Who are we?

We're a tech company as much as we're a lender and on any given day you'll find our growing team of engineers constantly tweaking and improving the Waddle platform. Waddle is lean and agile all the way through. We always start small and grow as we need, which applies to our code as much as it applies to our delivery process.

Technology

We focus on simple and scalable technologies that allow our team to deliver a great product without the fuss. Automated testing and infrastructure sends our code to production in two continents multiple times every day.

  • We use React for our front end
  • Our legacy code is JSPs but currently revamping that with React and make it dynamic and consistent
  • Our backend uses Kotlin & Spring
  • Our website is built with Gatsby & uses Contentful as a CMS
  • Long term goal is to have infrastructure defined as code through AWS cloud development kit
  • We host everything on AWS

Waddle’s development principles

  • We use a trunk-based development process
  • We commit to master, which automatically goes to staging
  • We manually deploy to production when we think it’s safe
  • We use feature toggling
  • We use quick commits, new starters will often find that they commit to production on their first day

MYOB

QuickBooks

NatWest

XERO

BNZ

NetSuite

Delivery

We currently have 13 engineers and we organise our team around features, pulling from a kanban style priority queue. We don't have dedicated testers or operations roles, we empower our engineers to be autonomous and productive by automating wherever we can.

Our product and tech are well-aligned - we’re always working on things that make sense for product.

We pivot all the time and try and do the highest value piece of work and we constantly review that.

We work with operators at Waddle and in Rapid Cash to see how they’d like to test a feature out – for just one client or globally. This allows us to push out different types of features and only turn them on when we need to.

We don’t do feature branches and try to figure out how to merge them all together.

Who are we?

We're a tech company as much as we're a lender and on any given day you'll find our growing team of engineers constantly tweaking and improving the Waddle platform. Waddle is lean and agile all the way through. We always start small and grow as we need, which applies to our code as much as it applies to our delivery process.

Questions? We’d love to hear from you.

Have a chat with our team to see how we can help your business grow. Give us a call on 1300 649 322.