Senior Software Engineer at Zip Co

Engineering, Permanent, Sydney sydney engineering full-time
Posted 2 months ago

If you have seen our products, you’ll have some idea of the extraordinary work our amazing engineering team delivers. Join us as a Senior Software Engineer and help us create our next generation of products and experiences that give our 2 million users the freedom to own it. 

About us 

We are Zip, a rapidly expanding global fintech headquartered out of Sydney, Australia with operations in markets across North America, the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and New Zealand.
We're here to simplify how the world pays for what they need by connecting merchants with consumers and offering them fair and seamless payment solutions, everywhere. We’re also the brains behind Pocketbook, which helps almost a million Aussies take control of their money and improve their financial wellbeing.
Our values are at the heart of everything we do. They form our Mamba mentality - how we’re better than yesterday, and are used to create game-changing experiences for our customers and our people.

The role

We are looking for an Engineer who not only loves to code but can contribute to architectural discussions and be a collaborative member of one of our Personal Finance Management (PFM) team. As an Engineer in the PFM team you will be somebody who thrives in a fast paced, agile environment and enjoys working with the latest technologies and tools in the market. 

What your day looks like:

  • Develop, support , provide  technical guidance to the engineering squad to reduce complexity.
  • Promote a high-performance cultureCoach engineering best-practices 
  • Guides the team on delivering quality focused solutions
  • Collaborates with the Engineering  manager and Product Manager in a triad to discover and validate technical problems.
  • Contributes across teams to core and side projects.
  • Guides the team on monitoring and alerting best practicesFosters a security first mindset within the team
  • To help us level up, you'll ideally have:

  • Experience as a software engineer in back end development in an agile environment.
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritize your work.
  • Technical excellence across design principles and code quality.
  • Focus on operational maturity and  effective delivery.
  • Comfortable challenging directly whilst caring personally.
  •  Ability to balance outcomes for customers, the team and the business
  • Must have experience in Back-End Development with Java and Spring Boot, SQL databases, AWS.
  • Experience with microservices and event-based architectures - we use Kafka.
  • Nice to have Kubernetes, Gitlab, Terraform
  • We’re looking for someone who always finds new boundaries to cross - a future Zipster who will obsess over excellence and make constant improvements for our customers. We’ve removed the red tape here to get things done quickly, so if you see a problem, own the solution. You've gotta hustle at Zip!

    If you only meet some of the requirements for this role, that's okay. We value a diverse range of backgrounds and ideas and believe this is fundamental for our future success. So, if you have the curiosity to learn and the willingness to teach what you know, we'd love to hear from you.

    We pride ourselves on creating an inclusive workplace that provides equal opportunities to all persons regardless of their age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or anything else.

    Benefits @ Zip

    -  Flexible working culture
    -  Share incentive programs
    -  Generous paid parental leave
    -  Birthday and wellness leave
    -  Epic offices with a casual dress code
    -  Fun team with high-growth hustle
    -  Free breakfast and weekly lunches
    -  Heaps of social events

    Join us on our mission to be the first payment choice, everywhere and every day.