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Backend API Developer

Apply now Job no: COG-936016
Work type: Full time
Location: Sydney
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Technology
Recruiter: Jon Grant

  • Award winning offices in the CBD
  • Own your future at Macquarie

Forget what you know about Big Banks and how they do digital. We're a little different, we work like a small start-up in a large organisation which is really great, because unlike some start-ups we're fully funded to innovate and push digital boundaries.

We are a diverse team with backgrounds from across the world but we all have this in common – we love all things tech and changing customer experiences.  We are doing great things which will revolutionise how our customers interact with us and our products.

With us you will be able to be a true digital trendsetter; we want your opinion to help us go from strength to strength. You'll be a part of a team that loves the work they do, and enjoys working with each other. In our digital team we love Agile and you will be a part of a collaborative team who work fast and are empowered to make decisions which result in the best product for our customers ... period.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver high quality software that is thoroughly tested and optimised
  • Build software solutions from requirements when we have them, or help architect solutions if we don't.
  • Provide maintenance and enhancements to the existing code base.
  • Develop high level and detailed architectural designs
  • Support our test team to build automated testing and delivery.
  • Be able to work in a team, but also be efficient working autonomously
  • Rapid learning and willingness to work with technologies and languages you are or are not familiar with
  • Understanding of security policies and restrictions that apply to Tier One and creating solutions that comply with these rules
  • Working within and across other teams / businesses to achieve common goals

About you

You will be degree qualified in Computer Science or similar with proven background in modern web development and key contributor to transforming the way software is built.

Specific Technical Skills

  • Extensive Full Stack Development Experience with a focus on building awesome APIs
  • Strong experience with Java – in particular adept at concurrent programming and new approaches around reactive and stream based techniques
  • Experience with Spring, and Spring Boot for Micro-services
  • Able to contribute to the design and implementation of frameworks and their enhancements
  • Design and implementation of REST services
  • Comfortable working with Solution Architecture to arrive at the best outcome
  • Experience using continuous deployment and delivery
  • Testing experience for backend, integration
  • Detailed knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • High performance code and performance tuning 
  • Knowledge of JMS / messaging, queues and topics 

Extra Points for:

  • Equally adept at conversing with Mobile and Web Teams (i.e. has mobile and web knowledge)
  • Exposure to API Gateways and OAuth
  • Running SpringBoot in containers within Kubernetes
  • Node.js and JavaScript
  • Experience with Atlassian tools and their application to Agile environments
  • Good verbal and communication skills
  • Experience developing enterprise applications

The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology.

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Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.


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