Database Software Engineer at Zip Co

Engineering, Full-Time, Sydney sydney engineering full-time
Posted 20 days ago

Before we dive into the role, let’s talk about flexibility. Our Zipsters can choose where and when they work by taking full advantage of our hybrid-work environment. So whether you’re mostly remote, mostly in the office or a mix of the two, you’ll be empowered to do whatever brings out your best.

About us

We are Zip, a global Buy Now, Pay Later company providing fair and seamless solutions that simplify how millions of people pay. Our journey began in Australia, has taken us to 14 countries (so far) - and we’re just getting started.

We exist to create a world where people can live fearlessly today, knowing they’re in control of tomorrow. Focused on product innovation that puts people at the centre, we put the financial well-being of our customers and merchant partners at the heart of everything that we do.

A unique opportunity for a Database Engineer to take their skills in a new direction as part of our core product Engineering team. This team plays an integral role in Zip’s business, ensuring that millions of our customers enjoy a seamless experience whilst managing their finances fearlessly through Zip. 

Joining as a Database Engineer you’ll work alongside our lead DBA providing critical business support for our core products (ZipPay and ZipMoney), delivering on reliability, security, optimisation and performance tuning, which our customers rely on daily. 

Alongside your critical database work you will get the opportunity to further develop your engineering skills within a high performing team, who have an outstanding culture of development and mentorship. 

If you love database engineering, but you are also keen to dive further into the world of software engineering, this is your opportunity to buddy up with our Senior Engineers and learn from the best!

To help us level up you'll bring:

  • Exposure to PostgresSQL
  • Exposure to NoSQL databases 
  • Familiarity with cloud based platforms (we use AWS)
  • Experience with a scripting or programming language i.e. .Net, Java, SQL
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work with a variety of business users
  • Experience working within a risk environment, critically assessing user access
  • Ability to work fluidly with a desire to take on new challenges
  • We’re proud to be a values-led business. They guide us in everything we do - how we work together and create game-changing experiences for our customers and fellow Zipsters.

    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.

    What’s in it for you?

    As a Zipster, you’ll enjoy heaps of unique perks and benefits to support you at work and beyond. Here’s just a taste of what you can expect when you join the #Zipfam!

    - Flexible working culture, giving you the choice on how and where you work
    - Funding and up to 2 days leave for your professional development
    - 25 days paid leave annually, including birthday leave and quarterly wellbeing days
    - Work from anywhere, globally or domestically, for up to 4 weeks per year (eligibility depends on the nature of your role)
    - 16 weeks paid parental leave for primary carers, and 4 weeks for supporting carers
    - Family support policies including miscarriage bereavement leave and domestic violence leave
    - Mental health and wellbeing initiatives, including $299 annual wellbeing allowance, free fitness classes, and discounted gym membership
    - 2 days paid volunteering leave per year
    - Fee-free Zip products, and discounts with Zip merchant partners (AU)
    - Share incentive programs, to give you skin in the game
    - Team social events, epic offices, free breakfast daily, and weekly free lunches (Sydney)

    We want to make sure our recruitment processes are accessible and inclusive for all people. If there's any adjustments that need to be made to ensure you have a fair and equal experience in our recruitment process please let your Talent Acquisition Partner know. We are also a proud 2022 Circle Back initiative employer and commit to respond to every applicant.

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