experience
  • Experience consuming APIs
  • Android experience an advantage (but not necessary)
  • Experience and ability to write clean, tested, reusable code
  • Experience working with REST web services
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Superior attention to detail
  • An easy going, cheerful personality
  • A passion for new and emerging technologies
  • Desire to learn new things and get your hands dirty
  • Autonomous, with plenty of initiative, but also able to work in a team, take direction and appreciate feedback
  • Driven to produce a very high standard of work

Perks:

  • Career progression, grow with our company as we grow! Come on the journey with us!
  • Relaxed company culture that truly understands you need to have balance in life.
  • Flexible working arrangements. Some from our funky office, some from yours!
  • ‘Work from home’ monthly stipend (in addition to salary)
  • Flexible hours, we’re happy to negotiate working hours, 9-5 is not a requirement! Night owl? No problems!
  • Opportunity to learn new programming languages

The Role:

  • Re-coding our existing Ovatu Manager Web App into Vue.js
  • Ongoing maintenance and improvements to our online booking book.app sites
  • Continuous development of new Ovatu features
  • Continuous code optimisation and improvements
  • Investigation and implementation of bug fixes
  • Technical support to our Customer Success Team
  • Developing a testing methodology to ensure all products meet our high-quality standard
  • Maintenance of the ovatu.com website
  • Other ad hoc work and assisting the rest of the team

Skills and Experience:

  • 3 years Vue.js / NUXT applications experience
  • Experience consuming APIs
  • Android experience an advantage (but not necessary)
  • Experience and ability to write clean, tested, reusable code
  • Experience working with REST web services
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Superior attention to detail
  • An easy going, cheerful personality
  • A passion for new and emerging technologies
  • Desire to learn new things and get your hands dirty
  • Autonomous, with plenty of initiative, but also able to work in a team, take direction and appreciate feedback
  • Driven to produce a very high standard of work

Perks:

  • Career progression, grow with our company as we grow! Come on the journey with us!
  • Relaxed company culture that truly understands you need to have balance in life.
  • Flexible working arrangements. Some from our funky office, some from yours!
  • ‘Work from home’ monthly stipend (in addition to salary)
  • Flexible hours, we’re happy to negotiate working hours, 9-5 is not a requirement! Night owl? No problems!
  • Opportunity to learn new programming languages

To apply for these roles, please email a bespoke cover letter to Ula at ula@ovatu.com, answering the questions below. Applicants must be willing to perform a short code test.

  1. Describe your most relevant work experience?
  2. Why do you want to work at Ovatu?
  3. How would you make Ovatu, as a product, better?
  4. Where are you located?
  5. Please provide an example portfolio of applications you have developed (please include a link)

We care about creating an environment where we can work on life changing projects, whilst having the time to live and enjoy time for ourselves.