Senior Software Engineer - distributed systems

Sydney, Australia Remote Hybrid
Kotlin GCP AWS Docker Kubernetes
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Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses growing beyond borders. With one of the world’s most powerful payments and banking infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all in one single platform. 

Established in 2015 in Melbourne, our purpose is to connect entrepreneurs, business builders, makers and creators with opportunities in every corner of the world. Today, Airwallex has a global footprint across Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America.

Your work

We are looking for a passionate, senior engineer with an interest in building scalable, distributed financial infrastructure to lead the development of a new platform to power Airwallex Yield [] - a hotly anticipated product which provides seamless investment opportunities to customers looking to earn return on their cash.

This is an exciting greenfield opportunity to design and implement a scalable platform to support the rollout of Airwallex yield across all customer regions and cohorts.

The Senior Engineer is a high-impact, collaborative role responsible for driving outcomes across the wider product & engineering organization. As a Senior Engineer, you will help define and  implement our team’s engineering strategy which will include leading the selection and rollout of patterns and frameworks across the emerging Core Banking Yield squad.

As a team, we will own the client investment & settlement workflows (signup, investment, redemption), reconciliation control, unit registry / investment ledger and integration rails with our investment providers.

We'd Love You To Have:

  • An interest in the financial domain
  • Experience solving distributed systems challenges - scalability, consistency, latency
  • Experience engaging in collaborative multi-functional teams
  • Mastery of backend technologies. While we do not mind what language you have most recently been using, we are using Kotlin w/ vert.x
  • Previously worked with automated tests and been involved in quality control processes
  • Engaged with cloud technologies like (GCP/ AWS) with additional exposure to technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience integrating with observability tooling such as Splunk, NewRelic, Prometheus, Grafana

Life at Airwallex:
💸We commit to industry-leading salaries and rewards  
💲We share our business success through every employee receiving equity
💻 Two epic working spaces in the heart of Melbourne and Sydney
🥗On-site snacks, think fully stocked fridges, beers, ice-creams
💳 Your own Airwallex Virtual Card, with $1000 per year to spend on physical, lifestyle, health, or charitable donations
🧘Access to our mental wellness platform to provide personalised, private support, including coaching and EAP sessions
🎂 Enjoy a paid day off on your birthday to celebrate YOU
👪Generous parental leave, baby bonding leave, and pregnancy loss leaves
💵Paid community and volunteer leave 
💸Generous Employee Referral Program rewards for referring top talent

Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard colour, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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